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“cheap and yummy dim sum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dim Sum Food Restaurant

Dim Sum Food Restaurant
63 Macalister Road 10400 Penang, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Ranked #203 of 776 Restaurants in George Town
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff
Bogor, Indonesia
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“cheap and yummy dim sum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

delicious dim sum, soo many variety of dim sum and the most important the price is verry cheap compare to other dim sum resto
location mc allister road penang off lorong selamat

Visited February 2013
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  • English first
  • Indonesian first
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Toronto
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145 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Cheap and very casual”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

This local dim-sum spot was packed frequently, and it has the same atmosphere as most hawker centres in the city. This was not your upscale dim-sum restaurant you would expect in Hong Kong, but a stripped down version for what Georgetown is famous, cheap good food with no pretension. Self service was key to dining here. Find a table, settle down and order whatever selections on the few carts passed by. If you didn't want to wait, go to the counter at the back and ordered from the staff. The server only came by once to take order for drinks and any special order. You may bring your own tea and unlimited hot water for tea will be charged per person. In addition to the good selection of dim sum, you may order prepared dishes such as fried noodles from the server. Overall, the food was decent, and the price was very reasonable.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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3 Thank seaguy8
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Brisbane, Australia
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107 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Loved this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This place was awesome! My wife and I ate until we were full and it still only cost 30 ringit including a can of coke and tea. All of your favourites are here; dumplings, pork buns, chickens feet, egg tarts, and more.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 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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1 Thank donga100
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Subang
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great - fresh and delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We actually already had breakfast, so took it with us for our drive back to Subang Jaya, had it at one of the stopovers and regretted not buying more!! What a shame!

Visited October 2012
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Thank Cheated045
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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good & Cheap!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Chanced upon it on a Sunday morning, it got our attention because of the many families heading into the restaurant.

Basically a massive coffee shop/foodcourt set-up, not a posh restaurant but had a busy market place feel which was somehow appealing for dim sum.

First impression of it was "mass-market", it was a semi self-service concept, you helped yourself with the dim sum items with a record chit ala Marche but the tea and cooked-to-order dishes were served. Service was quite prompt and pleasant enough. The dim sum turned out to be really good, only it was a bit of a hassle to have to go get the items yourself but that was more than mitigated by the very reasonable prices.

Every dim sum item we had was good but the egg-tart was quite outstanding. We paid RM$19.00 for a rather substantial dim sum breakfast for two.

Recommended.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank altytude
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