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Tek Sen Restaurant

18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-981 5117
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (82 reviews)
“chilli” (79 reviews)
“mapo tofu” (12 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 28 December 2016 via mobile

I was here for lunch, ordered their favourite menus such as dragon spinach, char siew, tofu. All of them is good, and we wash it down with 4 cold barley and accompanied with 4 white rice. It was a pleasant experience and also relatively affordable...More

Thank ferry_mulyadi
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had lunch at this restaurant and we thought that the food was very very tasty! We will definitely go back again!

Thank mathelaci
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend. Had dinner there after spending an afternoon walking around Armenian Street. Delicious Chinese zhi char place with fresh seafood . Expect to wait if you do not make prior reservations.

Thank Hammie2015
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Home style cook food that tastes just ok. I really don't understand what with all the hype. Tried several times just to make sure if it's really that good. Food taste just ok, not too bad but nothing to be bragged about.

Thank vsw198
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Came here to eat upon recommendations from taxi driver. The food is ok. Perhaps it's because I just landed and so has not warmed up yet.

Thank angstansg
Reviewed 21 December 2016

It is usually crowded, and customers are mainly travelers as it is well located in the heart of Chinatown in Penang. They serve Chinese cuisine, and I noticed that the service is fast and efficient. Perhaps a little pricey, but taste is good. The place...More

Thank YC H
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the food at this restaurant. We chanced upon this place while walking past one late afternoon and decided to make dinner reservations. This proved fortuitous as the place was jam packed with people even as early as 6pm and we glady walked past...More

Thank PCWee
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A group of about 8 of us turned up in 3 cars. Parking is an issue around the area. We were lucky to get a table fairly quickly as we didn't do any reservations. Place was crowded. Our favorite is always the stir fried roasted...More

Thank ezlle
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Average food offered with a big pricey bill. Food cooked with too much MSG. You will feel thirsty afterwards.

1  Thank Helen N
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely need to do reservations otherwise the queue is ridiculously long. Maybe because of this my expectations were much higher . However I find the food just average n prices are more for the western tourist. When in Penang the better place to go is...More

Thank sushsf2016
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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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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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