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Food and restaurants in George Town

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Restaurant
“You can enjoy all types of Penang local street food here, include chinese, malays, indian foods. There are plenty of halal and non halal foods available. You should enjoy the char koay teow, laksa, satay, rojak and others delicious street foods.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a very active place in the morning from 8am - 12 noon and again in the evening. Wet market by day hawker food by night. This area is full of food. Many organic shops in this area as well as local restaurants including a new Vegan restaurant are found along Jalan Moulmein. You can find a full grocery store across the street on Cantonment.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Serves dim sum in the morning, seafood for lunch and dinner. Do get crowded during the weekend!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Siam Road Charcoal Char Koay Teow 82, Jalan Siam, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang closed on Sunday, Open from 12pm-7pm Daily. Run by a 76 years old uncle and he know the secret recipe of the of Charcoal Char Koay Teow ...”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Recommended food: Fried chicken drumstick, Steamed fish with koay teow Opening hours: 7.30am - 3.00pm & 6.00pm - 10.00pm Closed on Tuesdays.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Greenlane Genting Food Court is one of our most recommended food courts when it comes to food in Penang. It serves a wide variety of local delights. Therefore, you can try all the local favourite here. Our best picks are Chee Cheong Fun, Hainan Chicken Rice and Penang Laksa. Oh ya, there’s one pancake stall worth trying too, if your tummy allow. Address: Lorong Delima 3, Taman Island Glades, 11700 Jelutong, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia Operating hour: 7AM-5PM (closed on Wednesday) ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Penang style mee goreng is definitely a must eat in the Pearl of the Orient. The uncle is local Indian but speaks fluent hokkien, when he’s in good mood you can spot him showing off his hokkien while cooking. Well, I guess this is the beauty of mixture culture in Penang. Address: 280, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia Operating hour: 8AM – 6:30PM (closed on Monday) ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Open 24 hours with free Wi-Fi and beachfront seating, Mr. Pot serves a fine selection of sandwiches and toast for those who want a light-hearted brunch with friends. ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Cafes

Coffee Shop
“Greenlane Genting Food Court is one of our most recommended food courts when it comes to food in Penang. It serves a wide variety of local delights. Therefore, you can try all the local favourite here. Our best picks are Chee Cheong Fun, Hainan Chicken Rice and Penang Laksa. Oh ya, there’s one pancake stall worth trying too, if your tummy allow. Address: Lorong Delima 3, Taman Island Glades, 11700 Jelutong, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia Operating hour: 7AM-5PM (closed on Wednesday) ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
“Brussels Beer Café is a great place for you to enjoy our variety delicious Belgian meals. You will find our café has an excellent interior and comfortable seating area for you to either to dine or to mingle around the bar.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food Court
“It's a place where you can grab night snacks while watching football. Beers available, a typical local bar.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Our favourite Bak Kut Teh place for lunch. Lunch and dinner are operated by different vendor, not quite fond with the bak kut teh at night, other than that are good.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
“The largest kopitiam restaurant chain in Malaysia. They have served Ipoh Malaysia unique traditional food, bread and other various beverages. Their signature item is Ipoh White Coffee.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Office

Bakeries

Bakery
“There are plenty of stalls selling Penang famous bean biscuit. I personally love Beh Teh Saw of this shop very much, the best in Penang! Recommended bisuit, 1) Beh Teh Saw 2) Tow Sar Bing”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Their cake is super awesome! Highly recommended. Try their Mango Charlotte !”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
Bakery
“Him Heang is a shop selling famous tambun biscuits. opposite Him Heang is the Green House coffee shop that open only for dinner. Nice Bak Kut Teh, curry mee, famous chicken porridge and tim sum”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“One of the most popular brands of Penang "Tao Sa Piah". They also sells many other cookies and biscuits that you can bring back home for your friends.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends