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Restoran Kapitan

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93 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-264 1191
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Taipei
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good food - many many curries to choose from. Good service - helpful, attentive and prompt. Easy to find.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It wasnt hard looking for the restaurant as we wazed around and found it right on a corner of some road. However finding a park was a disaster! I had to circle the area about 3 times before i finally managed to find a spot. But all was worth it when I had my first spoonful of Kapitan's biryani rice.... More 

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Thank Wellygal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food is far from a real Indian style food or served cold or warm. The staff is not very helpful. In Penang, you sure can find a much better restaurant.

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ate at Kapitan a few times, clean, authentic food and very reasonable prices. open 24hrs and very friendly helpul staff.

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Luanda, Angola
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good restaurant very close to Little India. Good selection of food and beverages. Food is a combination of Indian, Malay and Chinese.

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Thank Sajith P
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate there two or three times and it was amazing each time. Try the naan with garlic and butter. Can get full on the wrong time but usually you find a place

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Bildeston
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was a busy night the food didn't take long at all. I had tandoori chicken with keema cheese naan and it was phenomenal. The chicken was still moist and had so much flavour. The accompaniments were delicious and the naan was out of this world. Cannot praise the any higher.

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Thank NakedchefBildeston
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate our first lunch in Penang here. Husband ordered nasi kandar style plate of rice plus fried fish, fried chicken, curry prawns with a lime juice. And I ordered chicken biryani and a mango lassi. The restaurant seems to be really popular but we didn't find the food special. The staff is surly and not very helpful.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went out of my way to go to Kapitan on my yearly visit to Georgetown. I have been told how good the Tandoori was there. I have had far, far better Tandoori platters in Georgetown, at other restuarants. I guess it depends on when you arrive and when the chicken was cooked, but mine was dry and not at... More 

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India
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85 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is an very expensive restaurant with no quality food. Service is very slow. Ordered mango juice was charged 6 MYR n was given some orange flavored drink with a lot of sugar. Some other restaurants in this same location offer great food at awesome price

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-264 1191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?