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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (21 Listings)


Beyond Veggie by Secret Recipe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 2 reviews
Suria Sabah Shopping Centre, Lot G5, 1-8 & 1-79 G & 1st Floor, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Mon-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Asian, International, Pizza, Bakery, Take-out

Offers a varied menu of vegetarian food and cakes. Has pasta, pizza, sandwich, salad, noodle, and rice dishes. Modern atmosphere with many tables. Multiple locations in Malaysia. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

City Vegetarian

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
20 Lorong Lintas Plaza 2 , Lintas Plaza, Kota Kinabalu, 88300
Mon-Sun 10:00am-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Malaysian, Chinese

Chinese name 城市素食小館. Often busy. Directions: Lintas Plaza is off Jalan Lintas and is about 700m from the intersection with Jalan Penampang (the road to Penampang). You could take bus 13 from the city to Penampang and get off at this intersection and walk the rest of the way. More info: srimelaka.com/vege.html Moderate.

Friendstar Cafe House

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
Ground & 1st Floor, Lot 4, Block 18, Bandar Baru Penampang, Kota Kinabalu, 89500
Mon-Sun 10:00am-8:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Malaysian, Asian, Chinese, Western, Catering, Take-out

Re-opened in Bandar Baru Penampang. Vegetarian food and pastries. On 1st and 15th of lunar calendar free economy buffet. Moderate.

Green Garden Vegetarian Restaurant

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
Lot 8-9, Ground Floor, Blk 15, Bandar Baru Penampang, Batu 5, Jl. Penampang 5, Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Mon 7:00am-2:30pm, 5:00pm-9:00pm, Wed-Sun 7:00am-2:30pm, 5:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Chinese

From downtown take the bus#13 towards Penampang, stop one street immediately after Servay Hypermarket's street, second building from there. Name in Chinese: 翠園素食館. Inexpensive.

Indo Vege

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 4 reviews
Gaya Street, 128, Kota Kinabalu, 88000
Mon-Fri 7:00am-2:00pm, Sun 7:00am-2:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indonesian, Take-out

Vegan-owned restaurant specializing in Indonesian vegetarian cuisine. Its popular dishes are the nasi kuning Indonesia and the yellow rice. Note that it shares a dining area with a non-veg eatery but not the plates or utensils. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Kedai Kopi 328

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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Jalan Pintas Penampang, Kota Kinabalu, 89500
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Malaysian, Taiwanese, Fast food, Take-out

Food stall in Millennium Kobusak, in a housing area near CKS supermarket, the owner is a vegetarian who used to live in Taiwan. Makes vegetarian fare with Taiwanese style as well local cuisine: hot noodles, curry laksa, nasi lemak, porridge, braised tofu, and more. Large potions. Since 2012. Cash only. Moderate.

Tian En Vegetarian

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Basement Food Court, Kompleks Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu, 88300
Mon-Sun 11:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Asian, Malaysian, Fast food

Signage says "sayur-sayurani...serve no pork." Karamunsing Complex basement food court hole-in-the-wall kind of eatery. Small menu of vegetarian dishes with other dishes pre-prepared in bain-marie. Possibly shares plates and cutlery with other food court outlets. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Usagi Vegetarian Restaurant

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 4 reviews
G76 & G77, Ground Floor, Block C, Kompleks Karamunsing, Kota Kinabalu, 88300
Mon-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Japanese, Buffet, Asian

Offers an upmarket all-you-can-eat quality buffet style service (not economy rice), along with a vegetarian sushi train for only RM 9.90. Has Japanese influence but is more broadly Asian with different dishes such as nasi lemak, curry, tofu dishes, and vegetables. Buffet includes soup and fruit. Plenty of vegan food but need to check what is available each day. 10-minute walk from the KK central tourist zone, in the Karamunsing Complex. Owner is a vegetarianism advocate. Inexpensive.

Vege Garden

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 5 reviews
G17, Jalan Tun Razak (at /Wisma Sabah), Kota Kinabalu, 88000
Mon-Sat 7:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, American, Chinese, Take-out

Provides simple breakfast such as economy noodles, Chinese pastries, sandwiches, pastries plus lunch dishes like economy rice, noodles, sweet soups, sandwiches, burgers, and snacks. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Al Andalus Arabic Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
Warisan Square, Jalan Dua Pulu (at Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens), Kota Kinabalu, 88000
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Cuisine: Indian, Arabic, Middle Eastern, Juice bar, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Vegans could get falafel, 3 varieties of hummus, babaganouj, tabouleh, and a few others. Fresh juices as well. English spoken, English menu. Sheesha is available. Has outdoor seating. Inexpensive.

Kedai Kopi Mei Mei

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.0 stars 3 reviews
Lot 24, Jalan Tugu, Kampung Air, Kota Kinabalu, 88300
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Malaysian, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. The owner is long-time vegetarian who serves vegetarian food, but the kitchen is shared and others cooking and selling fish on the premise. So this is listed as veg-friendly and not pure veg. Order last meal by 5pm. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (4 Listings)

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