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Mum's Nyonya Cuisine

31-D, Abu Siti Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia
+60 4-229 1318
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“wild boar” (10 reviews)
“rendang” (14 reviews)
“assam fish” (12 reviews)
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31-D, Abu Siti Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had tau yew bak and jiu hu char - at around 9:15pm and generally I found the gist of an earlier review by Eddylam on 3 Sep to be somewhat similar to my dining experience - atmosphere was not too welcoming- I presumed, due...More

Thank KarenHappuch
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Fiery, Flavorful, Fragrant, Fresh - that's what Mum brings to our table. We made reservations for 5 pax long before we arrived in Penang. Just as well. Or we would have been turned away at dinner. Packed to the brim with local dinners who clearly...More

Thank SingaporeViews
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The owner was very rude, had no manners whatsover. First impression as we walked in through the door was so bad. Stood at the door for a long time without being acknowledged. One staff was clearing a table with no customers at that table completely...More

1  Thank Eddylam
RYBC, Owner at Mum's Nyonya Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

We thank you for your feed back and would apologize for the bad experience you had with us. We had taken your complaint seriously and had spoken to our member of staff sternly in regards to this matter (it was not the owner that served...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

This was recommended and we came in a large group of 20 and were not disappointed. True nyonya food. Spicy but tasty. It is owned by a Peranakan. The service is efficient. Despite the large orders for the group, food was served in no time....More

1  Thank Jesse W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch. The service was prompt and food excellent. I especially loved the Assam fish which was fresh and fragrant!

1  Thank Polarkai
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Everything was good and smiley service to boot! We ordered much more than we could eat. The atmosphere is more cosy and intimate than at Auntie Gaik Lean's. I found the food specialties were different and both were good at theirs.

1  Thank Virginie G
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We dined here today and really enjoyed this fusion of Malay and Chinese cuisine, Tried at least six dishes Fried Kangkong, Pork Cincalok, Curry Kapitan, Iche Kabin, Prawn Fritters and the absolutely tasty Assam Pedas Fish. Finished with the deserts Bee Koh Moey (a glutinos...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Asam Udang and Sambal Kangkung were very delicious! The appetizer - ikan bilis with onion was very appetizing too!

Thank HotelGuestL
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were recommended by our car hire driver to dine here for authentic nonya food. On our last day in Penang we headed here for lunch. We ordered assam fish head which was a total disappointment - the gravy was so so, and we can...More

Thank carol_low
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Chanced upon this restaurant as it was close to our airbnb and we saw the 'recommended' tripadvisor sign outside. We ordered a few different dishes, but the only dish that blew us away was the sambal udang.

Thank Rachel K
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21 August 2017|
Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
When we went the restaurant it was full, so I would recommend making an reservation.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-D, Abu Siti Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +60 4-229 1318
Previously known as Mama's Nyonya Cuisine.
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