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Indian, Malaysian, Asian
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Reviewed 28 December 2020

Had twice lunch and one time dinner as I was staying at Bayview Beach Resort. Service was good and the fried rice (RM6 and above) was tasty and good portion. The drinks were a bit expensive, mostly above RM6. Medium pizza RM18 for was not...my licking as it was quite hard. Had the fried chicken chop RM13 which was good and tasty. The restaurant accepts grab pay as payment.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 10 December 2020 via mobile

This place was just opposite the hotel we stayed, it was open at 10, we enjoyed the masala butter prawn and cheese naan.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 22 March 2020 via mobile

This small simple cafe was recommended to us by friends who knew we enjoyed Indian food. So we decided to give it a try and we were definitely not disappointed As we were almost at the end of our holiday we only visited twice and...on both occasions found the food to be delicious. The staff were very pleasant and asked how spicy you wanted your meal Don't be put off by the simple surroundings the food is delicious freshly cooked to order and very well priced Would heartily recommendMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 9 March 2020 via mobile

My family and I have been staying at the Bayview Beach Resort when travelling to Penang for over 19 years now and Enca Cafe just across the road is one of our favourite spots! We love coming to Enca for both lunch and dinner and...never realised that is a restaurant in Penang that actually makes the best Bruschetta in the world! The food is great and the variety of the menu will cater to everyone. The team working there are always wonderful and friendly and it’s great that they remember us each time even with 2 or 3 years between trips. If you’re in Penang you must make your way to Enca Cafe.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

Last reviewed Enca 8 yrs ago & it hasn't changed, food & staff unbeatable at any time of the day. Our two young kids loved it too as their first time in Penang. Also do everything take away, so when kids need their bed, a...cheeky take out on the balcony hits the spot. Thank you Enca! See you again!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

Read the reviews on trip advisor and confirm the food was exceptional Don't be put off by the basic lay out and basic set up the staff could not do enough for us and the food was exceptional we were there for 2 hours and...every table was fullMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 February 2020 via mobile

Nice food with good service on very moderat price. We just tried the Indian dishes which we enjoyed - spice level is very western orientated.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 February 2020 via mobile

So delicious food, portions are quite big and not expensive. We stopped for lunch, and took cheese naan, vegetable fried rice and Enca Salad - all was very tasty. Absolutely recommend this place. Tip - it’s Indian kitchen restaurant, better to try their special local...dishes, it’s very good.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020

As the title says ' back again ' . We first visted the Enca in 2018 then again in 2019. On both ocassions we enjoyed the food , hence we have returned again to eat there. As always the food is good, tasty and decent...portions, plus the prices ( dare I say ) has not gone up in three years. Thank you. Also the staff are friendly remembering us from our past visits. Would recommend. Enjoy.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 22 January 2020

Being somewhat addicted to Indian cuisine, Enca did not disappoint one bit: tandoori, naans, veggie and mutton curries are excellent. Quite confusing with all the different menus they show around, probably they sell food from adjacent restaurants if their own menu doesn't satisfy your wants....In need of finding some simple, fried chicken without any spice on for the kids we browsed these alternative menus. They did not have available every item listed, but we found what we were looking for and more: an absolutely stunning lentil soup! Beside food, mint lassi and fresh juices are just great as well. The malay and indian heritage translates into both masala tea and teh tarik being great! Prices are extremely affordable. Dinner for 2 adults, 2 kids, cca 120-140 Ringgit. Eat there 3 times in 5 days, was that good (and conveniently located just meters outside the hotel's compound). The only downside would be that if a bit crowded, service becomes quite slow, but do not let this deter you from an excellent meal. Things go slow sometimes in Malaysia. And that is just fine by me! :-)More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Lavender_lion
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Response from elfian | Reviewed this property |
food is halal. however, they do serve alcohol.
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JRPage
28 March 2018|
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Response from buddy195 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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Response from r0mi4 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I remember, cash only (the closest ATM was approx. 1,5 km but they offered to drive us by motorbike :D )
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Frequently Asked Questions about Enca Cafe & Restaurant

  • Yes, Enca Cafe & Restaurant offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Enca Cafe & Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Enca Cafe & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5