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Roti canai Transfer Road

56 Jalan Transfer, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible15%
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“roti bakar” (24 reviews)
“chicken curry” (14 reviews)
“flatbread” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian, Halal
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56 Jalan Transfer, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place as it was said to be one of the best roti canai in Penang. As it turns out, you really got to take internet advise with grain of salts. Here's why: #1.The customers were forced to order the set meal which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ccylai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible business ethics , customer is pushed to Hv the most expensive choice . The waiter ‘drop’ the dish in front of you and walk away. And overcharge you 40 cents more later for no reason

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank SeeK47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1)The place is dirty 2)service is bad, they remove clients plate which they think is done. Order take ages. 3)food taste bad, roti canal is sour,uncripsy, chicken uncook. 4) washing area is dirty, they don't care if the dirty water splash on clients. Conclusion, bad...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nien G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dont ever go there. They try to cheat in away.. 1. We only serve roti telur..no plain roti canai. 2. You need to take it with chicken or meat.. which the beef is small 3. The roti is uncooked and the place is so dirty...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deanyusoff77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Morning breakfast hotspot, filled with locals and tourist. Great roti canai and very comforting roti bakar with egg, wash it all up with some scorching hot teh tarik and you ready to go!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank himawanwidyandaru
Reviewed November 18, 2018

The roti canai is good actually. It is served with chicken curry on top. The place is crowded and tables are limited but still people are queuing. Worth of visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rayzid79
Reviewed November 15, 2018

You have to be there early morning because the queue might be long. The "roti canai" tastes super delicious with chicken and the spicy curry.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jayiza
Reviewed October 16, 2018

I had breakfast here one morning on my Penang trip. It was an experience. It was packed and we had to wait to get a table. Upon getting one, you don't actually place orders but the stall people will go around with plates of roti...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joana J
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Street food in Asia is the only way to go for authenticity, and in Malaysia, it's sometimes the only way to eat. In Penang, the casual foodie and amateur food-lover would be in seventh heaven. Roti Canai Transfer Road is a must for all who...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Nadz66
Reviewed October 11, 2018

On a busy street, basic setting, and a wait sometimes. Signature dishes are roti canai, and the feature of the roti is an egg integrated into it. Gets busy.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank happysheepChina
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Jalan Transfer, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
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