8 best dim sum in JB that’ll make you feel like you’re in Hong Kong instead of M’sia


Last Updated on 2020-02-20 , 10:16 am

Craving some dim sum in JB?

Is there anyone out there who is not in love with dim sum? We think not! Therefore, today we are bringing you the 8 best dim sum in JB that we think you have to try. Or else you cannot call yourself a dim sum lover!

Restoran Gim Cheng 锦成茶楼
This is a famous dim sum place among the locals. It is well known for serving the most amazing egg tart in JB. They serve all kinds of dumplings and buns on push carts to ensure that all food is freshly steamed for your enjoyment. Be sure to get there early as the most popular dim sum will be gone by 11am.

Address: 2 Jalan Sagu 36, Taman Daya, 81100, Johor Bahru, Johor Operating hours: 7am ~ 2pm (Daily)

Restoran Chang Man 常满点心
Chang Man serves all the classic dim sum but what makes this place stands out is their green tea lava bun 绿茶流沙包. It is unique and the taste of green tea flavoured bun coupled with salted egg lava hits the spot indeed. This place also serves steamed chicken and char siew which are really good.

Address: 24G, Jalan Bestari 5/2, Taman Nusa Bestari, Skudai, Johor Bahru, 81200, Johor Bahru, Johor Operating hours: 8am ~ 6pm (Daily)


Tasixi Hong Kong Dim Sum 大四喜

No list of dim sums in JB is complete without this. This is a really old restaurant that has been around like forever. It is super crowded on weekend mornings. This place also serves the classic dim sum but their favourite is the chicken feet known as phoenix claw by the Chinese. Go early to avoid the long queue.

Address: 11, Jalan Camar 1/3, Taman Perling, 81200, Johor Bahru, Johor Operating hours:  06:30am ~ 05:00pm (Daily)

Kedai Makanan Hao You 豪友点心楼
This Hong Kong style dim sum place is famous for their congee. If you go there, you will surely see congee at almost every table. The shop sells classic dim sum too and the boss himself recommends that you try their char siew buns.

Address: Jalan Bakawali 76, Taman Johor Jaya,81100 Johor Bahru, 81100, Johor Bahru, Johor Operating hours: 6am ~ 4pm (Closed on Sunday)

Restaurant Chao Yuen 潮苑海鲜楼
The name suggests that this is a seafood restaurant but it actually serves a damn good dim sum spread. They have created a special yam paste bun that is a must-try. Even though it is slightly pricey than the rest, each bite of their dim sum will remind you that it is money well spent.

Address: 1, Jalan Jati 2, Taman Nusa Bestari Jaya, 81300, Skudai, Johor Operating hours: 7.30am ~ 5.30pm

Restoran Gui Yuan 桂苑点心楼
This is one of the most affordable places to have dim sum so if you are looking to have a really big meal, this is the place to go. Their best seller is their chicken feet so be sure to get there early for the taste of this heavenly dish.

Go here for the best dim sum in JB.

Address: 27, Jalan Dedap 8, Taman Johor Jaya, 81100 Johor Bahru Operating hours: 6:00am to 12:00 noon and 7:30pm to 11:00pm (closed on Mondays)

Restoran Kak Kak 佳佳点心茶楼
This is a restaurant that you will experience great service. The waiters will carry trays of dim sum around the tables for you to choose from. You can also order what you want if he has run out of the dim sum you wanted. Their best seller is their creative seaweed dim sum dishes. They are great tasting and a tad special from the rest of the classic dim sum gang.

Address: No. 9, Jalan Maju, Taman Maju, Johor Bahru Operating hours: 5am ~ 12 noon (Closed on Tuesday)

Kedai Makanan Hock Chiang Hin 福振兴餐室
This is a special dim sum place as it is geared towards local taste than classic Hong Kong dim sum. Most of the dim sum here are meatier and very filling. All the steamed buns and dim sum here are handmade on the spot so they are super fresh and taste really good.

Address: 18, Jalan Siu Nam, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Operating hours: 6am ~ 1pm (Closed on Sunday)


So there you have it. The best dim sum in JB!

Are you going to try these out anytime soon? Let us know what you think.

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