15 Best Restaurant for Reunion Dinner In Johor Bahru This CNY 2024

Embrace the spirit of togetherness this Chinese New Year 2024 in Johor Bahru with our guide to the 15 best restaurants for reunion dinner. From traditional favorites to modern delights, these dining destinations offer a perfect blend of delectable cuisines and festive ambiance, creating an ideal setting for cherished moments and joyous celebrations with loved ones.

1. Dragon-i Peking Duck Restaurant @ Johor Bahru City Square

Dragon-I Peking Duck features Szechuan, Huaiyang, Hangbang, Shanghainese dim sum, and Chinese regional cuisines in addition to its focus on Northern Chinese cuisine. Each dish served here is a culinary masterpiece, created with the finest ingredients, genuine flavors, and an abundance of love. Dragon-i employs the best quality duck, which is roasted to crispy perfection with bronze, crispy skin and delicate, delicious meat. This is especially true for their original Peking Duck, which has been famous since the imperial dynasty. The rich flavor of the meat is authentically savored thanks to the smokey scent infusing the juicy meat.

Address: City Square, Lot No. J3-36 Level 3 106-108 Johor Bahru, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, 80000 Johor Bahru

Contact: 07-222 1288

Opening Hours:  Monday – Thursday: 11 am–2:30 pm, 5–9:30 pm; Friday – Sunday: 11 am–9:30 pm

2. Restaurant Pekin

Restaurant Pekin stands out for its exceptional offerings, with the steam soon hock being a highlight for its incredibly fresh fish. The must-try roast pig is delicious, but it’s advisable to order in advance due to its popularity. While the food maintains its standard over the years, the service has been criticized for being disengaged and inattentive. For a delightful Chinese New Year celebration, patrons can indulge in the recommended dishes, including the flavorful duck and a unique vegetarian rice dish with crunchy fried bits. The staff, known for being nice and helpful, enhances the overall dining experience.

Address: 38, Jalan Baldu 5, Taman Sentosa, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 07-333 2928

Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am–10:30 pm

3. Kuroma Buffet & Dining

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Indulge in a gastronomic delight at Kuroma, Johor’s FIRST premium Japanese buffet. Immerse yourself in a dining experience like no other, where freshness takes center stage with air-flown seafood that tantalizes your taste buds. Kuroma Buffet & Dining beckons you to savor the finest Japanese cuisine in an ambiance that combines luxury and culinary excellence.

Address: TD Central, 3, Jalan Sagu 21, Taman Daya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 019-773 0754

Opening Hours: Monday -Thursday: 5:30 – 10pm; Friday – Sunday:12–2 pm, 5:30–10 pm

4. Souper Tang

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From the start, our Little Chef Master Tang has been making flavorful, nutritious herbal soups. The little Soup Master has developed into a well-rounded, nutritious chef thanks to her use of herbs. We at Souper Tang are aware of the demands that come with living a current, contemporary lifestyle. Work has a physical cost since long hours and stress wear people out. Because of this, we have created soups that are not only delicious but also help to heal and rebalance the body. Soups are nourishing for vigor and life in our hectic lives.

Address: level 4, Paradigm Mall, Skudai Hwy, Taman Bukit Mewah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: +607 232 3165

Opening Hours: Daily: 10 am–10 pm


The restaurant Chuanxiang Tribe specializes on serving traditional Sichuan food, as well as a variety of traditional appetizers and individual hotpots. Saliva chicken, cold beef with cold, preserved eggs cold, and husband and wife lung slices are some of the cold foods we suggest. Specialty grilled fish is among the suggested seafood and fish. Huayiannhua, boiled fish, fish head with chopped pepper, and secret crayfish.

Address: LOT 8-10,GROUND FLOOR,BLOCK F, Plaza Sentosa, Jalan Sutera, Taman Sentosa, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 011-7022 2235

Opening Hours: Wednesday – Monday: 11 am–11 pm; Tuesday: 4pm-11pm

6. Canton-i Restaurant @ Johor Bahru City Square

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Canton-i serves the most authentic Cantonese dishes, including dim sum, congee, and home-style dishes, in Hong Kong’s mainstream culinary style. They pride themselves on using high-quality ingredients.” Savor every bite’s flavor, aroma, and texture!

Address: No, J3-05, Level, Lot, 3, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru

Contact: 07-222 6888

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 11 am–3 pm, 5–10 pm; Saturday – Sunday: 11am – 10pm

7. Cafe BLD at Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel

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Start the festivities with a delicious Chinese New Year Buffet at Cafe BLD and bask in the festivities of the Chinese New Year of the Dragon with auspicious goodies for your celebrations.

Address: 2, Jalan Permas 11, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 07-381 3322

Opening Hours: Daily: 6 am–10 pm

8. Makan Kitchen @ Doubletree by Hilton

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Makan Kitchen, the DoubleTree by Hilton Johor Bahru’s all-day dining establishment, serves breakfast, lunch, and supper every day. Makan Kitchen, which serves well-known local specialties cooked in front of you and has interior decor influenced by the region, is a must-visit for tourists looking to sample some of Malaysia’s best dining. We feature a juice bar and exciting live cooking stations to highlight our delectable food and drinks. There are additional alternatives for private meals.

Address: 12, Jalan Ngee Heng, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 07-268 6868

Opening Hours: Daily: 6:30 am–10 pm

9. Thistle Johor Bahru

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Bring in the Year of the Dragon with a triumphant celebration of wealth and achievement! With our spread of traditional Chinese New Year favorites and global delicacies, get ready for an amazing celebration. Take advantage of our alluring early bird offer before February 6, 2024.

Address: Jalan Sungai Chat, Sri Gelam, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 07-267 8999

Opening Hours: 

  • Buffet Breakfast (Daily) : 6:30am – 10:30am
  • Buffet Lunch (Daily) : 12:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Buffet Dinner (Friday & Saturday) : 6:30pm – 10:00pm



Celebrate the upcoming Year of the Dragon with an abundance of delicious flavors at Causeway, located at St. Giles Southkey Johor Bahru. Join the “Huat” All the Way Oriental Reunion Buffet Dinner on February 9, 10 & 11, 2024, from 6.30 PM to 10 PM, priced at RM168nett per adult. For a delightful midday feast, experience the “Double ‘Ong’ Double Prosperity Buffet Lunch” on February 10 & 11, 2024, from 12 PM to 3 PM, priced at RM128nett per adult. Indulge in the “Chinese New Year Set Menu,” available throughout February, with options like Longevity, Happiness, and Harmonious, starting from RM1288+ per table of 10. Book by January 22, 2024, to enjoy a 20% discount on these festive feasts.

Address: Mid Valley Southkey, 1, Persiaran Southkey 1, Kota Southkey, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 07-336 8888

Opening Hours: Daily: 6:30 am–3 pm, 6–10:30 pm

11. Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant

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The Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant is renowned as the greatest Chinese restaurant in the Skudai and Pulai (Johor Bahru, JB) area and is housed within the Pulai Springs Resort in Skudai, Johor Bahru. The eatery offers reasonably priced Szechuan Chinese food. Szechuan Hot & Sour Soup, Camphor Tea Smoked Duck, Wasabi Prawn, Muaji, Oni, and other specialties are among the menu items. Honors and Commendations Awarded to Qing Palace Chinese Restaurant 1. Winner: From 1999 to 2017, Malaysia Tatler named this Chinese restaurant one of the best in the country. 2. Johor Tourism’s 2012 Johor Tourism Awards Best Chinese Restaurant winner 3. Chinese restaurant receives Top Choice Award

Address: Pulai Springs Resort, Johor Bahru (Resort Hotel), 20km, Jalan Pontian Lama, 81110 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 07-521 2121

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 12–3 pm, 6:30–10:30 pm; Saturday – Sunday: 12–3 pm, 6–10:30 pm

12. 一锅天下 Yi Guo Tian Xia Vegetarian Hot Pot

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Embark on a delectable journey at 一锅天下 (Yi Guo Tian Xia) Vegetarian Hot Pot, where a fully vegetarian buffet awaits with an array of steamboat and cooked delights. Enjoy the reasonable pricing, with special considerations for kids. The ambiance is clean and pleasant, making it an ideal spot for various occasions. Standout offerings include their thunder tea (lei cha) option for steamboat soup, adding a unique twist to your dining experience. Dive into a diverse selection of vegetarian ingredients, vegetables, snacks, and sauces, creating a delightful self-service experience. 

Address: 13, Jalan Pendekar 16, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah Skudai, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 017-708 6160

Opening Hours: Daily: 11 am–10 pm; Closed on Monday

13. Tasixi Hong Kong Dim Sum - Taman Perling

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Cooking, according to some, is a special outcome of heat and time. MR. Chong Chee Peng, a sous chef with extensive knowledge in western cooking. After meeting a chef from Hong Kong, he became passionate in Chinese cuisine, which he learned during a cooking event. He started his journey to discover food from that point on. When Ta Si Xi was established in 1995, its menu initially consisted of typical Hong Kong dim sum. 2015 will see Ta Si Xi go through yet another significant transformation. This time, we offer two distinct operating modes: morning dim sum and afternoon and evening classic Hong Kong food. Our signature dish is a combination of western and Chinese flavors. This amalgamation of creativity will undoubtedly

Address: 11, Jalan Camar 1/3, Taman Perling, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 013-771 7993

Opening Hours: Daily: 6:30 am–4 pm

14. Grand Bayview Seafood Restaurant

Indulge in a delightful seafood experience at Grand Bayview Seafood Restaurant, where the offerings are known for their excellent value. While the chili crab might not be everyone’s favorite, the freshness of the ingredients shines through. Standout dishes include the delectable garlic prawns and the flavorful fried fish. The attentive service staff ensures a pleasant dining experience, with orders typically served within 10-15 minutes. The restaurant provides a lovely atmosphere, making it perfect for family dinners, especially when you can catch the sunset.

Address: Lot PTD 21349, Batu 3 1/2, Skudai Hwy, Danga Bay, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor

Contact: 07-226 1688

Opening Hours: Daily: 11:30 am–11 pm

15. Jing Hoe Mei 蒸好味 @ Bukit Indah

Experience the freshness of Steamed Song Fish Head and delightful homecooked dishes at Jing Hoe Mei in Bukit Indah. This establishment prides itself on serving daily fare that is both fresh and affordable. Whether you’re a seafood enthusiast or enjoy heartwarming homecooked meals, Jing Hoe Mei promises a satisfying dining experience. 

Address: No. 0118, Level 1, Indah Walk, 3, Jalan Indah 15, Bukit Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor

Opening Hours: Daily: 11:30 am–9:30 pm

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