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Maxim's Seafood Restaurant

Jalan Baru, Tawau 91000, Malaysia
+60 89-771 800
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good72%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“cooking” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
$$ - $$$
Jalan Baru, Tawau 91000, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Party of 5, we were surprised at how empty it was when we first walked in. Looks can be deceiving and that was correct this time. We ordered 2 groupers, Singapore mee, jellyfish, cuddlefish, sea cucumber. All the dishes were prepared very well and the...More

Thank HuntCon
Reviewed 8 November 2017

seafood with variety cooking method. prawn, fish and the fish maw soup MUST try, the place at Tawau you dhouls not MISS

Thank EddieCYV
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Known as one of the best Chinese restaurants for the local. Service was quick and efficient. Lady boss took order and gave good recommendation on the style of cooking. For instance we wanted to eat certain type of vegetables and fish, she suggested certain type...More

Thank Elena S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Came in late with a group of business associates late on a weekday. Service was prompt and fast and the waitresses were prompt and friendly. Food was promptly served and seafood was fresh! The fresh jellyfish is recommended! An overall good place for seafood in...More

Thank Ming Hsiang L
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a high end Chinese restaurant in comparison to other restaurants in this town. My definition of high end means a reasonable good restaurant to bring your clients for a good meal. Good food. Good service.

Thank Steven_Teo
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Excellent Chinese food at reasonable prices! The Peking Duck was a hit, as was the sweet and sour seafood soup!

Thank Mike_gwilo
Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

This is a very traditional Chinese restaurant. I am not sure how the price compares with other local eateries but I think it is good value for money. I spent rm47 for a plate of stir-fried vegetables with macadamia nuts, a plate of steamed prawns...More

Thank Nefuhs
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The food is good and fairly priced. The owner was very helpful and the prawns with butter sauce was superb. They even gave a favorable exchange rate when making change in USD (better than the banks at the airport in Kuala Lumpur).

2  Thank BillBoyd46
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I tried this stall after previous dinner at Kam Ling seafood restaurent just beside it, overall cooking is better just that the shop does't seems to be interest much compare to Kam Ling Seafood, better price with better taste and not charge us on garlic...More

3  Thank JackyMF
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I came across Maxim's purely by accident as I was strolling around town looking for somewhere to eat dinner. The restaurant is quite large by Tawau standards and looks as if it could seat several hundred people. The appearance is classically Chinese - starched tablecloths...More

Thank KymBergmann
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Baru, Tawau 91000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  Tawau Division  >  Tawau
  • Phone Number: +60 89-771 800
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