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63 Macalister Road 10400 Penang, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Go early in the morning! Good

By Singapore standards, the Dim Sum is really good. I am referring to the one @ Macalister road just in case there are other dim sum shops referred in other posts. They are opened at 0730H and I ordered porridge, char siew puff, one big pau, another prawn dish and a large pot of tea at just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2014
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

By Singapore standards, the Dim Sum is really good. I am referring to the one @ Macalister road just in case there are other dim sum shops referred in other posts. They are opened at 0730H and I ordered porridge, char siew puff, one big pau, another prawn dish and a large pot of tea at just RM$19. It is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Worth the try and will definitely come back for more! Highly recommended for all the visitors from any part of the world...

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Johor Bharu
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36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

I have been to this place for breakfast a couple of time & every time I really enjoy the food there. There are many varieties of tim sum to choose from. However I really like the ones that contain prawns & those with pork-prawn paste mixture tim sum. The reason is you can taste the freshness of the prawns they... More 

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Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

good portions but definitely not Hong Kong style. Beware the MSG. But worth a go. Tried a bit of everything and nothing to rave about nor nothing to knock.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We came at Sunday noon where there almost no table for us to sit but their staff quickly notice and help us to find the table. we ate a lot of dim sum and char kuetio just for 27RM, what a surprise how cheap it was. Next day we came back again and the staff lady also very nice and... More 

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Bogor, Indonesia
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23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

delicious dim sum, soo many variety of dim sum and the most important the price is verry cheap compare to other dim sum resto location mc allister road penang off lorong selamat

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

This local dim-sum spot was packed frequently, and it has the same atmosphere as most hawker centres in the city. This was not your upscale dim-sum restaurant you would expect in Hong Kong, but a stripped down version for what Georgetown is famous, cheap good food with no pretension. Self service was key to dining here. Find a table, settle... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

This place was awesome! My wife and I ate until we were full and it still only cost 30 ringit including a can of coke and tea. All of your favourites are here; dumplings, pork buns, chickens feet, egg tarts, and more.

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Subang
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We actually already had breakfast, so took it with us for our drive back to Subang Jaya, had it at one of the stopovers and regretted not buying more!! What a shame!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Chanced upon it on a Sunday morning, it got our attention because of the many families heading into the restaurant. Basically a massive coffee shop/foodcourt set-up, not a posh restaurant but had a busy market place feel which was somehow appealing for dim sum. First impression of it was "mass-market", it was a semi self-service concept, you helped yourself with... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 63 Macalister Road 10400 Penang, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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