After seeing Rick Stein's reference to this restaurant, we through that we would seek it out. It is pretty straightforward to find, being halfway down Abu Situ Lane. Parking can be a bit difficult in the evening but an Indian guy on a bike patrols the street, helps find you a parking spot and then asks for a few ringgit and issues a ticket on your windscreen. Don't know it is legitimate or just a very enterprising form of local entrepreneurship. Of course you can always walk as it central to the historical centre, not far from the Komitar.
Very friendly welcome once inside. It is obviously a family-run place. Do not expect European style decoration. The decor is very basic but very clean. We had a great meal at Mama's and will certainly return next time we are in Georgetown. We opted Wild Boar Rendang, instead of beef. We also ordered Chicken Kopitam, another Nyonya staple, and Assam Fish. All three dishes had excellent curries at their base, with distinct flavors.
The courses are not too big that you do not have space for dessert. We tried the sago pudding
with sweet yam and coconut milk. Fantastic! Family members would stop for a chat and talk about the dishes so that it gave a much more interesting dining experience.
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