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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Malaysian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed May 12, 2020

if u are expecting a nice enviroment, this is not the place but their food is superb. i love the black pork a lot., since jan 2020 till now , and i am still missing the black pork

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed April 15, 2020 via mobile

Great restaurant, we definitely ordered a bit too much food but it was all awesome. It is a very bustling restaurant !

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

Our dinner at Tek Sen was excellent. We arrived at 5:30pm for an early dinner, and good thing we did! As soon as we were seated we saw the queue become very lengthy in a hurry. We had the daily prawn special as well as...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Food was so good. Chinese food. Long q always. So u need to tk ordee while q ing. Once we are seated, dishes come out fast . Delicious.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

We filled out the private back room with about 50 people and had a sumptuous dinner with lots of local specialities. Quality of food and service was above average. Loved it.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

I had a lot of Chinese food all over the world and this was one of the best. Fast service. Even if there’s a queue you wait only for a short time. Would definitely recommend it.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Excellent food. Their speciallties are the chilly padi pork and the fish curry. Queue is long but definitely worth the wait. Right in the heritage zone next to a market. This is favourite of the locals.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

You will be blown away by the food! This is coming from someone who breathes and lives from chinese food :D Don’t expect much from the ambience and the service, come here for the food. You won’t regret it. Order the chilli padi pork, sambal...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 28, 2020 via mobile

Long line. Expect a queue when dining here. Very busy and somewhat chaotic. We shared a table and became friends with a German couple. Food was delicious. Choose the favorites on the menu and you will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

On the 1st night we turned up about 8pm to dine to be told it was closing, much to out disappointment. The next night we went at 6.30 and had to wait about 40 minutes for a table, but I was well worth the wait....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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harpreets367
April 25, 2019|
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Response from dinnerfor8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! Make sure you tell them no fish sauce too and that they understand you when you say it🤪
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Climber43260514481
January 23, 2019|
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Response from dinnerfor8 | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of gluten free options.
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Sylvi S
October 25, 2018|
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Response from Paiman | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We were able to make one when we passed by the restaurant in the afternoon.
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