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Tan Sam Guan Seafood

Batu Ferringi Road | in the lane between Golden Sands Resort and Lone Pine Hotel, Penang Island, Malaysia
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“bee hoon” (3 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Seafood
Batu Ferringi Road | in the lane between Golden Sands Resort and Lone Pine Hotel, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

As previously stated the owners of this stall are Liang and Loon who built up an outstanding reputation when they operated the Knife and Fork evening restaurant. They are a delightful couple whose cuisine, whether it is local, western or Thai, is always plentiful, tasty...More

Thank jackw53
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Ate here in 2014 and it was awesome. Went back a week ago and no sign of life, it was a Tuesday, later found out this was the day they are closed. Walked past a dpfew days later and ordered a noodle dish for rm6,...More

Thank Jacalyn Leah M
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We found this great little eatery by accident it was right next to our hotel the lone Pine in a alleyway to the beach. Kiang the host was fantastic she is very good in recommending what to eat great PR and the food is fantastic...More

1  Thank MelbournePerry
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Tan Sam Guan Seafood. The name itself is a misnomer. This is Liang and Loon. They are the husband and wife team that run this delightful café . And it is certainly not just seafood. The café is located down the alley leading to the...More

Thank TasMissy
Reviewed 23 August 2017

If you are looking for a good and cheap lunch, then skip the hotels and visit this little restaurant. From the moment we first arrived we felt the great hospitality en friendliness of the lovely people who own this place. Try the tasty chicken, squid...More

1  Thank Flightpro
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We stumbled upon this great little local cafe while looking for a cold beer! Down the lane Next to the Golden Sands Hotel, nearly down to the beach. Liang and her husband cook delicious local food every day but only at lunch time! There were...More

Thank Kelly N
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Go here most days when we visit Penang ,Liang and Loon serve good food and will go out of there way to oblige you with your order ,some days it is better to inform Liang if you require something special for your lunch the next...More

Thank Allan K
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This a wonderful restaurant that only opens at lunchtime but has the best food whatever you order all cooked fresh in a wok that you can see from the tables. Liang & Loon own this great place and the friendliest people we know. They always...More

Thank Drivers22
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and had lunch here several times. It's located on the beach access road, adjacent to the Golden sands resort (lookout for the concrete tables and chairs!). This is owned by the sister of Andrew's Kampung, a popular...More

1  Thank EasyDiver
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I returned to Penang in November/December 2016 to find Tan Sam Guan is better than ever. I ate there most days of my stay and it continues to provide excellent food at great value. Liang, Loon and the team are just fantastic, very welcoming and...More

Thank GofferAus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Batu Ferringi Road | in the lane between Golden Sands Resort and Lone Pine Hotel, Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island
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