TOP 8 Famous Food In Tangkak

Restoran Kuang Fei Tangkak Beef

The famous Kuang Fei’s restaurant has expanded to other states such as Malacca, Kuala Lumpur and Kluang over the years, while its first outlet is located here in Tangkak.

A bowl of beef noodles, of course, has different parts of beef, but you can also choose beef balls or beef tendons, as well as high foot noodles, shallots and pickles. The broth itself is clear and delicious, with a hint of spice.

As you enter the town of Tangkak, the restaurant is only a 15-minute drive from the toll booth. Remember to make this your must-eat restaurant, or you’ll do yourself a disservice by not getting the juicy, tender beef!

Location: 20, Jalan Solok, Tangkak, Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +606-978 3768

Opening Hours:

Daily: 7:30am – 5:00pm or till sold out

Closed on: Wednesday


Restaurant Do Do Do

Another beef noodle dish worth trying is Restaurant Do Do Do. What makes it special compared to other beef noodle shops is that its cooking style is different and the flavor is richer than other beef noodle.

Clay pot beef is similar to bah kut teh,  but rather just replacing the pork with beef, while steamed beef is one of their specialties, cut so thinly that it melts in your mouth! Therefore, it needs to be booked via mobile phone in order to taste the mouth-watering beef!

You probably may not have try it any other place, as this type of cooking style is what makes them unique.

  • Stir fried beef in rice wine
  • Steamed beef
  • Claypot beef
  • Clear beef soup

Location:  90 & 91, Jalan Teknology 1, Kawasan Perindustrian Tangkak, Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +6016-236 9298

Opening Hours:

Daily: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Closed on: Wednesday


Jia Jia Bak Kut Teh Restaurant

We know about Bah Kut Teh in Klang, but what about this pork stew in herbal soup in Tangkap? Jia Jia Bak kut teh is a culinary paradise that must not be missed if you visit the city.Locals highly recommend this meal, and they’re right! The meat is cooked in an herbal broth to make it soft and tender.

The soup is usually served with plain rice, and sometimes you can opt for fried fritters and dip them in the soup to absorb the herbs.

The meat and herbal soup are then placed in a clay pot where you will see a whole lot of ingredients, such as:

  • Enoki mushroom
  • Pork belly
  • Pork liver
  • Beancurd skin
  • Cabbage
  • Pork lean meat

Location: 38, Jalan Kemajuan, Tangkak, Ledang, Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +6019-620 2626

Opening Hours:

Daily: 7:00am -2:00pm


Kedai Makanan Kim Yuan

Tee Kok Hua, founder of Kedai Makanan Kim Yuan, started selling chicken from a mobile stall in 1980 and gradually, locals responded well to his food. Since then, he has expanded his business from a stall to the chicken restaurant you see today.

Don’t forget to order their specials; The signature dish is chicken rice braised in a soy sauce broth with 10 ingredients and Pork Mix Soup cooked in a pot with herbs and ingredients mixed to make it tender and juicy.

Location: No. 213-B, Jalan Payamas, 84900 Tangkak, Ledang, Johor, Malaysia

Opening Hours:

Daily: 7:00am – 3:00pm


Restoran Nasi Ayam Ali

Another place that sells delicious chicken rice is curry rice. Chicken rice attracts customers from far and wide!

Owner Ali, a self-taught chef, sells about 30 chickens a day! The delicious chicken rice goes well with the five hot sauces the restaurant offers.

Customers can choose from four existing flavors of chili sauce; black soy, ginger sauce, sweet sauce and sour chilli sauce. The fifth chili sauce is the last of the best, and the chef only serves it when someone orders it in person.

Location: LC342, Tingkat 1, Jalan Muar, 84900 Tangkak, Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +6019-666 4864

Opening Hours:

Daily: 12:00pm- 9:00pm


Kedai Mee Dan Nasi Chew Kee Tangkak

This traditional homemade noodle dish has been run by the Ng’s family since the 1940s and is still serving the public!

Now, the third generation, the grandson of Ng Whye Chow, runs the restaurant, and the noodles haven’t stopped since the beginning. This recipe has been passed down from generation to generation and exudes a delightful flavor.

You will get a bowl of linguine or round noodles, very springy, topped with grilled char siew, mixed with their own homemade soy sauce and fried onion oil, and served with a bowl of wantan noodle.

Don’t forget their signature roast pork belly with crispy skin that will leave you wanting more with every bite!

Location: No. 133, Jalan Muar,84900 Tangkak, Ledang, Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +606-978 1454

Opening Hours:

Daily: 8:00am – 5:30pm

Closed on: Alternate Tuesday


Tangkak Tom Yam Mee Hoon Kueh

Here, in Tangkak, you can find scrumptious tom yam mee hoon kueh and it doesn’t only come with the typical ingredients you see in other stalls but this is mixed with fu zhuk (beancurd skin), meat balls, squid and also fish balls!

For those who love spicy food, this is the place for you! However, do not be sad if you can’t handle the spiciness, they also offer non-spicy food like wanton noodles and the normal clear broth mee hoon kueh.

Location: 170, Jalan Payamas, Tangkak, 84900 Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +6016-236 9298

Opening Hours:

Daily: 10:00am – 6:00pm


Warong Roti Canai Terbang

Well, here at Warong Roti Canai Terbang, Pak Ari, the stall owner wanders the crowd with wonderful stunt of roti canai terbang. Not only will you be able to see his performance visually, but you will also be able to taste the simple but delicious roti canai.

Aside from roti canai, the shop serves mee soto which is another one of their crowd loving meal as well as other food such as;

  • Kari kambing
  • Mee rebus jawa
  • Soto ayam
  • Soto kambing
  • Mee goreng and many more

Location: 2, Tiang 11, Kampung Anjung Batu, Jalan Kampung Seri Ma’Amor, 84900 Tangkak, Johor, Malaysia

Contact: +6019-718 2978

Opening Hours:

Daily: 4:00pm – 12:00am

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