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Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
+60 16-705 5965
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6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If anybody asked me, I will say that IT Roo's dishes and drinks are for more better and superior than Hua Mui. The food is not dry, oily and salty like Hua Mui. I would recommend to most people of IT Roo Cafe. Lastly, the price that I'm paying at IT Roo Cafe is worth it unlike Hua Mui.

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Thank benwolf223
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a Sunday evening, and the shop was super crowded. Lucky we managed to get a table quick. The shop and their furniture is old but well maintained. Gives us the 'old school' feel. On the food part, everything was excellent! From the potato wedges to the meat and gravy, I enjoyed every bit of it. Service was good... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the price, I would have expected a larger chicken to be served OR more chips to be served. The pricing easily doubles most Kopitiam food offering. I would only recommend people to visit this place once for the fun of it. It's really pricey give the portion. Nevertheless the food was alright. But nothing close to excitement as well.

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Thank Looi J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi.. oldest cafe in Johor Bahru..the chicken chop w eggs added on top.. lovely..lamb is one my favourite..but must have the coffee..

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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant since I was small until today. The location of this restaurant is at the corner of JALAN DHOBI. The location of this restaurant is very strategic as it is located in the heart of Johor Bahru old town. Most of the time , I will be ordering either grill chicken chop or fish... More 

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Thank Jonathan Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I understand that we have our own preferences and all this while I congratulate myself for not being too fussy over foods, but this one...haaiiizz.. For sure this is not the best chicken chop in town. And all the other menu is not worth the money.

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Thank zariahz
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is quite amazing in many ways. The food is simple and simply good. We ordered 4 chicken chops, a mee goreng, a spicy fried rice and 4 lime juice. The chop came out as expected...crispy, the potato wedges were well seasoned. What's amazing is the chops were battered before frying that gives it the crunch. The wedges weren't... More 

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Thank 74salt
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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267 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The cafe is located along Jalan Dhoby where a lot of cafes are located and I must admit, this is not our first choice for dinner but because the shop we initially wanted to go to is close, we decided to just go with something quick and local, hence, this cafe. You will not miss it because it is located... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Nothing fancy. Just a good plate of chicken chop that reminds you of home. Love both the fried & grilled version equally. Potatoes taste fresh and good. Wouldnt say it is the best in town but it is definitely one of the better ones!

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Thank SLXM
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Not the best chicken chop as the taste is just so-so. The portion not very big. Located at area that easy to find. offer out door

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Thank Faizah J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru
  • Phone Number: +60 16-705 5965
Description
Best Chicken Chop in JB

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?