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Foh San

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Ipoh, Malaysia 51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
+60 5-254 0308
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Foh San dim sums remains as popular spot for visitors to Ipoh. My last trip years ago give me the impression its a must come place for dim sum breakfast. Today in Dec 2016. That has changed my perception. Foh Dan today is not customer service oriented. To order something. U need to go various service counter to order what... More 

Thank Lim T
Singapore, Singapore
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on Foh San instead of Ming Court because we've never tried it and there are tables available. The place is big and airy so that is a plus. There are various Chinese teas available so that is another plus. We ended with 2 pots of different tea. 1 pot of chrysanthemum for the children and Pu-er for the... More 

Thank LTHIvy
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best dim sum in Ipoh, serving the best fishball - with dried orange peel, springy and tasteful. It serves a wide variety of dim sum, which is fresh and nice. It is very crowded during long festive breaks, and weekends. Have to wait for a table, but the service is quite efficient.

Thank flyingace28
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Service is good. Staffs are all helpful and friendly, possible due to non-peak hours, where my dine-in is around 1.45pm on last Saturday. 2. Cleanliness. Overall is clean. 3. Ambience. Overall is good because lesser people unlike in the morning. You might need to stand behind of the person to get the table if you visit in the morning.... More 

Thank elainesalvatore
Ipoh, Malaysia
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you ask me to make comparison in terms of food, I would prefer Ming Court which is directly in front of this restaurant. The dim sum size in Ming Court is of bite size and smaller but the taste is just better. The price of dim sum in both restaurants are not cheap. The tea servings are counted on... More 

Thank seowchewsang
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

The dim sum here are fresh and nice compare to most of the dim sum in my home town. Is crowded during breakfast hours and we have to wait for your favorite dim sums ready to serve, can noticed the line up to order. Pricing is much attractive and we really enjoyed the meal.

Thank Eric L
Semenyih, Malaysia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Food wise above average....price can said not cheap. Self service, need to go counter pick & choose your items. clean environment with baby changing room.

Thank KamH0n
Penang, Malaysia
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100 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

A good restaurant, good environment, nice place ! Good Dim Sum. Many choices and nice foods ! Parking may be difficult.

Thank asooi
Tokyo, Japan
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137 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It was a very good dim sum shop twenty years ago. Service bad, food bad, price bad. Have a good dim sum meal in any neighbourhood. Do not waste your time and money. Can try food at Yoke Fook Moon which is allocated along the same road

Thank auntiedoris
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Relaxed dining atmosphere, with food almost as good as the famous one opposite. Congee is a must try. Only down side is you have to queue at the counters for your food. It doesn't have the push-cart servers like other tim sum places.

Thank Raymond S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ipoh, Malaysia 51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: +60 5-254 0308

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?