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51 Jalan Leong Sim Nam, Ipoh, Malaysia, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
05 254 0308
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 77
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pricey

Nice dim sum but quite pricey. Service is so so. Have to come early to get the tables. Tourist attraction.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Cheryl O
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Penang, Malaysia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Penang, Malaysia
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Nice dim sum but quite pricey. Service is so so. Have to come early to get the tables. Tourist attraction.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

One word....overrated. If you are looking at the best dim sum place in Ipoh, Ipoh folks would no longer rate this the best choice. One thing that does not work in a dim sum restaurants is self service. They should revert to the old ways when this restaurant was at its previous location

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Sometime struggling looking for parking. Parking fee are very expensive opposite the restaurant. The price is average 2-3 times more expensive than others restaurant.

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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77 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

They served a very delicious dim sum. We like the Char Siew bao very much. Also there are lot of other dim sum which were delicious. The restaurant itself is very clean. It was so crowded during weekend. So you have to be patiently wait. The price is expensive but still fine with the quality of the food. Overall it... More 

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Penang
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

One of the favourites in Ipoh and rightly so. Dim sum can b seafood or meat...juicy prawns and mince that's not fatty! Great variety. Get there early or be prepared to wait. The whole area is full of dim sum houses but IMHO this is one of d best. My favourites are d black pepper chicken dim sum, fish balls,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

1030am visit, still a lot of dishes. And the size of dish is big for me. The price is acceptable. I prefer the 艇仔粥, 蝦餃,燒賣。

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Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Theold place use to be very popular and the Tim Sum taste fresh and nice but after moving to this new place the food is not really that good anymore. It does not look fresh and someone tells me they buy from whole sellers now and the taste is just normal now. It is very crowded maybe because it have... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

DO not go there during weekend and public holiday. They serve the drinks slow. Long queue for food. Hard to find a table especially you are going with a huge group of people.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

public holiday, pack with people, at least they should have someone arranging the queue, instead you will find all sort of people standing next to your table, i even saw people arguing over a table, Don't go there during Holiday

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ipoh perak malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Paying the air-cond food's price but sitting in a warm environment room.....better go to the next door Tim Sam shop.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 Jalan Leong Sim Nam, Ipoh, Malaysia, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: 05 254 0308

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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

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