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93 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-264 1191
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Highly recommended. My favorite eating place when I am in Penang. The vehicle parking may be challenge but you may park some where nearby and walk to the restaurant. Along the way..you may discover lot of other things about Penang.

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Thank shameal
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone must try their briyani rice or the naan bread with the milani chicken. Seriously it is very delicious and mouth watering. Affordable price and portion of food.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mango lassi was gone off. Staff just shrugged and still charged us. Food was bland and not fresh. Better places to eat.

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Thank Johnny c
George Town, Malaysia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not worth your time and money. Racist Servers will ignore you if you are not their kind. Extremely tourist unfriendly. After sitting for 10 minutes waving at the waiters who just keep ignoring us. Time to go somewhere else. It is not the cleanest place to eat to begin with. Fly

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing to write home about but if you are walking by and want to eat Indian, this place will do the job. Fast service and good flavours.

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Thank Mildayil
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It seems that foreigners are not welcome here as we were ignored by the staff. Waited ages for a tasteless biryani. Avoid.

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Thank Guaci7
Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Kapitans twice in Penang. The service was good and the menu was easy to view with great pictures of the food. Chinese, Indian and Malaysian food available. Something for every taste.

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Thank Douglas A
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is nowhere to close to any type of veg or non veg india food. I'll take their food as confused cuisine between Malay, Indian and Muslim food. I am sure every Indian will feel frustrated after visiting any of the kapitan joints. It's pathetic period.

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Thank rya75
Province of Treviso, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First night in there, nice people, nice food. What I cannot say about the 3 following visits we paid there (yes, we do not Judge a place by a single experience that can be wrong. Everyone makes mistakes, everyone can be a bit annoyed by working with people from time to time. It is just that well, you should not... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

8 thumbs up for the signature Butter Chicken and Claypot Chicken Nasi Briyani. Good food is worth waiting for and so we did, for 30 minutes, even when there was no crowd at 330pm on a weekday afternoon. Yummy in the tummy 😁

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-264 1191

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