Johor Bahru is blessed with a few dim sum shops serving restaurant quality dim sum at kopitiam (coffee shop) prices.
These are my JB dim sum top picks after eating and writing about JB food for five years.
New kid on the block but very impressive and this is just the beginning. Opened by former Tim Ho Wan chefs.
Restaurant name: Dim Dim Sum 興發點心茶樓
Address: 17, Jalan Pendekar 16, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Johor Bahru
GPS: 1°30'49.2"N 103°39'20.7"E 1.513676, 103.655750
Tel: 018 771 4862 (Jonathan) | 011 1090 0778 (阿聞)
Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm (Mondays off)
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Old school kopitiam style and the most popular in JB now.
Restaurant name: Restoran Gim Cheng 锦成茶楼
Address: 2 Jalan Sagu 36, Taman Daya, Johor Bahru
GPS: 1.549307,103.76485 / 1°32'57.5"N 103°45'53.5"E
Tel: +607 351 7898
Hours: 7:00am to 1:00pm (Closed on Weds)
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The best Halal dim sum in JB now.
Restaurant name: Xin Shan Long 新山龙 (in Le Grandeur Palm Resort)
Address: Jalan Persiaran Golf, off Jalan Jumbo, Johor Bahru (near Senai Airport)
GPS: 1.650792,103.657425 / 1°39'02.9"N 103°39'26.7"E
Hours: 11:30am to 2:30pm Tues - Sun
Tel: +607 599 6000 Ext 8607
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The nearest dim sum shop from the JB CIQ in the Top 5 (just steps from Plaza Pelangi).
Restaurant name: Restoran Kak Kak 佳佳点心茶楼
Address: No. 9, Jalan Maju, Taman Maju, Johor Bahru 報紙街
GPS: 1.480711, 103.765531 / 1°28'50.6"N 103°45'55.9"E
Hours: 5:00am to 12:00 noon (closed on Tues)
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Top notch dim sum in a coffee shop. Owner chef was from Lei Garden in Singapore.
Restaurant name: YamCha Hong Kong DimSum 饮茶港式点心
Address: 4 Jalan Seri Orkid 31, Taman Seri Orkid, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
GPS: 1°30'32.0"N 103°38'14.8"E | 1.508879, 103.637458
Tel: +60 17-772 7907
Hours: 7:30am to 5:00pm
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There are many more good dim sum places in Johor Bahru which you may like to try 👈 click (some of the older posts need updating).
There are many more dim sum shops I need to try in Johor. If you have any favourites which I have missed, please help me by sharing it in the comments.
Let's yum cha!
Date: 22 Dec 2016
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