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“Good food, average service”
Review of Tek Sen Restaurant

Tek Sen Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 929 Restaurants in George Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Malaysian
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Singapore, Singapore
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food, average service”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

title says it all. it seems like the waitresses weren't in a good mood, or maybe we look foreign to them. They do, however, seem to interact excessively with the locals/regulars.

Visited March 2014
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
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English first
George Town, Malaysia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Chinese Restaurant”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

I was the only westerner there, otherwise it was chalk full of Chinese with a wait to get a table. This restaurant is 45 yars old and serves amazing Chinese food. I probably didn't order the prized dishes, but my meal was still sublime. Prices were more than street food, but the quality made the difference. Definitely worth the slightly extra expence. I tried to go back for dinner before I caught the ferry back to Butterworh, but they were not yet open for the dinner service. I think they open after 6:00 PM.

  • Visited December 2013
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Level 6 Contributor
159 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good nyonia Malay food but restaurant a little frantic”
Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

We ate here for the second time and had really nice double roasted pork in chilli and prawns in tamarind sauce - yummy!!
There always seems to be a queue to get seated so I recommend getting there just before 6.30 pm as waiting for a table gets a little frantic. However the restaurant seem to manage ok and take orders while people are standing on the road outside waiting.

  • Visited March 2014
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Lancashire, England
Level 6 Contributor
286 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Not easy to find but worth the trouble”
Reviewed March 2, 2014

Very good quality food at prices a bit above street prices but you can taste the difference. We had the recommended double roast pork which was every bit as good as other reviewers have described along with a local fish dish. All tasty and high quality.

Wish we had found it earlier in our trip.

  • Visited February 2014
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Medan, Indonesia
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good Price and Taste”
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Visited 3 times, suggested for those who like to eat (non halal food). Will come again when visit Penang. Open time at 12 to 3 pm for lunch and 6 to 9 pm for dinner.

Visited February 2014
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