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Tek Sen Restaurant

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Chinese, Malaysian
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18, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 129815117
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Outstanding Chinese Food

Two of us had dinner tonight at Tek Sen Restaurant. There was a short line to be seated when we arrived at 6:45 pm on a Saturday night. The friendly hostess gave us a menu and took our order before we were seated, very efficient. WE ordered the double cooked pork, duck in a ginger sauce, kang kung... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
alsek810
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

have a small gathering with college friend..5 dishes we ordered..good taste but cost will a little bit higher them what we expect.. sure will support and plan for my next visit to penangXD

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We ordered a few dishes and found that the food is not fantastic. Not sure why it is recommended highly by the locals and the people who posted their reviews. It was really crowded so if you intend to try it out go for early dinner :)

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Two of us had dinner tonight at Tek Sen Restaurant. There was a short line to be seated when we arrived at 6:45 pm on a Saturday night. The friendly hostess gave us a menu and took our order before we were seated, very efficient. WE ordered the double cooked pork, duck in a ginger sauce, kang kung ( sauteed... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

This place quickly became a favourite...food is great, service is quick, and the price incredibly reasonable. Stand out dish was the double cooked pork, and the lime sodas were great too. Will be one of the first places we go when we go back to Penang.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We tried bitter gourd and cincalok (somekind of a nyonya sliced pork). The gourd is quite nice. The pork was too sweet for our taste. Maybe double roasted pork is a better choice. Will visit and try other menu next time we visit penang. The restaurant was packed, but thankfully we managed to get seated right away. Great and fast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I LIKE IT The best restaurant in penang, cleans, cheap dan serving fast. If i go to Penang...i must go in Tek Sen Restaurant. Must try

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I had a wonderful lunch of the double roasted pork. They were quite busy but they served everyone quickly and the wait was not long. I will be back.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Definitely worth a visit. If you don't wanna wait in line, come early or book a table. This place seems to be quite popular :) Can't remember what we had, but it was delicious! And so was the fresh lemonade.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stumbled across this restaurant as it was near our hotel and packed with people, so we thought we'd give it a try. Food was delicious! We ate there twice in our four day stay in Penang, and would make a point of returning on our next visit.

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The food is delicious every time I dine here. Great food and excellent service. I recommend the pork with chilli padi and the fish fillet curry.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 129815117

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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