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Peppermint the vietnamese restaurant

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Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
+60 88-231 130
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Supposed Vietnamese cuisine - but despite it not being the most authentic Viet experience, it gets the work done for a quick meal. Chicken chop with rice is rather nice, beef pho - not the best, tacky and greasy spring rolls. It is however, conveniently located in Gaya Street.

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Thank mayooo87
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Vietnam would surely disown this place as the food is quite terrible. Spicy Chicken and Rice was mostly chicken bones no meat with large rice. The spring rolls were appalling with contents not really what I call spring roll at all and full of stale cooking oil. If local KK people don't mind this place... then they don't know about... More 

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Thank wheninbali
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner one night and got a range of food. Expected much better. They had run out of rice so had to wait 20 mins for the rice dishes which was disappointing. Overall an unmemorable meal.

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Thank Adam R
Melbourne
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Considering the relatively close proximity of Vietnam, it is a surprise that talent with this cuisine has not permeated this region - and certainly not this restaurant. The coffee is the only thing that hits the mark. The spicy chicken rice was not spicy, not Vietnamese and not very good. The beef noodle soup lacked the accompaniments one would expect... More 

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Thank TSR71-Nguyen
HK
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153 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We love Vietnamese food, and I was sad that I didn't get to try this restaurant the first time in KK, so this time I made sure to visit this restaurant. KK is a place where the food seems so vibrant, with mixtures of spice and flavor. . this restaurant was rather bland, we could hardly detect any of the... More 

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Thank hkfornow
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Like their Vietnamese coffee. Chicken rice & beef noodles is tasty & good. Price is reasonable & service is good.

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Thank Kathy A
Kluang District, Malaysia
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122 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great food at reasonable price. Came here for lunch with my family. Enjoyed the Vietnamese food. Nice wallpaper and seating. Not crowded.The pho with mint leaves is good. Something like the Chinese Keow Teow soup.

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Thank ECOng46
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered Spicy Chicken Rice and Iced Milo, and it took them half and hour to bring me my drink. Food took almost an hour to arrive. The place wasn't packed, given it was a public holiday. But still! That doesn't give you guys an excuse to be slow. Fairly disappointed

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Thank Gareth D
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This place comes highly recommended by a friend. Had wanted the beef stew but they have ran out and settled for spicy crispy chicken rice instead. Which turned out to be a good choice coz the chicken is so crispy and juicy! Awesome dinner accompanied by iced Vietnamese coffee. Good location in the middle of Gaya Street. Service is fast... More 

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Thank pinkgiwaffe
Brisbane, Australia
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We went here only for the Vietnamese coffee which was great and as good as vietnam. We would have eaten here but no vegetarian options available.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-231 130

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?