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Maxim Dim Sum Restaurant

Sg. Dua, George Town, Penang Island 11050, Malaysia
+60 4-656 0915
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“dim sum” (27 reviews)
“bao” (2 reviews)
“egg tarts” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
Sg. Dua, George Town, Penang Island 11050, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This open restaurant is perfect for a big group to enjoy their delicious dim sum. The food was fresh and tasty.

Thank P D
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

The nearest Dim Sum nearby my house. 5 minutes walking distance from Taman Pekaka apartment. Foods quality ok and price also normal. Foods service quite fast. Great place for breakfast.

Thank KennyGoh2016
Reviewed June 24, 2017

I guess relative to Penang's dim sum restaurants, this is "average" although on an absolute scale (including the ones in HK, Shanghai), I would rate this maybe 2 star. Reasonably decent portions though, but the workmanship is a bit on the "rough" side - dim...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Penang cafetarias with combination of excellent & reasonably priced dim sum shops in Penang are not many. Excellent is usually very expensive. Cheap is usually associated with very crowded and unhygienic kopitiam environmment. However - Maxim is a middle ground of sorts. It is a...More

Thank KarenHappuch
Reviewed May 27, 2017

We have been to a few places in town for our favourite breakfast food but found that Maxim in Taman Pekaka ,Sungai Dua is the best for us in terms of parking ( Pay ), choices of food and also the taste and contentment. The...More

Thank letchemi
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Find your table first...get an order card...and off you go. The waiters are very efficient, the place is so busy!!! lots of local people and great to see families with young children all tucking into their favourite dishes. Ok. so back to the beginning....find a...More

Thank MIchelleCandy
Reviewed April 30, 2017

My partner and I have been here twice. We love the selection and the hassle free and quick selection process they have. Feels very organise. They have a large selection of dim sum, steam buns, porridge, rice noodles, deep fried items and sweets and all...More

Thank Christina130384
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

The best dim sum you could get in the island. The huge variety leaves you craving for more. Just when you thought you are done, you'd always go back and get more! Both their steamed and fried delicacies are finger licking good. Also available are...More

Thank Prakash N
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

We were there twice on 26 & 30 Jan 2017. Very crowded especially since it's the Lunar New Year. Pros: 1) Prices and dim sums were reasonable. 2) Dim sums selections were good. 3) Cleanliness is acceptable. Cons: 1) Open from 6am - 12pm. Only...More

Thank RickOoi
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

My advice is this - go early on a weekday. On weekends and public holidays avoid unless you want to wait a long time for a place to seat and have people hovering over you while you eat in a stuffy atmosphere That aside, the...More

Thank pianocello
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April 13, 2017|
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Response from Prakash N | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately it's not halal. But from what I have heard, the Light Hotel in Penang may serve halal dim sum.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sg. Dua, George Town, Penang Island 11050, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-656 0915
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