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Maxim Dim Sum Restaurant

$$ - $$$
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Sg. Dua, George Town, Penang Island 11050, Malaysia
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

This restaurant in Pekaka has been serving good dim sum for many years now and they have grown to now 4 or 5 lots, with one rogue shop between them. As a dim sum lover based in the Klang Valley, I enjoy my visits to this restaurant every time I come up to Penang. Summary of the good: 1. Cheaper... More 

Thank ArvSchmarv
Rawang, Selangor, Malaysia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Salted Egg Yolk Custard Bao is amazingly delicious with generous of molten salted egg yolk. Siew Mai and Ha Gao are so-so as compared to those that I have tried in KL. Nevertheless, good spot to have breakfast with the locals.

Thank Joni11311
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

The best Dim Sum in the Pekaka area with super crunchy egg tarts. Whoop!!! I have never ever forgotten you, whenever I had a chance to visit the food paradise, Penang. You are the number one in my mind. All mindful meals were prepared with good ingredients and fresh. Don't forget that the egg tart is so good

Thank CappuciniG
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Overall, it's a good place for breakfast and lunch. It closes at 2pm. Reasonable prices and delicious Food. 2 things can be improved. Cleanliness and sound pollution.

Thank hyn w
Gelugor, Malaysia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Plenty of vareity from fried to steam. Price slighly on the higher side. On week days , no parking problem, otherwise park at Tesco Extra which is a short distance away and it is Free Parking!

Thank tham3500
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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98 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

its quite difficult to find a parking space if you are driving there. this is more of a self service restaurant whereby you will need to bring along your tray and the order card and go around filling up your tray. Once you are done eating, just simply bring along your card for payment. The food is just average. If... More 

Thank Edwin T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

To get a table, you have to be good at spotting a finishing one and shamelessly wait next to them to leave. Food wise, good selection of dimsum at a mid-range price.

Thank Se4n
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2015

The one that I am reviewing is the one located at the Kuta Bali Hawker Center at Lintang Paya Terubong. We had Dim Sum for breakfast last week. The food is decent. Not too pricey. And it is less crowded than the one at George Town. This one is also near Kek Lok Si Temple. It is non-air cond but... More 

Thank Enhan
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2015

good dimsum on this side of the island. go on weekdays as its not so crowded. on weekends and holidays you can hardly get a seat. you'll see many people standing waiting for vacant seats.

Thank Soosee Q
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

I liked the spread of the menu but not much for indian food. Vegetarian its a bit challenge but non veg lovers you can have great time

Thank Srinsiri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?