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Tai Tong Restaurant

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45 Lebuh Cintra, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 4-263 6625
06:00 - 02:30
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well-done dim sums in town. Consider itself as one of the best dimsum in Penang. Must try carrot cake, glutinous rice and char siew pao. Don't mind the aunties who trying hard to sell you their luxury dimsum, although it could get a bit rude..

Thank Chung K
Gold Coast Qld
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to eat, a must for all that go to Penang. You will enjoy the free spirit ant the servers who possess an wonderful non caring yet professional and fun approach.

Thank MIKEGoldCoastQLD
South Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best tasting dim sum we came across in Penang, served with terrible service. Lady scolded us for not choosing the "Ti Wang Pau" when we only ordered some charsiew pau. We told her that we couldn't finish the gigantic pau, but was scolded by her saying "You can finish it if you don't order other pau. Good... More 

Thank AaronKin
St. Andrews
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The place has a lot of character with the serving staff who are friendly but also quite pushy as a solo diner. Food was ok, lacked spice for my palate, had braised duck with mushroom and wasn't a fan, dim Sum fine plus sautéed spinach with garlic. Wouldn't rush back, nice to try once for the characterful Serving staff

Thank Gordon2
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food and a clean place that was open throughout the day. Dim sum and dishes were good! Wait staff were polite and friendly.

Thank ron552000
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friends came here for dinner and the dinner was unfogettable and i must say that this restaurant is the best to try DIM SUM. Also, Staffs were very inviting and welcoming as well.

Thank dave0812017
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popular with Georgetown locals and increasingly, over recent years, tourists. Order off menu or wait for the dim sum trolleys to come round and point to what you want. ( The lemon curd tarts are a top pick). Prices have crept up a bit but still a good value option.

Thank crouchender
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could not stop eating - some of the best dim sum I have ever had. Open air, bustling restaurant with little "aunties" serving - not only a great experience but a great culinary treat!

Thank allennyc
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stuffed ourselves silly for just £7 a head. You can have dim sum, a la carte or, as we did, a combo. The restaurant served the best food I have ever eaten in Penang. It is open on two sides but there are lots of fans to cool you down. As with mist dim sum restaurants, trollies wheel past... More 

Thank Roland D
Bangkok, Thailand
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This dim sum breakfast place is vey popular for both locals and tourists; and I understand why it should not be missed when you visit Georgetown. Ambience and services are quite locals, we can enjoy food by picking what we want from varied food small baskets n plates placed on the trolleys run by senior waitresses. They were all tasty... More 

Thank Yee_Sunee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
06:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Lebuh Cintra, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-263 6625
Tel: 04-263 6625

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?