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Tek Sen Restaurant

18, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 129815117
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Ranked #13 of 459 Restaurants in George Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Malaysian
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Penang Island, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I was having dinner at the restaurant more than 30 times because their foods are amazing till the very last time, as usual orders and I ordered additional JUST sweet & sour sauce, they gave us in medium bowl and charged us RM8, and I looked up the menu, the sweet & sour pork dish cost RM16. (How is it... More 

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Amazing food for a great price. Everything they have on the menu seems great. Been here 3 times and I'm never disappointed nd mind blown every time I try something diffrent. one of my favorite restaurnats of all time for sure.

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

After reading so many good reviews I went by myself at about 7pm. I only had to wait a couple of minutes for a table outside and was given a menu and left alone to study it. The twice roasted pork was a must so I ordered pork, stir fried greens with garlic and shrimp and a fried rice. I... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Although it's a little expensive, roughly RM 25 /pax (without seafood) maybe we ordered too many dishes, 4 person 1. Fried pork (big) 2. Salted egg bitter gourd 3. Belacan kangkung 4. Plum sauce chicken 5. Famous toufu I would say the fried pork is one of the best in the world. Remember, either you call up make a reservation... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My expectations was hyped after reading earlier reviews. Can't help but feel slightly disappointed. Food was good but not amazing. Neither overly salty nor oily. However, portions were small. Prices were reasonable. Do arrive early. The restaurant was due to open for dinner at 6pm. We reached at 5.50pm and had one of the last remaining tables. A long queue... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I particularly like the brinjal with salted fish cooked in a clay pot. It's savory and the brinjals are cooked to perfection. This dish is not found in other chinese restaurant so I must say that this is unique to this restaurant. Another good dish to try is the Malay Kampong style chicken. It's taste is sweet with a hint... More 

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Buderim, Australia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is a very busy restuarant and it did take a little time to get a seat as it is packed by locals which indicates it is good. The twice cooked pork was fantastic. We found one waitress who spoke English and they really try to get you in and out as it is so popular, she even tried to... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It is not every often that a meal from start to finish carries the feeling that this will not ever happen again so you had better take it slowly and enjoy every morsel! This is one of those places. The double roasted pork is to die for, no, really! We all tried to figure out just how it was prepared... More 

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Kuta, Indonesia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Definitely the best food we had in penang. Love the pork and kangkung on top of that it's cheap and the service is quite good too. I heard the place would be packed in the evening so We decided to go at 9pm which turned out to be a right decision. We only wait 5 minutes until we're seated. Penang... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Doesn't take us long to get a seat... the food tastes just right. Check it out... if you are around the area :)

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Additional Information about Tek Sen Restaurant

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

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