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Tek Sen Restaurant

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18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-981 5117
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast pork” (95 reviews)
“chilli” (79 reviews)
“mapo tofu” (15 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Reviewed today via mobile

This restaurant have an old style loval chinese selection of food. The food is the best in Penang. For pricing maybe not really cheap compare with other local food but it”s worth to try. This resto also still keep their heritage that we can look...More

Thank Erwin G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be prepared for a queue of at least 30 minutes if you arrive after 6pm. Best is to arrive around 5:30pm before all the tour guides bring their troops here. However, foods are overated. The pork is too sweet to my liking. It has no...More

Thank ling2006
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was a bit of a queue but luckily we made reservations to NO regret, really good yummy delicious local food, loved their spare ribs though....so succulent. Will defo come back.

Thank Sharmeel K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there around 11.45p.m. the shop has yet to open but a lot of people were queue up. All dishes were nice except the asam fish, maybe we choose wrong fish for asam. Definitely will come again. 我们在晚上11点45分左右去了那里。该店尚未开放,但很多人排队等候。所有的菜都很好,除了asam鱼,也许我们选择错误的鱼asam。肯定会再来。

Thank Yuyin T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this place twice on a recent visit to George Town - both times it was really busy and we had to queue for a table (only for 5-15minutes) but it was absolutely worth it. Really good value and delicious Chinese food. I would...More

Thank BSmith25
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friendly staffs and lots of food variety with reasonable price. Queue starts immediately from 6pm after shop open but queue time is short because kitchen and staffs are very efficiency.

Thank Chin Min T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Newly refurbish .Always a long queue. Luckily they serve food fast and yummy. The price slightly higher compare to others local kopitiam. Overall it's a good choice to try out our penang dish from this restaurent.

1  Thank leneme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place after reading very good reviews on Trip Advisor and I wish I had a chance to go more than once. There was a long waiting cue but me and my husband were seated pretty fast. Service was good, prices average and...More

Thank Ilina B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended , the taste makes me forget arround me , so delicious and just speechless with the roasted pork.

Thank Eric A
Reviewed 1 week ago

One advantage of travelling alone is that i managed to get seated very quickly although it was a very busy time. I was seated at a small table on my own, perfect !. I ordered roast pork and a chicken dish (chicken in plum sauce)....More

Thank Juan C
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19 November 2017|
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Response from Em T | Reviewed this property |
They serve all Hokkien, Cantonese, Hainan, Hakka. In Malaysia, it's quite difficult to separate chinese dish because all has been integrated in our food. For example Assam Prawn is in the Nyonya dish and also a Hainanses... More
16 January 2017|
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Response from Hammie2015 | Reviewed this property |
They are likely to be closed from 26-31Jan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 12-981 5117
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