When it comes to hawker dishes from Johor, Tangkak beef noodle is perhaps the most recognizable. So the other day while traveling down to Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast (more on that in upcoming post), we made the decision to stop by Tangkak for a meal, which turned out to be a great decision.
There are more than one restaurants serving beef noodle, the one we chose for the day was Do Do Do beef noodle restaurant, partly because of its location being literally just a stone’s throw away from Tangkak toll plaza.
The restaurant is located at a corner shop lot, with a simple but pretty comfortable set up. We were there on Sunday over lunch, and it was rather busy. It took us a while to get the attention from the server, however, food didn’t take long to arrive once we made our order.
We stuck to the basics and ordered a soup and a dry version ofÂ “3 treasures” with beef, tripe, and tendon, both with extra ingredients at RM 15.50 each (normal version comes in at RM 9.50). There’s a choice of yellow noodle, meehun, and kuih teow as well.
Verdict? Well, I understand why this dish makes the town famous now. The texture of meat and offal were excellent, soft and tender without losing its integrity. Taste wise it had the proper herbal-ish aroma while retaining natural beef flavor, I particularly enjoyed the tendon and those tripes. Excellent.
I’m going to make Tangkak a must-have stopover whenever traveling down to Johor proper! Will give the other shop a try soon too (we did on the way back to KL but it was sold out unfortunately.)