12 Best Local Food in Batu Pahat

1. Yong’s Steamboat Batu Pahat


2 M/S, Jalan Minyak Beku, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

Opening Hours:


People come to the Yong’s Steamboat Garden to enjoy steamboat meals at reasonable prices. All the food they serve is fresh and tastes good if you cook it well. You will have fresh food in your dining car, such as grapefruit, squid, Fried soybeans, pork, shrimp, and fish wantons. These are the ingredients of your steamboat, so you need to choose from them. Once you’ve selected the dishes, you can start cooking your own meals and enjoy!  

2. Batu Pahat Da Bei Shui


Jalan Penjaja 3, Kampung Pegawai, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

Opening Hours:

12pm-8.30pm (Closed on Wednesday)

Kopitiam has its unique name simply because it offers a large juicy drink big enough for two people. Under the same roof, kopitiam also offers “Mee Jian Kueh”. It looks like a large pancake with peanut powder, melted margarine and sugar. This delicious snack can be customized to your taste in thickness and sweetness.

3. Dragon Gate Batu Pahat


33, Jalan Flora Utama 6, Taman Flora Utama, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

Opening Hours:

12.30pm until sold out

The Dragon Gate at Batu Pahat offers real crayfish (crayfish). It features spicy crayfish, garlic crayfish and sauteed 13-spice crayfish. Guests can also enjoy a variety of seafood dishes at the same time! These include shrimp, hairy crabs, crabs, spicy dishes, grilled vegetables, and scallops. The Dragon Gate at Batu Pahat guarantees that the crayfish on the table is fresh, not fresh, no charge.

4. Restoran Swee Kee Tonic Soup


No., 3, Jalan Setia Jaya 2, Taman Setia Jaya, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

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Their soup is cooked for three hours a day using a secret recipe passed down from generation to generation, with every ingredient fresh from the market every day. Their signature dishes include black-bone chicken soup, kampong chicken soup, spareribs soup, softshell turtle soup, sora rail soup, and ‘shiquan’ duck soup which duck is cooked together with 10 secret herbs. Before you taste the soup, you may think it is bitter because of the many herbs used. It tastes sweet and fresh. There is also white rice and yam rice, which you can enjoy with their delicious soup. Yams rice is very good. Don’t worry about long queue, soup is stewed and keep warm, that’s can to prevent long lines. In addition, they have various vegetables and curry fish heads.

5. Chop See Kee


2, Jalan Jenang Dalam, Kampung Pegawai, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

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In Batu Pahat, there is a famous food relationship, which is wanton mee, Chop See Kee. Ah See Wanton Mee has a history of more than 60 years. It represents a traditional taste and is part of Batu Pahat, leaving important memories for most of its residents. ‘Chop See Kee Wanton Mee’ is famous for its homemade ingredients. Noodles are different because they are chewy, neither hard nor soft. In addition, the “char siu” of the wanton mee was tender as the host slowly grilled it over a tin stove and charcoal. In addition, the main function of wanton is very juicy and sweet, and the meat is very fresh and delicious.

6. Kedai Makan Soon Lai


6-C, Jalan Fatimah, Kampung Sateh, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

Opening Hours:

11am-6pm (Thursday)

Every side dish is well done. Soon Lai Kway Chap Restaurant is located in Mazu’s temple in Batu Pahat, opposite the oldest temple. It pays particular attention to cracked texture, most importantly broth. Soft, smooth flatness is the key to texture, perfect, not too thick and thin, everything is hand crafted to perfection. Not to mention the broth, flavoured by herbs passed down from their family will make it more than just a bowl. It’s not greasy, cook at least 3 hours a day to make sure the flavor is on point.

7. Kedai Makanan & Minuman Ah Soon


Jalan Rugayah, Kampung Pegawai, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

Opening Hours:

11am-2.30pm & 5pm-10pm (Closed on Thursday)

Every morning, the seats are usually full, and sometimes you can tell by how crowded the restaurant is. The food here is delicious and delicious. Their pork slices and entrails are well cooked and eaten with noodles. Their broth is light and focuses more on the pork. Try their fish heads, bee feet and pig offal soup and you will konw why kopitiam is so crowded.

8. Han Kee Cake & Café


No 48, Jalan Jelawat, Taman Banang, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

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This coffee shop offers delicious coffee in a variety of styles. Han Kee cake cafe also offers high quality light food. The cafe is popular with locals and tourists alike, and is frequented by many. The interior decoration is simple yet delicate. The design is basically western, with Malaysian characteristics, retaining the local flavor. The restaurant’s specialties include egg-and-bacon sandwiches and egg-and-bacon sandwiches. It also offers fresh and delicious traditional bread. The quantity provided is moderate and the price is reasonable.

9. Nasi Baryani Mohd Shah


Jalan Peserai, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

Opening Hours:

8am-10pm (closed on Friday)

There are many shops that claim to offer the best nasi beriyani, but according to many people, Mohd Shah’s Baryani is the best. It located at Gerai Niaga Peserai (opposite the Putra Specialist Hospital). In this humble stall, there are big metal pots of mutton and chicken and, of course, the nasi beriyani. The line is long, but the service is fast. The beriyani looked appetizing with a hearty dish of lamb. On the other hand, the lamb is delicious. The meat had a spiced flavor, tender and thick, which proved that it had been cooking for hours.

10. Asam Pedas Mak Limah


Kampung Pegawai, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

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Asam pedas are the one of dishes that you should not miss when you come to Malaysia. A traditional Malay dish, the Assam pedas Mak Limah provides you with the most authentic batu pahat. Asam Pedas are gravy made from shallots, garlic, and various spices, which have a pungent aroma. Here, Ikan Parang and Ikan Pari are the best fishes to be topped with Asam Pedas.

11. Ah Fei Spicy Noodles


17a, Jalan Flora Utama 4, Taman Sri Jaya, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

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“Ah Fei Spicy Noodles” at Miao Huang Restaurant has become a household name in Batu Pahat. Anyone who likes spicy food will definitely love this local delicacy with its rich flavor and unique flavor. According to the owner, the curry chilli soup takes a long time to make. One of the highlights here is that the shop insists on serving noodles wrapped in templates to show the “old-time flavor” of Batu Pahat. The local people always think of the dishes of the past when eating this spicy noodle dish.

12. Restoran BP Bariani Power


18, Jalan Tukas 2, Taman Soga, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor

Opening Hours:

10am-7pm (Closed on Monday)

Restoran BP (Batu Pahat) Bariani Power is a renowned Indian Muslim restaurant specializing in briyani dishes. The restaurant has been known for years to serve the best Japanese sushi, a favorite at Batu Pahat. With the help of loyal patrons, the restaurant expanded beyond johor, opening another branch in Malacca.Tthe other style of biryani rice besides the bariani gam, is authentic and can be served with chicken, ayam masak merah, lamb and beef. All of these are similar in style to the better-known bariani gam. Biryani rice can be enjoyed with many side dishes, not just a curry, chicken and lamb curry. These include spicy Fried chicken, spicy fruit pickles and tea eggs. BP Bariani Power also offers catering services, and other items on the menu include tomato rice, chicken/beef rendang, beef kurma, lamb kuzi, prawn sambal and sweet-sour fish.

How to go to Batu Pahat from Singapore

1. Private Taxi Service

Travel is more comfortable and less troublesome if you take a private car than by bus or van. You can save a maximum of 1 to 1. 5 hours by getting off the bus twice just to get out of the country. It is suitable for family or groups is to hire a private taxi. This is the most preferred and popular choices among the rest of transport since the travelling time will be most convenient as compare to others transportation especially if you have young children on board. The travelling time normally take less than 3 hours’ drive from Singapore to Batu Pahat and that of course must depend on both immigration clearance and traffic condition. Due to high demand, The Rickshaw Run (Main website link) is now providing this transportation services from Singapore to Batu Pahat too.


–              Simple and easy to make a reservation through online in just few click.

–              We will pick you up at your selected location in Singapore Island wide.

–              With us you can enjoy sit in the car and across border without alight your luggage.

–              Affordable price with 5 stars services experience.

–              All cars are well maintained to ensure your safety

–              Friendly driver with simple English speaking.

2. Bus & Coach From Singapore To Batu Pahat

If you travel according to budget, consider taking a bus. The bus ticket can be booked online. To avoid traffic jams, it is recommended that you book a bus as soon as possible so that you can catch the ferry. Later, you need to get off the bus to clear the customs. Carry your luggage with you for scanning. Your destination is the bus stop in the Batu Pahat. The cost of the bus is about $15 per person.

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