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Night Market, Kota Kinabalu

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see sight is ok,dont eat at there food poison

we had our supper at the local store there, hawkers there are keep showing us the seafood by using... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vivianne Y
via mobile
Busy night market with great seafood

Amazing array of food with seafood a speciality. We enjoyed many seafood meals here whilst in KK... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jan N
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Melbourne, Australia
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Waterfront, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we had our supper at the local store there, hawkers there are keep showing us the seafood by using barehand and for those who passby too.the worst is the store doesn't have tap water to wash hand neither the seafood as well. just imagine so...More

1  Thank Vivianne Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing array of food with seafood a speciality. We enjoyed many seafood meals here whilst in KK, returning most nights. We had crayfish, scallops and the jumbo prawns, basically you select the pieces you want and they weigh them and then you pick how you...More

Thank Jan N
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience it was to spend some quality time here and end up shopping clothes and souvenirs.do visit this gem of a place whether on holiday or work

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Food for the tourists was highly inflated. Not an acceptable amount, im talking some of the vendor quoted higher than what one would pay at home and way more than the seafood resturaunts around town! We came from sarawak so were unprepared for the hoodwinks...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We went in search of jumbo prawns and were not disappointed- we found monsters! We had them cooked in a black pepper sauce - hot, but not too spicy- superb. However the stand out was the simple stir fried veggie dish- so fresh and tasty....More

Thank PerthSquirrel
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visit with friends. We enjoy the scenario and meal. Many food offered. Seafood was fantastic. I enjoy it very much.

Thank SantikeyMarket
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Went down here after reading some of the glowing reports on Trip Advisor ...... it’s an Asian food market with an eating section at one end. The Food Market is quite interesting but not any more interesting than any other market selling food that you...More

1  Thank Gavin J
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I came here a few times to take photos. I let you in on a secret. Catch the times when the boats come into the market to sell the fish on the the restaurants. You will see the fish unloading. Then the stores preparing for...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

You can't go to KK without visiting the night market. We came back again and again just to go there. The prawns and lobsters are unbelievable.

Thank Gina S
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

It is very local but also attracts lots of tourists, the food stands can sometimes be very smoky :) you will be seeing the chefs cooking right in front of you! I was there alone, so did not have the chance to try more dishes,...More

Thank jak0303
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TexasTraveler2014
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Response from ALYMA2013 | Reviewed this property |
hi frens..just be extra cautious wth the food you are taking. not everyone have the same stomach strength to eat some local dishes.recent experience..our trip to Penang..we ate Penang nasi kandar..i bought 'sotong curry... More
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hi:) did you find out? we r flying from the philippines at 1 am too this weekend and we r wondering :)
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