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The Little Nyonya Cuisine

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170-B1-32B, Plaza Gurney | Persiaran Gurney, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-643 7496
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For diners who can brave a little more spice and heat, this small cafe in Gurney Plaza's basement serves up some delicious sambal and chilli flavors. With recommendation from some local friends, we ordered a table full of typical Penang Nyonya dishes. The food arrived without much delay. We lapped everything up with steamed rice in good time. The dishes... More 

Thank livingroundtheworld
Penang Island, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The service was below average. They had at least 4 male staff members standing at the counter chit chatting, and when I requested to order, the staff who came to take the order paper was not exactly friendly. Not sure why I ordered baked noodle in a "Nyonya" restaurant .. In the picture, it looked more like a creamy noodle,... More 

Thank regina_chan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

All the dishes we ordered like stir fried KangKong and fried tofu were the best I ever tasted. 10/10 rating

Thank quanweitkd
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Even if it is a mall based nyonya fast food restaurant. The food was quite decent. It doesn't compare to some local places I have eaten. But the set menu was particularly value as well as quite filling. Definitely worth a try if you're craving something different and at the mall. The nyonya chicken curry is really good. The desserts... More 

Thank SinghGaurav
Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We'd been looking for a food outlet we visited a couple of years ago but couldn't locate it so ended up in Little Nyonya. It was really busy and the food looked and smelled great so we were in! The menu is extensive with a broad range of cuisine but we were there for the Nyonya cuisine. Whilst our dishes... More 

Thank MalcolmA02
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Visited here last time on our hunt for nyonya cuisine and boy it looked so appetizing and tasted yum. We tried their seafood.. squid, prawns.. everything was absolutely delicious.. would definitely visit them again if we were to visit penang again.. Good ambience, but service was slow that day (probably cos of the time we went.. weekend evening :O)

Thank Sanjana S
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Whilst located in a shopping complex the service and quality of food was impressive. Try the pandan chicken, satay, nyonya dry curry noodle my best drink is ice coffee. I am sure there are many more great dishes given that they had managed to reproduce these signature nyonya dishes almost to perfection.

Thank 639abbie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I will say all of the food taste authentic. Full of flavour. most of them are spicy. so i suggest if you like spicy food come and try this restaurant. i love their fried cucur udang. ice cream bubur cha cha. Pandan chicken. Nasi lemak chicken

Thank Frandy S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Went with a family of 6 and we wanted to try every single dishes. Nothing disappointed us. Even the ais kacang was excellent. Good and prompt service. Overall an excellent experience

Thank Hochiak
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good decent Nyonya food in a mall. The fried rice was very well done. The tom yum soup was way too spicy for us. It's different from the Thai kind. It's very red and extremely spicy and from someone who can take spice very well. I would return as the price is reasonable. Oh don't forget their satay! Extremely good!

Thank Shirlene5757

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170-B1-32B, Plaza Gurney | Persiaran Gurney, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island
  • Phone Number: +60 4-643 7496

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