Head in a whirl from the multitude of Lok Lok options available in JB? Look no further. Here are nine Lok Lok eateries in the city you won’t regret.
As restrictions relax even further, the latest news update tells us that inbound travelers to Malaysia will no longer have to fill in their Traveller’s Card on the MySejahtera app from 1st August 2022 onwards. As the long weekend approaches, you can only imagine the queues you’ll stumble in on at Woodlands Checkpoint. A hot spot for Singaporeans looking to get away, JB has been a haven for those on the hunt for good Lok Lok – one of the most craved grub by locals and tourists alike. Boiled in steaming hot broth, deep-fried, or grilled on a hot plate, these skewers come in a vast variety of vegetables, meat, and steamboat ingredients that will get you feeling spoiled for choice. If you’re planning to spend this National Day weekend in the bustling city of JB, this guide’s for you!
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1. KK LokLok
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Known as one of the most popular food trucks in JB, KK Lok Lok makes the phrase “Last piece!” famous last words. Don’t be surprised when your eyes meet the never-ending rows of colorful ingredients spread over reflective tables. After all, this is the biggest Lok Lok eatery in the city with the widest variety. Whether you choose to barbeque, deep-fry, or boil your items of choice, your tastebuds will be thoroughly impressed one way or another.
Opening Hours: Mondays, 5 PM to 4:30 AM. Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 12:PM to 4:30 AM. Wednesdays to Thursdays, 5 PM to 11 PM. Sundays, 12 PM to 11 PM.
Address: 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about KK LokLok – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
2. 发哥渌渌 Fa Ge Lok Lok
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Conveniently located outside KSL Mall, Fa Ge Lok Lok is the perfect place to rest your tired feet and treat yourself after a gratifying day of shopping. A late-night supper hot spot for locals in the vicinity, this eatery is never dull. You would think that a place specializing in Lok Lok would be famous for its savory, tender meats. But the star of this show lies in its signature chili crab mantou. Drizzled in sweet chili crab sauce with a hint of spice, this mantou is deep-friend and crispy on the outside, while remaining soft and fluffy on the inside. It’s like chewing on a cloud with a crunch.
Opening Hours: Tuesdays to Sundays, 7:30 PM to 3 AM. Closed on Mondays.
Address: Jln Sri Pelangi 3, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about Fa Ge Lok Lok – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
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This Lok Lok cafe emits Instagram-worthy vibes with its adorable animal wall murals and aesthetic bubble tea packages. Crowd favorites include hot dogs, fishcakes, and prawns. If you’re looking to balance out the savory with the sweet, Supertea is sure to hit the spot. Grab a cup of bubble milk tea or chow down on some ice cream and waffles! There’s always room for dessert.
Opening Hours: Wednesdays to Mondays, 6 PM to 12 AM. Closed on Tuesdays.
Address: 27, Jalan Austin Heights 8/5, Taman Austin Heights, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about Supertea – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
4. Mr. Lok Lok
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Serving a mix of halal and non-halal ingredients, Mr. Lok Lok has a reputation amongst the locals for its wide range of cuisines and budget-friendly prices. Not only does it sell bubble tea and coffee, but it’s also known for its fiery Tom Yum Oden – a must-try for those looking for a kick!
Opening Hours: Mondays to Thursdays, 4 PM to 12 AM. Fridays to Sundays, 3 PM to 12 AM.
Address: 99, Jln Lembah 18, Bandar Baru Seri Alam, 81750 Masai, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about Mr Lok Lok – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
5. 大成渌渌 Da Cheng Lok Lok
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An ideal supper location, Da Cheng Lok Lok serves a good assortment of skewers for those looking to satisfy their late-night cravings. Pair that with a piping hot bowl of ramen on a cold rainy day and you’ll find yourself in perfect bliss. Nothing beats going to bed all snuggly and warm with a full belly on a cold night.
Opening Hours: Tuesdays and Sundays, 7:30 PM to 12:30 AM. Mondays, Wednesdays to Saturdays, 7:30 PM to 1:30 AM
Address: 23, Jalan Mutiara 1/9, Taman Mutiara Mas, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about Da Cheng Lok Lok – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
6. 火辣辣禄禄 Hot Hot Spicy Lok Lok
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You can tell you’ve found Hot Hot Spicy Lok Lok when you spot its signature bright orange food truck. Parked on the corner of Jalan Gaya 1, this Lok Lok food truck may look tiny, but its spread is as impressive as any other. One signature item you can’t afford to miss out on is their cheese bread. Deep-fried till it’s golden brown and crispy on the outside, this cheese bread oozes warm and gooey cheese that will melt your tongue and leave you wanting more.
Opening Hours: Daily, 6 PM to 1 AM
Address: Jalan Gaya 1, Taman Gaya 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about Hot Hot Spicy Lok – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
7. 串哥哥 Bro Lok Lok
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A mobile caterer along the busy roadside of JB, Bro Lok Lok presents starving customers with a broad selection which is then boiled or fried according to their choosing. The grilled slipper lobster skewer in particular is widely raved about for its bouncy, fresh meat, strong spice flavors, and reasonable prices. An integral must-have for shellfish lovers.
Opening Hours: Sundays to Thursdays, 7:30 PM to 1:30 AM. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM to 2 AM.
Address: 41, Jalan Mutiara Emas 2A, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about Bro Lok Lok – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
8. 大排档 Restoran Sing Lok Lok Steamboat
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A local favorite, Restoran Sing is the most patronized Lok Lok restaurant in the city. Boasting an impressive number of skewers – 80 to be precise – the eatery’s four specialty sauces are a hit, with the spicy chili sauce being the crowd favorite. Top off your meal with some hot Lala Clam Soup to cleanse your palette and end your feast with a gingery, garlicky bang.
Opening Hours: Daily, 12 PM to 1 AM
Address: No. 34 & 36, Jln Permas 10/6, Permas Jaya, 81750 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about Restoran Sing Lok Lok Steamboat – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
9. Lok Lok Lek Luh
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This Lok Lok stall was established by The Craving Cafe – a Western-Asian fusion cafe. Living up to its name, it certainly delivers and fulfills our craves of a good Lok Lok. Imagine pairing skewers of deep-fried fish cakes, lobster meatballs, fried chicken, and udang with Nasi Lemak or one of The Craving Cafe’s signature pastas. Truly delectable.
Opening Hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 5 PM to 11 PM. Closed on Sundays.
Address: 33, Jalan Kenangan, Kampung Melayu Majidee, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Find out more about Lok Lok Lek Luh – one of the best Lok Lok spots in JB.
Comfort Food Never Tasted So Good At The Best Lok Lok Spots In JB
Now that you know where all the best Lok Lok spots in JB are, you’re ready for a trip down to Johor to satisfy those cravings. Whether it’s planning your trip, going all out on a shopping spree, or paying for your skewers, don’t forget to check out with your YouTrip card to make full use of our Wholesale Exchange Rates and skip those pesky bank fees.
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