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Gusto Food & Wine


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$10 - $39
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews rigatoni pizza steak tuna carpaccio tiramisu salad pasta dishes italian chef white wine small restaurant cooked to perfection house wine great little restaurant italian place great italian food nice meal waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a seafood pizza and a sea food pasta. Both are great! And the location is right at the water front, good view and great food. Will definitely come back again!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank abbiechang0124
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here several times during my recent month long stay in Kota Kinabalu. I came twice on my own, and had great pizzas - particularly the Napolitana. However, when I returned on a Saturday evening at around 830 pm (ie not late) with my...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jeherd
gusto-kk, Owner at Gusto Food & Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jeherd Regarding Your first observation / esclamation what is the point? When you arrived we might been serving nearly 80 pax from early afternoon. This can happen for many reasons and we do inform customers but we do not feel in defect if food finish...More

Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Short stroll from our hotel came across this fab Italian along the promenade - seafood pizza was outstanding Great location to watch the world go by

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank grs1973
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

We headed here on the back of largely positive reviews. Location is great although, as others have noted, the pong from fishing activity (and other water borne waste) is very noticeable but you fairly quickly get used to. Food was actually very good here although...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank CHD6265
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Gusto Food & Wine was very close to my Hotel, so we went there for dinner. The place is in the seaside platform with great views of the islands nearby but unfortunately the smells coming from the water sometimes are not the best because of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank SAC_Portogallo
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Went to have a dinner by the waterfront and it was a good choice. The food selections are great with the fine wines too

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank FreshprinceofBA
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I been here to enjoy the view and italian food but probably I was expecting more. I guess the main problem here is to source the good ingredients. Anyway I try the caprese and the mozzarella was without taste, than I got a simple margarita...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SimonP03
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

For sure the food is spectacular - authentic, made with love and skill. We feel if the prices & drinks were a little more generous this place would have lines waiting for tables. Well done on delicious authentic pizza & pasta!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank SquiddyAustralia
Reviewed August 29, 2018

At the waterfront with view of the sea, this restaurant is a good find in central KK. To note, the thin crust pizza was very good, and the caprese with its whole ball of mozzarella was a treat. Service was good and friendly. Bring cash...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tripper1Malaysia
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It was a really nice place in KK and people working there were really nice. We ate a Napolitana Pizza & Rigatoni which were really good & tasty. However, we had mainly come there to eat pizza & when we were ready to order the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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May 17, 2018|
Response from LeilaSeattle | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I do not know his name, but the restaurant manager and chef are both the same - the owner and his lovely wife.
June 10, 2017|
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Response from Justin A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure! But it didn't seem the sort of place that would be that specialised
March 10, 2017|
Response from gusto-kk | Property representative |
Hi jemma for email address you can find out in this tripadvisor by typing gusto food & wine kota kinabalu.tq
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