We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Book In Advance
Tours from Food Tour Penang tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (240)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“street food”(26 reviews)
“guide kevin”(12 reviews)
“assam laksa”(21 reviews)
With an epic and legendary history, Penang island is one of Malaysia’s most unique destinations. A world heritage site, a port and confluence of some of the oldest families in the country, Penang is a natural choice for visitors to have a sneak peek...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong | CIMB Bank @ Prangin Mall, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
Reviews (283)
Filter reviews
269 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsstreet foodguide kevinassam laksapancakeshawker stallsempty stomachair conditioned carpenang fooddosafood scenesavoury dishesprawn frittersloh bakgreat guidedelicious local foodspend an eveningdifferent foods
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 269 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I, like to do food tour when visiting a place we haven't been to before as it gives you a good idea of what to try and places to go etc, so we have done a lot of food tour over the...More

Thank Rachael D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

See all the street food and don’t know what to try or which one is the best or cleanest? The food tour is for you. The tour guides are Penang locals and know authentic food. We had 5 stops and more food than we could...More

Thank rowlong
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful evening with Jesi and Baptist, and learnt so much about the food and culture of this wonderful island. We tried food and beverages we would never have tried on our own, the explanations Jesi gave us were so helpful, and her...More

1  Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our food tour with Jesi and Baptist. They were so accommodating to our eating restrictions (with one of us being vegetarian). We both left full to the brim of delicious food alongside getting fantastic company and an insight into the culture and history...More

Thank bethvf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a tour with Kevin in George Town in April. He took us to 5 different food spots that we would never ever have stumbled across ourselves. Each tour is a little bit unique, and caters to the dietary requirements and tastes of the...More

Thank Helena T
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We can highly recommend the food tour if you are really interested in trying out new things and indulging in local delicacies! Kevin was a great guide and took good care of us. We visited food places we would never have found on our own...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We did the night food tour with Kevin and had a wonderful time. First, Kevin is a total delight and a fun person to spend time with. He took us to several interesting places and we sampled so much delicious street food. Come hungry! We...More

Thank KMMT_13
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Chulia street night hawker food: Big Wanton mee rm5.30 (by an old couple) ,it s really big, fit for 2. Sui kau rm1/pc. Orange juice rm2.00. Fried Kueh teow rm6. Fried rice rm6. Sarah (halal) rm0.90 per stick. Ketupat rm1/pc. There r a few food...More

Review collected in partnership with ASUS 6 Stub App Smartphone
Thank mikeylawsh72
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous evening with Jessi and Baptist from Food Tour Penang. It was a fun way to try lots of delicious local food!! Jessi and Baptist were enthusiastic about teaching us about local food and customs. We wished we had done this on...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We booked onto the afternoon tour and our group was just us and one other couple, plus our guide Junie and the driver. She was friendly and quite an efficient guide, as we felt like we packed an awful lot of food into a few...More

1  Thank Adam T
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
July 3, 2018|
Response from chenglye69 | Reviewed this property |
Evening tour is best.Not that hot and in the evening the lights come out making the vista very nice
September 22, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Turtle035 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Beta, We booked our tour through Food Tour Malaysia website and paid Aud$62 each - children are cheaper I think. It was a great night but not sure if it would really suit children of 3 & 6 as there is a bit of walking... More
Jofy W
April 7, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from terence7 | Property representative |
Hi, Please provide us your email details so that we can send you the information