Sabah Food Awards 2015 – The Winners Revealed


During the voting period from 9th November to 22nd November 2015, Sabaheats followers and ERA FM, MYFM and Hitz FM come together and vote for their favourite 20 eateries in Kota Kinabalu City.



Blast out at Sabaheats Social Media Channels and live liver announcement of ERA FM, MY FM and Hitz FM. Voters have 3 votes for Local Kopitiam & Restaurant Category and 2 votes for Western foods, Fast foods, Japanese foods and Cafe Category. Each voter are only allowed to vote once as IP  restriction is in place to block repeating voters. We use to manage the voting and results.

The Results


Top 20 foods in Kota Kinabalu City (Not in particular order)

1. Bits and Bites 

Must eat: Malay Kueh

Opening hours : 11am – 3pm. close on Sunday

Location: BG04, Ground Floor, Wisma Merdeka, Jalan Tun Razak, Kota Kinabalu


2. Sri Latha Curry house

Must Eat: Banana leaf rice

Opening hours : 7am to 4pm

Location : 28 Jalan Berjaya 4

GPS Location: 5.9768618N 116.0764039E


3. Kedai Kopi Kim Hing Lee

Must eat: Sang Nyuk Mian (pork noodle)

Opening hours : 7am to 3.30pm

Location: Block F, Lot 7, Sinsuran Complex, 88000 Kota Kinabalu


4. Kedai Kopi Seng Hing

Must eat: Tom Yam prawn noodle and Tuaran Mee

Opening hours : 7am to 4pm

Location: Lot 10, Block E, Sinsuran Complex, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, Kota Kinabalu, 88000


5. Welcome Seafood

Must eat: Seafood!

Opening hours : 2.30 pm to 12am

Location: GF, G-15 – G-18 , Asia City , Jalan Coastal , Kota Kinabalu , 88000 Kota Kinabalu


6. Yu Kee Bak Kut Teh

Must Eat : Bak Kut Teh

Opening Hours: 4.30-11pm

Location: 74, Jalan Gaya, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah,


7. Fook Yuen Bakery Cafe

Must Eat: “Roti Kahwin” (white bread with cold butter and Kaya)

Opening hours : 6am to 12 am

Location : – Gaya Street branch : Lot 54, Ground Floor, Wisma Menara Jubili, Off Jalan K.K Bypass (Jalan Gaya),

Asia City Complex branch

Oceanus Mall


8. 5 Star Hainanese Chicken Rice

Must Eat: Chicken Rice

Opening hours : 8am to 10 am


9. Kedai Kopi Yee Fung

Must Eat: Laksa

Location: No. 127, Jalan Gaya,.

Opening hours: 7am to 5pm


10. Kedai Kopi Yuit Cheong

Must Eat: Satay and white bread with Satay sauce

Opening hours : 8am to 6pm
Location: No. 50, 3rd Floor, Jalan Pantai, Sabah, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Phone:+60 88-252 841

11. Keng Wan Hing

Must Eat: Polo Bun

Opening hours: 8am to 4pm

Location: 80 Jalan Gaya Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

GPS Location: 5.9847579N 116.0774741E


12. Sin Kee Bah Kut Teh

Must Eat: Bah Kut Teh

Opening hours: 5pm to 11pm

Location: Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu


13. Kedai Kopi Melanian

Must Eat: Pork Noodle (sang Nyuk Mian)

Opening hours: 8pm to 4pm

Location: Jalan Pantai, Kota Kinabalu


14. Fong Ip Coffee shop

Must Eat: Durian Coffee and Durian Butter toast

Opening hours: 8am to 1am

Location: Jalan Gaya, Kota Kinabalu


15. Little Italy

Must eat: Ravioli Combo Fiesta, Pizza

Opening hours : 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Location: Ground Floor, Hotel Capital,
Jalan Haji Saman,


16. Upper star Restaurant and Bar

Must eat: Beers and cheap western food

Opening hours : 10:00 am – 1:00 am

Location:Suria Sabah Shopping Mall, Segama and Imago Mall


17. October Cafe

Must eat: Coffee

Opening hours : 10:00 am – 12:00 am

Location: Jalan Dewan


18. Madben

Must eat: western food

Opening hours : 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Location:Jalan Gaya


19. Pasta Pasta

Must eat: Pasta

Opening hours : 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Location:Jalan Gaya


20. Shoney’s Dining and Bar

Must eat: western food

Opening hours : 10:00 am – 1:00 am

Location: Jalan Gaya


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Joanne Lee

Chief Eater Extraordinaire of Sabaheats
I cook, I eat and I always looking for good food!



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