Best Seafood Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu

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There will be times where we crave for the essence of the sea - or just seafood in general. The feeling of gorging down all that seafood, be it fish, crabs, prawns, lobsters, oyster or even squid, it can be extremely pleasurable. We highly recommend that you should not stuff yourself excessively, but then again, who listens anyway? So go on, get those cholesterol you need! 

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    Suang Tain Seafood RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Located in Seri Selera Kampung Air, Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant is another seafood place you should not miss out. It is one of the longest established seafood restaurants in town which has been serving local and international customers for over 34 years. They are popular with their cooking styles and wide variety of live seafood which includes fish, crabs, squid and prawns, that it is not possible for you to try out all their good dishes in one visit. Their seafood dishes have left locals and tourists drool and crave for more seafood. It's fresh, it's affordable and it's delicious - what else can you ask for?

    Tips

    Reservations recommended. Credit card accepted.

    Things to expect

    A restaurant that is now air-conditioned as a kind gesture to their local and foreign customers.

    Best with

    Coconut Pudding.

    Price

    RM30.00 to RM80.00

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    Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    No. 16, Block D, Ground Floor, Sedco Complex, Kampung Air, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088223080

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    11:00AM—12:00AM
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    Welcome Seafood RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Welcome Seafood Restaurant is a great place to be if you're in the mood for some fresh seafood. Upon entering, you'll be greeted by glass aquarium stacked above one another with each of them occupying at least one species, totalling in more than 30-40 options for seafood. They're all alive so do not worry about the freshness.

    Tips

    Do double check the market price before hand.

    Things to expect

    A fairly large place with awesome seafood and rather rubbish service.

    Best with

    Tea or beer.

    Price

    RM50.00 to RM100.00

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    Welcome Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    Lot G-13 - 18, Ground Floor, Phase 2A, Kompleks Asia City , 88300, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088447866

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    06:00PM—10:00PM
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    Gayang Seafood Restaurant 佳揚海鮮樓Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Gayang Seafood Restaurant is a rather nice place to be. It is after all, a water chalet that is incredible in size and variety. Throughout the night, you'll find there will be hundreds of people, feasting and enjoying themselves with a series of crabs, fishes, prawns, oysters, and pretty much everything else. It is recommended to come here with a group of people so you can try out more stuffs.

    Tips

    Reservations and credit card accepted.

    Things to expect

    A chalet.

    Best with

    Iced lemon tea or fresh juices.

    Price

    RM30.00 to RM60.00

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    Gayang Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    Jalan Sulaiman, Kampung Baharu, 89200, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    0168105385

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    11:00AM—10:00PM
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    Jaws Seafood RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    If you're looking for a place to celebrate an occasion with a large group of people, Jaws Seafood Restaurant is highly recommended. Mainly because they have the capacity to fill in that many people, and their seafood is fresh as well. Simply choose what you like and have it done your way. Each dish is most likely to be done quite nicely, if not, simply send them back and have them replace your order.

    Tips

    Set meals available.

    Things to expect

    A bare looking place with mostly large tables.

    Best with

    Tea.

    Price

    RM30.00 to RM50.00

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    Jaws Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    Jalan Sulaman, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088488832

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    10:00AM—10:00PM
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    Kampung Nelayan Floating Seafood RestaurantPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Kampung Nelayan Floating Seafood is a restaurant that stays true to its identity. Designed like a traditional Malay house, Kampung Nelayan spots a great place for the locals and tourists to enjoy a good selection of seafood. They also offer a wide variety of cooking styles to compliment the freshness of the seafood, making sure that most of the customers enjoy what they've ordered. 

    Tips

    Reservations recommended. Steamboat just right beside.

    Things to expect

    As the name suggests - a floating seafood restaurant.

    Best with

    Tea or juices.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM50.00

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    Kampung Nelayan View restaurant

    Taman Tun Fuad, Bukit Padang, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088256001

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    07:00AM—02:30PM
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    06:30PM—11:00AM
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    Ocean Seafood VillagePork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Ocean Seafood Village is definitely a sight to behold. With an abundance of glass aquariums taking up a good portion of the space, skimming through area would feel a lot like a kid scouting for toys in a toy shop, or girls looking to purchase clothes. They're all alive, which proves its freshness alongside a series of methods to compliment. Good flavour, quick service but relatively expensive. However, it's all worth once you've tried it out. 

    Tips

    Reservations available.

    Things to expect

    A fairly large place with awesome aquariums.

    Best with

    Tea or juices.

    Price

    RM30.00 to RM50.00

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    Ocean Seafood Village View restaurant

    6, Lorong Api - Api 1, Api-api Centre, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088264701

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    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    06:00PM—10:00PM
    Saturday, Sunday
    12:00PM—10:00PM
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    Hua Hing Seafood RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Planning to have an early retirement through the increase of your cholesterol? Then you've come to the right place. With the amount of seafood options to choose from, it'll be odd to not see someone suffer from over-indulgence. On top of that, Hua Hing Seafood Restaurant offers a variety of cooking style and methods to suit to your own personal needs. Seafood items are fresh and definitely worth going for!

    Tips

    Double check the prices.

    Things to expect

    A fairly large food court style dining.

    Best with

    Tea or beer.

    Price

    RM30.00 to RM70.00

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    Hua Hing Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    6-10, Jalan Laiman Diki, Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088231668

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    11:00AM—01:30AM
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    Windbell Seafood RestaurantPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Windbell Seafood Restaurant is located just minutes away from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport at Kampung Aru. This recently renovated restaurant poses a great place for customers of large groups to hold dinners and event in a cozy, comfortable and clean environment. Coupled with their series of fresh seafood and steamboat, it's easy to see why they're always packed.

    Tips

    Credit Card available.

    Things to expect

    A rather simple place.

    Best with

    Tea.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM50.00

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    Windbell Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    Lorong Nilam, Tanjung Aru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088222305

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    10:00AM—02:00PM
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    05:30PM—10:00PM
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    Port View Seafood VillageNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Portview Seafood Village is a great place for some awesome seafood, especially with their scenic view of the ocean. They are also one of the other restaurants with glass aquarium stacked upon one another. It is a glorious view indeed. Oh, yes. Their method of cooking too is commendable, with most of the natural flavours being well preserved instead of being overly done. 

    Tips

    Events such as wedding can be held here.

    Things to expect

    A standard Chinese restaurant.

    Best with

    Tea or beer.

    Price

    RM40.00 to RM100.00

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    Port View Seafood Village View restaurant

    Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088221753

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    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    12:00PM—02:30PM
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    05:30PM—10:30PM
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    New Luyang Seafood RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    New Luyang Seafood Restaurant has been a popular place for those who seek awesome crabs. Of course, they also do offer various other seafood dishes but the crab is definitely one of the more popular ones. It packs in a whole lot of flavour with its own respective style of cooking, alongside the taste of freshness from the crab itself - finger licking here would be considered normal.

    Tips

    Double check the prices.

    Things to expect

    A standard Chinese seafood restaurant.

    Best with

    Coconut.

    Price

    RM30.00 to RM50.00

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    New Luyang Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    1-31, Lorong Hilltop 2, Taman Hilltop, 88300 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88300, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088252431

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    06:00PM—11:00PM
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