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Waterfront, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed today via mobile

It’s almost the same thing as Filipino market . Don’t waste time going there . The things there you can get from any other place

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shyenfoong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome seafood cooked with the fish u chose A must for any traveler to this place. Make sure you go around to get a good understanding of the place and price and then make your selection

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sadathsn
Reviewed November 5, 2018

There are several markets by the water and it's difficult to know which is which, but it's one of the things you have to visit whilst in KK. We came here to eat and it was fun walking around the fish stands picking the seafood...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank ScaniaSwede
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the night market at the fish quay. All fresh, barbecued to order at great prices. Large prawns at MYR20 for 500 grams, that’s less than $7 Sing. We followed up with a nice fresh fish for the same price. My second time here...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank DavidB22117
Reviewed September 30, 2018

It would be good if this is your first time visiting the night market but I personally find it distasteful. The air is bad and stuffy. And there are also many touts around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BernardK546
Reviewed September 27, 2018

The night markets along the Waterfront in Kota Kinabalu are a splash of colour and culture with a wide range of goods and produce at very cheap prices. The markets create an excellent opportunity to try local fruits, vegetables, seafood, coffee, spices and snacks. RM...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank daf57
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Experience the Sabah local with Philippine and Java combination food culture. Many different friendly races, and also sell a lot of cheap local product compared to the nice looking local shop. Price can be as cheap as RM10 for 3 bags of snacks, to RM5...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank CY C
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Went here after spending time to see nd witness the sunset in the waterfront. Night market s like choose the food you wanted to be cooked and they do it for u.. Fresh seafoods are nice. Lots of choices too

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ronnav2016
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Busy and great for local produce. Can be somewhat duplicated on the many stalls but this allows lots of bargaining power. Great place to purchase gifts for friends nd family at low prices.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank SRBubbly
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

It‘s a really authentic food market! If you want to experience the food culture of Malaysia, you should definitly go there. Now I read some bad reviews about that it‘s dirty and that people should stay away. If you‘re not traveling to see how the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank 83lorenal
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February 25, 2016|
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Response from Lina E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am afraid,nobody has done a survey to measure that,however I didn't get sick and neither any of my friends.Food is well cooked so my advice avoid salad and raw fish and enjoy your vacation😊
Rachel L
January 8, 2016|
Response from Ola_Jarosz |
hi:) did you find out? we r flying from the philippines at 1 am too this weekend and we r wondering :)
Fiona B
June 26, 2015|
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Response from jajavalB | Reviewed this property |
The night market iopen every day till 11:00-12:00pm