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Tek Sen Restaurant

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18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-981 5117
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Cook is amazing. Need to wait long time to go in but it's really tasty. Love it. Chinese gastronomy not fast food. Great food.

Thank Ozge U
dar el salamm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This popular eatery with locals and tourists delivers great food, plenty of it and value for money. Check out the diagrams of how thses shop buildings were constructed.

Thank sue l
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here by recommendation and have to say the food was fantastic,we were told we would probably have to queue and we did but not for very long-- the staff are like a well oiled machine and keep things moving. We choose six dishes between three of us with 3 portions of rice. We all agreed that the braised duck... More 

Thank nadia089
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just randomly stumbled upon this place on a quiet Sunday afternoon. V busy and good mix of locals and tourists! V basic but clean restaurant! Extensive menu encompassing top to tail eating if so desired. Just sampled few of the tofu dishes as it's something we love on our trips to Asia and rarely find replicated at home. Excellent v... More 

Thank JoeyMumbles
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was recommended by the staff of our lodging place, really great food & cant stop coming back again. Yummy & reasonable price! During peak hours & weekend very crowded, so be prepared to wait :)

Thank wendylhp
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant hit all the right spots for our casual dining needs. Varied and (exceptionally) flavourful food. Great value too!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Pforzheim, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to teksen restaurant after reading about it in our travel guide. The food was very delicious and the restaurant was packed. However, the portions were very small and for the price not too satisfying. If you don't care about money and want really food-go there. I think there is better food for lesser money tboug

Thank Anna R
Kempsey, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is excellent however they do not take credit cards. If you do not want to have a long walk down to the waterfront to an ATM, make sure you have enough cash with you.

1 Thank Dakoolau
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Teksen as it was recommeded in a guide book.....wow. Possibly the best chinese food I have ever eaten. The restaurant is basic but clean, atmospheric and rammed full of locals. We ordered 3 small mains and a large rice which was perfect for 2 people. We could not seperate the Pork in Chilli (it was called something similar to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular local Chinese restaurant, there was a constant queue to get in but moved very quickly. The service was very efficient and the food was just amazing! We had double roasted pork, Mapo tofu, sambal kangkung and Assam fish fillets, and we devoured every fish!

Thank MarkandBrendaK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?