For the last few decades Kota Kinabalu or KK in short has gradually developed into a seafood destination. With the high numbers of seafood restaurants in the city and suburbs, Kota Kinabalu is surely the best place for seafood on Borneo Island. While in town most tourists would take this opportunity to dine at a few seafood restaurants. Kampung Seri Selera, which is located right in the city and within walking distance from most parts of KK, is a convenient place for tourists and locals to enjoy a good seafood dinner. As many as four seafood restaurants are found here, so customers can expect to have some good bargain as well as a wide variety of seafood to choose from. Situated at a corner lot Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant which is also popularly known as Twinsky has been in business at the same location for almost three decades now. Here customers can choose from a large variety of sea produces which are kept at the rows of aquariums.
A visit to Kota Kinabalu (KK) often end up on a dinner table with seafood delicacies. Since more and more tourists visit Sabah, through words of mouth, many people know that the seafood in KK is not only tasty but very fresh. While most tourists go to high end and mid-range restaurants in and around the city, many KK Lites will go to Welcome Seafood Restaurant in Penampang. Not only the seafood here is delicious, the price here is also very affordable. The cooking style here is definitely Chinese. This restaurant has only about 50 tables, so do book in advance to avoid any disappointment.
Popular open air seafood restaurant at Seri Selera, located right in the middle of the city.
Butter Prawn in dry or wet sauce is a hugely popular dish for seafood lovers in Kota Kinabalu. Dip the prawn into the butter garvy, and this makes the prawn taste so delicious. Another popular prawn dish is the simple and tasty Steamed Fresh Prawns.