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Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine

58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
+60 13-433 7878
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“assam prawns” (40 reviews)
“beef rendang” (29 reviews)
“otak otak” (21 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Host Dragon looks after his clientele well. We chose to not have the set meal, selecting 3 small dishes which were all delightful, the quantity being ample. THe beef rending was the best we have ever tasted - superb. Simple surroundings, such a happy night,...More

1  Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a homely restaurant managed by a couple residing in the same premise. We chose the set menu to have a sample of different dishes instead of ala carte for two of us. We loved the Kapitan Chicken curry...thick gravy, enough spice and simply...More

Thank Machigoh
Reviewed 1 week ago

A rather disappointing dining experience. The standard of the nyonya food here was not bad but neither did I find it worthy of the praise that it has received from other reviewers. I thought that the dishes served rather "watered down" . It lacked the...More

Thank klmal61
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very tasty and thoroughly enjoyable classical Nyonya meal (I am assured by the three Penang Malaysians who accompanied me). Food was in good sized portions and delivered at a steady rate that balanced our eating speed.

1  Thank Roger H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and super service. Definitely a must-try when in Penang. The chicken kapitan and inchi kabin was delicious. The perut ikan was really good too. We also had the Ju Hu Char. All were great. The boss is very friendly and will recommend you...More

1  Thank cambio555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the 6-pax set menu and added in a few other dishes for our group of 30. Service was prompt ... food portions were just right. Almost every dish was a hit - the kapitan chicken (great tasting gravy), hei bi hiam, sweet potatio...More

1  Thank Lee-Atlanta2013
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered 4 pax menu for the dinner recommended by the boss. It was done by his wife with their own family recipe. All Food was delicious especially the kapitan chicken and sambal hae bee. One of the best meal we had in Penang.

1  Thank Val L
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Get to know this restaurant from website, which is recommended by the locals. We reach the restaurant very late and luckily still manage to get into the restaurant. Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine is located at a pre-war convertedhouse at Jalan Chow Thye. Order set meals for...More

Thank FuiYee
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner here and then came back again for lunch the next day to eat our favourites again and try out other dishes we were curious about. Our favourites: achat (pickled vegetables) joo hoo char (lettuce wraps with sambal and a finely chopped vegetables,...More

1  Thank Sujata V
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a cosy restaurant, operated by a couple, plus their little son with 2 workers. The nyonya cuisine is basic yet you can taste the homecook essence. The ambience making you feel like dining at your own home. The couple is honest is making...More

1  Thank sengfattl
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14 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
Yes we hv fish dishes for you. As for vegetarian we hv limited choice. We offer vegetarian fried rice, stir fried veg and veg serve in pie tees cups for choice. Tq Warm rgds Dragon T.
Naz R
14 November 2016|
Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
We are a pork free restaurant and our poultry are from a halal supplier. Warm regards. Dragon Tan
15 October 2016|
Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
Yes we can make reservation via email and on our facebook.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 13-433 7878
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Serving authentic Nyonya Cuisine. Closed for a short break from the 20th March till 28th March 2017. Business resume on 29th March 2017.
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