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W.W. Laksa House

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36A Jalan a | Taman Water Works, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sat - Thu 09:00 - 20:00
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Introduced to this local laksa shop by a local friend. Delicious laksa. Flavourful but not thick or overpowering. The plain guay deow (rice noodles) are also nice, but slightly bland and no additional condiments are provided at the table. Friendly, smiling service.

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Thank Leo C
Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

had this for coming 20 years, nothing much has changed. their Otak Otak also quite nice, they will place a basket of it and you can eat all you want, of course, you need to pay end of your meal. lol

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Thank Damian C
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you're from JB, you'd gotta be kidding if you don't know about Waterworks Laksa - Johor style curry laksa (Laksa = shrimp/fish based stock) Just make sure you order it with cockles and the thick rice noodles (not the assam laksa type). The laksa soup is neither too thick nor too watery. Just the right consistency and the right... More 

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Thank Elaine Y
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This Laksa joint is an established family business in Jb for many years. Specialising mainly in laksa the shop serves a wonderful spicy laksa curry that has seasoned over the years. The Otak Otak is must try at this place....definitely one of the better ones in town!!! Parking can be a bit tricky as the shop is located on a... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Came in in the morning with friends to enjoy a bowl of laksa and some otak otak. The laksa soup is really really fragrant, and spiciness can be adjusted by the amount of chili you put in, really enjoy the noodles and soup very much. We also ate a lot of otak otak, freshly made at the restaurant, the fish... More 

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1 Thank Honey2Star
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Water Works Laksa has been serving its Laksa for a very, very long time. They serve up a mild curry style with blood cockles (yum!), mix tofu bits and to top it off, a magic sprinkling of laksa leaves for added flavour. I'm not usually a laksa fan, but I love their balance of curry that is not overly rich... More 

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Thank HwN3
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

When I visited saw fully seat I the shop. Many Indians and Chinese customers enjoying the food. Parking lot also easy to find. Local otak quite nice and the location easy to find. They also serve normal pork soup without spicy. They serve separately laksa with sambal. The laksa not oily and the soup quite nice. We are couple enjoyed... More 

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Thank S6600TA_
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Must-go lunch place. They open during the day only. They serve dry mee (yellow mee or wantan mee), Laksa (yellow mee or mee hoon) and Barley, Cincau drinks.

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Thank Saravana K
Hong Kong, China
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114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Rich laksa and very cheap for only 5MYR! You can choose between the yellow noodle or the flat noodles which we opted for! The soup is so rich and well balanced too! definitely good to stop by when in JB!

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Thank HungrySuAtlas
Singapore, Singapore
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164 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This little eatery has a long history. Started off in a push cart and now moved into a corner coffee shop. The lady who started the business still runs the store but with the help of her daughter. The Laksa is superb! Not too spicy and so flavorful! The Otah from the staff is also very good. You can of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36A Jalan a | Taman Water Works, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?