Bah Kut Teh literally means meat, bone and tea. If one lives in Malaysia long enough, he or she would know that Bah Kut Teh is a very popular and yummy dish indeed. Most Bah Kut Teh restaurants would serve pork and pig’s internal parts with Bak Kut Teh soup poured on to them. Good Taste Bah Kut Teh (BKT) restaurant in Sandakan town, does one better than the rest with a special twist in seafood Bah Kut Teh. Since Sandakan is famous for its fresh and cheap seafood, Good Taste BKT is taking full advantage of this. Numerous magazines and newspapers have already written about their wonderful experience eating here, and Good Taste BKT restaurant is not shying away from this by displaying these articles on its walls. With its unique dishes like fish slice BKT, fish balls BKT, cuttlefish BKT, and prawns BKT, Good Taste BKT is really one of the must try restaurants in Sandakan.
Bah Kut Teh soup is prepared in herbs, and the BKT soups at Good Taste BKT come with two types, a light soup and strong one. The stronger taste BKT soup has strong trace of pepper. Depending of the items of meat chosen, the right soup will be used to compliment the food. Apart from pork and seafood BKT, Good Taste BKT also serves great drunken prawns, which is prawns cooked with Chinese rice wine. The drunken chicken, and drunken pig’s kidney are just as good, each of them only costs RM 12 a bowl. A usual bowl of BKT is priced between RM 8 and RM 10, depending on the meats selected.
The service is quite prompt at Good Taste BKT, considering the many customers that dine here. The ambience is not great, but it is more than make up with its cleanness and brightly lighted atmosphere.
Daily: 8 am to 2 pm and 6 pm to 9 pm
How to go there? Bandar Nam Tung is less than 2km from the Sandakan town centre. Travel along Jalan Leila, drive past the library and turn right when reaching Bandar Nam Tung, which is next to the fishing village, Good Taste BKT is on the first block.
Kedai Hou Mei (Good Taste) Bah Kut Teh
Lot 5, Block D, Bandar Nam Tung,
Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.
Tel: +6089 615 899
HP: +6016 823 29 00