Famous and pocket-friendly lok lok in JB to try in 2022

Have you started planning trips to Johor Bahru to enjoy some affordable shopping and beauty treatments? You would probably want to eat your fill of JB food, including the famous and pocket-friendly lok lok JB offers!

Not quite sure where to head to for lok lok in JB because it’s been a while since you’ve last been there? Don’t fret, because we are here to give you some suggestions! Take a look at our list of lok lok places in JB for the best JB dining experience!

Best places to have lok lok in JB

1. Fa Ge Lok Lok

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Conveniently located right outside KSL Mall, Fa Ge Lok Lok offers the perfect treat right after a shopping spree done at KSL Mall. Here, you can choose to grill, boil, or fry the skewers before you indulge in them.

You have a huge variety of different ingredients to choose from, such as meatballs, duck, smoked salmon, dumplings, an assortment of vegetables, and more. But the best thing you can order here is actually not the meats. It’s Fa Ge Lok Lok’s signature chilli crab mantou. These buns are deep-fried to perfection; crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. They are then drizzled in that oh-so-delicious chilli crab sauce that we all love.

Address: 74, Jalan Abiad, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 6pm to 4am (Mon – Sun)
Price: From RM1.50 (~S$0.48)


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Not everyone is a fan of eating by the roadside, so if you’re looking to enjoy lok lok at an eatery, hop on over to SUPERTEA. Not only is this cafe air-conditioned, but it is also super Insta-worthy with its murals that fill the walls. This means you can take as many Instagrammable shots as you want here!

Instead of pairing lok lok with beer, SUPERTEA pairs them with bubble tea! Just imagine washing all the fried skewers down with a refreshing fruit tea or a classic cup of bubble milk tea.

SUPERTEA also serves up desserts like ice cream and waffles, so you can get all your cravings satisfied here.

Address: 27, Jalan Austin Heights 8/5, Taman Austin Heights, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 6pm to 12am (Mon, Wed – Sun)
Price: From RM0.80 (~S$0.26)

3. Bro Lok Lok

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Bro Lok Lok is another mobile caterer that sells lok lok in JB by the roadside. It boasts a large variety of skewers to choose from, and you can choose to have them boiled or fried.

However, if you come here, you definitely have to try Bro Lok Lok’s signature grilled slipper lobster skewer. Many people have gone back just to buy a few more skewers of this after just trying it once.

The meat is fresh and the flavours are strong, making it a great snack or even meal to have after a long day of exploring JB!

Address: 41, Jalan Mutiara Emas 2A, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 7.30pm to 1.30am (Mon, Tue, Thu – Sun)
Price: From RM1 (~S$0.32)

4. Restoran Sing Lok Lok Steamboat

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When it comes to the lok lok JB offers, you can’t possibly miss out on Restoran Sing Lok Lok Steamboat. After all, it is the most patronised lok lok restaurant in JB! It boasts an extensive variety of skewers for you to choose from, more than 80 to be exact, and it offers four specialty sauces that are made in-house. The best is said to be the spicy chilli sauce, but the rest of the sauces are still worth a try!

Other than lok lok, Restoran Sing Lok Lok Steamboat also serves up other dishes including its signature clam soup. This soup is said to be the best, and it is a great option to have to cleanse your palate, especially after digging into the fried skewers.

Address: 36, Jalan Permas 10/6, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Masai, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 12pm to 1am
Price: From RM2.20 (~S$0.71)

5. Mr Lok Lok

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Mr Lok Lok is another lok lok place in JB that is highly raved among the locals because the variety it provides and the pocket-friendly prices. The food served here is fresh, and even though this place is very popular, you won’t have to wait long before you get your food served. Many reviewers on Google have commended Mr Lok Lok for its efficient queue management system that allows all customers to get their lok lok in a fast and orderly manner!

When you’re here, do make sure you give the tomyum oden a try, especially if you’re a fan of spicy tomyum. It is sure to tantalise your tastebuds and leave you wanting more.

Address: 99, Jalan Lembah 18, Bandar Baru Seri Alam, 91750 Masai, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 4pm to 12am (Mon – Thu) | 3pm to 12am (Fri – Sun)
Price: From RM0.90 (~S$0.29)

6. Labis Lok Lok

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If you’re looking for a no-frills place to enjoy some lok lok in JB, Labis Lok Lok is the place to head to. Labis Lok Lok is a simple stall that sells a variety of lok lok for you to choose from. Some of the signature street food items you can go for are the crispy fried chicken and fried pork sausage!

Pair them with Labis Lok Lok’s self-made chilli sauce and you’ll have a delicious and cheap meal.

Address: Taman Sri Bayu, 85300 Labis, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 7pm to 12am (Mon – Sun)
Price: From RM1 (~S$0.32)

7. MM Lok Lok

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MM Lok Lok has been said to be one of the best places for lok lok in JB because of its huge variety for both skewers and sauces. Don’t worry if you’re someone who can’t handle spice, because at MM Lok Lok, you get to choose the spice level you want for your skewers. This also means spice-lovers would be able to increase the spice level to the point that they actually feel the kick!

The dining area here is huge, so you won’t have to worry about brushing shoulders with strangers. You can sit comfortably and enjoy mouthwatering lok lok with your family and friends!

Address: 46, Jalan Ekoperniagaan 1, Taman Kota Masai, 81700 Pasir Gudang, Johor Malaysia
Opening hours: 12pm to 11pm (Mon – Sun)
Price: From RM0.80 (~S$0.26)

8. Da Cheng Lok Lok

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Primarily opening just to cater to the evening crowd, Da Cheng Lok Lok is a very popular stall selling lok lok in JB. There is a good variety of skewers available, and that’s not all. You can pair those savoury lok lok with a hot bowl of ramen – the perfect meal on a cold and rainy day!

This has been touted to be one of the best lok lok in JB, so do drop by and give it a try if you’re in the area.

Address: 23, Jalan Mutiara 1/9, Taman Mutiara Mas, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 7.30pm to 1.30am (Mon – Sat) | 7.30pm to 12.30am (Sun)
Price: From RM0.90 (~S$0.29)

9. Koh Chiii Lok Lok

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Koh Chiii Lok Lok’s skewers may be priced slightly higher than the other lok lok JB offers, but it certainly is worth it. Despite it only opening just a few months ago, Koh Chiii Lok Lok has already developed a following of regular customers, with many heading back due to the great food, environment, service, and reasonable prices!

Here, you can also choose from the various sauces with different spice levels available to go with your lok lok. If you’re the type who needs carbs in order to feel full, you’ll be delighted to know that Koh Chiii Lok Lok also serves other dishes including its signature char kway teow.

Address: 10, Jalan Abiad, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 6pm to 2am (Mon – Sun)
Price: From RM1.50 (~S$0.48)

10. Lok Lok Lek Luh

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Lok Lok Lek Luh is a lok lok stall opened by The Craving Cafe, a popular cafe in JB that serves up Western fare with an Asian twist. The stall was opened a couple of months ago, and most of its customers have said that the lok lok served here is deep fried and they’re all really good.

Some of the dishes you can expect include chicken wings, udang, broccoli, fish cake, ayam pandan, lobster meatball, pedal ayam, shittake mushroom, and sausage. You can choose to have them with rice or The Craving Cafe’s signature pastas.

Address: 33, Jalan Kenangan, Kampung Melayu Majidee, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 5pm to 11pm (Mon – Sat)
Price: From RM1 (~S$0.32)

11. 833 Lok Lok & Bubble Tea

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Another cafe that offers bubble tea paired with lok lok in JB is 833 Lok Lok & Bubble Tea. This cafe offers many choices of skewers along with dips for you to have the best lok lok experience possible, as well as large cups of bubble tea. And with the prices per stick kept low, you can eat to your heart’s content without worrying about raking a huge bill!

The ambience is also said to be great here because you can choose to dine indoors or outdoors under fairy lights, making it an cosy and even romantic place to hang out with friends or your partner before heading back to your hotel.

Address: Taman Kota Masai, 81700 Pasir Gudang, Johor, Malaysia
Opening hours: 3pm to 11.59pm (Mon – Sun)
Price: From RM0.80 (~S$0.26)

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