Located along the food street of Jalan Dhobby at the heart of Johor Bahru downtown, Restoran Hua Mui is one of the must-visit places for those who crave authentic Malaysian-Chinese dishes. It is an old-fashioned coffee shop rumoured to be the origin of the authentic Hainanese chicken chop.
Restoran Hua Mui, which has been established since 1946, has become quite a popular destination for local tourists and neighbouring tourists from Singapore probably due to its historic looks. Besides the food, this place also gives out a nostalgic vibe with its old school and worn-out looks that made it photogenic. From its squeaky stairs to its classic floor tiles, this coffee shop may be one of its kinds that still preserved until today.
Among the JB locals, the restaurant is also among the top picks of places to have breakfast and lunch as it offers quality food with reasonable price. They can eat chicken chop as early as 8:30 am and not forgetting to mention free Wifi is also available here.
The place opens as early as 8:30 am with already queuing customers from locals to tourists. Offering a wide-ranging menu that encompasses both Western as well as local Kopitiam-style dishes, Hua Mui Restaurant focused its speciality on their authentic dishes which are Hainanese chicken chop and salted egg yolk chicken chop. Served with homemade gravy and wedges, the Hainanese chicken chop cost only RM 15.90 per serving.
Below is the information and address to Restoran Hua Mui if you want to personally experience the nostalgic environment and have a taste of their special Hainanese chicken chop:
Restoran Hua Mui, 131, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Tel: +60 11-3505 8916
Mon to Sat: 8.30am – 6pm (Closed on Sundays)