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Ecco

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Pizza, Pasta
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402 Lebuh Chulia | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
(04) 262 3178
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3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Limited choice

Been there 3 times, the food is nice, staff are very friendly. We took the Salvatone Pasta, so tasty but small portion & pricey. The Chicken Pot Pie is delicious. Overall was good but so limited choice on the meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
erin2503
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Been there 3 times, the food is nice, staff are very friendly. We took the Salvatone Pasta, so tasty but small portion & pricey. The Chicken Pot Pie is delicious. Overall was good but so limited choice on the meal.

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Kristinehamn, Sweden
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

the food here is good and feels genuine. the owner keeps the place simple and cozy. love the atmosphere too , relax. just that the traffic out on the main street is loud.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Drop your visit when you are in penang island . They serve Best handmade pasta ever ! Big portion and worth of value . Pesto focaccia & pasta with pesto sauce is a must ! Dine in classical interior & friendly service . For those vegetarian , try out their vegetables lagsania& they may custom made pasta without meat for... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Just around the corner from our hotel we found this marvelous smakk café which serves simple pizzas and pasta but the love in the food was evident from the first bite. A very simple place but dont be put off by the mismatching chairs and table and the broken down pavements outside,

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We loved the food here. Calzone was excellent and freshly prepared. Juices were good. Love the quaint, simple deco. To improve: service staff's grooming. The waitress came out in a tshirt that was wet (this gave an uncomfortable feeling). An apron would have helped. Will come back to try other dishes.

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Penang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Taking the family on a week end explore through the amazing Georgetown in Penang we found this little gem. Wonderful ambience and the drinks cool and refreshing. The service friendly and welcoming for young children. Looking forward to coming back again.

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Tongson bay, koh- Samui ,Thailand
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

great little place and friendly service small boutique style restaurant with home made pizzas and pastas enjoyed a pizza there after a few cold beers wasn't in penang long enough for a second visit but would definitely go again next trip

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George Town, Malaysia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We love going to Ecco, a small cosy place which reminds me of a little trattoria in Italy. Chef Law makes good pasta, my favourite is the Salvatore and my husband loves his special Truz pasta (with Cajun spiced chicken & bananas in cream sauce!). We also always order the Foccacia Bread with Pesto Dip. The creme brûlée is also... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Came across this restaurant after checking into our hotel and decided to give it a try... We weren't disappointed! The calzone and veg lasagne were delicious, both homemade and the juices and lassi amazing. If you want a good meal at a reasonable price this is the place.

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Phuket, Thailand
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Very small little restaurant but with really great food at reasonable prices. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Would recomment to anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 402 Lebuh Chulia | Chinatown, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: (04) 262 3178

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?