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Reviewed 2 days ago

Only on weekends that is Friday and Saturday from 5pm - 2am. Lots of local food to try and street singers. Try the ginger beer, love it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank kumyokek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of food to choose from. Busy area in the evenings. Locals and tourists throng the place looking for a value for money local meal.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Adventurer184158
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Foreign tourists should get a glimpse of this wet market and see for yourself the types and sizes of seafood there especially their tiger prawns. If you feel it was clean enough for you, then you could buy and eat there. Just remember to bargain,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank davidchoo
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

The seafood place is located beside Kota Kinabalu’s day market. More than 10 stalls to choose from. I opted for the one I owned by a guy named Sam. Nadirasa Delight is the shop name.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AJ1569
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

You can find everything cheaper elsewhere. The food is very unhygienicly prepared, eat at your own risk!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AlohoGrindz
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Anything under the sun really. You want a dried sea horse? Got em. You want freh lobster? Got em too

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank FJonlinestorebn
Reviewed March 10, 2019

A market such as this one is not to be missed as it has sights, many characters selling their produce, local people pushing and shoving, kids playing and of course the smells, some good and some not so good.The market had various sections including a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

A bit dis organish but adventuress ,dirty a bit smelly,young children begging,but the food is reasonably fresh sea food is ok not sure from the wild or farmed fish srimps,lobster etc .for the rest eat with your hands washing available on the table price ok...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Petrus Z
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

The undercover market has many stalls with a lot of the same stuff...T-shirt’s, sarongs, jewelry and magnets. The street markets are very similar with shirts,bags, etc. bought 4 replica shirts of good quality for 30 MR which is about 10 AUD for all four. If...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank noeleenr25
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

It was fine. As a solo traveler, I was hoping for lots of stalls with small snacks, but it's mostly sit down meals. You can find filling rice dishes for 6 ringgit, or nice seafood meals for 10 times the cost. Some children begging and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TexasTraveler2014
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😊
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Rachel L
January 8, 2016|
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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 :)
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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
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