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Tek Sen Restaurant

18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-981 5117
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by staff at our hotel. It was indeed an experience. You queue with dozens of people after taking a "playing card" as your position in the queue. The matre'd is efficient and ensures no one skips the queue. Ordering happens whilst...More

Thank LeeAnn58
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in the heritage area of Georgetown and are looking for a locally renown place for lunch or dinner, Tek Sen in Carnarvon Street is the place. You have to get there early as the place opens up for lunch at 12 noon...More

Thank Foodie480B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an absolute must visit in my opinion, it was unreal. I loved the atmosphere and how busy it was without feeling like you weren't looked after. The food is incredible, and definitely the best Chinese food I've ever tasted. Tried a variety of...More

Thank emsijayne87
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to go to for authentic Penang food. Old world coffee shop that was clean and offered good service.

1  Thank doreenllc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the fried squid and fried chicken. Service is very fast and efficient. Will definitely come again on my next visit!

Thank Leyla m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have dinner at our first night in Penang. The food is wonderful. Luckily we do not have to wait. Nice service.

Thank Trương Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been recommended to visit this place for a great food. We've lived in Thailand for over 3 years now and were looking forward to Penang street food experiences but this place didn't live up to our expectations. Food was ok. Nothing to rave about...More

Thank Katrina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I came to this place for our final night dinner thru word of mouth recommendation. The food was really good and service was prompt!:) definitely worth a visit. Sincerely, Ruby and Family (singapore)

Thank FlippityFlop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here in a raining evening and still had to wait for 15' before the waitress settled us in a table. They showed us the menu to choose first while we was waiting. Fast and professional service, and very nice waitress. The food was really...More

Thank Khoa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is listed among the top 10 in Georgetown and it is easy to see why. It is clean, service is brisk and efficient and the prices are very reasonable. Dinner for 2 comprising deep fried chicken, a vegetable dish, rice and 2 drinks...More

Thank quekkg
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16 January 2017|
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Response from Hammie2015 | Reviewed this property |
They are likely to be closed from 26-31Jan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 12-981 5117
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