9 Delicious Food in Desaru

Desaru is a coastal resort in the southeast of the Malaysian peninsula. The small town of Bandar Penawar, about 2 km inland, the east coast of Johor had a leisurely beach that could be reached without a boat. It is highly seasonal, with monsoon and rainfall hitting the coast between November and February. Even in the rainy season, there is still plenty of sunshine, but the waves are very large, Rain Water more. Therefore, the good season is from April to October, June to August is the busiest month, where the sea is attractive. If you decide to spend your holiday here, but you don’t know where to eat, there are some good places for seafood restaurants Desaru and some Desaru cuisine.

1. Super Lobster Restaurant

Address:

7, Jalan Jenahak, Kampung Sungai Rengit, 81600 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Opening Hours:

11am – 10pm (Monday – Sunday)

Super Lobster Restaurant is one of the must eat food of Desaru. It’s a 20-minute drive from the Desaru Beach Resort, but it’s definitely worth it. The chef of Super Lobster Restaurant has been worked in a five-star hotel in Singapore. The environment here is quite clean, the staff is very friendly and fast service. This is a traditional Chinese restaurant, but it is halal. Many people from Singapore often visit it on weekends. Their specialty dish you must not miss is herbal lobster, the price may be a little high, but that’s value for money. All the seafood is fresh. The fishing boats will return to the sea about three or four hours a day, so fresh seafood comes ashore every day. In fact, there are many options besides lobsters and crabs, such as shrimp, sea urchins, tribute, Lala and Sotong.

2. MK Swat Jalal

Address:

Bandar Penawar, 82200 Kota Tinggi, Johor (near Marrybrown )

Opening Hours:

7am – 11pm (Monday – Sunday)

The owner of MK Swat Jalal is a Pakistanis gentleman who has settled here and his staff is Pakistanis. This place is located in the Bandar Penawar town, about 4 kilometers from the Lotus Desaru Resort. If you can’t find this restaurant on Google Maps, you can go to MarryBrown, and you will reach just about 100 yards from this place. Their experience in making “Lazeez” non-vegetarian foods is evident in some dishes, such as Mutton Curry and Chicken Biryani. It is highly recommended that you try their Puri bread and lamb curry, because Puri is different from the local Indian purple, and breakfast or lunch is a good match. Most notably, their mutton curry is addictive, lack of menu and high price, but the food tastes good.

3. 261 Bar & Restaurant

Address:

No 4, Jalan Danau, Desaru Coast, 81930 Desaru, Johor (The Els Club Desaru Coast)

Opening Hours:

6.30am – 10pm (Monday – Sunday)

261 Bar & Restaurant is an outlets in The Els Club Desaru Coast,named after Ernie’s PGA Tour record-breaking 72-hole aggregate in the 2003 Mercedes Championship. 261 bars and restaurants are a perfect place to relax after a round of golf or to watch the sunset over this spectacular course. The dishes include Asian, Chinese, beverage, Malaysian, western and breakfast, cool and dinner. You can’t miss the signature Ernie’s Burger, which is a beef burger filled with crispy veal bacon, fried eggs, cheddar cheese, tomatoes and caramel onions. If you want to eat local food, you can try a delicious Char Siew Chicken Rice, which is served with roasted chicken and rice, chicken soup and seasonings!

4. Ideals Café

Address:

31, Jalan Kempas 1, Taman Desaru Utama, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Opening Hours:

12pm – 12am (Sunday – Thursday)

3pm – 12am (Friday)

(Closed on Wednesday)

Ideals Cafe from a team of people full of passionate and devoted about international & local food and beverage. The cafeteria not only preserves the origins of these delicacies, but also persevere in promoting traditional Malaysian dishes to the public. They offer the best international and local cuisine and exquisite dining ideas at the lowest price. The ideals coffee shop has a variety of menus, including Western, Malay, Western-style Mixer, Children’s menu and side menu, while drinks serve only fresh juice. The dishes you can’t miss include Aglio Olio Pasta, Sizzling Grill Lamb and the traditional Malay style food. You can place an order using SMS or WhatsApp at 0177023783 / 0132265630.

5. Sengat Seafood Restaurant

Address:

58, Jalan Belanak, Johor, Kota Tinggi

Opening Hours:

10am – 9pm (Monday – Sunday)

Teluk Sengat is a small village, which is a fishing village between Desaru and Kota Tinggi. Sengat Seafood Restaurant was a gem in a quite remote town, from Desaru only thirty more minutes by car. It is usually convenient for customers to visit crocodile farms. There are wooden tables and plastic chairs, no air conditioning, no decorations, but it is a simple kampung-style. There may not be much difference in price and taste from what you can get in the famous restaurants in Johor Baru, but if you happen to be traveling by road or near Desalu, this will be a good addition to your lunch or dinner schedule. You can’t miss the fried buns because they’re dipped in gravy. It is highly recommended that you try Chili Crab and Gong Gong.

6. Nelayan Seafood Restaurant

Address:

Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Opening Hours:

11am – 10pm (Monday – Sunday)

It is also a branch of Tunamaya Beach and Spa Resort, it loosely translated as Fisherman by locals fetches the freshest catch from the local shores and served up the best seafood. The food is delicious although the price is a little high, but serving were big. There also has a live music during dinner. It’s a nice place to enjoy the breeze, just a minute walk to the beach and an unobstructed view of the Desaru Coast. Seafood dishes are highly recommended for fresh and reasonable prices. From August to October, you only need 10 people (one desk) to enjoy the local favorite seafood menu, only RM 758. The hot sale dishes include black pepper crab and tender roast chicken.

7. Lotus Desaru Beach Resort’s Restaurant

Address:

Lot 1854, Jalan Desaru, Bandar Penawar 81930 Kota Tinggi

Opening Hours:

8am – 11pm (Monday – Sunday)

It is a Desaru resort & a spa and a popular beach resort. It is also a major tourist destination in Malaysia. Lotus Desaru Restaurant is divided into four parts. Rhu Bar is located in front of the beach, is a place to relax and eat, soft music, a selection of wine and Ala-minutes western specially with breathtaking beach view. The most attractive is their freshest seafood on the coast of the South China Sea Coast. Sea view, is a buffet, you can eat as much as possible. Every Friday is Hawker & Steamboat buffet dinner while Saturday sunset is Barbeque & Carvery buffet dinner and you have the opportunity to see their chef’s live action and ask you to like it from 7.00 PM-10.00 PM. Teratai Coffee House has a relaxed and relaxing atmosphere with a view overlooking the sea. The coffee shop offers full-day meals with Asian and international popular food, Ala Carte also available. Beach Hut offers a full day of cocktails and cocktails, choice of wine and exotic cocktails with an outdoor bar at the beach, it is a great place for informal parties with a variety of music.

8. Jade Garden Seafood Corner

Address:

Lot 4785, 1, Jalan Siakap, Kampung Sungai Rengit, 81620 Pengerang, Johor

Opening Hours:

11am – 10pm (Monday – Sunday)

Jade Garden Seafood Corner was Champion Restaurant in Singapore Channel U, program <Yummy King 3>. In combination with hostels, restaurants and pub, their view is attracting, almost 30 minutes’ drive from Desaru. The seafood here is also fresh and their big lobster is the favorite of foreigners. The specialty dishes you can’t miss include Lala cook with sambal, mini lobster and a lot of special dishes different with the other restaurant. Many people come here to eat their dishes because their food prices are acceptable. In addition, they also provide very superior services.

9. Aroi Thai Restaurant

Address:

Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor

Opening Hours:

11.30am – 11pm (Monday – Sunday)

This is one of the outlets of Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort nearby Lotus Resort & Spa Desaru 1 km drive away, a new and exciting dining experience hailing from Kuala Lumpur. There is also an outside sitting and has the air-conditioning sitting. Their restaurant limits the choices of menu. They just offering authentic Thai boat noodles and street food because each bowl has a small serving of RM1.90 nett, so you can taste all the dishes at once. The most recommended dish is Lemon Grass Chicken wing, Tomyam Glass Noodle Soup. The boat noodles soup portions are good for the children, because the dish is small in size.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

ten + fourteen =