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El Centro

| Jalan Haji Saman, Ground Floor, Lot 32, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
+60 14-862 3877
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (84 reviews)
“hummus” (37 reviews)
“mezze platter” (11 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Bar, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
| Jalan Haji Saman, Ground Floor, Lot 32, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 603 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not bad, food was tasty. Prices were reasonable. The pesto sandwich wasn’t quite what I expected, being toasted. All in all, decent place for casual lunch, possibly dinner.

Thank Jason Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had fajitas (there's only so much Malaysian food I can eat unfortunately) which were some of the best I've had in a long time, and a few cocktails, all well made. We had a really nice evening here, the staff were lovely, we both...More

Thank KaeleighJessica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this little bar in the heart of the city especially as it has had a update and looks bright and cheery .The staff are lovely ,friendly and chatty and the menu is very reasonable & not that extensive Their soft chicken tacos are...More

Thank Dana S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good restaurant if your in the mood for something besides Asian food , good Mexican food we recommend the burritos and soft tacos! The massage next door also gives a good massage.

Thank golfindan1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, cocktails ok. Food is Mexican, Burgers and Pizza, with a good choice for vegetarians. Cocktails were not bad, but not the best either.

Thank EnricoPalazzo666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice food and great atmosphere. Super friendly staff. Ended up going there 4 times. We recommend this place!

Thank Christian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, drinks, reggae and other music. Nothing too surprising, but definitely worth a go.

Thank Clemens B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a good few nights at this fun central bar. Lots of offers, quiz night is great, drinks reasonably priced and served with a smile. Cheers!

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

have been to this restaurant for the 4th time and never dissapointed us, what we liked is the rustic ambiance away from the big touristy restaurants at the " water front " it has maybe 5 or 6 tables and 4 high stool tables ,...More

Thank Kutz73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love some good wraps, tacos and fajitas, here’s the place to go! Price range and portion is decent and drinks are pretty affordable too! Don’t be shy to ask for recommendations if you have no on idea what to order! Their wait staffs...More

Thank EmmeCY
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Questions & Answers
winie57
20 December 2016|
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Response from KotieKingo |
hi-yes we serve coffee that is good! you can also add baileys or khalua
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IEazrie
29 February 2016|
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Response from HYJ10 | Reviewed this property |
Most restaurants in KK serve no pork, except for those that serve purely Chinese food. This one serves no pork too but it is a bit like a bar and a lot of tourists drink beer there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Jalan Haji Saman, Ground Floor, Lot 32, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 14-862 3877
  • E-mail
Description
El Centro is located in the middle of Kota Kinabalu's central business district near hotels and shopping centers.El Centro serves a variety of healthy and delicious food options from tacos to wraps, salads, burgers and local Malaysian favourites.The open concept restaurant has a friendly, laid-back atmosphere that hosts a number of specialty nights like--pub quiz, jazz night, salsa lessons, them parties and art openings/exhibits. Open form 5pm - 12am for food and drinks. From the bar you can order beer or one of Katie's Killer Cocktails.
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