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Aji Noren Japanese Restaurant

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98-G-35, Prima Jalan Fettes, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
04-899 4720
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the better jap restaurants on the island. Cozy environment but a lil too dark for my liking. Reasonably priced and good portions.

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Thank BenGL_83
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Ok so my two favorite foods are pork dumpling soup and chicken teriyaki and this restaurant has both of those!!!!! Not only did they have them, but they were FANTABULOUS!!!!! Everything was awesome and the restaurant was so cool and we got to sit outside which was really nice!!! Overall, you should definitely go to this restaurant!!!!! :)))))

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Thank rzinger
George Town, Malaysia
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110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Reasonable price and okay food BUT make sure you do not order for GIANT SQUID which totally VERY EXPENSIVE with such a small size. i went this restaurant few times 1st time order for the GIANT SQUID was OKAY ,IF i am not mistaken it cost around RM40 but the second time was horrible the BIG SQUID become small size(which... More 

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Thank leneme
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Been a regular since they first opened here, knew them for 14 years and their food quality are still keeping to the standard! Coming here is just like being at home, chit chatting with every staff. A relaxing dinning place for us!

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Thank AnnAnn428
Penang Island, Malaysia
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Having lived more than ten years in Japan I think I know how Japanese food is supposed to taste. The dishes I had at this restaurant hardly got close to what they are supposed to be. I prefer to go to other Japanese restaurants in Penang.

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Thank NLinTKO
Penang Island, Malaysia
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181 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Good Japanese food, not so "fusion" like the more contemporary ones in town. Nice cozy place, good service

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Thank greenie195
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Taste is good , fast and most of the time the staffs are polite and friendly. The price is reasonable. If you like to eat mushroom, there are many menus that has it. Only 1 thing is all of them has almost the same tastes. Should have other choices such as spicy, or any other style to cook it.

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Thank maiiimaiii
Shanghai, China
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Nice lunch sets are nice but a bit skimpy. Salad stripped for imagination. Service seems indifferent. Decor is nice and typical for Japanese local restaurant.

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Thank Dvisor
Penang Island, Malaysia
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

The food are delicious, yet reasonable price especially the set lunch meals offered. A variety of choices, and the portion is big, very fulfilling. The atmosphere is great and a wide selection of Japan flown in comics to occupy your time while waiting for food. It can be quite a long wait during lunch hour as they are often packed... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Worth the effort to find this little gem. Very good food, with an extensive authentic Japanese menu. The service was great, and staff friendly. Each of the tables is within its own little 'booth', divided from other diners, which gives a cozy atmosphere for couples or group dining (unlike so many huge, open-plan restaurants in Penang). Definitely worth a visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98-G-35, Prima Jalan Fettes, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: 04-899 4720

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