Thinking of travelling to JB over the Good Friday 2023 long weekend to get your Raya baju or kueh? Why not get your iftar fix too? These buffets are all within the budget of $50 to get you your money’s and tummy’s worth! We’ve rounded up the 10 best Ramadan buffets in JB this Ramadan 2023. However, note that some places need a reservation before visiting.
1. Holiday Inn Express
If you're in a rush and are considering a nearby place to have iftar, consider Holiday Inn Express. Just seven minutes away from the causeway, Holiday Inn Express provides a Selera Timur Tengah Ramadan buffet, one of the best buffets you can get on a budget from 24th March 2023 - 20th April 2023.
If you’re searching for the best middle eastern food, the buffet will fix your cravings immediately. From Kebabs to desserts like Umm Ali, it covers a range of buffet items you would not want to miss. A must-try would be their Asam Pedas Claypot!
Opening hours: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM daily, from 24th March 2023 – 20th April 2023
Prices: RM 98 (adult); RM 78 (child & senior citizen)
Address: The Great Room, Holiday Inn Express Johor Bahru, Lot 512 Jalan Syed Mohd Mufti 80000 Johor Bahru Johor
Contact: +60 7-218 3333
2. Impiana Hotel Senai
With the theme ‘Rempah Ratus’(100 spices), look forward to various Malay dishes at Impiana Hotel Senaifrom 25th March 2023 – 20th April 2023!
From mains to desserts, you are in for a treat! Some featured dishes include Satay, Laksa Johor, Ayam Pasu, Bubur Lambuk, Roasted Lamb and more! If it could not be sweeter, Impiana Hotel Senai even has lucky draws for you to participate in when you go for the buffet.
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Opening hours: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM daily, from 25th March 2023 – 20th April 2023
Address: The Tiffin, Impiana Hotel Senai, Johor
Contact: +60 07-595 8898, +60 06-713 4590
Prices: Price: RM 98 (adult); RM 45 (child)
3. Amansari Residence Resort
Named Cita Rasa Ramadan, you are sure to fall in love with more than 100 dishes at Amansari Residence Resort’s Ramadan buffet held from 27th March 2023 – 20th April 2023.
Some of the buffet highlights includes Pulut Kuning paired with Rendang and curry, and Roasted Lamb. The hotel also offers stay-over deals, including iftar and sahur packages. What a steal! This may be a sign for you to treat yourself nicely this long weekend/
4. Restoran Bara Stulang Jb
Craving for prawns? This seafood restaurant is perfect and very popular among diners! In fact, Restoran Bara Stulang JB’s recent weekend was fully booked!
The restaurant offers a seafood buffet and seven different types of drinks, taking quenching your thirst to a whole new level. Some must-try includes Ikan Pari Bakar and Siput Oyster sauce! They also have non-seafood items like Ayam Mesak Merah and Kuih-muih to finish your meal on a sweet note!
P.S. The restaurant also has a booth at Angsana where they have reportedly sold more than 100 Ikan Bakar in a day! ?
Opening hours: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM, from 27th March 2023 – 20th April 2023
Address: Bara Ikan Bakar, 57, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, Taman Stulang Laut, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: 014 - 722 4205,, 017 - 755 2049
Price: RM 59.90 (adult); RM 39.90 (child)
5.True Arabian Ramadan Buffet by Zaituna Restaurant
Located at Johor Bahru International Convention Centre, the true essence of Arabian food is found at this Ramadan buffet with a unique layout!
At RM59.59, Zaituna Restaurant offers 55 dishes, some of which include Nasi Arab, Kebab and Sherwarma! If you have a sweet tooth, look forward to desserts such as Baklava and Kunafa. There is also a prayer spot available in the restaurant.
HHWT tip: The restaurant also offers a free 1 pax if you dine with 10 other people!
Opening hours: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, from 25th March 2023 – 21st April 2023
Address: 27 Jalan Glasiar, Taman Tasek, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Contact: +60 7-213 3577
Price: RM 79 (adult); RM 39 (child)
6. Amari Johor Bahru
Looking for Thai food? Amari Johor Bahru offers you just that and more! Titled Gurindam Asia, the buffet features Thai Street, Malaysian and other Asian cuisines! The restaurant also has a live band every night.
Some dishes include Roasted Lamb, Popiah Sayur, Chicken Murtabak and even Ondeh-Ondeh! Just 10 minutes from the checkpoint, you will surely have a delicious feast in a comfortable setting!
Opening hours: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM, from 24th March - 20th April 2023
Address: Amari Johor Bahru, 82C, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact: +60 7-266 8888
Price: RM 178 (adult); RM 88 (child)
7. GBW Hotel
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With the theme, ‘?????? ??????? ???????’, GBW hotel offers the best at an affordable price. There is an ongoing promotion where one diner gets to dine for free if you have a group of 9!
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They have a wide variety of local cuisine as well as international. Some dishes include Satay, Nasi Arab, Lamb with 33 herbs, and sambal udang. GBW offers all from grills to desserts, settling all your cravings!
Opening hours: 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM, from 23rd March - 21st April 2023, Monday - Thursdays
Address: 9R, Jalan Bukit Meldrum, Johor Bahru, 80300, Malaysia
Contact: +6016 710 0048
Price: RM 98 (adult); RM 48 (child)
8. Grand Paragon Buffet
Titled Warna-Warni, The Grand Paragagon buffet offers a Ramadan buffet experience too! Other than their enticing promotion like booking for 5 and getting 1 free, they also offer a wide variety of food from rice from 7 different continents, some of which include Nasi Kerabu and turmeric! Delicious!
They also offer marinated salad, Kebabs, Kway Teow Goreng and more!
Opening hours: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, from 24th March - 21st April 2023
Address: Grand Paragon Hotel, Johor Bahru, 18 Jalan Harimau Taman Century 80250 Johor Bahru Johor
Contact: +607-2685222 / 5255
Price: RM 148 (adult); RM 98 (child)
9. Sunway Hotel Big Box - Pendas cafe
‘Juadah Big Box’ is the buffet offered by Pendas Cafe at Sunway Hotel Big Box. The restaurant focuses on traditional Malay kampong styles dishes. Juadah Big Box has over 100 dishes you can feast on with your family and friends over the long holiday! And for durian lovers, you might want to read on!
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Some of the restaurant's main highlights include a whole grilled lamb, satay grilled on the spot and BASKIN ROBBINS ICE CREAM! For durian lovers, you can get fresh durian from 8 pm onwards! Sounds like a sweet, sweet deal. On top of that, the restaurant also has daily live performances from Cherlike Acoustics!
Opening hours: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, from 25th March - 20th April 2023
Address: Persiaran Medini 5, G-05, Ground Floor, Sunway BigBoxVillage 79250 Iskandar Puteri Johore
Contact: +607 533 6688
Price: RM 138 (adult); RM 69 (child)
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10. Citarasa Warisan Kampung
Ever wanted to dine with Diva AA and Ayai Illusi? Well, now is your chance! Citarasa Warisan Kampung offers a Saturday Special Celebrity of the Week at their Ramadan buffet, just in time for your weekend trip to JB!
*Do note that the pricing of the celebrity weekend would be different.
The restaurant offers over 200 dishes, including Assam Pedas Ikan Pari, Kari Kambing Dalcha, and Nasi Ulam! As for durian lovers, it's durian heaven with desserts and dishes like fresh durian, durian tempura and more! Do note this restaurant requires a 3-day advance booking.
Opening hours: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM, from 23rd March - 20th April 2023
Address: Jalan Sungai Chat 80100 Johor Bahru Johore
Contact: +607 533 6688
Price: RM 148 (adult); RM 85 (child) [Normal]
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That’s the roundup of the 10 Ramadan Buffets In JB Under $50 For Your Long Weekend Treat! Let us know if we've missed out on any buffet restaurant that you love!
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