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Penang Restaurant

117 N. 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215-413-2531
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mango chicken” (15 reviews)
“roti canai” (29 reviews)
“beef rendang” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
117 N. 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a busy, friendly restaurant in the heart of Chinatown. As visitors to Philadelphia we were unfamiliar with the menu but the helpful staff kept us right. The views into the open kitchen were an unexpected additional entertainment ! We enjoyed Shrimp Puff, Vegetable...More

Thank Silver70s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Philly we stopped for dinner at Penang Malaysian Cuisine. It was recommended to us by an acquaintance in Florida who said don't miss it if we are ever in Philly. We arrived at 5:30pm on a Thursday and faced a very unimpressive store...More

Thank exnorther
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for a good place to get lunch during my one day trip to Philadelphia and saw this place. I was not disappointed! The food is delicious and the restaurant has a large space with lots of options on the menu. Mango fish...More

Thank Alisa C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

No atmosphere, difficult to converse with, an abundance of staff. We were advised of this restaurant by our hotel as we wanted Chinese food (Penang is in China Town, Philly). It was very difficult to order or ask questions about the food or menu due...More

Thank Emma-Grace A
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My family took one of my cousins here for her birthday. We had a large crowd which did not seem to phase them. This was my first time eating here and I was impressed by how good everything tasted. Since we went family style I...More

Thank GerryBaron06
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I ate here with a small group for lunch based on the recommendation of one of the group members who had been here before. To keep it short, the food was tasty, portion was large, and price was very affordable especially given the portion size....More

Thank mikedc0813
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Brussels Beer Cafe The lunch we had was the worst I had ever eaten in my 60 years. There was a set lunch with four main course choice. I chose spaghetti with sliced beef, yet I had a few chunk of rubberlised very salty beef...More

Thank Yokey-Pokey
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Great food, friendly attentive staff and very nice ambience. Great restaurant for all occasions. We had the Roti Canai, Green Curry Seafood Clay Pot, Beef Rendang.... It was all amazing !!

Thank karen19020
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I was with my son traveling around By car. Last destination Philadelphia, the last night was Chinatown. This restaurant was over expentations. Very delicous

Thank kaisanuppu
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We tried several dishes and they were all very good. We were in a corner by the window and we ignored after our order was taken.

Thank likesto2travel
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5 August 2016|
Response from Pixxidix | Reviewed this property |
Peanuts are an essential part of Malaysian cuisine and I am fairly certain some dishes will contain it though not all. Call the restaurant and ask. Sorry I can't be more helpful
31 January 2016|
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Response from idahRAM2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 N. 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-413-2531
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