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Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant

Block 1, Lot G9, Api-Api Centre | Lorong Api-Api 1, Jalan Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 88-261 595
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish head curry” (15 reviews)
“fried quail” (2 reviews)
“mutton” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Block 1, Lot G9, Api-Api Centre | Lorong Api-Api 1, Jalan Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great pleasure eating here. The staff are very polite and the owners are lovely, ensuring that all your needs are catered for. We ordered rice, sambaar and prawn fry for the kids and they absolutely loved it. Their parota was light and...More

Thank ajude27
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ajude27, Thank you so much for your rating and amazing review. We're very appreciative of this and delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. It was a pleasure serving your wonderful family and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We revisited this restaurant and found their dosai still impressively tasty, banana leaf curry delicious and excellent mango lassis. A great place to eat if vegetarian as the fish-head curry is just one option. We all enjoyed our experience and the chefs adjusted spiciness to...More

Thank Clarry362
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Clarry, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate and give us this amazing review. We're indeed very appreciative and we hope to see you soon on your next visit.

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

1st time visited this restaurant and food they served really tasty and delicious.original south indian food tasty and fresh..must try

Thank CSeharab
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Hi CSeharab, Thank you for the good review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We hope to see you soon for another fulfilling meal!

Reviewed 28 December 2017

I started eating at this restaurant in 1985 on one of my earliest trips to Kota Kinabalu when it was a small outfit in Luyang, operating under a different name, on the outskirts of the city. They subsequently moved to their current location in Centerpoint...More

Thank Kalimullah
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Hi Kalimullah, it has been our greatest pleasure serving you and your lovely family for over three decades and we are indeed very grateful for your kind comments. Thank you so much for taking the time to write about us.. We are indeed very appreciative....More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Fresh and very well balanced meal... good service and friendly owner... i find the curry fish head too cold for my preference as i prefer them to be served warmer...More

Thank LionCityTraveller
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Hi LionCity Traveller, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your your dining experience with us. We're most appreciative of your review and will take it positively for room to improve. We look forward to having you dine in with us once again...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Small restaurant with good service. excellent Indian cuisine served on a banana leaf, located in the city center where you can go to visit the night markets before dinner.

Thank Bruno F
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Hi Bruno F, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your dining experience with us and we're indeed most appreciative of your review. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 4 November 2017

One can’t get more good, authentic Southern Indian cuisine than Jothys and 17 years is a good endurance test. Ordered the mutton, another mutton dish - spicy, fried chicken, fried fish, fried quail, fish roe and each were as always - good. The quail was...More

Thank Merril Y
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Hi Merril Y, Thank you for your good review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We hope to see you in KK soon for another fulfilling meal!

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went here with a group of friends and work acquaitences whilst working in Kota Kinabalu. I enjoyed a really tasty curry served up on banana leaf. If I am ever back ion KK I will definately be back!!

Thank Alan360o
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Hi Alan360o, Thank you for dining with us and we're pleased that you enjoyed our food. We are very appreciative that you took the time for your kind words for us on Tripadvisor. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We first came here many years ago and was introduced to Jothy's as we wanted some fried fish. We have been a few times over the years and make sure we go every time we visit - last visit to KK was 6 years ago....More

Thank Engee1
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Dear nigelgibbs1, Thank you for your good review and we're very pleased that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We hope to serving you again soon on your next trip to KK!

Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have been a regular to this place for almost 7 years and the flavor never fails to satisfy my taste buds, recently they have started serving chapati and tosai and believe me it is the best in town, the kind of chapati I eat...More

1  Thank FHM2013
Jothys, Owner at Jothy's Fish Head Curry and Banana Leaf Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Dear FHM2013, Thank you so much for your kind words. We're most appreciative of your support over the years. We hope to serving you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block 1, Lot G9, Api-Api Centre | Lorong Api-Api 1, Jalan Centre Point, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-261 595
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