We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine

58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
+60 13-433 7878
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“assam prawns” (43 reviews)
“beef rendang” (31 reviews)
“otak otak” (22 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (374)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

A small restaurant with probably only 5 tables. Excellent service and outstanding beef rendang at very good prices.

1  Thank NickWhite_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely little restaurant in a street full of restaurants. Had read previous reviews here on Tripadvisor and decided to eat there. Perfect prices.

1  Thank tomkate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by a non pork option here. After all if one mentions Nonya cuisine how can one not think of Babi pangang and Ngoh Hiang? So we made a trip there for our first lunch meal in Penang, being the first walk-in...More

1  Thank Choo-Beng G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice dining place which they made Delicious Food & very Good in Servicing, A good restaurant to visit in Penang Island!!!

Thank Shawn O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on a Saturday night. The restaurant was busy with big groups. We were very warmly welcomed and the menu was explained. We opted for the set menu to get a taste of everything, and we weren't disappointed! Everything was delicious and tasty...More

Thank Karel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the Penang Peranakan food during my stay. Love the Penang style Otak-otak which like a creamy fish pudding. Must visit for Peranakan fans!

1  Thank Kyoko T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service. We were a bit clueless about Nyonya food and the owner really went out of the way to recommend the right dishes and the food was simply delicious! Especially the kapitan chicken...yummmmm

Thank Shalla
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Hello, I wish to recommend Ivy's Nonya cuisine. The food has a home-cooked feel and prices are reasonable with generous portions. Highly recommend Assam Prawns, Kapitan Chicken and soft beef rendang. Owner was honest in his suggestion of set portions to order, which was enough...More

Thank F5271CFleem
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The place is not big, its best to make reservation in advance. 5 tables in the air-conditioned room and 4 tables along the verandah. Pricing is reasonable and ambience is nothing much to shout about. Food is very tasty such as the assam fish/prawn, curry...More

Thank ongboon18
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We ordered the fix menu for 2 in order to try the best specialties of the restaurant. The problem was that food looked like pre-prepared and arrived to the table not very hot. Also all the dishes (5) arrived together and it didn't help to...More

2  Thank Brinaz15
Nearby Restaurants
Him Heang
43 reviews
.11 miles away
That Little Wine Bar
218 reviews
.01 miles away
Old Green House Prawn Mee
58 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
713 reviews
.64 miles away
Wat Chayamangkalaram
563 reviews
.70 miles away
Old Protestant Cemetery
304 reviews
.25 miles away
Nagore Square
82 reviews
.45 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
steven k
September 16, 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
It is not a wheelchair friendly restaurant. We need a little bit of assistance.
February 14, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
Yes we hv fish dishes for you. As for vegetarian we hv limited choice. We offer vegetarian fried rice, stir fried veg and veg serve in pie tees cups for choice. Tq Warm rgds Dragon T.
Naz R
November 14, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
We are a pork free restaurant and our poultry are from a halal supplier. Warm regards. Dragon Tan
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 13-433 7878
  • E-mail
Serving authentic Nyonya Cuisine. Closed for a short break from the 20th March till 28th March 2017. Business resume on 29th March 2017.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing