10 Famous Food in Mount Austin, Johor Bahru

Mount Austin Food
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We’re all familiar with Johor Bahru and the modernity of this capital city. After all, it’s home to the famous LEGOLAND Malaysia and it’s connected to our friendly neighbour Singapore. It makes Johor Bahru the perfect tourist destination for some. But, have you ever considered the delicious food spots that can be found in Johor Bahru? Specifically in Mount Austin? In fact, there are dozens of Mount Austin food waiting for you to try them out!

We’ve gathered a neat list of 10 Mount Austin food that any tourist and local should try at least once!

1. Asam Pedas @ Asam Pedas Anisofea

Malaysians with a taste for spicy food would appreciate an authentic Asam Pedas joint. Asam Pedas Anisofea is straightforward about their speciality because Asam Pedas is the dish that they do best. Even images of their Asam Pedas looks immensely appetizing with ingredients doused in a thick red sauce. When the fluffy white rice is paired with the spicy kick of Asam Pedas, the flavour is a match made in heaven that anyone would be addicted to.

Address: G07 Block, 4, Jalan Mutiara Emas 9/3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 9:00am to 8:00pm
Tuesday – 9:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday – 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday – 9:00am to 8:00pm
Friday – Closed
Saturday – 9:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday – 9:00am to 8:00pm

Contact Information: 012-717 3477

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/GWUP7X5B61akhVcY7

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2. Hokkien Mee @ Restoran Uncle Pou Wok

Restoran Uncle Pou Wok might appear to be your typical Chinese restaurant, but they have a specific dish that garners multitudes of praise from their customers. Their menu consists of many Chinese menu staples, but there is no doubt that their Hokkien Mee is the star of the show. Customers praise that it is generous in pork lard, and it results in a characteristic crunch with each bite of their Hokkien mee. The extra pork lard also guarantees a unique flavour that enhances the dish. It truly is a Hokkien mee that is found nowhere else.

Address: 103, Jalan Austin Heights 3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 11:30am to 10:00pm
Tuesday – 11:30am to 10:00pm
Wednesday – 11:30am to 10:00pm
Thursday – 11:30am to 10:00pm
Friday – 11:30am to 10:00pm
Saturday – 11:30am to 10:00pm
Sunday – 11:30am to 10:00pm

Contact Information: 019-857 6900

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/2mEyNDLq6565BjfZA

3. Coffee @ JWC, The Factory 30

JWC has such a strange name, coupled with the words ‘The Factory 30’. But every word has a meaning that makes sense once we explain it. JWC stands for ‘Just Want Coffee’, and The Factory 30 is an important part of their identity because this café is located within a refurbished factory. The unique touch of darker tones and leather chairs suits its grunge aesthetic of being built within a factory. In fact, it adds an edgy and cool atmosphere when you sip their signature house blends!

Address: 30, Jalan Mutiara Emas 5/3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 11:00am to 11:00pm
Tuesday – 11:00am to 11:00pm
Wednesday – 11:00am to 11:00pm
Thursday – 11:00am to 11:00pm
Friday – 11:00am to 11:00pm
Saturday – 11:00am to 11:00pm
Sunday – 11:00am to 11:00pm

Contact Information: 07-361 7821

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/vqrjoWRqE7WZm2ph7

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4. BBQ food @ Demon’s BBQ Garden

The wafting scent of a good barbecue can be irresistibly tempting, especially if you’re walking past a barbecue joint! Residing at Taman Desa Tebrau is the iconic Botak Demon BBQ. Why is it called botak, you might ask? That’s because the boss that manages the cooking has a signature shaved head that is instantly recognisable. Although it is just a humble stall, nothing suits the smoky scents of BBQ better than an outdoor setting. You can feast on various BBQ fares without the sacrifice of confining yourself in an indoor restaurant filled with smoke from other grills.

Address: 9, Jalan Harmonium 35/3, Taman Desa Tebrau, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 6:30am to 10:00pm
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – 6:30am to 10:00pm
Thursday – 6:30am to 10:00pm
Friday – 6:30am to 10:00pm
Saturday – 6:30am to 10:00pm
Sunday – 6:30am to 10:00pm

Contact Information: 016-778 4009

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/dH5jCFysbndruKuX9

5. Wantan Mee @ Fortune Pot

Fortune Pot Wan Tan Mee is famous for their “Johor Bahru Style” Wantan mee, even though they also offer other menu items such as rice dishes and assorted Taiwanese cuisine. Usually, Wantan Mee can taste heavy or over-seasoned when there is too much sauce. However, Fortune Pot’s Wantan Mee is uniquely light, and its noodles are springy. For an additional RM1, customers can add-on a small wanton, lava egg and pickled Choy Sum. It’s incredibly worth it because your Wantan Mee dish becomes fuller and more complete, especially if you’re a big eater!

Address: 8, Jalan Austin Heights 8/4, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday – 8:00am to 5:00pm

Contact Information: 013-512 4919

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/6ekfLgg3PRYVHtpS6

6. Italian Food @ Basilico Restaurant

Hungry for authentic Italian cuisine? Look no further because Basilico Bistro is right around the corner. Their menu not only serves authentic Italian food, but their pasta and pizza are entirely homemade & hand-stretched. Within 6 years, they’ve managed to become a local favourite for Italian food. Moreover, their food is reasonably priced without burning a hole in your wallet. Once you finish your main course, we recommend finishing with a Tiramisu because it is homemade and a signature item on their menu.

Address: 17, Jalan Austin Heights 8/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 12:00pm to 10:30pm
Tuesday – 12:00pm to 10:30pm
Wednesday – 12:00pm to 10:30pm
Thursday – 12:00pm to 10:30pm
Friday – 12:00pm to 10:30pm
Saturday – 12:00pm to 10:30pm
Sunday – 12:00pm to 10:30pm

Contact Information: 07-363 4902

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/rwhPa22z7vW4UEBV9

7. Hot Pot+Shabu Shabu @ D&C Hotpot Shabu

Shabu Shabu and Hot Pot might seem similar, some might even use the terms interchangeably, but they have distinct differences. In Hot Pot, the ingredients are cooked in a broth, whereas in Shabu Shabu, the ingredients are parboiled in a sauce. But, what if you could have the best of both worlds in Mount Austin? D&C Hotpot Shabu lets their customers indulge in either options and they also have delicious à la carte menu items such as Claypot Chicken Rice that go perfectly with your Hot Pot or Shabu Shabu.

Address: Johor, Johor Bahru, Taman Mount Austin, Jalan Mutiara Emas 2, 邮政编码: 81100

Operating Hours:
Monday – 1:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday – 1:00pm to 10:00pm
Wednesday – 1:00pm to 10:00pm
Thursday – 1:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday – 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Contact Information: 07-361 7272

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/ECrqibCT6qmHRiKR6

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8. Vegetarian Food @ Vege Coffee

This is a place for the vegans and the meat-eaters looking for some healthy greens. We were utterly taken aback when we first saw their vegan dishes because they looked incredibly similar to their meat counterparts. Dishes such as their Vegetarian Roast Duck and Vegetarian Pork Vinegar looked too real, we couldn’t believe these were simply vegetarian renditions! Their food not only looks convincing, but they’re also incredibly delicious with a homely feel to them as well.

Address: 3, Jalan Mutiara Emas 3/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 11:00am to 9:00pm
Tuesday – 11:00am to 9:00pm
Wednesday – 11:00am to 9:00pm
Thursday – Closed
Friday – 11:00am to 9:00pm
Saturday – 11:00am to 9:00pm
Sunday – 11:00am to 9:00pm

Contact Information: 07-364 5682

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/PrAWT9uek3gCkyCj9

9. Roasted Duck @ Meng Meng Roasted Duck Mount Austin

Meng Meng Roast Duck offers many Chinese staples, but they’re called Meng Meng Roast Duck because it’s their speciality. A delicious plate of roast duck can be difficult to find because it’s not a typical choice for meat, and is challenging to prepare. However, Meng Meng Roast Duck prepares the dish perfectly with expert prowess. If you feel like ordering more dishes to go with rice, their Honey Char Siew and Shao Rou are also highly recommended dishes.

Address: 5-1H, Jalan Austin Heights 3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 8:00am to 9:00pm
Tuesday – 8:00am to 9:00pm
Wednesday – 8:00am to 9:00pm
Thursday – 8:00am to 9:00pm
Friday – 8:00am to 9:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am to 9:00pm
Sunday – 8:00am to 9:00pm

Contact Information: 017-631 4922

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/L5amU7egEvXV7t6c7

10. Japanese Food @ Warakuya Japanese Restaurant

Operating since 2009, you might be familiar with Warakuya Restaurant as they have opened multiple outlets outside of Johor Bahru. They offer the usual Japanese fare, but they’re known for being reasonably priced and affordable. Due to their super-value meals, they’re a popular venue for parties, celebrations and even casual hangouts with friends and families. We guarantee that you won’t regret dining here.

Address: BahruI’mI, 9, Jln Austin Heights 8/2, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 11:30am to 11:00pm
Tuesday – 11:30am to 11:00pm
Wednesday – 11:30am to 11:00pm
Thursday – 11:30am to 11:00pm
Friday – 11:30am to 11:00pm
Saturday – 11:30am to 11:00pm
Sunday – 11:30am to 11:00pm

Contact Information: 010-953 0000

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/iPvBrMX2THxz5EQF7

With so many delicious Mount Austin Food, you will absolutely not run out of options! There are cuisines and flavours that would suit everyone regardless if you’re a local, tourist or just passing by Mount Austin.

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