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Ivy's Nyonya Cuisine

58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
+60 13-433 7878
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“assam prawns” (35 reviews)
“beef rendang” (27 reviews)
“fish” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed the Penang Peranakan food during my stay. Love the Penang style Otak-otak which like a creamy fish pudding. Must visit for Peranakan fans!

Thank Kyoko T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and great service. We were a bit clueless about Nyonya food and the owner really went out of the way to recommend the right dishes and the food was simply delicious! Especially the kapitan chicken...yummmmm

Thank Shalla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hello, I wish to recommend Ivy's Nonya cuisine. The food has a home-cooked feel and prices are reasonable with generous portions. Highly recommend Assam Prawns, Kapitan Chicken and soft beef rendang. Owner was honest in his suggestion of set portions to order, which was enough...More

Thank F5271CFleem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is not big, its best to make reservation in advance. 5 tables in the air-conditioned room and 4 tables along the verandah. Pricing is reasonable and ambience is nothing much to shout about. Food is very tasty such as the assam fish/prawn, curry...More

Thank ongboon18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the fix menu for 2 in order to try the best specialties of the restaurant. The problem was that food looked like pre-prepared and arrived to the table not very hot. Also all the dishes (5) arrived together and it didn't help to...More

2  Thank Brinaz15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had ordered various dishes offered in the menu. Favourites dishes are : Assam crispy prawns Assam fish curry Bun Kwang Char with lettuce Juicy Loh Bak Curry chicken Fish Maw soup Recommended with reasonable price.

Thank hamp2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Host Dragon looks after his clientele well. We chose to not have the set meal, selecting 3 small dishes which were all delightful, the quantity being ample. THe beef rending was the best we have ever tasted - superb. Simple surroundings, such a happy night,...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a homely restaurant managed by a couple residing in the same premise. We chose the set menu to have a sample of different dishes instead of ala carte for two of us. We loved the Kapitan Chicken curry...thick gravy, enough spice and simply...More

1  Thank Machigoh
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A rather disappointing dining experience. The standard of the nyonya food here was not bad but neither did I find it worthy of the praise that it has received from other reviewers. I thought that the dishes served rather "watered down" . It lacked the...More

1  Thank klmal61
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A very tasty and thoroughly enjoyable classical Nyonya meal (I am assured by the three Penang Malaysians who accompanied me). Food was in good sized portions and delivered at a steady rate that balanced our eating speed.

1  Thank Roger H
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steven k
17 September 2017|
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Response from klmal61 | Reviewed this property |
While the logistics of getting into the restaurant ( note there are a few shallow steps to contend with to get into the restaurant and there is no ramp however if you are adept at handling the wheelchair this will not pose a... More
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Marilyn186338
14 February 2017|
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Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
Yes we hv fish dishes for you. As for vegetarian we hv limited choice. We offer vegetarian fried rice, stir fried veg and veg serve in pie tees cups for choice. Tq Warm rgds Dragon T.
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Naz R
14 November 2016|
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Response from DragonTan | Property representative |
We are a pork free restaurant and our poultry are from a halal supplier. Warm regards. Dragon Tan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Jln Chow Thye | Off Burmah Road, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 13-433 7878
  • E-mail
Description
Serving authentic Nyonya Cuisine. Closed for a short break from the 20th March till 28th March 2017. Business resume on 29th March 2017.
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