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“Delicious seafood restaurant by the sea.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hai Boey

Hai Boey
Ranked #332 of 797 Restaurants in George Town
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Penang
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Delicious seafood restaurant by the sea.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Used to go there regularly. Pro: Food is good especially the signature dish of claypot steamed grouper, lemon clamp, stewed pork, by the sea. Con: expensive, no price list, you only know the bill when you want to pay, poor decoration. look like a typical cheap chinese char chai stall, won't impress your guest at first look.

Visited August 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
George Town, Malaysia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent Malay Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We liked this place so much we came back for more and returned the following evening. The seafood is fresh and tasty and prices are not too bad at all. Would certainly recommend.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Crookedview
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George Town, Malaysia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good seafood, service can be slow”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This intimate little restaurant is cozy. The food on offer here was just excellent, it needed a little salt but that was easily fixable. Despite not being busy the service was slow. So if a number of people order fairly close together, those at the back of the queue could be waiting a while.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank Nelsonsway
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“wonderful and quality foods”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

For the past 30 years, I have been to thousands of restaurants and foods store locally and overseas. If you ask me which restaurant you like most ? My answer is, considering the tasty , quality,varieties of foods, also the environmental factor of the place (just beside the sea front with cool wind), I would strong recommend Hai Boey Restaurant to be your first choice of Dinning place.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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2 Thank skooi
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Kl
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good seafood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

This restaurant allocated in a small fishing village, nearby airport n away from the busy Georgetown city area.The restaurant was set at the beach. The environment was great! The beach was well maintain,it was clean. This place is great for children too. They get to play the swing, slide ,sand n there was few windmills standing on the beach. If you arrived before 7 pm , u get to enjoy nice sunset view. There was aquarium filled with few lobsters,prawn, fishes, oyster,baby octopus...The food was tasty,especially clay pot steam fish, fried brinjal n clam. The only thing disappoint me was the size of their crab. It was too small! During weekdays try to reach there early to avoid traffic jam in Bayan Lepas. The food was fresh, not very salty n oily, price was fair but more expensive than hao you seafood allocated in the same area but their environment are cleaner.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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1 Thank Sylviaser
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