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Penang Restaurant

117 N 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2436
+1 215-413-2531
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mango chicken” (20 reviews)
“roti canai” (29 reviews)
“beef rendang” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
117 N 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2436
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Penang Restaurant managed by a Malaysian is the real deal. The portions are generous and the flavours are quite authentic - since we are from Singapore we can endorse. We had a few rounds of the Roti Canai which is highly recommended. The beef rendang...More

Thank SingaporeJD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place in in Chinatown where, as you can imagine, the competition is fierce. Had the best chicken satay I ever had. Chunks of well marinated chicken and very good peanut sauce. Sauce was nothing special but the chicken was great. I decided to go...More

Thank TomHerlihy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop in for some delicious chinese food. What a selection!! It was hard to choose because there was so many items. There was a group of four of us and we had one appetizer and two main entrees and...More

Thank ChrisLW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i love their food very much, authentic and delicious. I always dine in there whenever i am near china town.i highly recommend roti canai, curry chicken and satay....yum....

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I used to live in Singapore, and this brought good memories. Peanut sauce for the satay was great. Oh and the Mango Chicken was wonderful!

Thank NJH-MB
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

A local Philadelphian recommended this treat after a morning at the Phili Flower show. We ordered the Roti Canai ( Malaysian favorite) as well as a fried tofu with cucumber and peanut sauce as appetizers.SERIOUSLY 2 of the MOST FUN and scrumptious appetizers ever. Let...More

Thank rena k
Reviewed March 9, 2018

In Philadelphia for flower show. This restaurant easy walk from convention center. Saw lot people through window so stopped in. Received warm welcome. Asked for suggestions. Enjoyed a spicy seafood curry. Thought reasonably priced.

Thank scampi745
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The wife wanted Chinese so we walked down to Chinatown looking for “something”. With so many restaurants to pick from we just happened upon Penang. My wife ordered the seafood crispy noodles unsure as to what it was. It was spectacular! The broth mixed with...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This place, located in Chinatown, had great food but it was just bordering too busy to enjoy. The menu is huge and pretty much has every concoction of Malaysian cuisine you could imagine. The food was actually pretty great however you might get indigestion.

Thank ejoellem
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Some friends and I were in Philadelphia for a work conference and walked to check out china town. After reading some reviews, we decided on Penang. We were greeted as soon as we walked in and brought tea over right away. I ordered basil chicken...More

Thank Hillary C
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August 5, 2016|
Response from Pixxidix | Reviewed this property |
Peanuts are an essential part of Malaysian cuisine and I am fairly certain some dishes will contain it though not all. Call the restaurant and ask. Sorry I can't be more helpful
January 30, 2016|
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Response from idahRAM2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 N 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2436
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-413-2531
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