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Ayer Itam Penang Assam Laksa

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Jalan Pasar | Ayer Itam, Penang Island, Malaysia
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“assam laksa” (114 reviews)
“soup” (42 reviews)
“noodles” (20 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Asian, Malaysian
Jalan Pasar | Ayer Itam, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Assam Laksa. But the place is something else. We went around lunch time . Super hot, floor was wet, crowded.... the food was great just wish the place was a lot less dirtier .

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally amazing laksa for under RM5. Ate here for lunch, 2 adults and 1 kid sharing a table with another couple. Waiter came to take the order quickly, and with 1 item on the menu, choosing the food was quick and easy. Might as well...More

Thank drk2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here before our visit to Kek Lok Si temple. The soup base is so fragrant and the tasty. They sure don't stinge on ingredients when they prepare the soup base.

1  Thank chetchew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the Air Itam Market, this gem is a must try. The Laksa tasted so good that you will want to have a second bowl. This is a good place to have lunch either before or after you visited the Key Lok Si Temple....More

Thank RobinLSK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It have been years since my last taste of the Ayer Itam Laksa... It really bought me back to my young age! The store must have been there for 35 years? Great stuff! Give it a try!

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Purposely made a trip to Ayer Itam last friday to try 1) Sister's Curry Mee and 2) Assam Laksa. Unfortunately Sister's curry mee was not open (no idea why) and thankfully the Assam Laksa did not disappoint! I didnt know what to expect - as...More

Thank Caseyyykc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a few days spare in KL so i tot y not just drop by penang for some food. Same old...same old....last visited this like 10years ago..still as good. Then again there are comparable assam laksa elsewhere as good too so i wouldn't literally...More

Thank mynature_kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty tasty bowl of noodles, one of the better tasting Penang Laksa in Penang. Would go back to have it again.

Thank ladyofbliss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recomended penang asam laksa from many blog and review, but taste not so delicious since we have ate penang asam laksa outside penang. Penang laksa we have tried in johor and singapore is better and more delicious compare to this place.

Thank Antontam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We trekked out here from the city centre, about a 15 minute drive, to try this. Apparently the late Anthony Bourdain ate here and has nothing but good things to say. The stock/soup base was rather robust and thick, not watery like some other places....More

1  Thank bazzawong
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Aishah K
6 February 2017|
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Response from Stefanie R | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure if they have halal cert, but the dish does not contain any meat apart from fish as it is also served to vegetarians. You can try some halal delicacies at Gurney Drive area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Pasar | Ayer Itam, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island
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