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New Market

Town Centre, Sandakan, Malaysia
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“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
“fish market” (4 reviews)
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Town Centre, Sandakan, Malaysia
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Called here for a short visit whilst in Sandakan. Local produce market selling fish, fruit vegetables etc - NOT a restaurant as listed. Strong odour from the fish!!

Thank Ceini0g
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is NOT a restaurant. I am not sure how this place is categorised as a restaurant. It should be a place of interest. When I travel around, I usually would visit the local market to look for street portraits. I had two keepers here....More

Thank Steven_Teo
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is a large market in Sandakan town centre. Sells vegetables, fruit, meat, spices, herbs, fish, clothing etc. Food stalls upstairs. Good place to visit.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Our tour guide took us around here calling a supermarket, which in fact is a MARKET selling anything from fruit, veg, spices clothing and fish amongst other things. The fresh fish area is quite interesting, just wish I lived here solely for the fact that...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Every Central Market is always a fun place to visit and taste the local scene of people and their food selection, fresh and readily available. Apart from coming to do your daily marketing for farm fresh vegetables, fruits and local produce, there's always the sea...More

Thank alfredc466
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Must try the local food stalls upstairs!! They are super economical with a large portion that's so satisfying! Not to forget to bring some fresh seafood back home on flight hehe

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The market is well worth visiting, as a foreigner you may observe local people's life and plenty of fruit, vegetables and food items you might have never seen before.The back part belongs to a fish market, which is also very interesting. People are friendly, not...More

Thank Stepanka40
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I came here to get some fresh fruit, 2 apples and 3 oranges for 3MYR which wasn't bad! I had a look around the place too, they have alot of dried fish, seeds & spices, fresh meats and also veggies. Not much else to see...More

Thank Kaiser2290
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Get down here about 0530 and watch the mayhem that is the fish market. Great to see the trawlers offloading their catch of fresh fish, prawns, etc. Then head up to the second floor and have a great cheap breakfast of kway teow.

2  Thank Chalkmq
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Located at the 2nd floor of this market, there's is one stall selling homemade Kueh Teow with deep fried pork. The texture of the kueh teow is so smooth and fine, deep fried pork is very tasty, and the miso soup like soup base is...More

2  Thank RachelleFung
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  • Address: Town Centre, Sandakan, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  Sandakan Division  >  Sandakan
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