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Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Closed for a short break from the 23-3-2019 till 3-4-2019 . Business resume on Wednesday 4th April 2019. Thank you.
$8 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here in February for valentines night and loved the food so decided to come back during this stay in Penang. We received a warm welcome from the owner and the set menu is such good value and amazing food. Really beautiful food and great...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JCookCheltenham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk in without book as its was early and on a weekday. Menu was simple yet has daily set menu. We ordered the set as it covers most of the dishes we wanted to try or must try. We were to hungry and hence didn’t...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank MariaW3924
DragonTan, Manager at Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Maria, Thanks for your kind review. Do visit us again. Warm regards Dragon T.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For those who want to try Traditional Nyonya food in a cozy and family restaurant, you should visit this place. The gulai tumis fish and the inche kabin fried chicken were yummy ! Ask recommendations to the chef, he is very helpful and can show...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kasselan
DragonTan, Manager at Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tks and do visit us again. Warm regards Dragon T.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our fourth trip to Penang, and we have returned to Ivy’s every single day (as long as they are open for lunch), which speaks volume seeing how most visitors descend upon Penang to restaurant/hawker hop. My family always enjoyed ourselves at Ivy’s, eating...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t know if they were having an “off” day but the food was a disaster when my friends and I dined there. The fish in the otah was mushy and tasted far from fresh. The beef rendang was tough and sinewy. The sambal of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
6  Thank Hsien_Teh
Reviewed May 7, 2019

awesome taste on the set nyonya dinner set for two with a soup, 5 dishes and a dessert. Restaurant is nice and cosy with nyonya decorations.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank prishoh
DragonTan, Manager at Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Thanks for your kind review and glad you had a Food experience dining here. Warm regards Dragon Ti.

Reviewed April 26, 2019

We found this restaurant by accident. We visited the Northam Beach Cafe for a sunset dinner but found the food there to be disappointing. We saw Ivy's on the map and decided to give it a go. We were so glad we found it! We...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank miloqk
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

If you're a foreigner struggling to find all the delicious food people blog about then I suggest heading here and going straight for the set menu. We ordered this today and wished we were here longer to try more food. You get more value for...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank leenas52
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

It has been said here before and I am afraid I will say it again, but the fix price menu, has some small but sufficient portions of all you need to taste. Very friendly service by owner, more than willing to chat on great English,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Nolinice
Reviewed March 22, 2019

We were a family group of 7, including elderly grandparents, and were lucky to be seated at a large round table in the restaurant. The owner advised what dishes were available on the set menu that day, and suggested some additional dishes we may wish...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank duttonst
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March 24, 2018|
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Response from choobengg2017 | Reviewed this property |
They intentionally not serve pork because of its halal eating customers. I noticed diners from neighboring Muslim countries.
October 24, 2017|
Response from sengfattl | Reviewed this property |
sorry, they don't.
October 24, 2017|
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Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
Sorry only beer but you can bring your own wine and we charge a small cockage fee .
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