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51 Jalan Leong Sim Nam, Ipoh, Malaysia, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
05 254 0308
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Ranked #85 of 267 Restaurants in Ipoh
Price range: $0 - $10
Hours:
Wed - Mon 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Tokyo, Japan
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We got to this place at 10 in the morning .We thought it was too late for breakfast and too early for lunch to be crowded. But the place was packed with so many people in line already. It is a large place so we could be easily seated and have nice dim sums. It costs not so much.

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Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Terrible service, oily food and overpriced items offered to all. Quality is an issue and honestly parking is also scarce plus intimidation by illegal parking attendant. If given a choice, I'll go to other place which offer better quality of dim sum.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I still prefer the old location which the taste is much better and tasty. After being shifted to the new place, the concept of preparing the dim sum taste like a commercial produce product less tasty. Also still very crowded till today even the place is much bigger.

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Taste and quality sounds so good as recommended but site tasting result differ. Honestly do not have to travel 300+ km to get something that KL can offer.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A little over priced and oily...I only liked the egg tarts which were nice. Other than that it's rather overrated :(

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Certainly not the best dimsum now but alright for a casual lunch. Food is self-service, you have to go up to the different sections to choose your food and you will have a card for the staff to stamp on. However, building is very modern and spacious - not the old claustrophobic local restaurants. Very affordable.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The new restaurant is very big, spacious and beautiful. The good thing about this is we got our seats without much hassle. The not so good thing about it is .. well, the dimsum doesn't taste the same anymore.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Some dim sums are really good but the services and friendliness of the staffs are thumb down. Although the customer flow is really heavy as it is a famous dim sum restaurant in the town, their staffs are not friendly, what I remember is one auntie replied us with a not friendly tone when we are getting the seats. Younger... More 

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georgetown, Penang
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Frankly find that the restaurant is a bit overrated. Although the variety of dim sum served is a bit more than other similar shops but the taste wise is nothing to shout about. Price wise is quite expensive comparatively and getting a seat or table especially on holidays is a nightmare. Parking is reasonably difficult to find if you are... More 

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

very nice building like a traditional dim sum restaurant. hv to queue up at a small station to get dim sum (self service) but dont know where was the queue. food so -so only esp char sew pau.

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Additional Information about Foo San

Address: 51 Jalan Leong Sim Nam, Ipoh, Malaysia, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
Phone Number: 05 254 0308
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: Chinese

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