Dim Sum, a style of Cantonese food prepared as small bite-sized or individual portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates is favorite foods for Malaysian. We all love dim sums and finding one is not easy in Kota Kinabalu.
Here is a list of some of the dim sum restaurants in Kota Kinabalu.
Dim Sum Recipe 点心之家
Located at Lintas Plaza, the dim sum is steamed upon order. The place is quite small so it’s pretty crowded during the weekend.
Opening hours: Mon.-Sun. 07:00-15:00
Address: Unit 22-0, Ground Floor, Lintas Plaza, Lorong Lintas Plaza 3, Off Jalan Lintas, Kota Kinabalu
GPS Address: 5.9466527N 116.0882565E
Served wide selection of noodles and rice with Dim Sum.
Opening hours: 7am to 3pm
Address: Lot 36 & 37, Ground Floor, Block E, Plaza Grand Millennium, 88300,, Penampang, Kota Kinabalu
GPS location: 5.9271323N 116.0770798E
Gam Tong is well-known for its springy wan tan noodles, dumplings, and milk tea. BBQ Pork, roasted pork, and roasted duck are also some of their house specialty. They have dim sum which is steamed upon order. Only 1 types of dim sum available but good to go with the noodles and rice.
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm
Address: Citymall, Imago Mall, 1Borneo
Sea Park Restaurant 海外天海鲜酒家
Sea Park restaurant have been around for many years. Served affordable dim sum
Opening hours: 7am to 12pm
Address: Luyang Park Phase III shop lots (Jln Maktab Gaya), 88300 Kota Kinabalu
GPS Location: 5.9586683N 116.0861644E
New WK Restaurant 新旺角大饭店
One of the favorite dim sum place for locals. Do expect long queue during weekends and public holidays
Opening hours: 7am-2pm and 6pm-10pm daily
Foo Phing Dim Sum 富平点心楼
Wide selection of dim sums at affordable price
Opening hours: 7am to 2pm
Address: Kolam Centre Pase II, Taman Hilltop, Lintas, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia., 88200, Malaysia
GPS Location: 5.9491738N 116.0923657E
Kedai Kopi Hin Loi 兴来茶室
One stall at this coffee shop serve dim sums as early as 5am. Cheap and affordable. Coffee shop style dining with dim sums
Opening hours: 5am to 10am
Address: Jalan Lee Thau Sang, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
GPS Location: 5.9530634N 116.0554612E
Tasty Wok, Venition
Their chef from GuangZhou, China successfully create pork free dim sums which taste good. Good environment and good place to have dim sum at any time of the day as they open till 12am
Opening hours: 8:00AM – 10:00PM
Serve Chinese food and variety of dim sum. Special tea time set available
Address: Lot 1,2,3 & 4, Phase 4, Taman Foo Loong, Luyang
GPS Location: 5.9592552N 116.0893965E
Fook Yuen 富源茶餐室
Famous for their roti kahwin but they also have few selection of pork free dim sum. Dim Sum and yam cha at one place
Opening hours: 7:00 AM–11:59 PM
Asian Restaurant, Horizon Hotel
Served halal dim sum. Great location at the center of Kota Kinabalu and you get free parking when you dine-in.
Address: Jalan Pantai, Pusat Bandar, 88999 Kota Kinabalu
GPS location: 5.9824638N 116.0752559E
Shang Palace, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
Dim Sum buffet available during the weekend.
Opening hours: 10am – 2.30pm
Silk Garden, Pacific Sutera
Serve Cantonese cuisine and dim sums. Dim Sum buffet available on the weekends
Lunch 11.30am – 2.30pm
Dinner 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Weekends / Public Holidays
Lunch 11.00am – 3.00pm
Dinner 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Location : Level 1, The Pacific Sutera Hotel
Capacity : 120 persons
Dynasty Restaurant, Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Hong Kong style Dim Sum served on Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays.
Address: No. 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
GPS Location: 5.9750851N 116.068899E
Telephone: (60) (88) 265 555
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