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Penang Malaysian Cuisine

4933 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5203
+1 301-657-2878
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  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
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“roti canai” (13 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
“popiah” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian
$$ - $$$
4933 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5203
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Penang caters to people looking for traditional Malaysian and Thai food selections. There's an extensive menu and the kitchen respects your individual preferences.

Thank MwahMwah
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with family. Food was excellent and tasty. An adventure for the palate. Everything was freshly made and very well presented. It was moderately priced for the area. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Illona G
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We came here with some friends who are very frequent diners!! And now we know why!! The Pad Thai was excellent and we had a starter with chicken and rotti which was perfect !! The staff was very friendly and attentive. The chicken satay with...More

Thank Menaka G
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Good comfort food! You can get your hawker center fix here with the usual favourites like Nasi lemak, satay, Prata (roti canai), popiah, wonton soup, Assam laksa, laksa, cha kway teow, Mee goreng and even some Thai! Their menu is amazing! There is even Yu...More

1  Thank EatnPlayallDay
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I selected this restaurant since I was expecting that it would be the same management and menu as the closed and similarly named restaurant that used to be located on the corner of M and 18th Street, NW in DC. Can't confirm if it was...More

Thank Cassandra d
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Malaysian and Indonesia pretty much same roots. So, every time I miss Indonesian food, we can get here. Every food is delicious, from appetizer to desserts. Roti Canai, ballet fish and KangKung Belacan (water spinach) and Chendol and Teh Tarik are the best! The place...More

1  Thank Tetty S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I visited this place with my Singaporean girlfriend who said that the flavors were authentic and is probably the closest thing out here to food in Penang. She was impressed to note that they made their own chendol (pandan-flavored bits) for the dessert.

1  Thank Tu H
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My family chose to dine at Penang over many other restaurants because we had good experiences there earlier. But our Sunday night dinner was a complete let down, right from the seating. There was no one around and we were left standing for several minutes,...More

1  Thank ra2040j
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic and as close as the real thing as I've come across. Roti canai is great, Kari mee much like a Kuching laksa. Well worth a visit.

Thank Graeme S
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome food with worth of money Pineapple fried rice Coconut rice Fried banana chocolate topping icecream are my favorites

Thank Pavan V
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4933 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5203
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-657-2878
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