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“Very good local restaurant”
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 January 22, 2013

Our hotel concierge recommended this popular restaurant and we had dinner here. We were glad we made reservation as there was long line waiting.

It was a truly memorable Penang experience. The food is a mix of Chinese and local Nonya food. The most unforgettable dish is definitely the fried roasted pork... out of the this world! and also the fish curry...

Highly recommended.

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2  Thank Felix C
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

a recommendation from our hotel, a bit dubious at first as it's a place with no airs or graces but the food was superb, the staff friendly and extremely hard working, so good we went back for lunch a day later and just as good the second time around

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1  Thank FootloosePair
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Made the way to this establishment on the basis of the reviews here on Tripadvisor and was not let down.
The restaurant was busy and was able to score a table after a small wait. Tried the double cooked pork and the tamarind prawns both of which were very tasty. Opted for both dishes with the least amount of chilli, and the waitress kindly brought more chilli on a separate plate in case I felt the need to indulge.
This is not an upmarket saturation by any means but worth a visit given the quality of the food.

Thank S D
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

We were sent to go to another restaurant and as it was closed checked out Tek Sen since it had a crowd at the door. We were not disappointed. It was the best meal of our 3 week trip! This is the restaurant you'd want to move in to your street. Cheap, cute & delicious. They solved my usual problem with Chinese restaurants by offering multiple serving sizes. We had 3 small dishes and rice and didn't stuff ourselves too full! Great restaurant doing everything right!

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1  Thank EminOz
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Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

We ate here twice after sampling the double roasted pork....words cannot describe how good this pork actually is.

We asked the staff for suggestions with all other dishes and were not disappointed. The nutmeg juice is also a massive winner.

Love this place! Come early otherwise you may have to line up....it is worth it though!

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1  Thank RafKim
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