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Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant

Block 1, Lot G9, Api-Api Centre | Lorong Api-Api 1, Jalan Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-261 595
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish head curry” (16 reviews)
“dosas” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Block 1, Lot G9, Api-Api Centre | Lorong Api-Api 1, Jalan Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small restaurant with good service. excellent Indian cuisine served on a banana leaf, located in the city center where you can go to visit the night markets before dinner.

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One can’t get more good, authentic Southern Indian cuisine than Jothys and 17 years is a good endurance test. Ordered the mutton, another mutton dish - spicy, fried chicken, fried fish, fried quail, fish roe and each were as always - good. The quail was...More

Thank Merril Y
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went here with a group of friends and work acquaitences whilst working in Kota Kinabalu. I enjoyed a really tasty curry served up on banana leaf. If I am ever back ion KK I will definately be back!!

Thank Alan360o
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We first came here many years ago and was introduced to Jothy's as we wanted some fried fish. We have been a few times over the years and make sure we go every time we visit - last visit to KK was 6 years ago....More

Thank nigelgibbs1
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have been a regular to this place for almost 7 years and the flavor never fails to satisfy my taste buds, recently they have started serving chapati and tosai and believe me it is the best in town, the kind of chapati I eat...More

1  Thank FHM2013
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great banana leaf food. Chicken curry tasty and full of spices and flavour, especially fish head curry as well

1  Thank Pathmasri A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Should improve the quality big time. Service was ok. Location was fine but food quality is bad not tasty

1  Thank gunaletchumialagan
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My family loves this restaurant. The environment is very simple, the food is not bad at all. The owner is very friendly as he used to see us dining there. The price is a bit pricey but it's worth trying 😄

1  Thank Aleeq6363
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Service was too slow and the owner was rude. One dish was sorry and when we asked for it he said that we didn't order and that there was no more of the item. I would never go here again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Lunch was good and I'm sure many like to dine here but for me it was just a bit too pricey My suggestion Lamb Briyani Banana leaf

Thank Sabbitan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block 1, Lot G9, Api-Api Centre | Lorong Api-Api 1, Jalan Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-261 595
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