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“One of the best Hainanese food in Penang”

Sin Kheng Aun Restaurant
Ranked #142 of 879 Restaurants in George Town
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“One of the best Hainanese food in Penang”
Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Local, old fashioned traditional Hainanese food like cooked by your grandmother. Curry fish, Assam prawn and lobak (pork meat) are must try.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Kim Hin P
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“So homey so good”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

We attempted to stop by the last trip in April but they were closed, at 8pm! This time, we got there at 5.30 and we experienced some of the best home cooked food ever. Cheap and good, service was outrageously friendly from the chef himself. No menu, all in the head, he says:) wow! Must try. Get there early. They open at 11am till the food runs out. Amazingly casual, no fuss. Just eat lah....

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Jessicarabbit18
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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good, clean, cheap, local home cooked meals”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

Nestled near Little India and backpacker hotels is this gem of a Hainanese restaurant, hosted by the ever friendly Mr. Ong, who addresses his guests as either handsome man or pretty lady. There is no menu but ask for the Assam fish, the tofu dish, and the chicken chop. If you are adventurous, try the liver dish. This is a nice break from the chow koay teow and laksa, and it is almost as cheap!

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Evaau
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Singapore, Singapore
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202 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Best Hainanese Food In Penang”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

You have to let the owner, Mr Ong Chin Hong, suggest the specialities of the house.
Assam Prom-fret Fish, Chicken Chop, Kerabu Prawns, and Turnip with Fresh Cabbage leaves, was what we had and it was very very good. For the three of us, food and drinks came to RM57.60. There is no menu and the food served, depends on the 'catch of the day'...
Located in the 'backpackers' area of the island.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank GLLK54
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Saudi Arabia
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78 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Local, best fish curry ever”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Very local, no menu, metal tables but authentic. Its the food you come for, be guided by the waiter, we were told the fish curry was made using a secret that is generations old, delicious. Well priced, great location a quite street and good for people watching

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank SaudiArabia1002
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