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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 22 February 2017

The restaurant is very crowded with varies of customer, from the oriental-looked to caucasian-looked customers. They serve very delicious Tofu, one of the best I ever had. The pork is also a menu you shouldnt miss!

Thank Vielly H
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We came across this restaurant while out looking for street food one night and judging by the crowds inside and those lining up at the door, we knew the food must be good. The next night, we also lined up at the door, however it...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Been here a number of times over the years, normally pretty good, very very occasionally they fail to deliver excellent service. Always a queue, they will take whole table bookings if you're 10+ otherwise be prepared to share a table it will speed up the...More

Thank millhouze
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This place doesn't look much from the outside, apart from the crowd of people waiting for tables (if you get there after 7pm).... there is certainly a reason for this. The restaurant is very basic, simple tables and stools. The menu is very Chinese, with...More

Thank Philb_201
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Even though they don't take bookings the concierge at our hotel phoned through and booked a table for us. We wer seated immediately even though there was a large queue. The staff were incredibly helpful as my husband has a long list of things he...More

Thank Marilyn186338
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We come here every year when we stay in Penang and this year we came twice. Come before 7 or be prepared to queue as I've never seen it empty. We had the twice cooked pork, turmeric chicken, baby pak choi, chicken with ginger amongst...More

Thank lasatu
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It's a real Penang experience great value fast, delicious just don't expect a fancy environment- get anything with the homemade bean curd- delicious!!!

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We first went to Teksen several months ago and have returned now several times. Food is consistently good and service is great.

Thank edwE9454FT
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Food here is so nice. I know this is very famous in town, but expensive. Once I tried it, I know its worth to try and wait for it. Usually here crowd. Food here is fresh and taste so unique. However, staff here is a...More

Thank Lydia C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good for early supper as the restaurant fills up fast. We had 5 dishes, all excellent. The specialties are all very tasty. There was a long line when we left at 8:00pm, but seemed to be moving pretty fast.

Thank uncle_albert5
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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