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Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine

58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
+60 13-433 7878
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

A good friend of mine drove me to this traditional Nyonya restaurant and boy, they did not disappoint! The food was as far as I was concerned as genuine as it gets for a Nyonya cuisine and so immensely scrumptious! The 'fried prawn' was so...More

2  Thank funkykiddo
Reviewed March 21, 2017

4 visits in 4 years and the quality and integrity of the cuisine remains among the best on Penang Island. Good Value, Great food and comfortable dining room makes this place a spot to try REAL Nonya Food

1  Thank Ashley W
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

This was our third time here and we've made it a point to have a meal here whenever we come to Penang. The food is just amazing and oh so appetizing. The owner is friendly and will not make you spend a bomb. He always...More

2  Thank camelot77
Reviewed March 17, 2017

The restaurant is in an old row of shophouses tucked away in a street off Burmah Road. It is better to book ahead as the restaurant does not have many tables. The food is home cooked and authentic. It serves all the popular Peranakan dishes....More

Thank brucelee360
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Super friendly Boss and great environment. We all love the foods which are truly freshly home cook right after the order. Do not miss the red bean desserts. Highly recommended.

1  Thank SooKuan
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Penang is well known for its foods, Chinese, Malay, Indian and a mix of all three which creates a distinctive taste, and although many restaurants throughout the peninsula and Singapore style themselves as nonya cuisine few can really claim the title. Nonya cuisine is the...More

2  Thank ScottLoar
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Delicious Nyonya cuisine in town. Price are reasonable. Service are good and friendly. Pork free. Nice place to dine in town.

1  Thank 森特 文
Reviewed February 20, 2017

The tv crew were filming at the restaurant but the owner gave us a table on the terrace and explained the menu. We had a wonderful meal and the staff were all extremely friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Marilyn186338
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I chose the set menu. It came up to RM 72 for 2 persons without drinks. The set menu includes rice, assam pineapple fish (the fish is stingray but you can choose the pomfret for an extra charge), hee peow soup, a...More

1  Thank JulieLimSY
Reviewed February 9, 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by a Penang resident and Ivy's did not disappoint. We were a large group (11 diners) but got good advice to order the set meal for fewer people, and then order a few extra dishes for everyone to share. The...More

1  Thank Noreen Chan
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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|
Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
We are a pork free restaurant and our poultry are from a halal supplier. Warm regards. Dragon Tan
October 15, 2016|
Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
Yes we can make reservation via email and on our facebook.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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
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Serving authentic Nyonya Cuisine. Closed for a short break from the 20th March till 28th March 2017. Business resume on 29th March 2017.
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