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10 Best Breakfast Spots In Johor For Traditional Kaya Toast, Hainanese Kopi And More

It’s a recognized fact that the most important meal of the day goes back to a basic breakfast meal. Needless to say, a good old local-style breakfast that consists of toasts and kopi is something we Malaysians always strive for. No matter which day of the week we are in. That’s why today, we have curated a list of 10 best breakfast spots in Johor for traditional kaya toasts and kopi to kick start a productive day ahead!

10 Best Breakfast Spots In Johor For Traditional Kaya Toast, Hainanese Kopi And More

1. Restoran Kin Hua

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This quaint coffee shop that dates its establishment back to 1919, is one of the local’s favourite breakfast spots in Johor to get a cup of good old Nanyang-style Kopi. Of course, it’s not just the coffee section that is raved by many coffee addicts. Here, they’ve also got a wide selection of breakfast menu from soft-boiled eggs, yam cakes, fried noodles and nyonya kueh too! Oh and go early to get a table before it’s all packed!

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Location: 13, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Operating Hours: 7AM – 6PM

Status: No Pork No Lard

2. Han Kee Cake & Cafe

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Of course, we know that Kaya Toast is one of those toasts that can’t be simply replaced. But we just can’t miss out on Han Kee Cake & Cafe. Established its ground in Batu Pahat for more than 10 years now, Han Kee Cake & Cafe is a place to savour an array of toasts and traditional style kopi. One of the most notable menu here is their Otak Otak toast. With a well balanced of savoury and sweetness, it makes you go in for more.

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Location: No. 48, Jalan Jelawat, Taman Banang, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor.

Operating Hours: 7:30AM – 10PM

Status: Halal

3. Sunshine Coffee (新东升咖啡店)

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Located in Ulu Tiram, Sunshine Coffee is not an unfamiliar name to the locals. Favoured amongst all generations, this place uses Kluang coffee powder for its aromatic yet strong Hainanese coffee. So if you’re searching for a smooth and deep cup of kopi, this is the right place to go for it. Apart from its coffee,  Sunshine Coffee also hits the creative side with their Sambal Toast. We recommend a half-boiled egg to go with it!

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Location: 1, Jalan Beladau 19, Taman Puteri Wangsa, 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor.

Operating Hours: 7:30AM – 5PM (Closes on Wednesday)

Status: Non-Halal

Link: Facebook

4. Hock Kee Restaurant

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A fairly new addition to the cafes that serve traditional local delights, Hock Kee Restaurant is somewhere you would stop by for its Nanyang fusion dishes. Here, you can choose whether you want your Kaya Toast to be crispy all the way or just on the exterior. Both are equally delicious with a huge slice of butter! Otherwise, you can also opt for their popular Hainanese Chicken Chop too.

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Location: #01-07, #01-08 Pangsapuri Dwi Galaksi, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Taman Abad, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Operating Hours: 8AM – 10PM

Status: No Pork, No Lard

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5. Qin Garden Kopitiam

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Moving onto the next best breakfast spots in Johor is Qin Garden Restaurant. Although more popular for its Nasi Padang , this coffee shop is also on the top of the list for scrumptious soft-boiled eggs and kaya toasts. Additionally, you can also go for their wholemeal garlic bread for a more filling meal. Both taste great when coupled with their rich Hainanese coffee.

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Location: 12, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Operating Hours: 6:30AM – 4PM

Status: No Pork, No Lard

6. Jumpa Selalu (永相逢)

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Along Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Jumpa Selalu is one of the most Instagrammable spots to take your OOTD. But that’s not the whole point you should come here for. Known for its traditional steamed bread that comes with the classic pair of kaya spread and butter, Jumpa Selalu is the spot to rejuvenate nostalgic old tastes. Aside from that, expect to see varieties like Nasi Lemak and Mee Siam too!

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Location: 56, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Operating Hours: 7:30AM – 6:30PM

Status: No Pork, No Lard

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7. Restoran Hua Mui

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Serving more than 70 years of authentic local flavours, Restoran Hua Mui still exudes a local charm amidst the mushrooming rows of new cafes. With a long queue in the morning even before it opens, this place has an extensive menu to get you started. But here’s one thing the locals naturally order and that’s their Hainanese Chicken Chop. Said to serve the most original Chicken Chop in JB, it’s no doubt why it’s so good.

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Location: 131, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Operating Hours: 8:30AM – 5:30PM

Status: Halal

Links: Facebook | Instagram

8. The Blackfast

The Blackfast is truly a place that instantly brings you back in time, especially with those tins of traditional biscuits laid across the shelves. But the menu here is something more to look forward to. With a range of toasts to favour between, their crispy Kaya Toast is still the best to pair it with our classic kopi drinks. Buttery on the inside and crispy on the outside, it’s best savoured while it’s hot.

Location: 31, Jalan Austin Height 8/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Operating Hours: 8AM – 6PM

Status: No Pork, No Lard

Links: Facebook | Instagram

9. Fang Yuan Kopitiam

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If you’re after authentic white coffee, then this breakfast spot in Johor is something you’re going to adore. Established for almost 60 years in Johor, Fang Yuan Kopitiam is known for its dedicated effort to roast their Hainanese coffee in house and homemade Kaya spread. It’s also the reason why they’re famous for their Kaya Toasts and White Coffee beverages. With a little pull back on its Kaya Toast’s size, their aromatic Kaya is what attracts many.

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Location: 8, Jalan Austin Heights 8/6, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Operating Hours: 8AM – 6PM (Closes on Thursday)

Status: Non-Halal

10. Jong Suan Hiang

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Helmed by a local Hainanese family, Jong Suan Hiang has been in town to serve the best breakfast spot in Johor for more than 80 years. But what really separates them from other coffee shops in Johor is that the atmosphere here is filled with liveliness from a well balanced of customers across all races. The menu itself is something to look forward too. Here, we really recommend their Sambal Wholemeal Toast to tip into their runny soft-boiled eggs!

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Location: Jong Suan Hiang Kopitiam, Jalan Taib, Kampung Atap, 82000 Pontian, Johor.

Operating Hours: 7AM – 2PM (Closes on Sunday)

Status: Halal

And with that, we’ve come to an end for our list of ’10 Best Breakfast Spots In Johor For Traditional Kaya Toast, Hainanese Kopi And More’. We hope this is a useful guide to introduce you to some of the best breakfast spots in Johor. Let us know if you’ve got any suggestions in the comment box below and see you in the next post!

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