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Foh San

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Ipoh, Malaysia 51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
+60 5-254 0308
Wed - Mon 06:30 - 14:30
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The variety is there but locals prefer to go elsewhere due to the lack of parking, proper service and taste. Too commercialized and the reputation is only based on historical basis, not really on the taste and prices. The building looks grand but nothing special actually. Service is also rendered by foreign employees - to be served dim sum by... More 

Thank 13mak
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd time to ipoh and 2nd time visiting this place as we went late & little range of dim sum left at Ming Court. Pick your own dim sum at the counter or wait for the trolley to be pushed to your table. Dim sum is ok but quite pricey. Would like to try ming court the next time I... More 

Thank MichelleChanHL
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many ppl during holiday, have to find your table first and then order your tea and they will give you a dim sum card, you need to go and que to get your dim sum, the loa sa pau and yam cake are very nice others dim sum so so only and their services are quite fast when serving you.

Thank Emily C
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179 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dim sum in the VIP room after CNY. The restaurant was overly crowded on the first and second floors. The VIP room was fully booked. They serve some of the dim sum in carts and one can also order additional. With the overcrowding, the quality of the items deteriorated and some of the items came cold and had... More 

Thank Keng L
Tamworth, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family of 7 for lunch, realised we had to find our own table with was fine. After we found our table,the experience was starting to go horrible, we sat there for about 5-10mins,last customers just left with a messy table, we were really confused wasn't sure what to do. My husband went to ask a waitress.before he even... More 

Thank Jo Z
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite different from what we eat in Singapore, here there's a lot more focus on the steamed dishes and the portions are quite huge. We ordered: - Chinese sausages with rice (didn't really like this dish as it tastes rather plain to me) - siew mai and har gao (both good) - cheong fun with BBQ pork (the rice noodles... More 

Thank thewanderingrabbit
Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alot of choices and very comfortable sitting. Usually dim sum places are overcrowded but this was not even on a busy Sunday

Thank Thomas L
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Really great food with a high dim sum standard but it gets crazy busy. So busy, in fact, that people wait at the kitchen doors for the trays to come out. It is noisy and mad but I loved the food and I would go back again.

Thank The-Scone-Man
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40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Try ming court instead. Foo San is just too crowded and expensive. Food is just normal. During weekend, it's full of tourist. You can find much more better dim sum in Ipoh. It's hard to find parking at this area.

Thank Travel_Prince_5415
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

went to this dim sum place based on recommendation...but we were really disappointed with the quality of the food...not sure what was all the fuss about this restaurant...expensive and food was so so..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ipoh, Malaysia 51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: +60 5-254 0308

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?