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10400 63 Macalister Road, George Town, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This dim sum place is always jam-packed with people. You know the crowds must be there becoz its a great value proposition. go in the morning & do a breakfast, to not just enjoy the dim sum items, but as well to experience a typical malaysian morning breakfast. you'll see the jostling for seats (its a fast turnover place, so... More 

Thank Dalip C
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

I love Dim Sum and eat it every chance I get! I don't recall the names of the different kinds I had but there was one with shrimp and scallops which was particularity good. The restaurant is not anything to look at but the food is good and the price is right,

Thank Sheri S
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

The selection of Dim Sum here wasn't the largest in the nearby area, but it was definitely some of the best. We try to never miss an opportunity for Dim Sum and we were very pleased with the assortment, the taste and quality here. Shu Mai is always on our table at every Dim Sum stop and these pork filled... More 

Thank Gene S
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248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

This place serves traditional style yum cha similar to some parts of China. There is nothing fancy about this place, it probably breaks all the food safety rules - if there was any in Malaysia. But damn the food is good. You get allocated a table and some tea, then its self serve at the hot steamers. The service is... More 

Thank DJ_Mizit
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I wanted to have some dim sum while in Penang. I actually thought the food was alright (I was hungry), but what I thought was sweet & sour soup ended up being shark fin soup. Had I known that this item was served in this place, I would not have gone.

Thank David G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

Enjoyed the selection and quality of Dim Sum. Ordered more than I could finish along with a pot of tea - all for $3.50. I started thinking about moving here, I enjoyed it so much. Place gets packed so go early.

Thank Steve B
Villefrancee-de-Rouergue, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

the choice of Dim Sum on offer is great, and with excellent service, really a busy place, very much reccomended

Thank stu_le_brew
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice dim sum which you have a lot of choice. Seat always full at weekend and holiday. Good in value and quality which you must have a try when you come to Georgetown

Thank XavierLSY
Kuala Lumpur
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2015

Ate here on 2 occasions and was pleased with variety available, however you have to get there relatively early since choices run out very quickly. Prices are also very affordable.

Thank Alan H
Singapore, Singapore
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are just yearning for dim sum in town, this place is spacious, clean, and airy and the dim sum gives you that flavour. it is not the best that we have had. The porridge came in a bigger bowl than the usual but didn't have much in it. The barbequed pork buns (char siew pows) was smaller than... More 

Thank bruceli_88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10400 63 Macalister Road, George Town, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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