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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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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fish head curry” (15 reviews)
“dosas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The owner is a friendly chap. They serve good food. Their dosas and evening lite dining fare are good. They do serve full Banana Leaf Rice lunch and dinners. The price is very reasonable. Tastes good. A bit limited in choices but makes up in...More

1  Thank puspanathan
Reviewed 24 November 2016

One of my favourite places to enjoy fish head curry! The fish is so fresh and well cooked. I eat every little piece of flesh till what is felt are only the bones. Yes, they do have many other dishes. The friend Tenggiri is a...More

1  Thank Brendan W
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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