Best Bak Kut Teh in Kota Kinabalu

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The much ambrosial Bak Kut Teh that has gotten many people's heart and tummy is a dish that infuses the beauty of meat and herbs with a dark and savoury broth. This marriage between a myriad of flavours is what captures the hearts and taste buds of many. Be it for breakfast or for supper, Bak Kut Teh is a much sought after dish in Kota Kinabalu. 

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    Man Li HiongNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    For a great assortment of authentic dishes, Man Li Hiong seems to be one of the favourites here in KK. Not only do they whip out an amazing assortment of dishes like the staple sayur manis and vinegar pork knuckle, but an irresistible line of bak kut teh holds a leading role too in the ensemble too. Prepared over some long hours, you will sure indulge yourself with glistening and melt-in-your-mouth ingredients in this devilishly scrumptious dish here. 

    Tips

    Try out the other dishes as well.

    Things to expect

    Good place for Kota Kinabalu delights.

    Best with

    Sayur Manis

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM17.00

    Man Li Hiong Bak Kut Teh View restaurant

    Ground Floor ,Lot 5, Block B, Damai Plaza VI, 88300, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    0168100269

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    05:00PM—11:00PM
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    Pin XiangNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Sure, Klang’s bak kut teh has made a name not just in the peninsular, but surely a fathomable reputation in the Eastern shores too. Having said that, Pin Xiang is one establishment that has laced their bak kut teh with flavours and textures from the staple origin. Feast yourself with choices of light bak kut teh broth or a dry rendition, where both will feature tender and juicy pork meat. 

    Tips

    Parking can be a tad bit of a hassle here.

    Things to expect

    Klang style bak kut teh.

    Best with

    Pork Balls

    Price

    RM5.00 to RM20.00

    Pin Xiang Bak Kut Teh View restaurant

    Ground Floor Block A, Warisan Square, 88300, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    11:00AM—03:00PM
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    05:00PM—11:00PM
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    Kung Fu Bak Kut TehNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Haiyak! As the pots of bak kut teh make their way to your table, your stomach grumbles as you summon your inner kung fu to calm it down. The wait is truly worth it when the simmering aroma tingles your olfactory senses. The constantly warm broth and fresh meat binds together for what a bak kut teh should taste like, with its meat flaking off with each munch you take. 

    Tips

    Look out for a Bruce Lee signage.

    Things to expect

    Scrumptious meals.

    Best with

    Pork Balls

    Price

    RM3.00 to RM20.00

    Kung Fu Bak Kut Teh View restaurant

    City Mall, Ground Floor, Lot S-0-29 (Jalan Lintas), 88300, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088448815

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    Kedai Kopi Lai HengNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    As the lunch crowd disperse and the sun starts to faint, the blazing stoves ignite and start to boil pots and pots of herb infused broth. Fresh chunks and slivers of pork are tossed into the mix to create a mélange that will have you salivating just by sights. What better way to satiate your hunger with bak kut teh in an olden day kopitiam?

    Tips

    The bak kut teh only operates from 3pm to 10pm.

    Things to expect

    A variety of food in the shop.

    Best with

    Beef Noodles (Ngiu Chap)

    Price

    RM3.00 to RM15.00

    Kedai Kopi Lai Heng View restaurant

    Bornion Commercial Centre Luyang, 88300, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    08:00AM—10:00PM
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    Sin KeeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Sin Kee might seem like a generic bak kut teh shop, but the sudden flow of customers and groups when evening hits shows that it’s not just any run of the mill place. Putting together a good food and good service, it’s almost everything a customer can wish for, especially when piping hot pots of bak kut teh are on the line. Be it with soup or a fierier tinge of dry chilli, it will satiate your hunger. 

    Tips

    You can order small sizes to sample more dishes.

    Things to expect

    Crowds and tight seats.

    Best with

    Dry Chilli Bak Kut Teh

    Price

    RM3.00 to RM12.00

    Sin Kee Bak Kut Teh @ Kota Kinabalu View restaurant

    26, Jalan Pantai, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    04:00PM—11:00PM
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    Yu KeeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Being one of the more prominent bak kut teh places in Kota Kinabalu, Yu Kee is constantly thronged with customers after office hours; tourists are no exception when it comes to the crowd here. An assortment of cuts and slivers of pork meat lays the foundation on every table here, while binding together to create one delicious meal. One bite and your taste buds will be cuffed to the flavours and textures. 

    Tips

    Different parts of pork comes with a different price.

    Things to expect

    Tourists, lots of them.

    Best with

    Meat Balls

    Price

    RM5.00 to RM15.00

    Yu Kee Bak Kut Teh @ Kota Kinabalu View restaurant

    No. 74, Jalan Gaya, 88000 , Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088221192

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    04:00PM—10:30PM
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