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George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Try their roast pork, shrimp dumpling noodle soup n mango pomelo dessert. You will be wanting more... To complete their delicious food, they need to improve on their service side where the service staff are not well groomed and lack of hospitality. Smiles are very expensive to be shown on their faces. Wonder why... In Indonesia, most restaurants, starting from... More 

Thank n_marcella
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a quick lunch. The food was very good but the service was okay. We ordered the same thing. One came out and we had to ask what happened to the other order. Staff was polite and friendly. Other wise a good experience.

Thank Alicia R
Perth WA
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178 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

This restaurant is one of the best chinese restaurants Ive ever eaten in and this includes in China. The food was fresh and plentiful. a really good price considering it is in a major shopping mall Gurney Plaza. Will go back on the next trip to Penang.

Thank Wendy F
George Town, Malaysia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Dragon-i in Gurney Plaza has a long queue at lunch and dinner time so go early if you are not prepared to wait. The ambience is alright, similar to other upmarket Chinese restaurants. Service here is fast and once the orders are taken it takes about 15-20 minutes for the food to arrive. It can be a tad noisy when... More 

Thank FoodFun775
Santa Rosa, CA
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We have been looking forward to eating at this place since its recent opening at Gurney Plaza. We won't be returning. The food was only so-so. We had a hot and sour soup that was tasty, though overly gummy. The Shanghai dumplings were totally soggy and fell apart when removing from the steamer. The Szechuan chicken was probably the best... More 

Thank Chipol
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Sui long bau are excellent, this was the restaurant we reviewed in Gurney Plaza and I did not know the name. If you like Chinese food at a very reasonable price and of excellent quality this is the place - no need to comment further, just give it a go. I did get busy when we were there with many... More 

Thank John D
New York City, New York
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215 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

and the Dragon-I, but not the last! The ambience is very nice and tasteful decorated. The Chinaware white and some flower plates. You eat also with your eyes!! The food was very good and remains me of Hong Kong style. The service is fast and professional. Not very friendly. The tea is a bit expensive and no need to take... More 

Thank Susangermany
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Topping my list would be their xiao long bao. Could never had enough of it My family loves and enjoyed their fried chicken too (not sure what its called, its a deep fried spicy chicken cut in small pieces like chicken-popcorn) Their tea and services were also worth mentioning.

Thank Herlivst
Penang, Malaysia
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A nice ambiance Chinese restaurant, famous for its juicy fillings xiao long pau. Not only that, their hand made La Mian is awesomely good too. They have branches in Queensbay & Gurney, both of the outlets will always have crowd lining up during lunch & dinner hours. Do go early to get the freshest xiao long pau!

Thank Michjy
Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Xiao Long Pao, and the fresh hand made mee is a must ~~ Although they have a few branches around penang island, 1 in Queensbay and another in Gurney Plaza, but they both will always get crowd lining up as usual during lunch hours. So if you wanna try the xiao long bao, go at 11 am.

Thank fat_miao

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 6042291686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?