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Penang Restaurant - CLOSED

431 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2319
+1 919-933-2288
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good46%
  • Average27%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
1 Aug 2012
“Take out.”
7 Jul 2012
“Southeast asia with style”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
€€ - €€€
431 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2319
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Reviewed 1 August 2012

Had take out when I was in town, thought it was the same as Penang in Chicago but they were not related, restaurant wasnt busy but take out was great and price was reasonable. Worth checking out.

Thank Zack G
Reviewed 7 July 2012

A pleasant addition to the local food scene, with a selection of dishes from Malaysia and Singapore. Adds a welcome change from Chinese, Thai and Indian cuisine.

Thank Eskay S
Reviewed 20 September 2011

This used to be a great place. They have a huge menu with multiple Asian specialties. Their fried rice can be excellent. But they've gone way downhill. They no longer have sushi, the place seems tired, worn and a bit dirty, and full Friday nights...More

Thank jahausa
Reviewed 16 May 2011

I was born and grew up in Long Island NY. I had eaten at many a restaurant in NYC as well as Long Island and certainly there was ok, good, real good and amazing. I was dying for crispy duck and when I got there...More

Thank RestRegular
Reviewed 18 May 2010

But i just can't give it a positive review. Both times i ordered one appetizer and one entree. The second time i ordered something completely different (namely, because the first venture wasn't very good). I live in Atlanta and we have tons of great Thai...More

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Bemidji, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 December 2009

Authentic Penang food, love it. Better than K-Wok in Minneapolis.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 January 2008

I've only had take-out so I can't rate the full experience, but the take-out was DELICIOUS!!!

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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 December 2007

always bad service that doesn't matter cause food is so good - spicy!

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Reviewed 26 December 2007

Excellent food albeit inconsistent service. Always pretty empty, which creates an uneasy ambience.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 December 2007

Thai green curry is my favorite. The food is good overall. I don't like the orange plastic chop sticks and would prefer wooden ones.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2319
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-933-2288
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