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Scuba Junkie Restaurant

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Lot 36 Block B, Semporna Seafront., Semporna 91308, Malaysia
+60 89-785 372
00:00 - 23:59
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious, traditional and plenty of choices. Great experience for local food, tasty fruits, atmosphere.

Thank Roxana N
Hsinchu, Taiwan
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I'm thinking when this place was run by a western employee of scuba junkie it was much better based on previous reviews, its not terrible, the pizza is the best, if you want pizza its a 4-5 star place, also its still probably the best place in town...stay away from the onions on the toasties unless you.like eating uncooked onions... More 

Thank ClevelandKen
Prague, Czech Republic
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

First of all if you happen to be in Semporna, get out of it ASAP. However this place is a bit more cozy then other around, has big variety from local to western dishes, good pancakes, and understanding for your desires, diet, eating habits - you can order versions of the menu items, have something made your way etc.

Thank Rattle7
Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Save yourself a bad choice and go to the waterfront, pick more or less random restaurant and you'll and you'll get much better food for most probably cheaper price. Nasi goreng with no taste, juice full of ice almost not able to taste the fruit it was supposed to be made from. Simply skip it. They are getting money from... More 

Thank cyberMythius
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We ate here once during our stay at Semporna. The place has now been renamed the Restoran Family Cafe II. The restaurant is right opposite the Sucba Junkie office in Semporna and very close to the jetty. The staff is friendly and service quick. The restaurant is also open quite early in the morning (by 7am). The prices are slightly... More 

Thank SreeAndGaya
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a convenient restaurant for those missing home food located in front of Junkie divers. No food never tastes like local food and based on our experience in Semporna there are better options at the waterfront, more authentic, quality food at local prices. We had an incident with the prices at the bill. To our surprise the prices at... More 

1 Thank crammarc
Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This place has been renamed Family Cafe. The old Scuba Junkie menu is still on offer but there is also a huge menu of Malaysian staples. The pizza was certainly decent enough if you are bored of Asian food. The best deals though were the Rotis. I had rotis for breakfast and lunch. Egg rotis and sauces were delicious savoury... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We ate here for some western food to have a break from the local food we had been having. I ordered a burger which didn't seem to taste right and didn't sit well in my stomach afterwards :S. The drinks on the other hand, ice coffee and lemon shake were very nice. It's quite comical how many people are hired... More 

Thank GWatz
Bengaluru, India
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Know that the place is displaying "family cafe" not Scuba Junkie Restaurant. However this is the Scuba Junkie restaurant, they have the name on the menus. Sempurna is definitely not an attractive place for tourists. However, this is THE starting point to access Sipadan and surrounding diving sites! In case you are not comfortable with local food, this restaurant might... More 

Thank bigotn
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place; was relieved to find it after the foul-smelling seafood restaurants on the waterfront (the water stinks). Great menu and friendly service. Nice salads and other healthier options that are unavailable elsewhere. Ate here every day and loved every meal. My only complaint would be that there are no fewer than 15 waiting staff (I counted!) but no one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 36 Block B, Semporna Seafront., Semporna 91308, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  Semporna District  >  Semporna
  • Phone Number: +60 89-785 372
Casual dining establishment with a full bar, cocktails, international beer/wines and a variety of culinary delights, designed to keep you happy. Open for buffet breakfast through to a la carte dinner, with daily blackboard specials, fresh baked bread, desserts and fresh fruit shakes.

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