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“Good Fresh Seafood”
Review of Sri Maju Steamboat

Sri Maju Steamboat
Ranked #415 of 627 Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu
Cuisines: Chinese
Description: There's no official website for the restaurant, but here's two blog posts about the place. It serves very good grouper fish steamboat, highly recommended! http://www.everydayfoodilove.com/2010/09/sri-maju-steamboat-loong-dan-fish-asia.html http://ahlianahbeng.blogspot.com/2010/08/sri-maju-steamboat.html
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Description: There's no official website for the restaurant, but here's two blog posts about the place. It serves very good grouper fish steamboat, highly recommended! http://www.everydayfoodilove.com/2010/09/sri-maju-steamboat-loong-dan-fish-asia.html http://ahlianahbeng.blogspot.com/2010/08/sri-maju-steamboat.html
Reviewed June 30, 2013

For those who wants seafood, Sarawak Kolo Mee, Foochow Kampua Mee, Superb English Breakfast atPeter's Corner

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Reviewed April 29, 2011

Sri Maju Steamboat is located in Asia City in KK - close walking distance from the Cititel hotel. From the outside it looks like a normal basic coffeeshop/restaurant - quite unassuming - it has a green signboard with "SRI MAJU STEAMBOAT" in caps.

Had dinner here with my uncle, cousin and her friend.

It's has a typical steamboat restaurant setup - there's a steamboat pot in the middle of the table, with a gas knob control to adjust the fire - the waitresses will fill your pot with broth and your choice of fish and soup ingredients. It's not a buffet steamboat though, so you basically order the ingredients you want and pay accordingly.

We ordered 1.2kg of "loong dan" fish (something like a giant grouper fish) for the steamboat broth. You can order several types of fish, depending on what's available. The owner is very friendly, he'll help you to make your choice.

The fish was very fresh and delicious! had big chunks of it with lots of cartilege (?) - its supposed to be very nutritious. The broth was naturally sweet, flavoured by the fresh fish, it also had slices of yam, red dates, a bit of ginseng (if my tongue tells me correctly!). You can also order vegetables, beef slices, etc to be added into your steamboat broth. The broth reminds me of homemade soups, without MSG and very heart warming!

They serve their special yam rice.. rice cooked just nice with shallots and bits of yam. Probably one of the best yam rice I've had too!

I haven't got any pictures sadly.. google "Sri Maju Steamboat Kota Kinabalu" and you'll find some really good reviews.

Note of caution though, the loong dan fish is expensive! about RM130/kg... which works out to something like USD 40/kg. But it is WORTH it!! Definitely recommended by me, two thumbs up!

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Reviewed March 22, 2017
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