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Mum's Nyonya Cuisine

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31-D, Abu Siti Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia
+60 4-229 1318
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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18:00 - 21:30
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were recommended by our car hire driver to dine here for authentic nonya food. On our last day in Penang we headed here for lunch. We ordered assam fish head which was a total disappointment - the gravy was so so, and we can hardly sink our teeeth on the lady's fingers, look wood. We did sound the service... More 

Thank carol_low
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chanced upon this restaurant as it was close to our airbnb and we saw the 'recommended' tripadvisor sign outside. We ordered a few different dishes, but the only dish that blew us away was the sambal udang.

Thank Rachel K
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dine together with my Singapore friends of 8. of course,I was not disappointed especially with the ASSAM PEDAS and TAU YEW BAK.It is really the BEST OF THE BEST.True Nyonya Homecooked Food.

Thank Ng J
Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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100 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked to this restaurant from our Hotel - The Eastern and Oriental. It was about a 15 minute walk and quite easy to find using google maps on our phone of course. When we arrived, we were delighted to see that the restaurant was quite full with local families which usually means that the food is good and it... More 

Thank Denise H
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the side road beside Red Rock Hotel in a terraced house. Delicious home cooked style Nyonya food. Service of excellent and the lady boss was patient in serving us and explaining the dishes despite almost at closing time. Everything we ordered was delicious and well-executed. Nothing to complain about but just lack that extra magic to get a... More 

Thank Wen T
Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went there with my siblings and our children on the 7th day of Chinese New Year. The family-run restaurant is located in a small but decent shophouse. We opted for the 6pm dinner instead of the next one at 7.30pm to avoid the crowd and get parking. There is a steady flow of regulars and tourists. The food is not... More 

Thank PGOyster
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This cuisine is a fusion of Malay and Chinese dishes reflecting the cultural heritage of the owners. The curried fish on particular was exquisite as was the pork belly. The Oral Otak is their speciality and is highly recommended. There is a very authentic ambiance about this restaurant that is complemented by the delicious local smells that greet you the... More 

Thank AK_travel_review
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This mix of Malaysian Chinese cuisine, which is called Nyonya, is delicious. The service is fast and friendly. And they have Carlsberg.

Thank Inge D
Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Located just beyond the Nagore area, this is a small restaurant that serves up a very delicious range of nyonya cuisine. Our group of 6 allowed us to sample a range of their menu, so we had some local staples (lor bak, fish head curry), to the more interesting (wild boar rendang, fish stomach curry). The anchovies appetizer was yummy,... More 

Thank ianxteo
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Although I have enjoyed Nonya cooking in Singapore, KL, Melacca and George Town, I would never claim to be an expert, however many times I try it. Our return to this brash, simple, noisy place after a few years was based on a memory of authenticity and a strong local clientele. And it was just the same! Friendly staff who... More 

Thank Phlashmair

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-D, Abu Siti Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-229 1318
Previously known as Mama's Nyonya Cuisine.

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