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Tek Sen Restaurant

18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-981 5117
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (85 reviews)
“mapo tofu” (14 reviews)
“homemade tofu” (17 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food here is brilliant, only compared to the best in Hong Kong. Some people may not like it because one has to queue, but not really a problem. It is a pleasure to eat Chinese food where each dish tastes differently, not just the...More

Thank JulioG
Reviewed 1 week ago

They don't take reservation, so everybody waits for a table. Fortunately, a staff will take your name and seating. Very orderly. Unfortunately it can take some time, and when tou get a table, you wait again for your food. But...it's worth the wait!

Thank steven t
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know this restaurant from tripadvisor, and saved for my trip when I am in here. I went along there, ordered 3 dishes which I enjoyed very much, very down to earth restaurant, good portion of food, friendly staff, food and drinks are really great....More

Thank Sun N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best local chinese food in penang. You can choose any dishes and its great. They open 18:00 to 20:30 usually

Thank Welly9898
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner and had a very nice meal. My wife asked for vegetarian and they err happy to supply this. The tofu was perfect.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having read all the positive reviews on Tripadvisor we certainly expected great food and good service, and our expectations were fully met. However, what really impressed us on top of this was the extremely professional, efficient and friendly management of the waiting crowd. Everything...More

Thank Horst V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Non halal restaurant. Serving delicious Chinese style food. Located right in the middle of Lebuh Carnavorn street, just a few step away from City Heritage. Price is more reasonable and cheaper comparing to KL Alor street. Preparing for the queue, usually will take about 5-30...More

Thank Hendra K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is was recommended we try Teksen, really enjoyed this bustling restaurant, quick service, recommend crispy pork and delicious tofu. Very well priced

Thank GeraldineH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is super busy and unless you get there early, prepare to wait. Everything is a mad rush which does not make a great dining experience. It would be preferable to get takeaway and enjoy in peace at home. The food is good and...More

Thank bonzalife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Uber driver recommended this place so we went without expectations. Were impressed with the range of vegetable options given we've been eating a fair few curries. Packed with locals and some tourists it was doing a roaring trade. Had stir fried asparagus with prawns.. great...More

Thank catupover
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16 January 2017|
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Response from Hammie2015 | Reviewed this property |
They are likely to be closed from 26-31Jan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 12-981 5117
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