Parit Bakar is a small town in Muar, Johor, Malaysia. It is well known for its furniture industry. It is subdivided to "Parit Bakar Darat" and " Parit Bakar Laut". Parit Bakar Laut is 1 km towards the coastline from Parit Bakar town centre. Parit Bakar is located about 8 km away from Muar. Parit Bakar can be reached by travelling along Jalan Temenggung Ahmad (Temenggung Ahmad Road) for 10 minutes from Muar.
The centre of the township consists of a Chinese primary school, Chi Sin Primary School, a Chinese temple, Long Shan Temple, and a few rows of shop. At the junction of Jalan Abdul Rahman and Jalan Parit Bakar, is the new Parit Bakar Mosque, which was rebuilt in 2004. Its roof, which resembles a pagoda instead of the usual dome, is similar to the historic Tranquerah Mosque in Malacca. Taman Bunga Raya is a newer housing development established near Parit Bakar.