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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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
My favourite coffee shop in town

Always like to have lunch here with friends. I love the good, the steamed pork never go wrong! Recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Made S. L
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Always like to have lunch here with friends. I love the good, the steamed pork never go wrong! Recommended!

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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Coming early dinner to make sure get the table otherwise you have long queque. Welcoming with friendly staff. The story of the food so intersting. Special double pork caramelize to die for. Curry asam fish very nice little bit sweet but thats special from this restaurant i think all dish with sugar. Stir fry clams ask for spicy so good.... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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39 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

(+) - Great food (try the trotter!) - Quick service (+/-) - Closes at 21h I believe: come early so you can get on the list and ensure you have seat (prepapre to wait a little). - It's not super expensive but there are cheaper places, and if you eat here every night your wallet will feel it :)

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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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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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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