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Foo San

51 Jalan Leong Sim Nam, Ipoh, Malaysia, Ipoh, Malaysia
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Ranked #59 of 223 restaurants in Ipoh
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Dim Sum here is so so, now it has gone self-service unless you order pre-cook dishes. Few push carts come around and quite a hassle to queue at the ordering counter. Very different from other joints where they still come to you in their carts or baskets. The restaurant across the road is more authentic dim-sum dining but not as... More

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KL
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Over crowded on weekends. No waiter or waitresses to assist you with getting a table. You have to wait next to a table until customers finished with their meals.If you have elderly folks this places is not advisable to visit. Price wise is probably above average. Parking is a nightmare in the weekends. This place is plagued with tour bus... More

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

It use to be at another spot in town. I remember my grandpa taking me there really early in the morning sipping tea and eating really fresh, piping hot dim sum. I believe the prices are comparable to other dim sum restaurants. The variety is amazing. However, I refrained from giving them 5 stars because ever since it's moved to... More

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Pricey. However, they offer wide range of dimsum..i like their fresh shrimp noodle roll, egg tart and friend carrot cake. Oriental decoration of the restaurant which provide customers comfortable environment to enjoy their dimsum.

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Kluang, Malaysia
2 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Overrated and overpriced . Food is just average at the best . Some servings are not hot. Can easily get dimsum better than that elsewhere. The staff that served us was rude. Demanded that EACH of us order a drink each . According to her, it's their policy to charge according to "per head". Since there are 4 of us,... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Over priced and definitely over rated. Dim sum are just average and does not warrant the long queue. Not worth revisiting. However the staffs are warm and friendly.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had to wait to be seated for almost 30minutes. Getting a parking lot was also a challenge. Make sure you had some light food before getting here. However, their dim sum is excellent. They are fresh and good variety of offering.

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KUALA LUMPUR
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Must go early to avoid crowds, normally around 7am after jog. Staying in both Ipoh & KL, i have tried many dim sum restraurants and this rating is just so-so. Pork is not fresh compared to others. Variety of dishes and desserts to be chosen. Price reasonable. Would recommend to visit another dim sum restaurant at the end of the... More

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Cameron Highlands, Pahang
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had a light Tim Sum here. Very expensive and nothing special. I preferred the old time Foo San. The new Foo San only attracts people from its previous name but not the food that attracts.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Dim sum with variety flavours. Freshly cooked and served. The workers are very friendly. Pick, eat and pay. Credit card accepted.

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