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Food and restaurants in Kota Kinabalu

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Fast Food Restaurant
“Luxuriate in the fresh essence of whole new shopping experience. Imago Shopping Mall is certainly the place to actualize your most intrinsic desires. Whether it's indulging in your tastes, lavishing yourself with pleasures or accentuating your individuality, Imago Shopping Mall delivers it all with an eloquence only few can match. With a range of international brand names offering an assortment of merchandise from the most unique and opulent; to the most frequently sought after, it certainly is a comforting enclave with something that entices the regular, and even the most discerning of tastes. And that signature of distinction is also apparent in the selection of delectable and exquisite dining, fun-filled activities for the children, and pampering indulgences. At Imago Shopping Mall, it’s about coming to a place that understands your most individual desires, whatever they are, whenever. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
“KK is famous for fresh seafood. And this place has Cheap and tasty seafood. Look for the Green signage for serve no pork ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Personal favorite restaurant for Italian cuisine. Very popular venue for a romantic date or a family dine in.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Apart from their very strategic location in the heart of the city centre, the food is excellent. Especially recommended is the Claypot Chicken Rice. Just remember there is usually a large crowd here and you have to wait for a table. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“NON HALAL Yu Kee Bak Kut Teh (佑记肉骨茶) is the most crowded restaurant in Gaya Street of Kota Kinabalu city after office hours, and throngs of local and tourists come to try their famous Bak Kut Teh (肉骨茶 in Chinese), which is pork and organs simmered for hours in soup of herbs and spices (such as star anise, cinnamon, cloves, dang gui and garlic). The broth has nice aroma of traditional herb and the soup is thick and rich in meat sweetness. Once it enters your mouth, your body will send you a rewarding signal to tell you that it’s nutritious stuff. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“The latest Shopping Mall in KK city, Starbucks, Hardrock, Nando's, and many more”
  • 7 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Dry or Soup noodles Highly recommend to order the fried fishcakes to share They do serve seafood tom yum noodle soup if you are a spicy fan”
  • 14 locals recommend
  • 3 locals recommend


“One of the many cafés located along this road also known as Australia Lane because it used to house the allied army barracks after the end of WW2. Serves one of the nicest coffee in town and they have a selection of desserts as well. Quite popular with the younger crowd. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
  • 2 locals recommend
“You can find almost anything in this mall, also known as the largest shopping mall in East Malaysia.”
  • 5 locals recommend
  • 1 local recommends
“Popular among the backpackers. Always very crowded in the evening. Quiz night every Wednesday!”
  • 5 locals recommend
  • 1 local recommends


Halal Restaurant
Halal Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends