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Tek Sen Restaurant

18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
+60 12-981 5117
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (88 reviews)
“homemade tofu” (19 reviews)
“mapo tofu” (14 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
All hours
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you walk by the street you know this is a good restaurant as it is always full and had to wait a little to find a table . It was wortwhile though . We had double rasted pork and the calamars . Staff was...More

Thank IsabellangeMoute
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Double boiled soup is good, big trotters vinegar is good, fried caramelised pork belly too sweet. Service is fast and price is reasonable.

Thank eunice77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used my Trip Advisor app to find a good restaurant a little off the tourist strip and wasn't disappointed. The twice roasted pork in particular was fantastic and really enjoyed the indoor outdoor and somewhat rustic setting. Highly recommended.

Thank jimmyhendriks
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place was recommended by the hotel staff. it is within walking distance from the hotel, easy to find. we arrived 45mins before the stated closing time of 830pm on saturday night. there was a short queue but we managed to share a table. the...More

Thank renee6764
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for lunch. Tried the signature pork dish, fried promfet, home made bean beard and sweet potato leaves dish. With drinks, cost RM 92. Promfet is crispy. Pork is sweet but oily. Taste and look a bit like chay tau kuay (fried carrot cake...More

Thank BusymummyJR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service- the waitress took our order whilst we waited for a table (the place is always packed) and it arrived about 5 minutes after we sat down. The food was tasty and when we asked for more drinks we were served promptly- and again...More

Thank evs1305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Been here three times so far and all the food we’ve had was excellent. The place is always busy so you may have to queue but the service is superb and they turn around the tables with speed. Try the boneless ribs, deep fried...More

Thank unclelumpy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is not as good as the reviews....I once came here and the foods were so so... and the price is not cheap for that kind of restaurant, without AC.

Thank Donny W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommneded by friends who live local we visited on a torrential rain night and were treated to some of the best Chinese food we have ever tasted. As with most of these sort of places the the decor and furniture was very basicbut functional. The...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I do love my Chinese food and this place hit the mark. Double roasted pork with chilli was definitely something you should sample. The fried rice with cutlets was tasty. The staff had great English and were attentive. The place was clean and cokes were...More

Thank Steve C
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Questions & Answers
19 November 2017|
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Response from Em T | Reviewed this property |
They serve all Hokkien, Cantonese, Hainan, Hakka. In Malaysia, it's quite difficult to separate chinese dish because all has been integrated in our food. For example Assam Prawn is in the Nyonya dish and also a Hainanses... More
16 January 2017|
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Response from Hammie2015 | Reviewed this property |
They are likely to be closed from 26-31Jan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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