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Cristao Cafe & Grill - CLOSED

No 1 Jalan Pasar | Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
+60 16-905 8497
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Dec 2013
“Pre-Christmas & day-to-day delight”
28 Nov 2013
“A Portugese experience , Sabah style!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, European, Asian, Fusion, Portuguese, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
No 1 Jalan Pasar | Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

Last minute reservation and it was done to perfection. The Christmas course meal was excellent and right from kids to adults enjoyed every dish served. Everyone had a good time and so did the kids. Food there lives up to it's reputation as soul food...More

Thank tanjongborneo
Reviewed 29 November 2013

What really caught my attention towards this cafe was actually the interiors - with its 'home away from home' accent plus the feel good vibe. Honestly, I wasnt meant to be at this cafe at that period of time as I was trying to find...More

Thank ThanaB
Reviewed 29 November 2013

I love, love, loveeeee their food it's simply irresistible. The desserts are to die for especially the Guinness chocolate cake. A must try for everyone. Even my guests who came to visit K.K were really impressed with it. Tips: Do try their pork-pulled burger. No...More

Thank Aleanajoan
Reviewed 26 November 2013

It's a gem amongst the busy streets of KK. The owners made us feel so welcome as we were searching for non-Asian food for breakfast. Mix of Malaysian and Portuguese cuisines come together so flawlessly in the hands of the chef/partner. Family photos on the...More

Thank ShortyFromNY
Reviewed 13 November 2013

If you want to go for a change instead of Chinese or Malaysian food, this is a good treat to your belly. I didn't go to Trip Advisor site to read the review but I was by accident found this restaurant in another food website....More

Thank TravelVitamin
Reviewed 13 November 2013

I loved this place! They have very good options for vegetarians (the mushroom burger is AMAZING!) and I really liked how they keep everything rich but light. Their chips are really nice, like shaved potato fried really crispy. Their meat dishes looked amazing, too. It...More

Thank FizzyTattoo
Reviewed 13 November 2013 via mobile

I had Pork Belly Wrap which is excellent, a belly pork wrap up with prata (which is creative) and cucumber and special sauce. Excellent, good job

Thank Tgdhh
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Just had the dinner special. 25 rgt ( about $AU 9 for main, drink and dessert. The huge shredded pork burger with veg chips and salad was followed by delicious chocolate cake with ice cream. It was all yummy and more than I could eat....More

Thank yeti5
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Disregard anything negative, believe me-the food here rules! The Pork Belly wrap is awsome! tucked away next to a more open visual bar/restaurant, Cristao provides an intimate air-con setting with a great choice on offer, Its clean and cheap to eat big!- my wife had...More

Thank Wade B
Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

This is a cozy little restaurant in the middle of town that offers a unique fusion of Malacca - Portuguese Cuisine The chefs menu is full of tasty full sized serves. Good pork dishes like the Vindaloo are just right with the spices an chilli....More

Thank brown656
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 1 Jalan Pasar | Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 16-905 8497
  • E-mail
Fusion of Malaysian and Portuguese flavours, in-house baked cakes and pastries.
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