6 Halal Japanese Restaurants In Johor For Your Next Foodie Adventure

6 Halal Japanese Restaurants In Johor For Your Next Foodie Adventure


Cheng Sim •  Sep 21, 2022

If the rules for travel to Japan now confuse you more than ever, cure those travel blues by savouring halal Japanese restaurants right across the border!

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1. Sushi King

Starting our list of halal Japanese restaurants in Johor is Sushi King, the oldest and the first sushi conveyor belt sushi chain in Malaysia. Sushi King has been around since 1995 and is widely known for serving halal-certified sushi, which includes a variety of Nigiri, Maki, Sashimi and other types of Japanese cuisine at affordable prices. Besides selecting your sushi straight off the conveyor, order some main dishes, including lunch sets and ramen, off their menu ? Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Click here for all opening hoursAddress: Click here for all outlet locationsWebsite | Facebook | Instagram

2. Nippon Sushi

Another halal Japanese restaurant in Johor to try next is Nippon Sushi, a Muslim-owned and halal-certified Japanese restaurant with several franchises across Malaysia. One of the unique features of Nippon Sushi is the conveyor belt sushi, and any ala carte menu items ordered will be delivered to your table via a little robotic train! Each dish is made using fresh ingredients and you're going to enjoy savouring fire spider roll, wagyu karubi, and tempura moriawase. Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Click here for all opening hoursAddress: Click here for all outlet locationsWebsite | Facebook | Instagram

3. Sukiya Tokyo Bowls & Noodles

The next time you're craving for yakiniku don, ramen or Japanese curry rice, Sukiya is where you should go! Perfect for family meals or group get-togethers, this halal Japanese restaurant in Johor knows how to take their yakiniku don and chicken don to the next level, so don't be surprised to see menu items like volcano chili yakiniku don and double chicken katsu toji don ? Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Click here for all opening hoursAddress: Click here for all outlet locationsWebsite | Facebook | Instagram

4. Awagyu

Imagine digging into premium A5 wagyu beef, yakiniku, shabu-shabu and more (all flown straight from Tokushima, Japan by the way!) right across the border - sounds good doesn't it? ? Plus, prices start from RM100, which truly is affordable for such premium meat! With live teppanyaki stations, plus old-style Japanese decor all over the store, it'll definitely feel like as if you're in Japan! We recommend calling to book a reservation prior to your visit or do it online, as the place gets full all the time!

Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: 12pm-2.30pm, 5.30pm-9.30pm Address: 25c, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Taman Abad, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Contact: +60 11-5776 4363 or book online via this linkWebsite | Facebook | Instagram

5. 244 Izakaya

Here's a hidden spot that's been garnering attention: 244 Izakaya, a home-based izakaya that serves up all your favourite Japanese meals such as sashimi, tempura, ramen, and of course, yakiniku grill! Under starry lights, with minimalist Japanese decor in this makeshift stall, it feels as if you're in Japan's secret alleys digging into delicious, comforting Japanese goodies ? Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: 5pm-11pm (closed on Mondays) Address: 244, Jalan Madrasah, Kampung Bakar Batu, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor Contact: +60 14-369 8090Website | Facebook | Instagram

BONUS: Miyakori Coffee

Miyakori Coffee - Japanese themed eatery - takes minimalism to a whole new level, which is the reason why it's loved by many! While the café's interior remains to be simplistic, the menu takes the opposite direction. Have a hearty brunch here with the endless selection of blended beverages - Kurogoma frapperesso, strawberry yoghurt frapperesso, chocolate creme chip frapperesso and even tiramisu cheesecake frapperesso! Make sure not to miss out on their mouthwatering desserts as well! From their rich Miyakori brownies and oreo cheesecake to the stacked waffles served with ice cream and strawberries, this is the perfect place to satisfy that sweet tooth ? Halal status: Uses ingredients that are halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 10AM-10PM Address: J5-19, Johor Bahru City Square, 108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor Facebook | Instagram

Time to satisfy your cravings for halal sushi, ramen and yakiniku don at these halal Japanese restaurants in Johor! P.S. Looking for more JB articles? From new halal food recommendations, accommodations, to even car rentals, we got them all!