Tuaran Mee – Sabahan Favourite noodle


Sarawak is known for its Kolo and Laksa while Penang is known for its Char Koew Teow. When it comes to Sabah, Tuaran Mee is the “must eat” noodle which truly represents Sabah.

Tuaran Mee originated from Tuaran Town is one of the most popular noodles in Sabah. Tuaran Mee is usually fried and serve with Chun Kien slice (Sabah Hakka Spring roll), Char siu and Vegetable.

A good plate of fried Tuaran mee should be fragrant, springy and leaves an “eggy” aftertaste. If you in drop by Kota Kinabalu and thinking which noodle to eat, Tuaran Mee should be 1st in the list of food you must taste when visiting Sabah.

Where to find Tuaran Mee in Kota Kinabalu?

More and more coffee shops start serving good Tuaran Mee around Kota Kinabalu as they getting mee supply from the supplier from Tuaran. Some of the best Tuaran Mee can be found at:

1Kedai Kopi Mewa

A simple coffee shop located along Jalan Putatan serves good and tasty Tuaran Mee.

Address: Taman Jumbo, Petagas

Opening hour: 7am to 3pm

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2Kedai Kopi Seng Hing

Kedai Kopi Seng Hing is famous for their tom yam and Tuaran Mee. One of the easiest place to try Tuaran Mee in Kota Kinabalu as it is located  at Kota Kinabalu city center,

Address: Block E, Lot 10, Sinsuran Complex, Jalan Sinsuran, Pusat Bandar, 88000 Kota Kinabalu

Opening hour: 7am to 4pm

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3Kedai Kopi Sin Fatt Hing

One of the old time favorite place for Tuaran Mee. Located opposite of S.M. All Saints

Address: Opposite S.M. All Saints Likas

Opening hour: 7am to 4pm

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4Inanam Wet Market

Few stalls at Inanam Wet market serve Tuaran Mee. Price is much cheaper here and the Tuaran Mee is tasty!

Address: 1st floor, Inanam wet market

Opening hour: 7am to 2pm

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5Tuaran Mee Restaurant

Have 2 branches at Inanam Business Centre and Tuaran Town. Serve different version of Tuaran Mee such as Tuaran Mee Lihing, Wat Tan Tuaran Mee, Tuaran Mee soup etc…

Inanam Branch Address: Lot 35, Block E, Ground Floor, Inanam Business Centre

Tuaran Branch Address: Tuaran Town (opposite Shell Station

Opening hour: 7am to 4pm

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6Tai Fatt Restaurant

Serve good Tuaran Mee at Tuaran Town. They also serve the Tuaran Mee with fried buffalo meat

Address: Tuaran Town (near the clock tower)

Opening hour: 7.30am to 3pm

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7Lok Kyun Restaurant

One of the most famous and first coffee shop to serve Tuaran Mee. Appear a few times on TV show and they made their own noodle upstairs. The best place to try the authentic taste of Tuaran Mee

Address: Shop No.4, Block 8, Jalan Keogh, Tuaran Tuaran Town

Opening hour: 7.30am to 3pm

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Tuaran mee preparation at Lok Kyun Restaurant, Tuaran


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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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