Friday, July 20, 2007

Food Directory in Penang

This entry is for eastcoastlife, who is going to Penang this weekend.
I hope i am not too late! Enjoy your trip there eh..and of course don't miss out the good food!

Also, to anyone who is going or planning to go to Penang, this directory might be useful for you guys too :)


Ah Thooi Mee Suah (Vermicelli with Duck Drumstick soup)

a. Roadside Stall at Jalan Sungei Pinang in front of Boon Siew Honda

Ban Chean Kuih (Chinese Pancake)

a. Ah Kee Chinese Pancake (012-482 1077), stall beside coffee shop at
junction of Taman Sri Nibong and Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah - night

b. Cart beside Chartered Bank - afternoon

c. Cart in front of General Post Office - afternoon (Muslim)

Beef Koay Teow (Glutinous Flat Noodles in Beef Soup)

a. Lebuh Victoria Bus Terminal hawker complex

Char Tung Hoon (friend glass noodles)

a. Ang Hoay Lor Restaurant, Jalan Gurdwara

Char Koay Teow (Fried Glutinous Flat Noodles with prawns, cockles)

a. Sisters at Jalan Macalister (near junction of Jalan Macalister/Jalan

b. Lorong Kulit/Jalan Dato Keramat junction - night

c. Lorong Selamat stall opposite coffee shop - afternoon

d. Ah Hoe Char Koay Teow , junction Jalan Carnarvon/Lebuh Melayu

e. New Asia Coffee Shop, Air Itam

f. Pulau Tikus Market - night

g. Song River Cafe, Persiaran Gurney

h. Lebuh Kimberley - night

i. most hawker stalls serve good char koay teow

Halal (Muslim) stalls

a. Rudy's at Tanjung Bunga Hawker's Complex opp. Copthorne Hotel

b. Stall at Jalan Chee Seng, Tanjung Bunga - night only

Chee Cheong Fun

a. Coffee Shop at Lorong Macalister

b. Jalan Baru


a. Stall at junction Jalan Penang/Lebuh Keng Kwee, beside Joo Hooi Cafe

b. Stall at Super Komtar foodcourt

c. Sar Chew Restaurant, Jalan Cantonment

Chicken Broth

a. Padang Brown Hawker Complex, Jalan Anson

Chicken Rice (Hainan)

a. Fatty Loh

b. Tanjung Bunga, opp. Chinese Swimming Club

c. Jalan Cantonment, Pulau Tikus, opp Maybank

d. In front of Agora Hotel, Jalan Macalister

e. Coffee Shops (several specialists along Lebuh Chulia)

f. Kheng Pin Coffee Shop, junction Jalan Sri Bahari/Jalan Penang

g. Poly Cafe, Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus

Curry Mee

a. Bee Hooi Coffee Shop in Lorong Pulau Tikus/Jalan Burma junction (Pulau
Tikus) - morning

b. Cathay Cafe, Jalan Burma (opposite Union Primary School) - night

c. Sin Nam Hong Coffee Shop at Komtar second level

d. Lorong Kucing

e. Lorong Swatow f. New Asia Coffee Shop, Air Itam

g. Stall at Jalan Loh Poh Heng, Hillside, near Esso petrol station -

Dim Sum

a. Bee Hooi Coffee Shop, Jalan Burma/Lorong Pulau Tikus junction

b. Hong Kong Tea Garden, 162-164 Jalan Macalister, opposite District
Education Office

Ewe Char Koay

a. Popular Stalls, Lebuh Cintra

Fish Head Beehoon

a. Sky Cafe, Lebuh Chulia

Hum Chin Peng (Chinese "doughnut")

a. Cart at Lebuh Kimberley/Lebuh Cintra junction

b. Popular Stalls, Lebuh Cintra

Hokkien Mee

a. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Burmah/Jalan Cantonment - morning

b. Crystal Food Garden, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, near to Sandy Bay Beachcomber
- evening

c. Sin Kim San Coffee Shop, junction Jalan Macalister/Jalan Rangoon

d. Coffee Shop several doors to the left of Midtowne Hotel, Jalan Macalister

e. Song River Cafe, Persiaran Gurney - night only

f. Coffee Shop at Jalan Perak/Jalan Kebun Nyor junction

Hokkien Char

a. Bee Hooi Coffee Shop, Jalan Burma/Lorong Pulau Tikus junction

Ice Kacang

a. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

b. Low Eng Hoo Coffee Shop, Lorong Selamat

c. Lorong Swatow

d. Lebuh Keng Kwee/Jalan Penang junction

Ipoh Koay Teow (bean sprout chicken)

a. Jalan Air Itam

Koay Chiap (thick glutinous noodles with duck meat soup)

a. Air Itam Market - night

Koay Kak

a. Coffee Shop, Lorong Macalister - morning

b. Air Itram Market

c. Jalan Anson Market

Koay Teow Th'ng

a. Hai Oan Coffee Shop, Jalan Burma, near junction of Lorong Macalister -

b. Side Lane between Jalan Hutton/Lebuh Dickens (opp Police HQ) - morning

c. Jalan Argyll (opp back of Island Girls' School) - morning

d. Jalan Hutton (opp Sek. Pendidekan Khas) - morning

e. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

f. Lorong Swatow

g. Roadside Stall junction of Lebuh Beach/Lebuh Market


a. Air Itam Market

b. Balik Pulau Market

c. Kuala Jalan Baru, Balik Pulau

d. Helena's Laksa (franchise) at Bukit Jambul Shopping Complex

e. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

f. Kheng Pin Coffeeship, junction Jalan Sri Bahari/Jalan Penang

g. Lorong Selamat

h. Lorong Swatow

i. Swee Kong Coffee Shop opposite Pulau Tikus Police Station, Jalan Burma

Lok Lok

a. Esplanade Hawker Complex - night

b. Padang Brown Hawker Centre, Jalan Anson/Jalan Perak junction

c. Pulau Tikus Market

Lor Bak

a. Coffee Shop at junction of Lebuh Carnarvon/Lorong Melayu

b. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

c. Kheng Pin Coffee Shop, junction Jalan Sri Bahari/Jalan Penang

Nasi Lemak

a. Garden Inn Hotel, Jalan Anson - set lunch

b. Johnny's, Pulau Tikus Market

c. Swee Kong Coffee Shop (opp. Pulau Tikus Police Station) Jalan Burma

d. Potbless - 2 Lorong Hutton; 1-Stop Midlands; 98 Lintang Mayang Pasir 2

O' Chien (Oyster Omelette)

a. Coffee Shop junction of Lebuh Carnarvon/Lebuh Kimberley

b. Coffee Shop Junction of Jalan Macalister/Lorong Selamat - evening

c. Ocean Green Restaurant, 48F Jln. Sultan Ahmad Shah Tel:2262681

d. Song River Cafe, Persiaran Gurney - night

Popiah (Mixed Vegetables and Crabmeat in Thin Pancake Covering)

a. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Macalister/Lorong Selamat - evening

b. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

c. Wah Leong Coffee Shop, Jalan Burma

d. Lorong Swatow

Rojak (cut fruits in prawn paste)

a. Van outside Poly Cafe, Jalan Burma

Sar Hor Fun (Fried Glutinous Flat Noodles and Beehoon with Pork and Seafood)

a. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Macalister/Lorong Selamat

b. Coffee Shop in front of Penang Jail, Jalan Datuk Keramat

c. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Burmah/Jalan Nagore

d. Foo Heong Restaurant, 56-58 Lebuh Cintra Tel:261 2350

e. Sky Cafe, Lebuh Chulia

Satay (Chinese) (barbequed skewered meat - Pork, Chicken)

a. Coffee Shops junction Jalan Penang/Kampong Malabar

b. Lebuh Cina

c. Kheng Pin Coffee Shop, junction Jalan Sri Bahari/Jalan Penang

d. most coffee shop stalls

Seafood Broth/Pork Broth

a. Roadside cart at Lebuh Chulia, opp Lorong Cinta - night

b. Coffee Shop in front of Penang Jail, Jalan Datuk Keramat

Wantan Mee

a. Jalan Burma (in front of Union Primary School) - night only

b. Swee Kong Coffee Shop, opp Pulau Tikus Police Station, Jalan Burma

c. Coffee Shop opposite Lai Lai Supermarket, Jalan Burma - evening

d. Coffee Shop, junction of Jalan Anson/Lebuh Melaka

e. Lorong Selamat

f. World Cafe, junction Jalan Nagore/Jalan Bawasah

g. most coffee shop hawker stalls

Yong Tau Foo

a. Padang Brown hawker complex - evening


Mee Goreng/Mee Rebus

a. New Asia Coffee Shop, Air Itam

b. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang - Chinese Mee Rebus

c. Lorong Swatow

d. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Burma/Lorong Bangkok

e. Larut Cafe (beside Sheraton Hotel) - formerly at CRC


a. Hameediyah Restaurant, Lebuh Campbell

Nasi Kandar

a. Craven A Cafe, 4 Jalan Dato Keramat

b. Stall behind Immigration Dept. and Penang State Assembly building, Lebuh

c. Kassim Nasi Kandar, 14 & 21 Jalan Gurdwara, opposite Gama Supermarket

d. Kedai Kopi Merlin, 1 Lebuh Penang

e. Sabuhan, Jalan Burma

f. Lebuh Tamil

g. Line Clear, junction of Jalan Penang/Lebuh Chulia

h. Small lane next to Pitt St Mosque

i. KAYU Nasi Kandar (behind Vistana Hotel - Bkt. Jambul)


a. Persiaran Gurney - evening (Indian)

b. Padang Brown hawker complex - afternoon

Roti Canai

a. Hameediyah Restaurant, Lebuh Campbell

b. Indian stalls at Jalan Transfer (beside the mosque), Jalan Argyll

c. most Indian coffee shops/stalls


a. most Indian coffee shops, especially along Penang Street, Market Street,
in the morning


Rice and Malay Dishes

a. Tanjung Tokong UDA Flats

b. Hawker Stalls opposite Mar Vista Resort

c. Hawker Stalls around Penang Parkroyal Hotel

d. Junction of Jalan Kelawei/Jalan Jones

e. Hawker Stall opposite Sheraton Penang

f. Larut Cafe beside Sheraton Penang


a. most coffee shops


a. Crystal Food Garden, Tanjung Tokong

b. Winston Hawkers Centre, Jalan Anson


a. various coffee shops in Jalan Transfer, Jalan Kedah, Lebuh Pitt, Jalan


a. various coffee shops in Lebuh Pasar, Lebuh Penang, Lebuh Queen, Lebuh

International Cuisine IN HOTELS

BERJAYA SHARKSFIN, Berjaya Georgetown Hotel, Jalan Burma, Tel: 2269680

CANTON PALACE, Evergreen Laurel Hotel, Persiaran Gurney, Tel: 2269988

FU LING MEN, Cititel Penang, Jalan Penang, Georgetown Tel: 3701188

GOLDEN LOTUS, City Bayview, Georgetown Tel: 2633161

GOLDEN PHOENIX, Hotel Equatorial, Jalan Bukit Jambul Tel: 6438111

HOUSE OF FOUR SEASONS, Penang Mutiara Beach Resort, Teluk Bahang Tel:

HUA TING, Copthorne Penang, Tanjung Bunga Tel: 8903333

MARCO POLO, Garden Inn, 41 Jalan Anson, Georgetown Tel: 2279167

SHANG PALACE, Shangri-la Penang, Jalan Magazine, Georgetown Tel: 2622622

SHANG COURT, Shangri-la's Rasa Sayang Resort, Batu Ferringhi Tel: 8811811

TAIPAN FINS, The Northam All-Suite Hotel, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah,
Georgetown Tel: 3701111

TAI THONG, Paradise Beachcomber Hotel, Tanjung Bunga Tel: 8908808


TIFFINS, Penang Parkroyal Resort, Batu Ferringhi


IL RITROVO, Casuarina Beach Resort, Batu Ferringhi Tel: 8811711

LA FARFALLA, Penang Mutiara Beach Resort, Teluk Bahang Tel: 8852828

PEPPINO, Shangri-la's Golden Sands Resort, Batu Ferringhi Tel: 8811911

THE VIEW, Hotel Equatorial, Jalan Bukit Jambul Tel: 6438111


Parkroyal Resort, Batu Ferringhi Tel: 8811133

THE JAPANESE RESTAURANT, Shangri-la's Rasa Sayang Resort, Batu
Ferringhi,Tel: 8811811

KAMPACHI, Hotel Equatorial, Bukit Jambul Tel: 6438111

KIRISHIMA, Cititel Penang, Jalan Penang Tel: 3701188


ELIZA THE MALAY RESTAURANT, City Bayview Hotel, Lebuh Farquhar Tel: 2633161

KOPI TIAM, City Bayview Hotel, Lebuh Farquhar Tel: 2633161


EAST 'N' WEST, The Northam All-Suite Hotel, 55 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Tel:

FERRINGHI GRILL, Shangri-la's Rasa Sayang Resort, Batu Ferringhi Tel:

STONEGRILL, Waterfall Hotel, Jalan Utama Tel: 2295588

THE BRASSERIE, Shangri-la Penang, Jalan Magazine Tel: 2622622



TAMBUAH MAS, 560-564 Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Sg. Nibong. Tel: 6569722


LITTLE ITALY, 8J Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Bukit Jambul Tel: 6421301

MARIO, Ground Floor, Ferringhi Mutiara Arcade, Batu Ferringhi Tel: 8813775

MODESTO'S, Bellisa Row, Jalan Burma

RISTORANTE BELLA ITALIA, 1-7 Bellisa Row, 368 Jalan Burma Tel: 2272195


WUNDERBAR, 417 Jalan Burma Tel: 2291095


AKEBONO, Batu Ferringhi Tel: 8811263

MATSUKI, 62 Cantonment Road Tel: 2295504

MIYABI, 216 Jalan Macalister, Georgetown. Tel: 2288803

SHIN MIYAKO, 103A Jalan Penang Tel: 2638702


a. Bukit Jambul Shopping Complex

b. Midlands Park, Pulau Tikus

SYOGUN, Grd. Floor, Axis Complex, Jalan Cantonment Tel: 2283228

TEPPANYAKI JUNCTION, Desa Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong Tel: 8990800

YATAI MURA, 403A, Grd. Fl., Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus. Tel: 2226018


SAM OH JEONG KOREAN RESTAURANT, 64 Jalan Cantonment Tel: 2294461

SEOUL GARDEN, 1st Fl., Sunrise Towers, Persiaran Gurney Tel: 2298705


D' CHIENGMAI, Burma Close Tel: 2272400

NAM PRIK, 14 Jalan Tengah, Bayan Bahru Tel: 6415281

THE GREEN CHILI, 1, Jalan Sungei Kelian, Hillside, Tanjung Bunga. Tel:

PLOY THAI, 11-G-1 New Bob Centre, Jalan Gottlieb Tel: 2295911

YELLOW LIGHT, 1C Jalan Fettes Tel: 8991471

SPECIALITY Restaurants

** 747 CAFE, YMCA Bldg., 211B Jalan Macalister Tel: 2296228

** CLUB ILHAM, Junction Jalan Macalister/Jalan Utama Tel: 2297506

** CORNER CLUB, Persiaran Gurney

** CRC RESTAURANT, Chinese Recreation Club, Jalan Victoria Green,

** DRAGON INN, 27B Jalan Gottlieb Tel: 2277049

** FOONG KIM CHEONG RESTAURANT, 1228R, Mk13, Jalan Paya Terubong. Tel:

** FORUM, L-3 Island Plaza, Tanjung Tokong Tel: 8990088

** FULL SUN 600cc HOUSE OF DAIRIES, 12 Concourse 4, Komtar

** HOLLYWOOD RESTAURANT, 543 Tanjung Bunga. Tel:8811404

** MANDARIN GARDEN RESTAURANT, 33 Anson Road Tel:2270300

functions only

** MAPLE GARDEN, 99 Jalan Penang Tel:2634158

** MAPLE GOLD, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah Tel:2279640

** MAY GARDEN, 70 Jalan Penang Tel:2616435

** MIDLAND'S COURT RESTAURANT, 1-Stop Midlands Centre, Jalan Burma

** NEW GOODWILL RESTAURANT, 2-01-19 Harbour Trade Cente, 2 Gat Lebuh
Macallum Tel:2633823

** STARVIEW, 66 Jalan Burma Tel:2265213

** TAIWAN LITTLE CHEF, Midland Park Tel:226 6871 MBf Countdown Card Member
10% discount

** TOWER CHINESE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE, Level 59 Komtar, Jalan Penang



a. Komtar Tel: 2613373

b. Komplex Bukit Jambul Tel: 6463373 MBf Countdown Card Member 10% discount

** EVE'S GARDENIA RESTAURANT, 15 Lorong Hutton Tel:2637263

** ADAM'S TERRACE, 11 Lorong Hutton Tel:2633762

** EDEN SIDEWALK CAFE, 78 Batu Ferringhi Tel:8811193

** LOKE THYE KEE, 2B Jalan Burma Tel:2920046

** RESTORAN MERRYLAND, 20 Jalan Tengah, Taman Tunas, B. Lepas Tel:6432448

** POPULAR FERRINGHI, Batu Ferringhi Tel:8813454


a. 2 Lorong Hutton Tel: 2637984

b. 98 Lintang Mayang Pasir 2, Bayan Bahru Tel: 6412976

c. Grd. Floor, 1-Stop Midlands Centre, Jalan Burma

** SAR CHEW, 37B Jalan Cantonment Tel:2280488 (Opp. Post Office)


a. Jalan Sri Bahari Tel: 2633551

b. Batu Ferringhi Tel: 8812142

** VICTORIA STATION, 17 Lorong Mayang Pasir 5, Bayan Lepas Tel:6425988

** SIN KHEANG AUN, Lorong Chulia Tel:261 4786

** HOLLYWOOD RESTAURANT, 543 Jalan Tanjung Bunga Tel:8907268

** ANG HOAY LOR, Jalan Gurdwara Tel:2624841

** JAIPUR COURT, 11 Lebuh Leith Tel:263 0306 MBf Countdown Card Member 10%

** KASHMIR, 105 Jalan Penang Tel:3627411

** PASSAGE THRU INDIA, Tanjung Tokong

** TANDOORI HOUSE, 34-36 Lorong Hutton Tel:2619105

** ARATI VILAS, 9 Tanjung Bunga Park Tel:8991379

** INNIRA, (Banana Leaf Rice) Taman Tun Sardon, Glugor.

** DAWOOD, Lebuh King Tel:2611633

** HAMIDEEYAH, 164A Lebuh Campbell Tel:2611095

** TAJUDDIN HUSSIN Nasi Kandar, Tamil Street.

** RESTORAN FTZ, 6A-G/6A-I, Jalan Rumbia, Sg. Nibong Kecil Tel:6461286

** MINAH Restaurant, 362S Sungai Gelugor Tel:6581234



** DRAGON KING, 99 Bishop Street Tel:2618035

** HOT WOK, 125D Desa Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong Tel:8990858

** NYONYA CORNER, 1-4-01 Persiaran Bukit Jambul 1, Sri Relau Complex

** COCA THAI, L-3, Island Plaza, Tanjung Tokong Tel:890 6808 MBf Countdown
Card Member 10% discount


a. 7M Jalan Gottlieb Tel: 2261767

b. 4 Jalan Rangoon Tel: 2266025

c. 20 Taman Sri Tunas, Bayan Lepas. Tel: 6413015

** GOH HUAT SENG, 59A Lebuh Kimberley Tel: 2615811

** GOH SWEE KEE, Jalan Sri Bahari Tel: 2636932

** GOLDEN GATE STEAMBOAT, 77 Jalan Cantonment. Tel: 2267509

** KAM RESTAURANT (beef steamboat), 27C Jalan Gottlieb

** BEGINNING OF THE WORLD (Seafood) Batu Maung

** EDEN SEAFOOD VILLAGE, 69A-B, Batu Ferringhi Tel: 8811236

** END OF THE WORLD (Ah Sim), Teluk Bahang fishing village Tel: 8851189

** HAI CHOO HOOI (Tanjung Tokong Tua Peh Kong Temple) CRAB Food, Tg.Tokong
Tel: 8990375

** KUAI KUO LE SEAFOOD, 205 Blok K, MK 12, Batu Maung Tel: 6263027

** OCEAN GREEN, 48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Tel: 2262681

** SHUANG HUAT SENG, 418 Jalan Sungai Tiram, Bayan Lepas

** YELLOW POINT, 486 Mk2. Teluk Bahang. Tel: 2292314

** FOR YOU YEN VEGETARIAN CENTRE, 347-349 Jalan Datuk Kramat Tel: 2293078


** HOCK SIEW CHAI VEGETARIAN CENTRE, 110E Jalan Transfer, 10050 Pg Tel:

** IM SIM VEGETARIAN, 14 Jalan Mayang Pasir Tel: 6414615

** TZECHU-LIN VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT, 229C Jalan Burma, 10050 Pg Tel: 2263357

** ANNALAKSHMI, Temple of Fine Arts, 1 Babington Avenue Tel: 2288575

** NUTRILAND VEGAN HEALTH FOOD CENTRE. 11 Jalan Rangoon, Tel: 2292910
preservative free, chemical free, msg free, aspartame free, colouring free,
pesticide free, plant based, no genetic engineered food


G @ said...

fuaaaaaahhhhhhh such a long and detailed list. My keyboard flooded liao!! I miss home!!! I love Penang food too, always go for "fei-lo ship" after church hahaha!!

mama bok said...

Wow..!! what a comprehensive list..!! i gotta remember this list. .. when i go home eh..?

meow meow / MeowX2 said...

ah kee pancake no more located at your house there, already move to SuperTanker in Taman LipSin.

G @ said...

gene sori u kena saman from me again
Pls dont need to do if u're busy or dont feel like it okay? No worries one.

Gene Lim said...

Grace: Hey, i know..i miss home too..especially I am a Penangite.. hehehe.. sorrie ler.. the list is very long..dunno whether is updated or not..coz this was sent by a friend through e-mail years ago. Might wanna check it again if u guys really wanna depend on it. :)
Sure sure...i will do the tag :)

Mamabok: Heheh...this list sent by a friend through e-mail years ago...dunno still updated or not..might wanna double check it if u go home next time :)

Meow: Really ar? jeeze...the list must be outdated one liao lor..hehehehe

G @ said...

Gene, today 26 Aug ur bday rite? Happy Bdayyyyyyyy galfren!!! *hugs and kisses* May all ur dreams come true!!!

Gene Lim said...

Grace: Hey Grace! Thanks for your sweet wishes and huggies! I am soo touched eh :)
My birthday is tomorrow July 27th :)
another year older liao..hahahhaha
Thank you again my dear..
Love you much MMMMMMMMMMUAKs!

eastcoastlife said...

Oh dear! So.. so kind of you but I didn't get to check these yummy food in Penang because I fell down and hurt myself! :(

Thanks. I'll link to my post.