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Junk Cafe

401, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 16-438 3205
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
401, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came to this place while doing a visa run. Great ambiance at night with dimmed lights, lots of stuff on the walls, good music and great burgers. Try it if you have time. Shame it is not a bit bigger

Thank Aykut U
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Happened upon this little gem simple because of the excellent music we heard whist walking home one night. Intended to stay for one drink, but ended up there for a few hours. Excellent decor, fantastic music by the two young lads, the hand cut fried...More

Thank Flav1984
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ordered burger and fries (baby q) . 5 mins later was told they don't have any bacon or BBQ sauce. I said don't worry about it that's half of the burger ingredients. The burger was still made and offered to me? Was still keen so...More

Thank 691georgeh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happened upon this gem on a visa run from Thailand, really quirky style, friendly staff and owner and a good burger (we got a bit excited about having pints in a proper bar and misjudged the closing time of street vendors!)

Thank lmblue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read the reviews of the place and were inspired to visit. Every review is spot on. We got three burgers and everyone enjoyed theirs. The cocktails were okay, maybe not as strong as UK cocktails but the beer was reasonably priced, around 10MR I...More

1  Thank 07772426074
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going here for an early dinners. Ordered pork burger and a beer while my wife ordered a grill chicken salad. The burger taste great with juicy meat. It come with the sweet potato fries which taste very good as well. Price wise is ok and...More

1  Thank 88gaian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome bar in Penang - great music, nice vibe and friendly staff. Great decor a must visit when here - a must see and to experience

1  Thank Quintus S
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We found this place and (after many days of Malay, Chinese, Thai and Indian food) we took a break and had a burger and fries as good as we've ever had anywhere else. Chilled atmosphere, great staff. Unpretentious. Also good just for a drink to...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Whenever I visit Penang, I always have a burger at Junk Cafe. This time I got the cheese burger. Excellent as usual. The quality have declined in the 3 years I've been visiting this place. Beer was chilled, and the latte was great as well....More

Thank Kongkehlet
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This place has the best burgers! A welcome european taste after 2 weeks of indian/chinese/malay food. We tried the junk beef burger and lamb burger which were both great. Good sweet and normal handcut potato fries. We also had a very very good salad with...More

Thank Anne-Marie N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 16-438 3205
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