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Bali Hai Seafood Market

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Bali Hai Seafood Market 90 Persiaran Gurney, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
+60 4-228 8272
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Solo City
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is NOT a tourist trap. The price is reasonable for the quality they offered although It's not cheap either. One medium (0.6kg) crab costs around 80 MYR. The crab was fresh and perfectly cooked, tasted great. We also had steamed Pomfret. Cost 100MYR (0,6kg). Quite expensive, but fresh and tasty. One of the good things I appreciate from... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service not as gd as previously. Many staff around but not too helpful. Seafood was for fresh but not value for money. A place for tourists. No locals seen.

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Singapore
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We lost our way, alighted at the wrong bus stop and walked along way to find this famous seafood cum dimsum breakfast place. we reached at 12noon and the dimsum was closed before that. we decided to eat seafood instead since it was v highly recommended. however Penang friend decided not to.... walked away.regret not eating seafood.

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Thank Creation007
Kuala Selangor, Malaysia
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8 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

its really not up to mark as said, we order steam crab need to wait around 35 minutes finally after served we can smell that the crab is old stock and very smelly..wont return again

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place if you want a huge selection of fresh seafood. Very conveniently located along Gurney Drive. Relaxed ambience, facing the sea. Great service. Overall not bad, just a tad pricey.

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Malaysia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been there for about 4 times.All time favourite is "black tauhu".Soft shell crab is not as expected but other seafood is nice.Good place around Penang town,nice view.

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of quality seafood. Staff are helpful in your selection and in trying to identify exactly what you are after. It is an extremely busy restaurant with high turn over of customers. The food was bought out quickly, hot and fresh. It is worth the experience but do not expect the usual cheap eats that you find elsewhere..

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Mission Viejo, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love fresh seafood and not wanting to pay an upscale price, this is one of many in Penang Island. It does help if you have someone local with you to help with the ordering, what to order and provide recommendations. The service is very good for us, maybe we have some local folks that is a regular there... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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679 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 785 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

A restaurant facing the seafront in Gurney Drive with aquariums containing fish and other crustaceans which you can select for your meal. Service is good but it is expensive here compared to other seafood outlets on the island. The quality of the food is just average.

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Perth, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Huge variety of seafood , quick service , good price , large eatery on gurney drive . Staff are very quick to attend your needs . If you know your Asian seafood dishes then this is worth the experience .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bali Hai Seafood Market 90 Persiaran Gurney, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island
  • Phone Number: +60 4-228 8272

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?