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

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
liked the pizza

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
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Tongson bay, koh- Samui ,Thailand
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52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Tongson bay, koh- Samui ,Thailand
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Seattle, Washington
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

a lovey find. At first we thought it was a bit backpakery for us but we had been recommended by other guests at our hotel and glad we stayed as the pasta and pizza were delicious and very caringly made

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We went here based on the reviews on tripadvisor and it was great. We had the pizza and we loved it. They have their own way of making pizza and it is a good way! The crust was super crunchy and the pizza was really tasteful. The only downside was the size of the pizza since it is a bit... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We ate at Ecco three times in our 6 night stay in Georgetown. Probably would have been more but we only discovered it halfway through our trip. Everything we had was delicious, but the Ecco pizza was phenomenal. Home made pizza dough that was light and crispy, honestly one of the best pizzas we've had outside Italy, and by far... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This restaurant, located in Penang's backpack central area, feels like a throwback to the 50's. The tables, chairs, and décor all harken back to a time when Penang was more laid back and slower. The owner, Law Soo Hock, has run it for the last 10 years, and takes great pains to create and serve original foods and beverages. He... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visited Ecco after passing it several times on Lebuh Chulia, and then heading to Tripadvisor to check out the reviews. A small and unassuming restaurant (you'd likely walk straight past it if you weren't proactively seeking it out), we visited on a Wednesday night (closed Mondays). The restaurant has about 6 or 7 tables and specialises in Italian food... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Ordered their Lassi, Pesto Pasta, Chicken Pot Pie, mint tea (in a teapot) and their pizzas and loved them so much.

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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
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?