JB Mount Austin Food Guide: Must-Visit Cafes
If you think you already know Johor Bahru when it comes to food spots, think again for there are still some cafes that you probably haven’t been yet in JB Mount Austin! Get your tummy ready as we explore the hip cafes and restaurants in this unexplored food haven of the city.
1. Myeong Dong BBQ Buffet
If you’re looking for a value-for-money dining experience when in Johor Bahru, don’t miss to drop by and enter this BBQ buffet spot!
Location: 58-1, Jalan Austin Heights 8/7, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 13-351 6748
Hours: Mon-Thu, 5:30pm - 1:00pm; Fri-Sun, 12:00nn - 11:00pm
2. Restoran Gim Cheng
For a good dim sum experience with your favorite people, Restoran Gim Cheng is the place for you. It offers an array of dishes, about 60 kinds of dim sum, including har gow, fish maw fish balls, phoenix dumpling, steamed spare ribs, and more.
Location: 2, Jalan Sagu 36, Taman Daya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact: +60 16-712 1257
Hours: Thu-Tue, 7:00am - 1:00pm; Closed on Wednesdays
3. JWC The Factory 30
For those who can't last a day without coffee, be sure to not miss JWC The Factory 30, which has already opened four (4) branches wherein one is located in JB Mount Austin. The store brags about house-brewed coffee which can be enjoyed in their Tiramisu while the Irish Coffee lets you enjoy a mini fire show during the preparation.
Location: 30, Jalan Mutiara Emas 5/3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 7-350 7508
Hours: Mon-Sun, 12:00nn - 11:45pm
4. Restoran Uncle Pou Wok
Looking for sumptuous and affordable chi zar? You will never go wrong with Restoran Uncle Pou Wok! Their KL Hokkien Mee made with thick, udon-like noodles and a generous amount of ingredients is an absolutely must-try, as well as the Sweet & Sour Pork.
Location: 113, Jalan Mutiara Emas 10/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 7-361 6890
Hours: Mon-Sun, 2:30pm - 2:30, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
5. People & Places Cafe
A garden-inspired cafe like those in Melbourne, where hippies can make their dream dining experience happen. In addition to the Instagrammable surrounded, the foods and drinks served here are also perfect for food porn. Some of the dishes you shouldn't miss are the fancy-looking Mess of Plants and Quesadilla Brekkie.
Location: 6, Jalan Kencana Emas 2/3, Kawasan Perindustrian Tebrau 3, Johor Bahru 81100
Contact: +60 7-531 5303
Hours: Mon-Thu, 10:00am - 6:00pm; Fri-Sun, 10:00am - 9:00pm
We all have a sweet tooth, and in case that tooth of yours crave for a truly delectable treat, The Sugar Pantry is a nice place to sate your cravings! It has a range of desserts and even staple food to choose from.
Location: 47, Jalan Molek 1/9, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 7-364 3910
Hours: Mon-Sun, 10:00am - 10:00pm
6. Tropique Café & Restaurant
As a beautiful ending to our cafe listing, here's the IG-worthy Tropique Café & Restaurant! Base on the name, the cafe-slash-restaurant features a cozy and comfy vibe as it is adorned with lush plants and vintage dark green wall with a touch of pastel pink.
When it comes to food, the cafe has a range of choices in the menu, including the must-order Butter Fish and BBQ French Toast.
Location: Lot D, Jalan Ekoflora 1, Taman Ekoflora, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 12-547 7886
Hours: Mon-Fri, 11:00am - 10:00pm; Sat-Sun, 10:00am - 10:00pm