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“Gem of Penang street food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kimberly Street Koay Chiap

Kimberly Street Koay Chiap
Kimberly Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #129 of 460 Restaurants in George Town
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Outdoor seating
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Good for: Outdoor seating
lazy_kitty
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113 reviews 113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 56 cities Reviews in 56 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Gem of Penang street food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I totally love it!! My favourite noodle. The soup is full of flavour, the noodles r so soft n smooth. I had never come across anything like this though I am a Penangnite. Now they have their own shop for us to sit in. Cleaner and better.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Indonesian first
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“In my opinion, the best kueh chiap in Penang”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Cheap and tasty kueh chiap. The place is always buzzing with people, but the service is quite fast. Finding a place to sit might pose a challenge if your party is larger than a group of three.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Delicious Duck Koay Chiap”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Knew this stall from a Taiwan TV programme, I have been looking forward to trying this. The soup tastes good indeed. Generous serving with duck meat, pork innards and an egg. The sauce is extremely good. Worth to give it a try!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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“Springy Noodle-Dumplings, Succulent Meats”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Call out your order to the man assembling the food after browsing what you want. If unsure, order a bowl of mixed meats with a dollar amount.

You cannot go wrong unless you are squeamish about having to eat organ meats or something like that.

The broad slabs of rice noodle have an authentic, hand crafted springiness that is rare these days. The broth is deceptively simple and unpretentious yet alluring. The meats are simply the product of hours of simmering. Perhaps the best Koay Chiap ever.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Penang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
2 reviews
“still delicious.......”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

i have been eating this koay chiap since i was a child. it used to be extremely delicious with a chinese herbal taste in the soup, but this taste has gone just as many other food in Penang. i wonder why? but if u are first time in Penang, it is a must try hawker food as it is still consider tasty for me.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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