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Tek Sen Restaurant

18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-981 5117
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (101 reviews)
“chilli” (82 reviews)
“mapo tofu” (15 reviews)
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Reviewed today via mobile

[TEK SEN RESTAURANT] #BatamliciouzinPenang - MUST TRY! When I asked for recommendations for Penang Food, the name “Tek Sen” popped out many times. I happened to pass by yesterday and there was a long queue. So today, I decided to give it a shot and...More

Thank Chandrana R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found this restaurant by coincidence .... totally out of our plan and just following our instinct ... but it's really a gem, my best meals while I was in Malaysia. Long queue line had convinced us this restaurant is a good one and indeed,...More

1  Thank Yuliawati T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant outdid our expectations! Staff is super friendly and efficient, and food... food is delicious! Order the recommended dishes in the menu and you will have a delicious meal! Can't wait to come back

Thank Ferran O
Reviewed 6 days ago

had visit this restaurant during June 2018. had made a reservation before going as most of the review had shown that there was always full house. there was a long queue when i reached there at 11:50am. the restaurant was full when they started the...More

Thank Chong W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to queue to get in. Be aware you need to pick up a menu and a playing card when you arrive. The queue moves very quickly though and it really isn’t long before you get a table. Food is reasonably priced and great...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pork with chili padi is superb!! We ordered it along with steam fish, choy sum, and tofu. Will come again here for that chili padi pork and try other menus...

Thank Freya P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended this place by our guide. Was there at 6 pm but there was a queue already. Had to wait about 30 mins or thereabouts. But this place is definitely a great place to have a Chinese authentic dinner. The taste is great and...More

Thank FlyingCougar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Queue up . So longgggg .so crowded. So come fast if you dont want wait for more longer, Tastes great for authentic chinese cuisine . I will revisit here next time .

Thank Paulus H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And there's a reason for that. Reasonable prices, big menu and great local cuisine. We were impressed both times we went. But the second time we had to wait in a long line barely sheltered by the rain and eat at a small table on...More

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read up the reviews prior to the trip and decided that we should be there to q up before it opens at 6pm. we past thru the restaurant during the day and it was crowded and with many ppl still queuing up at 1plus. We...More

1  Thank lynnlyn09
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November 19, 2017|
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Response from Em T | Reviewed this property |
They serve all Hokkien, Cantonese, Hainan, Hakka. In Malaysia, it's quite difficult to separate chinese dish because all has been integrated in our food. For example Assam Prawn is in the Nyonya dish and also a Hainanses... More
January 16, 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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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