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Via Pre

20E Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-262 0560
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (51 reviews)
“salami” (10 reviews)
“gnocchi” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20E Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If anyone wants to experience real Italian food ..I want to recommend Via Pre @ 20 Lebuh Penang..good service, friendly staff & great food!!!

Thank Shaykh77
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Saturday night. Very busy in a small restaurant but very nice atmosphere with friendly staff. We start the dinner with a big sharing cold cuts and cheese with a selection of Italian ham. Incredible taste and beautiful presentation. We continue with Duo of ravioli with...More

Thank Arakanmyomyat
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

we went here for a business dinner and we had a nice dinner, very good wine raccomended from sommelier and and very perfect service. food is very fresh and with a real italian recipe. Raccomended

Thank bbking h
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Via Pre on a Friday Afternoon. My partner ordered a pizza and I ordered a pasta. The food was delicious The restaurant does offer gluten free pasta upon request. The price is a bit expensive not for everyday dining.

Thank Tyeams
Reviewed May 25, 2017

slow service .noisy atmosphere + very bright light shine on you ( couldn't understand why people comment as romantic!!!) pricey in Malaysia standard even as European or Italian restaurant. food taste okay. overall Not recommend for budget traveler at all.

Thank leneme
Reviewed May 14, 2017

One, if not THE best meal we have had in Penang. Wonderful service, prosecco by the glass and authentic freshly made food. How this place isn't the number 1 place for food in Penang I will never know. A MUST TRY! Make sure you book...More

Thank helenfann1
Reviewed April 21, 2017

The gnocchi is to die for, and the salads are crisp and amazing! Their cocktails are perfect, too. I'm always looking for a good negroni and they had it. This is as close to Italy as it gets!!!

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Just all round excellant, great food, attentive staff, the only downside was the wait for the taxi back to the hotel. This is the 2nd time I have been, and both times the same excellent experience. Very recommended

Thank jdw1961
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Off the bustling street, this fantastically authentic Italian restaurant is a welcome oasis. The staff are extremely helpful and warm, the food is completely authentic and well priced. Completely recommended!

Thank Elliott C
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

The pizza was soft and cheesy. The spaghetti was flavourful too. Service and environment were excellent. Free bread as well.

Thank Cheryl O
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HSherry
November 23, 2016|
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Response from Frankworld74 | Property representative |
Hi Good evening to you! Thanks to write to Viapre Penang, If can better you make a reservation, sometimes not enough sosce for everbody :). Kindly call 04-2620560 Maury & Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20E Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-262 0560
  • E-mail
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