10 Best Breakfasts in JB that You Can’t Miss, Johor Bahru

Morning time is always the best time as your mind is most fresh at this time. So, no matter you wake up how early or late, you should have a good breakfast! However, there are so many places for breakfast in Johor Bahru. No idea what to eat for breakfast? No worries, here is the list of the 10 most popular breakfasts in Johor Bahru that you must try when visiting JB.

1. Ulu Tiram Kopitiam

Ulu Tiram Kopitiam is a traditional Hainan coffee shop hidden on the second floor. Before enjoying your delicious breakfast, you have to go through a secret staircase! The simple and unpretentious coffee shop, which has been in business for more than 30 years, is very low-key! The most popular traditional breakfasts such as charcoal toast, hard-boiled eggs, nasi lemak, Teochew rice dumplings, mee siam, etc. are all diners’ favourite menus!





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【Ulu Tiram Kopitiam】
Adress: 78a, Jalan Sungai Tiram, Taman Mutiara Rini, 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily 7.30am – 4.30pm;Sunday 7.30am – 12pm (Closed on Tuesday)
Recommended: Charcoal Toast, Teochew rice dumplings

2. Storia Cafe

Storia Cafe sells Otak-otak and Nasi Lemak which are recognized as the best in Johor Bahru. This cafe is crowded with all races of people every morning, waiting for their delicious breakfast! Otak-otak is served with nasi lemak or mee siam. Isn’t this the perfect breakfast for you?





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【Storia Cafe】
Address:78, Jalan Storey, Kim Teng Park, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily 6am – 1pm (Closed on Tuesday)
Contact: 016-745 0480
Recommended: Nasi Lemak, Otak-otak

3. Fang Yuan kopitiam

The Fang Yuan Kopitiam which is located in Mount Austin, insists on choosing coffee beans from Long Yin and brewing each cup of coffee with traditional charcoal frying. Every customer who steps into the kopitiam can immediately smell the aroma of coffee and instantly feel refreshed! A cup of good coffee, paired with traditional breakfast, such as half-boiled eggs, mee siam, toast, chu cheong fun, etc. That’s absolutely enjoyable!





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【Fang Yuan kopitiam】
Address:8, Jalan Austin Heights 8/6, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily 8am – 6pm (Closed on Thursday)
Contact: 07-364 2972
Recommended: Coffee, Mee Siam, Toast

4. Cha Lao Dim Sum

The Cha Lao Dim Sum is located in Holiday Villa, Johor Bahru is elegantly decorated. The whole environment is luxurious and modern with a combination of Chinese elements, letting you really feel like enjoying it in an ancient tea house! More than 40 dim sum choices are available, such as siu mai, fresh shrimp dumplings, fried stuffed red chilies, fried stuffed okra, handmade fish siu mai and golden carbon liu sha bao. They are delicious and absolutely the best option to kick start your beautiful day!





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【Cha Lao Dim Sum】
Address: Shop 6 Menara Malpakat, Jalan Dato Sulaiman, 80250 Johor Bahru
Opening Hours: Daily 8am – 5pm
Contact: 07-290 3394
Recommended: Luo Mai Chicken, Char Siew Bao

5. Ah Meng Kue Teow

Ah Meng Kue Teow is one of the most famous Kau Teow soups in Johor Bahru. Being in business for nearly 30 years, Ah Meng Kue Teow, is always full-house for breakfast and lunch. You must queue up to order! The soup is clear but full of rich flavors. Combo with pork and liver, it is smooth, elastic, and very refreshing. It will be very hard for you to resist eating all.




【Ah Meng Kue Teow】
Address: 112, Jalan Meranti, Taman Melodies, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily 7am – 10pm (Closed on Monday)
Contact: 010-669 9931
Recommended: Pork Liver Kue Teow Soup

6. Restoran Gim Cheng Dim Sum

More than 60 kinds of dim sum are freshly made every day, Restoran Gim Cheng Dim Sum in Fulin Garden is the most popular dim sum shop in Johor Bahru! There are 4 major food-collecting areas in the restaurant: bun spot, fried spot, steamed spot and porridge spot. In a self-service manner, you can choose the dim sum they want to eat. Whatever you like to eat, just order and take it, fill up your hungry stomach!





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【Restoran Gim Cheng Dim Sum】
Address: 2, 2, 1, Jalan Sagu 36, Taman Daya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: 7am – 1pm (Closed on Wednesday)
Contact: 016-712 1257
Recommended: Salted egg shrimp dumpling, mango shrimp roll, banana shrimp roll, carrot cake

7. Restoran Ah Piaw

Open 24 hours a day, the white wanton noodles are not seasoned with any black soy sauce. They are unique in style and can’t be found at another place. Of course, if you like black wanton noodles, you can still request for the black ones. The elastic noodles, plus delicious wontons, will make you unforgettable even taking in one bite! If you like traditional taste wanton noodles, you may wish to give it a try!




【Restoran Ah Piaw】
Address: No.8, 12,20, Jalan Kelewang, Taman Sri Tebrau, 80050 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily 24 hours
Recommended: Wanton Noodles, Abalone Noodles

8. Kopilicious

Waking up early in the early morning, of course you will need a cup of coffee to help you get refreshed! Coming to Kopilicious, on top of the first-class coffee, there are a variety of delicious local breakfasts such as pan mee, mee siam, nasi lemak, etc. for you to choose! It is worth mentioning that Kopilicious’s signature coffee is really awesome! The fragrance is rich, coffee is smooth. Just a sip of coffee will make you wake up immediately from dozing off!





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Address: 20, Jalan Molek 2/2, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: Daily 8am – 5pm
Recommeneded: Kopi Beng, Mee Siam, Ayam Penyet

9. Restoran Kin Wah

Restoran Kin Wah is an old coffee shop with the existence of more than half a century. It has no gorgeous decoration but has the most authentic coffee bread in town. Therefore, the crowd has built up and continued to increase over the decades. If you have no idea where to look for your breakfast, why not come here and enjoy a breakfast full of the local flavor of Johor Bahru?





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【Restoran Kin Wah】
Address: 13, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: 7am – 6pm (Closed on Thursday)
Recommended: Toast, Coffee, Half-boiled Eggs

10. Restoran Hua Mui JB

The Restoran Hua Mui JB has been in operation in Johor Bahru for more than half a century. It is the first choice for breakfast for many locals as the coffee smell is really nice! It sells authentic Hainanese cuisines and some Malay food, which include kaya charcoal toast, Hainan coffee, milk tea, fried noodles, curry chicken, Hainanese chicken chop rice, etc. Regardless of breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea, it will be your right choice to visit this old shop!





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【Restoran Hua Mui JB】
Address: 131, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Opening Hours: 8.30am – 6pm
Recommended: Hainan Chicken Chop, Hainan Coffee, Curry Chicken

*The above menu/price may change according to the actual situation. For specific inquiries, please contact the restaurant directly!

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