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20 Best Cafes In Johor To Visit (2020 Edition)

Hello fellow foodies! Happy New Year and welcome to the year of 2020! The number of local shops doing it right has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years, making it possible to find a great brunch, desserts and brewed coffee in nearly every corner of the city. To make it easier for fellow foodies, here now are the list of 20 best cafe in Johor you should visit this year!

20 Best Cafes In Johor For All Foodies To Visit 2020!

1. Senso Art Gallery Cafe

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The first stop for our 2020 journey of the best cafe in Johor to visit is Senso Art Gallery Café. This particular cafe not just an ordinary cafe, but there’s a lot of artwork done and displayed at the center of the shop, creative workshops going on on a daily basis at the center, walk-in training opportunities and so many memorable and educative artwork displayed. Get your kids and visit as a family for a memorable event and educative time.

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Address: 25A, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 6 AM (Closed on Tuesday)
Status: No Pork No Lard
Social Media: Instagram, Facebook

2. YUME SOUFFLÉ

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Our next stop for the best cafe you should visit is this cute soufflé spot inside The Midvalley, Southkey. YUME SOUFFLÉ is known for its oolong milk tea and of course the main food here is soufflé. Each set of soufflé will come with a bowl of fruits, soufflé, one scoop of ice cream and a chocolate dipping sauce. Undoubtedly, the soufflé here is really fluffy!

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Address: S-018 The Mall, Midvalley, Southkey, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 10 PM (Opens Every day)
Status: Halal
Social Media: Facebook

3. The Sugar Pantry

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Taman Molek is well-known for housing the best coffee houses in JB. The Sugar Pantry is a Japanese themed cafe famous in JB. Besides, the environment is bright, clean and neat. It uses a lot of light wood tones that are just like stepping into a Japanese bakery. We think that The Sugar Pantry is a great place to have delicious desserts. The cafe has a very calm ambiance so for those already bored with hipster cafe nowadays, you definitely should try this spot!

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Address: 47, Jalan Molek 1/9, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 10 PM (Opens Every day)
Status: Muslim-Friendly
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

4. 89KILOS Cake Bar

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89 Kilos Cake Bar is very famous not just in JB but in Malaysia. This cake place displays and sells the most delicious and a wide variety of cake you may be craving. When you’re here, you should try an original creation of Chef Frank, Nasi Lemak Cheese Cake, Malaysia’s first Nasi Lemak cake. It combines the flavors of beloved Malaysian dish, Nasi Lemak, into one creamy cheesecake. You can taste the peanuts in the cream cheese, ikan bilis and sambal on the top layer. An interesting flavor to try!

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Address: 27, Jalan Ponderosa 2/2, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 10 PM (Monday – Friday); 11 AM – 10 PM (Saturday – Sunday)
(Closed on Tuesday)
Status: Muslim-Friendly
Social Media: Instagram, Facebook

5. ROUTINE by Soon

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We believe many would have heard of the famous People & Places Café in JB. Founded by the same team, ROUTINE by Soon is their latest café brainchild conveniently located at the newly developed R&F Mall. When you step inside this place, you can see the cafe is equipped with warm shades of pink and pastel terrazzo interiors and filled with tons of greeneries. Most customers recommend trying their Sous Vide Piri Piri Fried Chicken. It comes with grilled corn slathered with tomato salsa sauce, sour cream and topped with pomegranate and coriander leaves. Aesthetically eye-catching!

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Address: R&F Mall, Lot G-025, G-026, Mercu 1, Jalan Tanjung Puteri 1 R & F, Tanjung Puteri, 80300 Johor Bahru
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 10 PM (Opens Every day)
Status: No Pork No Lard
Social Media: Instagram, Facebook

6. CAFE 1988

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This Japanese-inspired cozy cafe in Muar, Johor specializes in house bean coffee, homemade dessert, Japanese curry rice, and other light and simple dishes. The Coffee, New York Cheesecake and chocolate molten are the must-try here. Moreover, the ambiance and music selection are good for those searching for a cozy place and small friendly gathering either for work or with friends.

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Address: 146, Jalan Dato Haji Hassan, Taman Sri Maharani, 84000 Muar, Johor
Operating Hours: 12 PM – 11:30 PM (Monday – Friday); 9 AM – 11:30 PM (Sat & Sun)
Status: Muslim-Friendly
Social Media: Instagram, Facebook

7. Fluffy Time

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The idea of Fluffy Time cafe in Johor is to provide a fun, casual atmosphere for people to interact with and to learn more about exotic animals while having desserts and drinking coffee. What makes Fluffy Time different from another animal cafe in Johor is their feature of exotic animals like wallabies, marmots, skunks and many more! This animal cafe truly cares and prioritizes the well-being of the exotic pets so fret not because our fluffy friends are being well taken care of here!

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Address: No 60, Jalan Intan, Kim Teng Park, 80250 Johor Bahru
Operating Hours: 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM (Closed on Tuesday)
Status: Muslim-Friendly
Social Media: Facebook

8. Drop Off Cafe Industry

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If you’re looking for a good hole-in-the-wall for the best cafe in Johor, Drop Off Cafe Industry is the place to go. They serve up some of the best, variety of coffee and known for their authentic local dishes with a twist! Their all-time favorite Lemak Cili Api Daging Salai is worth to try. Besides, this cafe is famous among local celebrities and a hot spot for youth events and gigs!

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Address: Lot 2928, Jalan Kempas Baru, 81200, Johor Bahru
Operating Hours: 6 PM – 1 AM (Closed Tuesday)
Status: Halal
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

9. Jenna Rose Boutique Cafe

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Jenna Rose cafe is not just a cafe in Johor, but it is combined with a boutique. The lady boss is a fashion designer herself, every piece that is sold in this boutique is designed by her which makes them one of a kind. Their beverage menu mainly serves coffee, tea, and chocolate drinks whilst their signature cakes are Black Sesame Matcha Mille Crepe and Flaming Cheesecake. There are also various types of toast served warm with ice-cream and some fruits on top, definitely a dessert that you should not miss out on!

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Address: 2-20, Ground Floor, Kampung Tengah, Jalan Sungai Abong, Muar
Operating Hours: 1 PM – 11 PM (Sunday – Thursday); 1 PM – 12 AM (Friday – Saturday)
Status: No Pork No Alchohol
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

10. Sorella Cafe

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Sorella Cafe that located at Bukit Indah lets you indulge your tastebuds in sandwiches, Belgium waffles, cakes, coffee, and tea. Breakfast here can be customized to suit your cravings on any day! When you come here with your kids and might be worried about them running around? Do not worry! This cafe in Johor has a small play area as well as reading material to keep your kids company.

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Address: 48, Jalan Indah 28/1, Taman Bukit Indah 2, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 9 AM – 10 PM (Sunday – Thursday); 9 AM – 11 PM (Friday – Saturday) (Closed on Monday)
Status: No Pork & Halal Supplied
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

11. Bloom By Mokmok

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Bloom by Mok Mok is a cafe serving up fusion food from rice bowls, burgers and a variety of desserts on their menu. Their signature and most popular Soufflé Pancake and Egg Puffle are absolutely a must order when you’re here. The ambiance alone is almost enough for many to make the trip here, with dried flowers hanging off the ceiling. Give such a romantic vibe for evening wind-down with your loved ones.

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Address: 87, Jalan Mutiara Emas 2A, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 12 PM – 11:30 PM (Opens Every day)
Status: No Pork No Lard
Social Media: Facebook

12. Mrs Who

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Our next spot is an alluring Mrs Who cafe in Johor. In other words, the ambiance of the cafe is as posh as the food presentation. They serve a variety of great coffee, latte art, and other refreshing drinks for your halal cafe-hopping adventure. Their favorite menus among the customer are Curried Ramen Bowl, Black Charcoal waffle, and Mac and Cheese Balls. Not to be forgotten is their new menu, the 3 Tier Savory & Sweet Afternoon Tea Treat for 2 people to share!

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Address: Jalan Storey, Bukit Senyum 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 12 PM – 9 PM (Tue – Thu); 2 PM – 10 PM (Fri); 10 AM – 10 PM (Sat); 10 AM – 9 PM (Sun) (Closed on Monday)
Status: Muslim-Owned
Social Media: Instagram, WebsiteFacebook

13. Openwork

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Next up for our list is this wide-open space and a fusion menu concept at Openwork. By far, it is the only gyoza and coffee combo joint in the city. The cafe features clean lines and rustic furniture giving a calm and cozy ambiance for the customers. Perhaps if you have an afternoon in JB to spare, make your way here for some great coffee and gyoza!

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Address: 236, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak 1/1, Wadi Hana, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 11 AM – 9 PM (Opens Every day)
Status: Non-Halal
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

14. Sweet Blossom Coffee Roasters

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Here in Sweet Blossom Coffee Roasters, they’re not just serving cakes but they’re famous with really good coffee. Most customers recommend the hot coffees and ice latte and they go best with 3D latte art. Imagine foamy creatures bobbling just at the brim of the cups! A cafe in Johor that’s perfect not just for a step-up on your Instagram feed but also gives you a great experience with coffee!

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Address: 28, Jalan Maju, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 8 AM – 6 PM (Closed on Thursday)
Status: Muslim-Friendly
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

15. Rowan & Parsley Food Atelier

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Rowan & Parsley Food Atelier, a place for quiet and tasty food. You will be surprised to discover is a sanctuary in the industrial area. The tall cast-iron gates at the entrance make customers feel as though they have stepped into a secret garden. This cafe serves a variety of fusion menu and absolutely mouth-watering desserts. Rowan & Parsley is not just an ordinary cafe but this place is always fully booked for special occasions like birthdays and weddings. Such a dreamy vibe for closed friends and family.

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Address: 17, Jalan Cenderai 20, Taman Perindustrian Kota Puteri, 81750 Masai, Johor
Operating Hours: 11 AM – 11 PM (Closed on Monday)
Status: Non-Halal
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

16. SHAKA by Poké Twins

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Poke bowls are something some people love when they feel like eating clean. Moreover, each Poke bowl contains nutritious and taste really yummy! SHAKA by Poké Twins is a famous poke bowl stop that brings Hawaiian vibes in Johor. You can build your own Poke Bowl from the base, choices of sauces, choices of sides, toppings to your choice of protein. There is also an additional menu whereby they put together a few combinations that they think are quite nice, so you can order from there if you’re not 100% sure about what you want to order!

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Address: 155, Jalan Beringin, Taman Melodies, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 10 PM (Closed on Monday)
Status: Using Halal Ingredients
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

17. Merah Kitchen & Bar

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Merah Kitchen & Bar is a stylish and vintage-style eatery offering chill vibe, Pan-Asian inspired dishes & unique beverages. Situated in the heart of JB town, it’s an easy spot to find because it’s very near to ‘Bazaar Karat JB’. Absolutely family and kids friendly!

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Address: 17, Jalan Ibrahim, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 11:30 AM – 11 PM (Sunday – Wed); 11:30 AM – 2 AM (Thursday – Sat) (Closed on Monday)
Status: No Pork No Lard
Social Media: Facebook

18. Canteen 78

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Inspired by Taiwanese cuisine, Canteen 78 serves up dishes like braised pork rice, chicken rice topped with raw egg, and fried chicken cutlet. With bare brick walls, curious gaps in the walls and an uncertain location, Canteen 78 is a hole-in-the-wall cafe. Moreover, the entire set has a unique unpolished vibe, with interesting trinkets and artwork around.

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Address: 78, Jalan Dedap 4, Johor Jaya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 11:30 AM – 8 PM (Tuesday – Thursday); 11:30 AM – 9 PM (Friday – Sunday) (Closed on Monday)
Status: Non-Halal
Social Media: InstagramFacebook

19. The Cheese Lab

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Everybody loves cheese, here in The Cheese Lab, we can’t resist saying no to their Cheesecake! With a wobbly half-baked inside made of rich cream cheese, contrasted against a bitter-sweet caramelized crust, this dessert is quite unlike your everyday cheesecake. Besides, you’ll also get to choose from 8 different flavors, including Chocolate, Charcoal, and Creme Brulee. Mash-up your tastebuds and order them all!

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Address: 39, Jalan Austin Heights 8/5, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 2 PM – 10 PM (Opens Every day)
Status: Muslim-friendly
Social Media: Instagram

20. Grumpy Goat & Friends

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Home to one of the best multi-cuisine places cafe in Johor, Grumpy Goat & Friends offers a break from the usual fusion menu by serving Western and Modern Asian dishes with a twist. Most customers agree that Meltique Beef Sirloin, Nyonya Style Spaghetti with Marinated Chicken Fillet, and Devil’s Chicken Wing are must-try dishes here. All the menu items are packed full of flavors!

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Address: 6C, C1-02, Jalan Suria, Bandar Seri Alam, Gravity Green, 81750 Masai, Johor
Operating Hours: 11:30 AM – 10 PM (Opens Every day)
Status: No Pork No Lard
Social Media: Instagram

With that, we’ve come to an end of our list of the 20 Best Cafes In Johor You Should Visit in 2020 that all foodies must not miss out. Let us know which one above is your favorite or perhaps you prefer us to update the list, then leave us a comment! In the meantime, we hope this list is a useful addition to your food adventure around Johor. Happy New Year again from Johor Foodie! See you soon!

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