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Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant

Kampung Air | No. 16, Block D, Ground Floor, Sedco Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-223 080
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (95 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (13 reviews)
“clams” (21 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian
$$ - $$$
Kampung Air | No. 16, Block D, Ground Floor, Sedco Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked amongst a large "Food Court" of Seafood restaurants, there's this. The others seem equally large. Had a good table in air conditioned sparsely decorated restaurant seating. Instead of the usual fish head curry, I opt for the house specialty Garlic Braised Fish Head, as...More

Thank Wolv3rin3
SuangTainSeafood, Manager at Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Wolv3rin3, Many thanks for your visit to Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant. As the longest standing seafood restaurant in Kota Kinabalu, we're committed to provide customers a satisfying seafood meal. We appreciate your feedback, and will look into how we could improve our services in...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had our dinner at Suang Tain Seafood 2 nights in a row. The place has a good variety of live seafood to choose from and the prices are reasonable as well. We were pretty excited as well when we saw that coconut crabs were...More

Thank dannychan_sg
SuangTainSeafood, Manager at Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Danny, Thank you for your visit to Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant. We're glad that you enjoyed your meal here, looking forward to serve you again! Best, Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It's was our last day in kota kinabaru before heading to kundusang. Atmosphere and sitting is very similar to batam utama 777 seafood place if you have been there. Open space round table provided by each seafood restaurants but touting is not obvious so we...More

Thank Isaac L
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Certainly one to try for the experience alone, the hustle and bustle of this rather vast place with live seafood galore is worth the visit, couple that with delicious food, what more could you ask for ! I must admit to finding it a little...More

Thank carrowe
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Reasonably good place for dinner. Location is good and easy to locate. Dishes were sizeable and everyone had more than enough to eat. We ordered a variety of dishes and each dish was cleaned up ! Prices were reasonable too.

Thank ChanML
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We went there around 6 and there is still plenty table. It's good that we were arranged in air conditioned room. Then,We could choose from the seafood tanks for a varieties of fresh seafood. We ate sea cumcumber, crab with pepper, fish, prawn....all are well...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Taste of food just normal type of cooking, but watch out the prices, over prices as compared to other seafood restaurant. The place is not pleasing.

Thank David K
Reviewed 26 June 2017

No doubt this is a good restaurant with much seafood to choose. The price advertised is competitive but the problem with this type of restaurant is we do not know exactly what we get on the quantity for the food ordered. While not accusing any...More

1  Thank Itravel0ne
Reviewed 15 June 2017

It is an open space seafood restaurant which has been there for more than 30 years. Don't go if it is raining. They do have canopy but you might still get wet if there is strong wind. The food is delicious. The service is okay....More

Thank Thomas L
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very tasty, especially the shrimps and the crab dishes.However, it would have been even better if it was a little bit cleaner.

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norashikin i
12 December 2016|
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Response from Mary Ann C | Reviewed this property |
Suan Tain does not have halal sign as they serve beer. But where the food is concern, it is halal. I hope this answer your question.
Lim S
1 June 2016|
Response from ECKLKualaLumpur | Reviewed this property |
Most Chinese restaurants have them. But honestly I did not notice. Why don't you call them to find out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kampung Air | No. 16, Block D, Ground Floor, Sedco Complex, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-223 080
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Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant is the oldest seafood restaurant in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. It was established in 1983 and has served a great number of diners from across the globe. Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant now operates its air-conditioner sitting area, and is open daily from 11am to 12 midnight
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