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Lorong Selamat Fried Oyster & Char Hor Fun

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George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 12-231 9875
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The portion is a generous amount for us. One of the best kway teow we had in penang and also one of the best fried oyster too. Was there on about 3pm so its not crowded like how we were told.

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Thank Vielly H
Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We had the fried oysters instead of the fried kway teow from the famous stall that uses charcoal to fry the rice noodles. Was great but was disappointed that we did not get to try the famous fried kway teow because it was super crowded!

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Thank KellyAY
MEDAN
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The place is easy to find. Cooked by middle age aunty, little spicy, got 3 big prawns in it. Price reasonable RM 10 and you get the big portion. Service is quick although so crowded. and the char koay teow really recommended for those who looking for penang local food.

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Thank HANRY_WOO
Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Order from the red hat/cap guys. Don't be fooled by the expensive price tag, pay the price because it is worth it. The rojak is not bad, just really expensive. So it the RM3 carpark on the side.

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Thank avaaaan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This stall is in the coffee shop at the corner of Lorong Selamat and McAlister Road. The fried oyster is tasty but a bit oily and the char hor fun is still good. Prices have increased but they have maintained the quality of the food. Still a good place to eat with other stalls providing some variety. Cleanliness is average.

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Thank nellielim
Kuala Lumpur
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I came here previously about 5-6 years back. The Char hor fun was around RM5 that time and it did taste good with the "wok" taste, that's what Chinese said. After few years I went, the price increase to RM7 and the taste of the char hor fun was not as good as the first time I tried, but it... More 

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Thank huiyeeg2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Visited around 2pm on a Sunday and the place was jam packed. Be prepared to share table with others if you want to get a seat quick. The CKT was good, at 10ringgit a pop is still cheaper than what you would pay in Jakarta. The fried oyster is quite good too. Give it a try if you've never been... More 

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Thank YuXiang Y
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Food is tasty but for the price and the cook I world say tasty food is infinity .... Char koay teow is the best but the cook attitude is the worst.... price you need to pay 50% more for a plate if you eat here... so bottom line in penang there are many good food (places) I can go without... More 

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Thank peterwu16
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315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Strange how this place became so famous We were there around 230pm and it was packed through Parking is atrocious around the area and we got fined for parking in the wrong place although there were other cars parked illegally. To be honest rm10 for a plate of char kueh tiaw (ckt) is too expensive...even when I am not Malaysian.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Delicious Char Koay Teow in Penang, but go easy with your preferences. If the ladies are in bad mood that day, she might scold you for making too many requests.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 12-231 9875

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?