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“Simple but good....”
Review of Tek Sen Restaurant

Tek Sen Restaurant
Ranked #12 of 1,028 Restaurants in George Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Malaysian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 6, 2012

The Chinese food served here were pretty delicious, fresh and appetizing. I can see why the place is at number one in Tripadvisor as most reviews were spot on. Its a typical coffee shop setting, no fancy decoration, just good service with good food. Price can be quite expensive if you are on a budget but then to me its worth paying a little extra for good food.

Finding a seat during dinner can be a challenge as this place is always full, very popular with locals and tourists.

Overall a good place to explore some local Chinese cuisine, go with the recommendations from staffs...they know what they are doing.

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Thank CeaserBoy
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

Went to Tek Sen after seeing it on tripadvisor and it did not disappoint. Much more than a tourist attraction, it is always a good sign when a restaurant appears to be full of locals, yes it is a bit basic but just close your eyes and take in the sounds and smells.

A busy Friday night, we were seated straight away and orders taken after a short wait. We had; stir fried Kang Kong with Sambal Sauce, Mapo Tofu, stir-fried chicken in black pepper sauce and the days special, duck with beetroot. All of the dishes were faultless, a wonderful array of flavours all well made, well balanced and mouth wateringly good!

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Thank Noirien
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

A good place for breakfast and lunch. Tek Sen goes back to the early days when it was a food haven in the town center. Nowadays it is a tourist attraction, by its name. The hawker food is nothing to shout for, but the ice kacang is worth a try, though pricey. The other attraction is the char koay teow, but there are better choices elsewhere. A nice place to drop by to experience the local kopitiam setting.

Thank watchwinn
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

Went to TekSen Restaurant for dinner recently and find that the quality of the food is still maintain.
This place is always crowded and you have to go early. Operating hours Lunch - 12.00 noon to 2.30 pm and dinner 6pm to 9 pm. You have to take a number if the place is full and wait. Also cash payment and no credit card. Total cost of dinner comes up to RM247.80 inclusive of drinks for 7 adults.
2 bowls of clear shark's fin soup, with scallop and chicken meat - RM90/-
Scallop taufu - RM20/-
Curry fish - RM30/-
Bitter Gourd - RM12/-
Asam Prawns - RM30/-
Kao Yok - Pork dish - RM14/-
Squid - RM20/-
Kak kua ( another form of gourd ) - RM14/-
7 rice -
7 drinks

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Thank jennyMalaysia18
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Reviewed August 12, 2012

I really didn't understand the good reviews about this restaurant on Tripadvisor: this place is lousy, shabby, expensive and the food is tastless. I followed the suggestions of the owner in ordering my meal and as the dishes came I was more and more not satisfaied. A lot of better options in town.

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