1. Taman Century Garden
Starting with the first day of the week, we have Taman Century Garden Pasar Malam that opens only on Monday nights! This is the popular Pasar Malam that’s right in front of KSL City Mall and is less than a 10-minute drive from the city centre.
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Taman Century Garden opens from 5pm onwards and you can find a variety of stalls selling cooked food and local favourites like carrot cake, grilled seafood, char kway teow, chilli crab and more; not forgetting the muah chee that’s always sold out! Do come early though, as the Pasar Malam is a hot favourite and can get pretty crowded at peak dinner hours.
Address: Taman Century, 76, Jalan Seladang, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Monday, 5pm-10pm
2. Taman Johor Jaya
The Johor Jaya Pasar Malam opens on Tuesdays and is roughly a 20-minute drive away from the city centre. The Pasar Malam is also less than 10 minutes away from AEON Mall Tebrau City.
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This is one of the biggest Pasar Malams you’ll find in JB, and offers a wide variety of things to shop and eat. If your preference is Chinese food, this is where you’ll find a good selection of Chinese vendors. Aside from food, you can also shop for items like clothes, bags, toys and more.
Address: 40, Jalan Dedap 13, Johor Jaya, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Tuesday, 4.30pm-1am
3. Taman Suria
Taman Suria Pasar Malam opens every Wednesday and is located approximately 10 minutes away from the city centre. Taman Suria is also located opposite Giant Taman Suria, which is a mere 2-minute drive away.
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This is one of the smaller, lesser known Pasar Malams in JB with a little less variety compared to the larger ones, but they still offer a good selection of local Malaysian goodies. Find Malaysian favourites like curry puffs, putu piring, nasi kerabu, ayam goreng, laksa, mee rebus and more. You can also shop for fresh groceries here such as fruits and vegetables, fish and dried foods.
Address: 15, Jalan Suria 7, Taman Suria, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: 12pm-7pm
4. Bandar Selesa Jaya
On to Thursday: we have Bandar Selesa Jaya Pasar Malam that’s located about 20 minutes away from the city centre.
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Here you’ll find stalls selling cooked and fresh produce like fresh fish, vegetables, fruits and more. There will also be stalls selling knick knacks, clothing items and toys, among others.
Address: Jalan Silat Harimau 1, Taman Selesa Jaya, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Thursday, 5pm-10pm
5. Taman Universiti
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TGIF at Taman Universiti Pasar Malam that opens every Friday. Taman Universiti is located approximately 20 minutes away from the city centre by car.
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This Pasar Malam has a good balance of both Malay and Chinese vendors, and you can find eats like carrot cake, laksa, fried chicken and more. There will also be stalls selling fresh produce like meat, fish, sundries, vegetables and fruits.
Address: Jalan Kemuliaan, Taman Universiti, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Friday, 6pm-9pm
6. Taman Desa Tebrau
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Finally, it’s the weekend—head to Taman Desa Tebrau Pasar Malam that opens every Saturday! Taman Desa Tebrau is a 20-minute drive away from the city centre and boasts a good selection of food stalls with a nice mix of both Chinese and Malay vendors.
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Aside from food stalls selling peanut pancakes, ayam rendang, nasi lemak and more; you can also get goods like electronics and clothes, as well as fresh groceries like fruits and vegetables.
Address: 38, 22, Jalan Harmonium 13, Taman Desa Tebrau, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Saturday, 5pm-9pm
7. Taman Permas Jaya
On the last day of the week, try stopping by Taman Permas Jaya, a Pasar Malam that opens every Sunday. Taman Permas Jaya is also situated just 15 minutes away from the city centre, right next to the Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel at Permas Jaya.
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This is uqite a big Pasar Malam, with around 50-60 stalls in operation selling a wide variety of fresh produce like seafood, fruits and vegetables, as well as cooked food items like mee goreng, braised pork rice, sushi and more.
Address: Jalan Permas 11, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Masai, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Sunday, 5pm-9pm
8. Pasar Karat
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If you’re looking for a Pasar Malam that opens every day of the week, try Pasar Karat; located just 5 minutes away from the city centre. Pasar Karat opens till 2am daily, ideal for when you’re hankering for some supper or a late night snack.
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The Pasar Malam offers a range of souvenirs like t-shirts, caps, bags and more; as well as food stalls selling rainbow bread, fried chicken, cut fruits, BBQ meats and more.
Address: 26, 20, Jalan Segget, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Opening Hours: 6pm-2am daily