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11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru [2024]

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Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru

Best Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
Best Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru

Looking for a delicious Chinese meal in Johor Bahru? Here are 5 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru! These establishments serve up some of the best food in the city, and will leave you feeling satisfied and happy. If you’re looking for a great dining experience, be sure to check out one of these restaurants!

1. Restaurant Peking

Restaurant Peking - 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru
Restaurant Peking – 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru (Credit: Restaurant Peking)
Key ServicesChinese Restaurant
Websitehttps://pekin.com.my/en/
AddressNo. 38, Jalan Baldu Lima, Taman Sentosa, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor.
Phone+607-333 2928

Peking Restaurant is the largest chain restaurant in Johor Bahru. They have four huge restaurants in Johor Bahru and serve a variety of Chinese dishes.

If you want to enjoy Chinese cuisine without spending a lot of money in a restaurant with an unassuming atmosphere, this is the place for you. If you’re having an ala carte meal, Peking duck is a must try.

Peking Restaurant is located in the Johor Bahru province’s most densely populated area, which is convenient for transportation. The hall may seat 100 tables, which is the preferred option for many wedding festivals.

Key Differentiators:

  • Beautiful scenery
  • Fresh ingredients
  • Wine

2. Fat Fish Jb

Fat Fish Jb - 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru
Fat Fish Jb – 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru (Credit: Fat Fish Jb)
Key ServicesChinese Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant, Asian Restaurant, Malaysian Restaurant
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/fatfishjb/
Address97, Jalan Beringin, Taman Melodies 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Phone+60 7-330 9420
Emailfatfishjb@gmail.com

Fat fish JB’s ocean cuisine will appeal to those who enjoy hotpot.

Fat Fish Jb warms consumers’ appetites and causes them to drool with their selection of steamed fish and shellfish.

Locally sourced seafood is utilized in a range of broths, including miso, Mala, Szechuan, and more. Customers can try the restaurant’s famous dish of whole fish in bubbling broth or choose their own favorites to cook in the same pot.

Key Differentiators:

  • Asian Fusion Restaurant
  • Offers Promotion 

3. Grand Bayview Seafood Restaurant

Grand Bayview Seafood Restaurant - 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru
Grand Bayview Seafood Restaurant – 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru (Credit: Grand Bayview Seafood Restaurant)
Key ServicesChinese Restaurant
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/GrandBayviewDangabay/
Address3, Lot PTD 21349, Batu, 1/2, Jalan Bertingkat Skudai, Danga Bay, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Phone+60 12-759 3028
Emailgbv.bayview@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 11 am -11:30 pm

The Grand Bayview Restaurants is a restaurant in Johor Bahru with 160 tables that can seat up to 1600 people. The Straits of Johor may be seen from Grand Bayview Restaurant.

The majority of the time, they focus on corporate functions, weddings, and banquets. They have a large selection of items to select from in their menu. Their most popular meals are the cereal-oat prawns and salted egg crabs, which they provide to suit all tastes.

Key Differentiators:

  • Beautiful View of The Straits of Johor
  • Fresh Seafood

4. Wan Li Chinese Restaurant

Wan Li Chinese Restaurant - 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru
Wan Li Chinese Restaurant – 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru (Credit: Wan Li Chinese Restaurant)
Key ServicesChinese Restaurant, Asian Restaurant
Websitehttps://www.wanlichineserestaurant.com/
AddressNo 2, Jalan Permas 11, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya 81750 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Phone+60 7-381 3388
Emailrhi.jhbbr.marcom.mgr@renaissancehotels.com
Operating hoursDaily 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

At Wan Li Chinese Restaurant in Johor Bahru, enjoy delicious fresh seafood dishes and authentic Cantonese cuisine while relaxing in a seasonal atmosphere for lunch or dinner.

With elegance and ease, enjoy exquisite specialties or classic favorites in complete solitude. They are dedicated to creating a secure and healthful work environment for their customers.

Key Differentiators:

  • All You Can Eat Dim Sum Buffet
  • Private Dining
  • Special Events

5. Ho Seng Kee City Square

Ho Seng Kee City Square - 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru
Ho Seng Kee City Square – 11 Best Chinese Restaurants in Johor Bahru (Credit: Ho Seng Kee City Square)
Key ServicesChinese Restaurant
Websitehttps://hosengkee.com
AddressLot J6-07 & 08, LvL 6, Johor Bahru City Square, No. 106-108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Phone+60 12-710 7140
Emailcshosengkee@gmail.com
Operating hoursDaily 11 am – 7 pm

Ho Seng Kee (HSK) has been a Nostalgic Flavor in Johor Bahru, Malaysia for over 81 years, since 1936. It has fed Singaporeans and Johoreans of three to four generations.

HSK makes its own homemade noodles from scratch on a daily basis using an in-house traditional formula. The HSK has always maintained high quality standards for its egg noodles. It’s made entirely of egg (duck eggs and chicken eggs) and includes only top quality high-protein wheat flour (more than 13%). There are no added colors or preservatives. There is no apparent Bitter Taste since just a low amount of Lye Water is used.

Aside from the authentic JB-styled Wantan Mee taste, other menu options such as prawn dumpling mee and a wide range of local cuisine have added to the pleasant dining experience.

Key Differentiators:

  • Affordable
  • Daily Home Made Egg Noodle
  • 100% Fresh egg

6. Dragon-I

Dragon-I -Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru (Credit: Tripadvisor)
Dragon-I -Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru (Credit: Tripadvisor)
Key Services Chinese Cantonese Asian Cuisine
Websitehttps://dragonirestaurant.easy.co/
Address106-108 Jalan Wong Ah Fook Lot No. J3-36, Level 3, Johor Bahru 80000 Malaysia
Phone+60 7-222 1288
Emailsupport@dragon-i.com.my
Operating HoursDaily 11am to 10pm

Dragon-i is Malaysia’s most well-known Shanghainese restaurant chain, and it serves some of the best and most authentic Shanghainese dishes outside of China.

Key Differentiators:

  • Peking Duck
  • Affordable
  • Wanton Hor Fun

7. Restaurant Teck Sing

Restaurant Teck Sing -Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru (Credit: Tripadvisor)
Restaurant Teck Sing -Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru (Credit: Tripadvisor)
Key Services Chinese Malaysian Asian Cuisine
Websitehttps://www.tecksing.com/
Address3 & 5 Jalan Sutera Taman Sentosa, Johor Bahru 80150 Malaysia
Phone+60 7-334 7025
Operating HoursDaily 11am to 9pm

Teck Sing is a popular family dining spot in Taman Sentosa that serves delicious cuisine at a reasonable price. This is where I get paper-wrapped herbal chicken and their “Indonesian style curry prawns.”

Key Differentiators:

  • Fish Head Curry
  • Herbal Chicken
  • Great and cozy ambience

8. Meisan

Meisan - Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
Meisan – Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
Key Services Chinese Asian Cuisine
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/MeisanSzechuanRestaurant/
AddressJalan Dato E of Town Centre, Johor Bahru 80350 Malaysia
Phone+60 7-332 3800
Emailmeisanszechuan@gmail.com

Over 35 years of history in Johor Bahru, Malaysia’s oldest Chinatown. 100 percent no pork, no lard Chinese food is served here. Currently upgrading and ready to return to you soon!

Key Differentiators:

  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • Excellent Service

9. Meng Meng Roasted Duck

Meng Meng Roasted Duck - Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
Meng Meng Roasted Duck – Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
Key Services Chinese Malaysian Cuisine
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/mengmengroastedducksg/
Address82 Jln Sutera Tanjung 8/4, Johor Bahru Malaysia
Phone+60 7-276 9822
Emailmengmengroastducksg@gmail.com
Operating HoursMonday to Sundays 11:30am to 8pm
Wednesday Closed

Across the Causeway, Google Search consistently ranks Meng Meng Roasted Duck in JB as best roasted delicacy. The original Roasted Duck, roasted with Chef Chew’s secret recipes, is now available in Singapore and has become a must-try dish for local fans.

Key Differentiators:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Roasted Duck
  • Curry Fish Head

10. You Kee XO

You Kee XO - Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
You Kee XO – Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
Key Services Malaysian Chinese Cuisine, Soups
Websitehttp://www.youkeexo.com/about.php
AddressLot LG-33, KSL CITY Mall, 33, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Phone+60 7-289 1483
Operating HoursMonday 10:30am to 10pm
Tuesdays to Sundays 10:30am to 8pm

Master Lim, with over 30 years of expertise, aspires to make mainstay traditional Cantonese dishes available to everyone through his restaurants. The food continues to delight customers after several generations with meticulous attention to detail. Traditional cuisine is kept alive at this family-owned restaurant, with two massive urns outside each store. The famous double-boiled herbal soups simmer for over 15 hours a day in the urns. Traditional roasts such as Siew Yok, Char Siew, and even Roast Suckling Pig are also available.

Key Differentiators:

  • Roasted Pork
  • Tradition cuisine
  • Experienced chef

11. Restaurant Chua Kee

Restaurant Chua Kee - Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
Restaurant Chua Kee – Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru
Key Services Malaysian Chinese Cuisine, Seafood
AddressJalan Kacang Panjang, Gelang Patah, 81550 Gelang Patah, Johor, Malaysia
Phone+60 12-761 0529
Operating HoursDaily 11:30am to 11pm
Wednesdays Closed

Restoran Chua Kee is located in the middle of Gelang Patah in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and has been around since at least the early 1990s. It’s one of the longest-established Chinese seafood zi char restaurants here. The popularity of this family-friendly restaurant stems from their wide range of dishes, many of which include fresh seafood, and their reasonable price, which has resulted in locals patronizing it. It’s no surprise that they’re always crowded on the weekends by Singaporeans!

Key Differentiators:

  • Kwey Teow with Seafood
  • Extensive Menu
  • Affordable

Chinese Restaurant Johor Bahru

Chinese restaurants are aplenty in Johor Bahru, but the five we’ve highlighted offer something special that makes them stand out from the rest. Whether it’s an all you can eat dim sum buffet, private dining, or fresh seafood dishes, these restaurants provide an unforgettable experience for diners.

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Malaysia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Malaysia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Malaysia has to offer.