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“Good variety of local dishes.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kek Seng Cafe

Kek Seng Cafe
Ranked #133 of 776 Restaurants in George Town
Cuisines: Cafe, Asian, Malaysian, Chinese
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Good variety of local dishes.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

The ais kacang and popiah is nice. Laksa's good as well. Priced like a local hawker stall. Cheap & good.

    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Hong Kong, China
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473 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
“Laksa and Durian Ice Cream”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This place claims to have one of the best Assam Laksa in town, and certainly did not disappoint. It is one of the few places in the city centre that uses fresh ingredients. My favourite was still in Balik Pulau, but this place was almost as good.

Try the Durian Ice Cream also!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank kangelini
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Singapore
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84 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Amazing Lor Bak”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Food available:-
1) Lor Bak - this is a must-try. We had 3 rounds when we were there. I couldn't stop.
2) Laksa - very good.
3) Prawn noodles - very good
4) Chicken rice - forgettable. don't waste your stomach space on this. those we get in Singapore is nicer.
5) Ice kacang - excellent way to end the meal especially on a hot day! the durian ice cream is too sweet to eat on it's own, but tastes much better when eaten with the ice kacang.
6) Kueh pie tee - average, eat only if you've got spare stomach space.

The char kwey teow was closed when we were there much to our disappointment. The food here was worth the walk/hunt in the hot sun. Will be back the next time I'm in Penang.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice local food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

The home-made ice cream is a must to try! The local food of Penang is simply amazing and made your trip an unforgettable memory.

Visited October 2012
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Thank yitming
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Kuala Lumpur
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Decades old coffee shop with great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

One of the most popular coffee shops in Georgetown since decades ago.
Local Penang street food sold here still tasted good especially the one of its kind Penang Lo Bak and Ice Kacang topped with home made durian ice cream! Other equally popular stalls are Char Koay Teow and Assam Laksa.

Visited February 2012
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