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Here Are Some Of The Must-Eat Local Favourites In Kota Kinabalu Before The Year Ends

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Hello, foodies! Before we welcome 2021, let’s take a look at some of our favourite foods this year. And today, we are bringing your tummies to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, to share some of the local go-to’s that you absolutely must-try! Check them out below!


Must-Eat Local Favourites In Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

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Of popular local seafood restaurants and Western food grills, Kota Kinabalu is home to a number of good food that has yet to be discovered! And, that is why you have us to pick out the best eats around town. In this article, we will be featuring five (5) must-eat local favourites in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. And, the good news is that these local restaurants are now available on GrabFood. This means that you can just order-in and enjoy tasty food at home!

1. Welcome Seafood Restaurant

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If you love eating seafood and more specifically – crab, well, listen up and listen close because this place serves one of the best Kam Heong Crab that you can find in Kota Kinabalu! This place is called, Welcome Seafood Restaurant and they serve Chinese-style dishes. Check them out on GrabFood Signatures and start ordering your favourite seafood dishes to enjoy at home! Their Kam Heong Crab is priced at RM19.08 (small portion) or RM33.92 (medium portion) on GrabFood.

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2. Teck Kee Restaurant

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This next place is perfect for noodle lovers. Introducing Teck Kee Restaurant, this place serves a local favourite Sabahan dish called, Tuaran Mee and it’s such a guilty pleasure. Stir-fried noodles with egg and, meat or seafood, this dish definitely screams late-night supper food! You can find Teck Kee Restaurant on GrabFood Signatures, which are restaurants that are only on GrabFood. Feeling supper-ish in KK? Order it on GrabFood (priced at RM8.00) and have it delivered to you right now!

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3. Jom Penyet

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Although ayam penyet is an Indonesian dish, it’s no doubt that Malaysians love eating it. Jom Penyet is a restaurant in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah that serves a variety of Indonesian food. They are most famous for their Ayam Penyet, and for good reason because it is super popular among locals! Now available on GrabFood Signatures, you can order the Ayam Penyet Set Meal (priced at RM18.00, comes with rice and condiments) on the app and within half an hour, you’ll get to feast on crispy fried chicken!

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4. Tamaha Cafe

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Tamaha Cafe is a trendy restaurant in Kota Kinabalu that serves a variety of cafe food. From local delights to healthy bento options, there is definitely something for every appetite. Find them on GrabFood Signatures – which are restaurants that only deliver on GrabFood. If you are in need of a quick meal, we’d suggest their Healthy Bento Sets. Some options include: Honey Glazed Salmon Bento (RM19.50) or Gyuniku Shugayaki Bento (RM19.50).

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5. Upperstar Cafe & Bar

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Western food lovers rejoice because we’re about to let you in on this cafe and bar in Kota Kinabalu that has all your Western food favourites. Check out Upperstar Cafe & Bar that is known for their grilled food and burgers! One of the bestsellers is their Chicken Chop! The chicken is cooked to perfection and it comes with a lemon mayonnaise sauce. If you don’t feel like going out, sit back and just order it on GrabFood Signatures (priced at RM15.49) to have it delivered right to your doorstep.

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And, there you have it – that sums up the five (5) must-eat local favourites around Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. No matter what you are craving for, there is definitely something that’ll satisfy your hunger. All of these restaurants mentioned above are available for delivery on GrabFood only so make sure you check them out when you’re hungry!


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Read: This Popular Restaurant In Kuching Has Been Serving Authentic Kolo Mee Since 1986


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