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Foh San

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Ipoh, Malaysia 51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
05 254 0308
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once a traditional dim sum shop that one can really enjoy in Ipoh. Their 'Malai ko', lotus paste pau with salted egg yoke was a must eat when in IPoh and the usual har kau, Siew Mai, char Siew pau etc kind of make a breakfast feast complete. But that's in the past. They have relocated and unfortunately though the... More 

Thank Robert W
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

service charge with self service. terrible!!! i wont recommend this restaurant!!! the food is expensive and note nice at all, full of rude attitude thru customer. well you hv to take food by yourself. the workers show bad face treat customer like dog.

Thank Tracy L
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard of the bad review but decided to try it out ourselves. I would say the selling point of the restaurant was the freshness of the food. Taste wise, it was just alright. Food variation Was one of the fewest Dim Sum shop I have been to. Environment was okay despite the crowd they had. Oh yeah! Please get the... More 

Thank Vraelow
George Town, Malaysia
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is mainly a self-service restaurant and serves delicious dimsum! There are a lot to choose from! I recommend their steamed ginger-egg custard. The price is above average but the environment is clean and classy. It may get a little warm though, especially on sunny days, because the place is partly open-air.

Thank Regina_Lum
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

super like this place. last time i used to like ming court but now i prefer foh san. it is more spacious and faster. food is darn good. esp the fried fried ones. yum. price is so reasonable. this is a must each time i go ipoh. yummy breakfast. it is clean too.

Thank JannChia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After all these years, this is still one of my favourite dim sum place in Ipoh ... egg tarts still taste good and the size of most dim sum is still generously bigger than most places. I like that they're quite innovative with their dishes and I do see new stuffs at times. But boy, the crowds start to come... More 

Thank Melissa V
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most famous dim sum restaurant in ipoh that can be found and seen easily, big and beautiful building, offers whole range of different dim sums, environment feels higher class than other dim sum restaurants.

Thank mikekD243XL
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187 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good Environment compare with old shop. Taste good. Parking is an issue & everthing DIY nowaday, not convinent for old man

Thank Lee C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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166 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited Foh San on a non peak hour around 1:30pm. Clean and spacious 2 storey building with air-cond and fan. Dim Sum was fresh and tasty. Steamed dim sum have to pre-order from the trolley's lady. Fried and noodle have to order from the Fried & Noodle counter. If you dont want to dine in, you can order take away... More 

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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: 05 254 0308

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