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Gertak Sanggul, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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41 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Food is fresh.. mostly tasty and price is reasonable. Few types of lobster, so go choose yours! Restaurant is by the beach so you may enjoy a walk after your dinner. Last call before 11pm though, so be early.

1 Thank AlfredKL
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Such a good location to dine in, the beach and the sea water is just a stone throw away distance. recommend to be there around 6pm to 6.30pm to enjoy the sunset

Thank Samandaiwen
Penang, Malaysia
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This restaurant is not the Average Joe Chinese Seafood restaurant in Penang. The chef do have creativity and their food taste good without costing an arm and leg. Always ask for house specialty, I bet you have not tried before and you will love it. For this visit, we ordered the Bread Crab fried in Pumpkin source, Groupa steam with... More 

Thank KewLAng
Hong Kong, China
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I give this restaurant an average rating . However, I must say that the food is very good . We have a set menu ( it was over Chinese New Year) , all the dishes are cooked to perfection : the suckling pig , the soup , the fish , the crab, etc. However, the place is very crowded with... More 

Thank rcllaw
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Came here after reading up on Trip Advisor. No regrets about it. Great Chinese seafood haunt by the sea! Their seafood are very fresh and well prepared. Perfect venue for dinner gatherings. Their dishes are large and well priced - affordable!

1 Thank ASK84
Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

after reading so many positive reviews on tripadvisor, today i decided to make the one hour drive to the restaurant in eager anticipation..arrived at 6pm and our order was taken promptly - croc tail, salted egg crabs, clams, guiness prawns and beans..as we looked around we noticed so many flies all over the place - they were landing on every... More 

1 Thank jessstefan
Paris, France
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Good food. Loved the octopus. Price reasonable albeit not super cheap. A little dirty but is normal for these kind of places. Great view. Really feels like dining out on the beach. Probably will go back again sometime soon.

Thank Derek0978
Mesquite, Nevada
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252 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

When we came back for home visit, my children suggested we should try this place. It was quite a distance travelling from where we were staying but it was worth the trip. The children ordered the food as they had been here many times and this had always been their favorite seafood joint. It was a Sunday and I was... More 

1 Thank NyonyaLady
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

I'm a local and have been to this place quite a few times. The seafood is fresh and very good most of the times. Price is slightly above average. Service is average and sometimes it takes a while before dishes are served but the wait is worth it. My favorite dish: deep fried brinjal with mince meat, rice flat noodle... More 

Thank Gtyang
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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Was there for Chinese New Year Dinner with Friends. Staff were enthusiastically pushing their Chinese New Year Package Menu and were ambiguous about menu contents & offerings but insisted that its going to be value for money. Final costings would have been lower if Ala Carte orders were made instead of package thus am not exactly getting a positive experience.... More 

Thank ChristopherK226

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian, Seafood, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gertak Sanggul, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 6046493746

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