As an “incomer” to Penang, you probably wandering what to eat in Penang, Malaysia? Let us share a list of top pick for your reference. Georgetown, which is located in Penang, is often regarded as the best place for street food in Malaysia. Whether it’s the local street food, home cooked food, some best restaurant or fine dining that you crave for, Georgetown Penang has it all. Ask any true Penangite and he or she will proudly tell you that there is no place like home (Penang) – when it comes to food!

Because Penang is a melting pot of cultures, the local food also bears some interesting flavour that derives from these different influences. Eating is usually considered a favourite pastime in Penang with many eateries open at different hours. Some Nasi Kandar outlets are open for 24-hours daily, serving rice, hot curries, noodles, round-the-clock! At any time of the year, the variety of georgetown cuisine makes it a great destination for gourmet travellers.

Here we put together a list of ‘makan makan places’ (eating places) which is around the Arglly Road or nearby street that’s around TIDO Hostel for your convenience!

Top Cafe In Georgetown Penang

Basil, Le Bistrot
9, Jalan Kek Chuan, George Town, 10400, Penang, Malaysia. (5.415511,100.324914)

China House
153 & 155, Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, Malaysia. (5.414705,100.338736)

DownTown Art Heritage
No. 149, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, Malaysia. (5.415597,100.337142)

EdelWeiss Café
38, Armenian Street, George Town, 10500, Penang, Malaysia. (5.415215,100.337499)

Goh Kaki Lebuh Bishop
34 & 36, Lebuh Bishop, George Town, 10200, Penang, Malaysia. (5.418518,100.341910)

La France Café and Restaurant
3B, Jalan Irrawadi, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.424435,100.323263)

La Vanille Pastry
122A, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421156,100.328788)

Lynn Boutique Café
124-D, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.426796,100.317100)

Love bites
11, Jalan Nagor, George Town, Penang., George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421349,100.326192)

Secawan Hutton
205, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10500, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421305,100.328454)

The Haven Harbour
21, Jalan Bawasah, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421337,100.325976)

Casual Dining In Georgetown Penang

32 The Mansion – Pork Free Western, Wine & Cocktails
32, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.424211,100.328522)

Ee Beng Vegetarian Food Centre – Vegetarian
20, Lebuh Dickens, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.419287,100.330549)

Everyday Supreme – Chinese and Cantonese style cooking.
34 Logan Road, George Town, 10400, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421228,100.317825)

Hei Yeong Seng Chinese Restaurant – Chinese and Cantonese cuisine
Lot 207-221 & Lot 231-245 2nd Floor Penang Plaza No. 126 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421367,100.324928)

Loke Thye Kee Restaurant – Authentic Malaysian cuisine and Hainanese delicacies.
2, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.417030,100.330067)

Maple Palace Restaurant – Chinese and Cantonese dishes
47, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.426056,100.323501)

Mizi bistro New World Park – Western
102-D-6, New World Park Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.420280,100.326698)

That Little Wine Bar – European Wine Bar & Restaurant
54, Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.425599,100.321267)

The Bridge Grill – Grill & Teppanyaki
Loke Thye Kee, 2, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.417044,100.329957)

The Ship George Town – Steak House
46, Jalan Sri Bahari, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421413,100.331964)

Food Court & Famous Hawker Street Food In Georgetown Penang

New World Park Food Court
Lorong Swatow, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.420895,100.326800)

4D Nyonya Kuih Stall
4D shop Jalan Sri Bahari, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421306,100.331921)

Cheong Kok Choy’s Stall
Lorong Baru, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, Penang, Malaysia. (5.413828,100.325786)

Hui Kee Seafood Stall – Signature Fish Head Hot Pot
1, Jalan Larut, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.422118,100.325429)

Indian Laksa
2,Jalan Bawasah, George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.422235,100.326071)

Nasi Padang Minang
Jalan Transfer (opposite Caltex Petrol Station), George Town, 10050, Penang, Malaysia. (5.416710,100.330110)

One Corner Cafe – Hokkien Mee, Assam Laksa & Popiah
2, Jalan Bawasah, George Town, 10500, Penang, Malaysia. (5.421584,100.325659)

Kheng Pin Cafe – Lor Bak
80 Penang Road, Georgetown Penang
Penang Road Lebuh Keng Kwee – Famous Teochew Cendol
27 & 29 Lebuh Keng Kwee, 10100 Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Macalister Lane, Penang – Penang Cendol
Junction to Macalister Lane and Burma Road, Georgetown, Penang

Kafe Heng Huat – Lorong Selamat Char Kway Teow
108, Lorong Selamat, Penang

Khoon Pastry House
29, Argyll Road, 10050, Georgetown, Penang.

Mimi’s Coffee House – Nasi Ulam and Assam Pedas
41, Macalister Road, 10400, Georgetown Penang

Pinang Delicious Food Court – Seang Lim Mantis Prawn Hokkien Mee
Macalister Road, 10400, Penang.

Tai Wah Wanton Mee – Old School Wanton Mee
86, Argyll Road, 10050, Georgetown Penang

Kong Thai Lai Coffee House – Traditional Hainanese Kaya Butter Toast & Famous Coffee
6, Hutton Lane, 10050 Penang

Laksalicious – Spectacular Assam Laksa.
123, Hutton Lane, 10050, Penang

Aunty Anne True Penang Cuisine – Assam & Lemak Laksa, Nasi Ulam, Otak Otak, Acar
67, Macalister Lane, 10400, Georgetown, Penang.

Ping Hooi Coffee Shop – Tiger Char Koay Teow with gigantic Prawns.
Carnavon Street, 10100, Penang

Lebuh Kimberley – Tua Pui Curry Mee
23, Lebuh Kimerley, 10100, Georgetown, Penang

Carnavon Street – Fish Ball Koay Teow Soup
183 Carnarvon Street, 10100, Penang

Bangkok Lane – Mee Goreng
270 Jalan Burma, 10350, Lorong Bangkok