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Foh San

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Ipoh, Malaysia 51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
+60 5-254 0308
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06:30 - 14:30
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Kuala Lumpur
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inexpensive food and good quality. The only downside is . we have to queue to collect our dim sum ( self-serve ) for most items. But the staffs are very attentive and helpful . Will come again.

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Thank jourykim
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I said "worse", it's truly is. Not just by me but by all the Locals who live here in Ipoh. We can't denied, they have strong image and great social reach to deceive foreigners but the truth is out there. :) I am not any competitor stall owner and truly I have tasted and given them twice chances but... More 

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Thank MarcusChiang
malaysia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The variety is there but locals prefer to go elsewhere due to the lack of parking, proper service and taste. Too commercialized and the reputation is only based on historical basis, not really on the taste and prices. The building looks grand but nothing special actually. Service is also rendered by foreign employees - to be served dim sum by... More 

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Thank 13mak
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

2nd time to ipoh and 2nd time visiting this place as we went late & little range of dim sum left at Ming Court. Pick your own dim sum at the counter or wait for the trolley to be pushed to your table. Dim sum is ok but quite pricey. Would like to try ming court the next time I... More 

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Thank MichelleChanHL
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Many ppl during holiday, have to find your table first and then order your tea and they will give you a dim sum card, you need to go and que to get your dim sum, the loa sa pau and yam cake are very nice others dim sum so so only and their services are quite fast when serving you.

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Thank Emily C
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191 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We had dim sum in the VIP room after CNY. The restaurant was overly crowded on the first and second floors. The VIP room was fully booked. They serve some of the dim sum in carts and one can also order additional. With the overcrowding, the quality of the items deteriorated and some of the items came cold and had... More 

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Thank Keng L
Tamworth, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Went with family of 7 for lunch, realised we had to find our own table with was fine. After we found our table,the experience was starting to go horrible, we sat there for about 5-10mins,last customers just left with a messy table, we were really confused wasn't sure what to do. My husband went to ask a waitress.before he even... More 

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Thank Jo Z
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Quite different from what we eat in Singapore, here there's a lot more focus on the steamed dishes and the portions are quite huge. We ordered: - Chinese sausages with rice (didn't really like this dish as it tastes rather plain to me) - siew mai and har gao (both good) - cheong fun with BBQ pork (the rice noodles... More 

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Thank thewanderingrabbit
Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Alot of choices and very comfortable sitting. Usually dim sum places are overcrowded but this was not even on a busy Sunday

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Thank Thomas L
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Really great food with a high dim sum standard but it gets crazy busy. So busy, in fact, that people wait at the kitchen doors for the trays to come out. It is noisy and mad but I loved the food and I would go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 14:30
Thursday
06:30 - 14:30
Friday
06:30 - 14:30
Saturday
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ipoh, Malaysia 51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: +60 5-254 0308

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