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Mad Ben Cafe

Lot 121, Jalan Gaya | Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-201 748
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (11 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (8 reviews)
“cajun fries” (6 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, Cafe, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lot 121, Jalan Gaya | Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We went to the restaurant last night and it was a really good decision. The food were very delicious! We had mushroom soup, the chicken burritos, grilled lamb shoulder (the meat just melted off the bones and the mashed potatoes were divine!), caesar salad with...More

Thank tina zuriana H
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner and the place is full. It’s a good thing we had a reservation. Unfortunately they ran out of lamb shank, an item recommended on the menu. We had the signature salad, mushroom soup, beef pizza and lamb burger. They are...More

Thank Itravel0ne
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The food here is delicious! However, as some previous reviewers stated, the service is rather slow. I would like to add though, the servers were very polite. Don’t be in a hurry, or you’ll be disappointed. We shared a salad (smoked Salmon Caesar), the vegetarian...More

Thank 913SandiW
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Had the insightful salted beef burrito washed down with their very own creamy avocado milkshake just last night. Can get a bit pricey but that’s beside the point. Food’s wonderful and the place is snugly located along Gaya street. A befitting ambiance with soft music...More

1  Thank Syme0n
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Good selection on the menu and the food is very tasty. Great service and friendly staff. Nice ambiance in the middle of Gaya street.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We drop by on Saturday evening, but it was fully booked. So, we came again on Sunday at 1830 managed to get a table for us. Food served really fast. Signature salad was excellent. Mushroom soup was ok.... we will be back for the Cheese...More

Thank babygalkk
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Chicken burger was really tasty and the salt and pepper fries that come with it are equally good. Try the dark chocolate almond cake for dessert - delicious! Would definitely visit again

Thank kpatel8778
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went there last night. Stood at the doorway like a fool waiting for the waitresses to lead. None came and they were chatting forever among themselves.

1  Thank jockks
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

A nice spot for lunch or dinner with a Western menu and some tasty food. The lamb burger was absolutely delicious. Service is good, quick and friendly and the prices are not too bad. Mains 20-30RM mostly.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We almost didn't go to Mad Ben Café but I'm so glad we did. It was the best meal we had in KK. The staff were great and very attentive, always serving with a smile. Between us we had risotto, lamb shoulder, pizza and fish...More

Thank waynehayes
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6 March 2016|
Response from Benedict L | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
We dont serve pork here n all our suppliers are halal certified.however we use wine in some of the dishes. You can tell our servers to infotm kitchen if you cannot consume wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 121, Jalan Gaya | Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-201 748
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We serve comfort food. Soups Salads Pasta Pizza Mains Steak Burrito Stew Cakes Desserts We love food and we are passionate about it. Try us! Write a review!
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