Sandakan Guide : 13 Must Eat in Sandakan (V.2)

Sandakan, Sabah.

Continued from V.1 on 3 Days 2 Nights in Sandakan (food and places).

It was second trip to Sandakan while sharing all the good food online and offline with recommendation from friends and locals.


 Kedai Yap Syn Kee 新叶记 

It took us few trips to search for this convenience store and finally! Although the entrance was close, actually they are OPEN! Need to walk to the entrance to check anyone there!

We were happy that we made it and tried the signature homemade Grass Jelly With Syrup and Grass Jelly with Evaporated Milk.






Kedai Yap Syn Kee 新叶记
Opening hour :
Monday - Sunday : 11.00am - 6.00am

Location : 
Jalan Cecily, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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J1 BAH KUT TEH
URL : here

We often heard about the other two restaurants and instead of J1. J1 Bah Kut Teh is a recommendation by the local Sandakan. With generous amount of spices and it taste great with such broth that cook for hours.




J1 Bak Kut Teh
Location :
Lot 2, Ground Floor, Block 27, Bandar Indah, Off Jalan Cecily North (Lorong Bandar Indah 8),
90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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San Da Gen 三大羹
URL : here

Experiencing the Sandakan Must-Try cuisine in a nostalgic Little Hong Kong setting.

Located at the main town of Sandakan and with interior design that is nice for Instagram.

Food vice, we could try most Sandakan must have in San Da Gen with lovely surrounding. 




San Da Gen 三大羹
Location :
Where Nak Hotel located.
Main Town, Mile 0, Jalan Pelabuhan Lama, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Nam Chai Restaurant Bah Kut Teh 南财肉骨茶

 We heard about Nam Chai and pork basically the best they served here. As for seafood BKT, generous pepper that best to define their broth with seafood serving.




Nam Chai Restaurant Bah Kut Teh 南财肉骨茶
Opening hour :
8:30am to 2pm ; 6pm to 9pm

Location :
No.1 Block D, Bandar Nam Tong, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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 Restoran Dragon 良记鱼旦

One of the best fish balls in town.





Restoran Dragon 良记鱼蛋
Opening hour :
Tuesday - Sunday : 7.00am to 2.30pm

Location :
Lot 48, Block 4, Ground Floor Prima Square, Jalan Utara (Lorong Prima 2), 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. 

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Crowd 99 Cafe
URL : here

I do love green tea ice cream that is generously having a good green tea flavour.


Crowd 99 Cafe
Facebook : Crowd 99

Opening hour :
Thursday - Tuesday : 11.30am - 11.00pm

Location : 
IJM Area
Lot 52, Ground Floor, Lorong Avenue 2, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Moon 'n' Star 生肉面
URL : here

My first visit not really good, but second visit was nice. Their specialty is the tomato soup and pepper soup for the Sabahan favourite pork noodle.



Moon 'n' Star 生肉面
Location : 
Bandar Tyng, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Equator Cafe 
URL : here

Oh boy, Equator Cafe is my fovourite among cafes in Sandakan. Vincent who is also a blogger and passionate in running his cafe with his lovely wife. Delicious homemade cakes we could have here as well.



Equator Cafe 
Facebook : Equator Cafe

Opening hour :
Wednesday to Monday : 11.00am - 5.15pm

Location : 
Ground Floor, Lot 5, Block 12, Lorong Bandar Indah 1, Bandar Indah, Batu 4, Jalan Utara, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Pasar Kim Fung 金峰巴刹

The locals goes to local markets, and the authentic taste came from markets too. Sandakan's friend brought us to Kim Fung Market for local comfort food and two times straight in one day. 

Eventually, there's a lot of delicious dish could be found during day time and lesser at night.

We had a few fried items and all taste great. We were lucky that we were there early to be able to try! Selling like hot cakes and limited numbers per day.




We had the famous Chewy Noodle 弹弓面 and Century Egg Dumplings 皮蛋饺 supper when we were there.


Soy Sauce Braised Chicken is one of the favourite among local supper selection.




Pasar Kim Fung 金峰巴刹
Location: Kim Fung Town, Mile 4 , Jalan North, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Ba Lin Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Having one of the best view of old Sandakan. Having creative western fusion can be found here as well. 
A chilling spot for tourists and local.




Ba Lin Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Opening hour :
Saturday - Thursday : 8.00am - 12.00am

Location : 
Nak Hotel, Jalan Pelabuhan Lama, Town, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Seafood Sim-Sim 88 at Sim Sim Water Village 森森水上村
URL : here 

If you never been to Sim Sim, meaning that you never been to Sandakan.

I was surprised that the crowd and the good Fried Noodle with runny egg and seafood was one of the best I had for YEARS!




Seafood Sim-Sim 88 at Sim Sim Water Village 森森水上村

Opening hour :
Monday to Sunday : 6:30am-3:30pm ; 5:30pm-9:30pm

Location : 
Jalan Buli Sim Sim, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

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Tien Kee Restaurant 田记港式烧腊

There's a roasted meat shop near to Kim Fung Market. Recommended by the local.




Tien Kee Restaurant 田记港式烧腊
Opening hour :
Thursday - Tuesday : 5.30am - 3.00pm

Location : 
Lot 6, Ground Floor Block A, Bandar Pasaraya, Bandar Pasaraya, Off Jalan Utara (Lorong Pasaraya A), 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.


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Urban Cafe

One of the Sandakan favourite cafe among the youngster. 

It's also our last place to visit before we go to the airport.






Urban Cafe
Facebook : Urban Cafe

Opening hour :
Monday to Sunday : 12.00pm - 11.00pm

Location :
Lot 151, Ground Floor, Block G, Lorong Avenue 5 Bandar Utama IJM, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.

Some may wonder how did I manage to visit and eat at so many places. I may say that I go for small portion and best sharing with another person.


MEITZEU

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