Hock Guan Labis
The bun was made in-house and only 300 were made a day, so it sold out quickly. Better arrive early to avoid disappointment!
The bao comes in different flavoured fillings;
- Char siew
- Red bean
- Pork filling
Location: 24, Jalan Tenang, 85300 Labis, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +607-925 2462
Daily: 9:30am – 3:00pm
Labis Chicken Porridge
The shop has been around for a long time, and customers still love their simple chicken porridge with turnip, spring onions and trickle with soy sauce. You can order extra dishes to add flavor; boiled chicken and fried kway teow.
Contact: +607-925 2773
Daily: 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Closed on: Monday except Public Holiday
Kedai Makan Asam Pedas Sukaku
Spice up your life, or just your taste buds, with this enticing spicy and sour fish that is both spicy and sweet. Get ready for a big crowd, as this place is getting a reputation for its signature dish! Aside from the main highlights, there are other dishes that can make you scream even more.
They make incredible seafood dishes and these are some of the best ones;
- Fried tongue sole
- Fish head curry
- Squid and prawn sambal with petai
Location: 49 & 51, Jalan Putra, Bandar Putra, Segamat, Johor, Malaysia
Daily: 12:00pm – 10:00pm
Fu Sean Biscuit Manufacturer
Fu Sean is one of the best bakeries, making crisp, freshly baked cookies. Once you enter the store, you’ll smell dough and freshly baked, warm cookies.
The biscuits comes in a few varieties;
- Sweet lotus paste fillings
- Yam fillings
- Salty green bean paste fillings
Location: 10, Jalan Kuning, Taman Pelangi, 85000 Segamat, Johor, Malaysia
Daily: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Kedai Makan Chee Keng
Braised pork dishes and soups consist mainly pork meat and innards. The pork dish is sweet, juicy and bouncy, while the pork soup is just pork meat, pork intestines and tofu. This soup is definitely a must try!
Mix all these pork dishes with yam rice – that delicious taste and aroma will bring you joy on your tongue!
Daily: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Closed on: Sunday
Nan Yang Coffee Shop
The shop, which has been open since 1931, has maintained the food and style of its time, with old classic stools, cups and tables – all of which have sentimental value.
Toast and coffee are among their highlights, and if you’re expecting something a bit different – off the menu, there’s a shop outside the shop selling Chee Cheong Fun that you can add to your breakfast.
Nan Yang Kopitiam serves a variety of delicious, traditional Malaysian style food such as;
- Kampong egg
- Nasi lemak
- Mee goreng
- Mihun goreng
- Curry puff
Location: No. 8, Jalan Awang, Johor, 85000 Segamat, Johor, Malaysia
Daily: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Closed on: Thursday
Selera Nasi Beringin
Selera Nasi Beringin serves fragrant rice mixed with spices and cucumbers and vegetables as a side dish.
The food is so delicious that it has earned a place at the Istana Johor as the main menu for entertaining guests, known as Rice King during the reign of 2nd Sultan of modern Johor, Sultan Sir Ibrahim.
This is all best combine with their mouth-watering main dishes such as;
- Curry chicken
- Red curry chicken
- Mutton rending
Location: No. 22 & 24, Jalan Utama 2/7, Taman Utama, 85000 Segamat, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6012-848 8055
Daily: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Closed on: Wednesday
Restoran McDota Segamat
McDota was one of the few famous fast food outlets before KFC opened in Malaysia, and this outlet in Segamat is one of the few surviving outlets! They have maintained their name and business over the years, and have added new items to the menu to keep up with the latest food trends.
They didn’t change the recipe because the crispy chicken has retained its juiciness and tenderness after all these years. So head over to McDota and enjoy the nostalgia!
Location: 14, Jalan Ros 3, Kampung Abdullah, 85000 Segamat, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +6018-779 0000
Daily: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Ah Tee Kway Teow Kia
A popular Teochew dish called “Kway Teow Kia” has been served here in Labis for 30 years. The restaurant is a famous lunch or hangout spot for locals, and the food never lets them down.
Kway Teow Kia is served with dark sauce and locals adore its soft crunchy cartilage and springy intestines. It has a slightly sweet flavor and herbal savoury stock.
There are more than just the main pork dishes, there are other dishes that are equally as delicious as the pork;
- Tau kwa
- Braised eggs
- Braised beancurd skin
- Chicken claw
- Spring rolls
Location: 138, Jalan Segamat, Taman Eng Peng, Labis, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +6014-318 3828
Daily: 7:00am – 1:00pm & 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Closed on: Thursday
Tengah Chinese Roti Canai
Feast your eyes because you can see Chinese making roti canai, which is how this restaurant got its name.
This restaurant not only sells roti canai, although it is the most important dish, but they also sell another famous food, fried noodle, and almost every table can see a plate of it. There are always a lot of people there, so it’s best to arrive early or stare at other customers until they finish eating to get a seat.
The best thing about this roti canai is its crispy crust, soft filling and thick texture of the curry sauce dip, which is a good match. Coupled with a nice cup of tea, it’s a great place to start your morning!