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Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant

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Block 1, Lot G9, Api-Api Centre | Lorong Api-Api 1, Jalan Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-261 595
11:00 - 22:00
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Klang, Malaysia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Should improve the quality big time. Service was ok. Location was fine but food quality is bad not tasty

Thank gunaletchumialagan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My family loves this restaurant. The environment is very simple, the food is not bad at all. The owner is very friendly as he used to see us dining there. The price is a bit pricey but it's worth trying 😄

1 Thank Aleeq6363
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Service was too slow and the owner was rude. One dish was sorry and when we asked for it he said that we didn't order and that there was no more of the item. I would never go here again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Lunch was good and I'm sure many like to dine here but for me it was just a bit too pricey My suggestion Lamb Briyani Banana leaf

Thank Sabbitan B
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134 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The owner is a friendly chap. They serve good food. Their dosas and evening lite dining fare are good. They do serve full Banana Leaf Rice lunch and dinners. The price is very reasonable. Tastes good. A bit limited in choices but makes up in quality and taste.

1 Thank puspanathan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

One of my favourite places to enjoy fish head curry! The fish is so fresh and well cooked. I eat every little piece of flesh till what is felt are only the bones. Yes, they do have many other dishes. The friend Tenggiri is a must!

1 Thank Brendan W
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

A Jothy's banana leaf meal is always a must for the family when in KK. Service is good & the owners are friendly. We like the food in Jothy's for they have maintained the quality of their specialties. We like their sambar, mutton curries & vegetable curries. Our favorite dish here is their fish egg which is seasonal. One important... More 

1 Thank Jutisha
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Bad Services , Food not as good as it looks on menu certain dishes salty , need to change how they serve customers and be polite with customers.

Thank Rajesh R
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you are in Kota Kinabalu, do not miss this restaurant that located near Api-Api Business Center. A Banana leaf restaurant, that serve a good combination or south and north india food. Beriani Rice something that you must not missed. Finger leaking taste.

1 Thank Shanmugam K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a place I will never go again it the same owner were to maintain. The problem is not the food or the employee. The problem is with the mother and son team who are both arrogant. I think they are only nice to people who they think can pay. The do not trust their employee to serve without... More 

2 Thank Parames

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block 1, Lot G9, Api-Api Centre | Lorong Api-Api 1, Jalan Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-261 595

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?