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Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine

58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
+60 13-433 7878
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“assam prawns” (35 reviews)
“beef rendang” (35 reviews)
“otak otak” (21 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here on our second night in Penang for dinner, recommended by our driver - Lee. We took the set menu for two as we don't know what to order. Surprisingly, the food is not bad! Taste is not sour for the Assam fish...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant is set in one of the old houses, my husband and I enjoyed our meal here, the food was very good, along with the service, the staff were very friendly and helpful. i would recommend going here for some traditional Nyonya Food.

Thank Rachael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quality and service is very good offering authentic and one of a kind nyonya cuisine, which is very hard to still see or find in Penang whith a more affordable price such as this place. It has the best traditional nyonya cuisines. Especially the...More

Thank Joshuatqy
DragonTan, Manager at Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Joshua for kind feedbacks. For the reader’s info we have stopped nasi lemak and bee Hoon noodles many years ago to concentrate on our Nyonya cuisines. Warm regards Dragon T.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw previous reviews and was hesitated to come in. But it turns out so good! My aunt was happy with the overall food quality. Things to order are their platters and perut ikan. Their desserts such as gandum & pulut hitam is great too! Definitely...More

Thank Yenny N
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This eatery is located in one of the old houses, so not in a typical shoplot. Parking can be difficult as the street is narrow. Food is generally decent, especially for the uninitiated - given I have been around nyonya cooking on and off (my...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

we really enjoyed the food everything was very tasty and the staffs are so nice and lovely the price also good for everyone

1  Thank 342pena
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Saw good reviews of this place and went to try it out. Great beef rendang, ayam kapitang and quite a laid back little place. It's not cheap but not super expensive either, around Sgp 7 for smallest size meal, which is quite a good serving....More

Thank Jinna T
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The restaurant is small and reservations should be made. Can be noisy when the place is full. Food is delicious and authentic. This is a family run restaurant and is closed on Mondays. The tamarind prawns, assam stingray (if available), jui hu char, otak otak,...More

Thank yeelaml2015
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Malacca is touted to have the best nonya restaurants in M'ysia, given its Nonya hub status. So...when it was suggested to try Ivy's, there was some hesitation from within the gang of 11; esp since we only had 9 precious meals in Penang, and werent...More

Thank Dalip C
DragonTan, Manager at Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi Mr Dalip, Thank you for your kind feedback. I am glad you and party had an enjoyable dinner. We are looking forward to your next visit and my crew including my son will be ready to serve you. Thanks for your your kind mentoring...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

When we arrived, we weren’t sure what to order but the owner was really helpful and talked us through the dishes and showed us pictures on an iPad. We decided on the kapitan chicken, beef rendang, a vegetable dish that you roll in lettuce, another...More

Thank little_miss_perfect
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Questions & Answers
Pig K
24 March 2018|
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Response from Choo-Beng G | Reviewed this property |
They intentionally not serve pork because of its halal eating customers. I noticed diners from neighboring Muslim countries.
24 October 2017|
Response from sengfattl | Reviewed this property |
sorry, they don't.
24 October 2017|
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Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
Sorry only beer but you can bring your own wine and we charge a small cockage fee .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 13-433 7878
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Closed for a short break from the 19th March till 27thMarch 2018. Business resume on Wed. 28th March 2018
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