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Tek Sen Restaurant

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18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 129815117
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Newcastle, Australia
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a really tasty and reasonably priced meal last night. We arrived early but still needed to line up. We had a nice time sharing a table with another couple. The clay pot fish was very tasty, as was the pork. This is not elegant dining, but lots of fun in a no-frills sort of place.

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Thank MySemillon
Singapore, Singapore
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98 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in George town and hungry, you must try this restaurant. But need to get the table and be patient to wait. The double roasted pork is very tasty.

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Thank NicolasZaw
Foster, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited Tek Sen twice during my stay in Penang. We enjoyed it so much on the first night after trying the tasty fried bean curd & choy sum & squid. On our return as I'm a duck lover I tried the braised duck with yam. It was luke-warm, over-cooked & dry in an ok, but not brilliant sauce with... More 

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Thank Statler1
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here once with family and this is my 2nd visit with friends. I introduce them this as I have a very good experience with the food the last time here and what is more satisfying hearing my Friend comment "very good" a couple of times each

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Thank Max L
Malaysia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They are Chinese cuisines with reasonable price. We love the fried roasted pork, Asam prawn, steam egg, plum sauce chicken and curry

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Thank CiaoCiaoLee
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here several times. The food is fresh, excellent quality and really hits the spot. The prices are incredibly cheap for Australian standards but the quality of food is streets ahead what you can get back in Australia. The staff are very efficient given there is usually a long queue waiting for dinner, in spite of this the service... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant! Must try the CHILI PADI PORK. It's like a caramelized, not-too-spicy, bacon. The cut of meat is pork belly and the combination of flavors explodes in your mouth.

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Thank Brian Y
Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland
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118 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited at dinner time. Even though the place was packed (with locals and tourists) and we had to queue the waiting staff was managing very efficiently. The food and drinks were top class. Go there, you will not be disappointed. They have put a "closed" sign outside the restaurant just before 20:30.

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Thank bw018
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed by this restaurant at dinner time and saw a long line waiting to be attended, we were curious about it and checked about it in tripadvisor when we got at the hotel, we then decided to give it a try. We sat there very quickly and ordered some plum chicken and lemon chicken, and it was delicious!!! It... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Tek Sen tonight for the 1st time and will certainly be back. Helpful and friendly staff and food was up to our expectations. We had the double roasted pork (the large portion was more than enough for 2 of us, they will ask you for the desired level of spiciness, we asked not too spicy and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 129815117

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