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Zhu Yuan Vegetarian Restaurant

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90 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant close to 8.30pm from Singapore standards Penang is almost a ghost town except for few places during weekdays. The owners were having there meals as they didn't expect any other customer. We entered unexpectedly late and little skeptical. But after the food was served we found worth taking pain to find this place for our dinner.... More 

Thank Amitb007
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I often travel to Penang and I usually visit this vegetarian restaurant because I enjoy the fresh flavours in their cooking and they remember me upon visits. This round I ordered the Tofu Claypot, it is served with a beautiful thick sauce filled with mushroom, tofu and other good things. The other dish I usually order is the Hainan spring... More 

Thank wla90
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

My experience here was not so good as the food was too blend and overcooked. I'm sure they could improve. Really hope they do well with some improvements. :)

Thank Chitra R
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

As a vegetarian, it's been difficult in SE Asia to get a good selection, but this place was a dream come true. The food was lovely, and the family that ran the place were even lovelier - they tried to teach us silly Brits how to use chopsticks properly! I would definitely recommend this place to all my veggie/vegan friends.

1 Thank Alice B
Köln, Germany
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

During our stay in Georgetown we had dinner at this restaurant two times. What can I say, the lady helped us ordering our food and it was so delicious both times. We had a variation of several dishes and everything tasted very good. Besides that the owner are so friendly and attentive. The second time we were greeted with a... More 

1 Thank Melanie R
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

the food price is good, the owner is very friendly, we ordered alot of food, we like the dumpling which recommended by the owner. definitely will come back again to this restaurant

1 Thank hadilee
Kuching, Malaysia
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128 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015

Decided to try this place to have something different. Quite a large menu, and, in spite of the pictures, we weren't sure what to expect but it worked out quite well. The food was fresh and tasty, and good value for money. We were the only customers at that time, maybe due to that location on a Sunday evening. This... More 

1 Thank aandlkch
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Eating here at the restaurant now for father's day dinner. Ordered these food and our feedback: Shark fin - the taste is weird. The white carrot seems uncooked. Sambal kangkong - kangkong is overcooked with the burnt taste Redang curry - redang is not nice, potato is not cooked, its hard Fried mushrooms - too hard, no taste Beancurd -... More 

Langkawi, Malaysia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2015

Very kindhearted, friendly people and for sure the best food I had in a very long time! I was really over the moon with everything I tasted, varied, balanced.. Delicious!!! Also a very good price. I paid 12 Ringit for quite a large meal(: Definitely a great tip!

Thank Karinderoos
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2014

Not easy to find veg food in Penang. This is worth tracking down and has a very large selection of dishes. Many of these are the kind of bewildering fake meat variety which are a little odd. That's aside some very nice food available and not too expensive. No alcohol is served. We went twice. I would recommend this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $30
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 604-2617706

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