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Dragon-i

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George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
6042291686
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Overall : good quality foods, we love their fried pork best, veggie taste good too, tofu is tasteful, yes we will come back if we have the chance.

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Thank Glenn P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant with my family for dinner, ordered 9th dishes, only 2 dishes were acceptable. The rest of the dishes were very bland, especially the Long jing tea chicken which they claimed to be their signature dish was a totally not worth trying. This is the worst Chinese restaurant that we've visited, would not recommend to a anyone. The... More 

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Thank Tan K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Went to the Gurney Plaza branch for lunch with my family. Food wise, typical menu with a range of noodles & rice. Had hot & spicy noodles and 2 basket of xiao long bao. Noodle was abit bland. Need to add sauces to get a better taste. Xiao long bao was good. Full of the soup.

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Thank pOtAtOeME
Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
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175 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My wife and I decided to have our dinner before we head home after a massage therapy in Gurney Plaza. She suggested dinner in Dragon-I. We ordered a pan-fried cod-fish fillet, Chinese spinach in superior stock, and cold chicken in wine. Of course we also ordered 2 baskets of Xiao-long Bao. Everything was Ok except.. the pan-fried cod fish came... More 

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Jakarta
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Try their roast pork, shrimp dumpling noodle soup n mango pomelo dessert. You will be wanting more... To complete their delicious food, they need to improve on their service side where the service staff are not well groomed and lack of hospitality. Smiles are very expensive to be shown on their faces. Wonder why... In Indonesia, most restaurants, starting from... More 

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Thank n_marcella
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Went here for a quick lunch. The food was very good but the service was okay. We ordered the same thing. One came out and we had to ask what happened to the other order. Staff was polite and friendly. Other wise a good experience.

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Thank Alicia R
Perth WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This restaurant is one of the best chinese restaurants Ive ever eaten in and this includes in China. The food was fresh and plentiful. a really good price considering it is in a major shopping mall Gurney Plaza. Will go back on the next trip to Penang.

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Thank Wendy F
George Town, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Dragon-i in Gurney Plaza has a long queue at lunch and dinner time so go early if you are not prepared to wait. The ambience is alright, similar to other upmarket Chinese restaurants. Service here is fast and once the orders are taken it takes about 15-20 minutes for the food to arrive. It can be a tad noisy when... More 

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Thank FoodFun775
Lagos, Portugal
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97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

We have been looking forward to eating at this place since its recent opening at Gurney Plaza. We won't be returning. The food was only so-so. We had a hot and sour soup that was tasty, though overly gummy. The Shanghai dumplings were totally soggy and fell apart when removing from the steamer. The Szechuan chicken was probably the best... More 

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Thank Chipol
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Sui long bau are excellent, this was the restaurant we reviewed in Gurney Plaza and I did not know the name. If you like Chinese food at a very reasonable price and of excellent quality this is the place - no need to comment further, just give it a go. I did get busy when we were there with many... More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 6042291686

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