Maxim Dim Sum Restaurant

(Maxim Dim Sum Restaurant (美食之家))
Dim Sum Restaurant, Chinese Restaurant, and Dumpling Restaurant$$$$
Pekaka Square, Gelugor
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  • May M.
    "Mk sure u try the egg tart, my fav!"(10 Tips)
    Yeap E.
    "Very nice Liu sha Bao and hk style Cher cheong fun with sambal !"(5 Tips)
    Tien T.
    "Century egg porridge, har kaw, radish cake and siu mai"(3 Tips)
    Kenny N.
    "One of the nicest dim sum in Penang"(2 Tips)
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  • Jia Liang O.
    Jia Liang OoiSeptember 8, 2014
    Their Dim Sum is good, especially the Siew Mai. Porridge with Century Egg is good too. Not to forget their Egg Tarts, where all 3 variants, the Original, Pandan and Coconut Tarts tastes heavenly good!
  • Lorsen L.
    Lorsen LloydJune 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Must try the Egg Tart, Liu Sha Bao and Hong Kong Style Chee Cheong Fan. P.S: Chicken Leg (also good to try)
  • Kelvin Y.
    Kelvin YingOctober 18, 2014
    Dim sun house with lots of memories.. Been time a lot mainly coz it located very near to usm... Food ok.. Recently discovered their liu sha bao.. The bao ok but inside is really nice when its hot
    Upvoted May 29
  • Ft C.
    Ft ChuahSeptember 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Dim sum here are superb! Love having dim sum here with lots of choices, delicious and affordable!
  • 🎀S.Wan🎀
    🎀S.Wan🎀September 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Staffs were busy chit chatting at the corner in front us and none of them realized we have our hand raised and calling them for more than 15 mins, just to order our tea and get our order card.
  • Aye
    AyeOctober 7, 2014
    Good dim sum! Busy even on a Tuesday morning! Fried rice noodles were delicious!!! Self serve, at least when we were there. Hours: 6am - 2pm.
  • Michelle W.
    Michelle WuJune 17, 2016
    This is one of the best dim sum house yet; most of the usual dishes are up to notch but it is definitely on a pricey side.
  • Andrew T.
    Andrew Tan🖖October 14, 2015
    A lot of selection. Come early to get a better aselection of dim sum. As chinese proverb goes, early bird always have worm to eat.
  • kurara a.
    kurara ayumijiohAugust 27, 2013
    Pandan egg tart, Hong Kong chew cheong fun, fried Foo chuk w prawn fillings, and d char siew pau is nice!
  • Samantha Y.
    Samantha YongNovember 8, 2015
    Fairly good dimsum. Has a wide selection to choose from. The only downside is the food gets rather cold when you reach your table.
  • ViviCH 4.
    ViviCH 4SqMarch 17
    Been here 5+ times
    Yam cake still my favourite! Highly recommend must try!
  • Qings S.
    Qings SooAugust 27, 2015
    Egg tart so so, porridge meat fishy, 大东包 better, but the Chee Cheong fan so smooth and the lotus leaf covered 糯米鸡 good
  • Edwin T.
    Edwin TanDecember 31, 2015
    good dim sum, fast due to self service nature. unfortunately don't serve the good chili sauce, they only have the sweet chili sauce type.
  • Angelene L.
    Angelene LeongNovember 6, 2014
    My favorite dim sum place! Good choo cheong fan...must try!
  • Flynn
    FlynnJune 10, 2014
    Great place to indulge yourself with cheap and splendid food. Try the pandan tart.
  • Ellie W.
    Ellie WongJuly 30, 2016
    Chu cheong fun is nice. All dim sum also nice taste. reasonable price .all self service
  • 💓 LiyU 💓
    💓 LiyU 💓April 12, 2016
    Recommended Egg tarts! With the nice crust and soft egg inside. Overall food taste good.
  • Chee Fui F.
    Chee Fui FungJanuary 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Foods are awesome, but services are speechless, except Annie (the short, fat and cute senior staff, she is good and freindly)
  • Gwestella
    GwestellaJune 7, 2015
    Yam is very tasty! Additionally, a lots of dim sum varieties here!
  • Xin Ru O.
    Xin Ru OngNovember 28, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Taste getting better! Still love their steamed chicken with fish maw.
  • Vivien K.
    Vivien KhooAugust 28, 2011
    The fish hor fun was not as good as gurney drive's. However, dim sum here is one of the best and cheap
  • Lim T.
    Lim TcDecember 1, 2013
    Must try their liu sha bao! Really yummy! But their dim sum not really hot😔
  • Andrew L.
    Andrew LeowAugust 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the best place to hang out for "dim sum" breakfast in Penang Island.
  • Tan V.
    Tan Vi-vienDecember 15, 2013
    Best is to go on weekdays, as it is not tooo crowded
  • Irene Koay K.
    Irene Koay Keng ImmJune 27, 2014
    Love their egg buns n the deep fried yam sha siew buns.
  • Justin L.
    Justin Lim 狮子September 29, 2012
    It's better to come during the time when they serve you at the table with the cart. the counter service offers food which was not that heated. Food is good thou
  • Yeap E.
    Yeap ElissaJuly 14, 2013
    Very nice Liu sha Bao and hk style Cher cheong fun with sambal !
  • Raymond T.
    Raymond TanNovember 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Come before 9am, else it will be too crowded to even get a single seat.
  • Tien T.
    Tien TienSeptember 21, 2013
    Century egg porridge, har kaw, radish cake and siu mai
  • Jason G.
    Jason GanApril 21, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try their century egg porridge and those dishes with a yellow thumb-up sign. Oriental fried rice is nice too.
  • Joshua N.
    Joshua NarendranMay 16, 2015
    Lau sar pau (salted egg custard bun) is quite good. The rest is just ordinary
  • John K.
    John KhorJanuary 21, 2012
    Loved their Hong Kong Chee Cheong Fun! Must try!
  • Evon M.
    Evon Mew💕June 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Best place to enjoy bfast with family
  • nutella
    nutellaDecember 28, 2011
    My first choice for Dim Sum in penang, reasonable price and taste so good.
  • クー
    クーJuly 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The dim sum spread is nice. Lots of variety.
  • Kaeyng
    KaeyngApril 4, 2016
    First choice for dimsum, nice food but xiumai not really tasty
  • Eric C.
    Eric ChoongDecember 14, 2015
    I went to a black shop. Price is different compare to the price board. Poor customer service also. Before I finish my lunch, the cashier come and chase us to pay the bill. I will never visit again
  • Hazel L.
    Hazel LimNovember 10, 2014
    Opens daily 6 am to 2pm
  • Pretty T.
    Pretty TeresaNovember 30, 2015
    Not advise to go during weekend. Cool dim sum and crowded.
  • May M.
    May MeiMarch 6, 2011
    Very crowded place as usual. Mk sure u try the egg tart, my fav!
  • TK C.
    TK ChuahMarch 29, 2015
    Sunday is really crowded lar
  • Kenny N.
    Kenny NgJanuary 14, 2016
    One of the nicest dim sum in Penang
  • Ronnie L.
    Ronnie LimOctober 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The egg yolk bun is a must try here..
  • AhJannn 💌
    AhJannn 💌February 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the cheese prawn ❤❤❤❤
  • Michael O.
    Michael OoiNovember 12, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Cold dim sum, lack of choices, apathetic service. The only thing good is plenty of parking space.
  • Baike
    BaikeOctober 21, 2013
    Always come here for dim sum
  • Bk T.
    Bk ThongDecember 10, 2011
    Good dim sum. Open 6 am to 2 pm
  • Lorsen L.
    Lorsen LloydJune 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Liu Sha Bao, variety of dim sum
  • Baike
    BaikeOctober 19, 2013
    porridge always sold out
  • Tan J.
    Tan JackyApril 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Not only dim sum. Got a lot tasty cooking after 12pm
  • Phanchom Z.
    Phanchom ZuesongdhamSeptember 27, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Nicest dim sum in this area
  • alwyn g.
    alwyn gohDecember 30, 2014
    Egg tart, to warm the heart.
  • Mun Yee A.
    Mun Yee AuApril 27, 2014
    Never order 'cha wong' tea here. It's rm 6 per pax! Lots of dim sum choices but very mediocre only. Won't bother to come again.
  • alwyn g.
    alwyn gohDecember 30, 2014
    My kingdom for some plum sauce.
  • ViviCH 4.
    ViviCH 4SqMay 3
    Been here 5+ times
    Today b'fast!
    Upvoted May 21
  • 燚武 司.
    燚武 司January 12, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great.... Must Try
  • Joshua N.
    Joshua NarendranJune 6, 2015
    Char siu pau quite good.
  • Wong S.
    Wong Siew LeeOctober 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Eggtart is a must to try!
  • ViviCH 4.
    ViviCH 4SqJanuary 20
    Been here 5+ times
    1st of 2017!
  • Zhenli O.
    Zhenli OngAugust 8, 2014
    Lobak kuih here quite nice!!
  • Philip K.
    Philip KhorFebruary 15, 2014
    Good price good food
  • Emilie Y.
    Emilie YeohJanuary 16, 2011
    Try the Chee Cheong Fun... I always eat it when i come
  • YeeFeng L.
    YeeFeng LowNovember 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Egg tarts are nice
  • Simple G.
    Simple GuyMay 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Food is not warm or hot enough. Quite a disappointment.
  • Jeana L.
    Jeana LimNovember 2, 2013
    Good food but always v crowded
  • Adam N.
    Adam NairMay 14, 2016
    Good dim sum breakfast
  • Sarah C.
    Sarah ChenJune 26, 2016
    Not much choices of food, disappointed that the Chee Cheong fun wasn't served hot.
  • Jin F.
    Jin FinMay 4, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Find parking slot hard at weekend.
  • Emelyn L.
    Emelyn LeeOctober 12, 2015
    Egg tart is love!
  • Christopher C.
    Christopher CFebruary 3, 2015
    Dim Sum is good.
  • 김소현
    김소현September 5, 2014
    Maxim Dim Sum Restaurant
  • Evelyn N.
    Evelyn NgJanuary 14
    Been here 5+ times
    They start at 6am
  • lai w.
    lai wengshengApril 13, 2013
    Yummy siew mai
  • nico c.
    nico chiangSeptember 15, 2011
    Muz try the egg tart!! Yummy
  • Delvin U.
    Delvin UngJune 30, 2013
    Very crowded and food so so, some are cold even take from counter. Not worth to try
  • Aidil B.
    Aidil BorgivaJanuary 8, 2013
    Yumy Dim Sum
  • Christy Y.
    Christy YeapMarch 13, 2011
    My favorite egg-tart!!!
  • Lim Y.
    Lim YingAugust 7, 2014
    Nice place
  • JJ J.
    JJ JinJieJune 7, 2012
    7morning8morning eat dim sum
  • Yoke Peng B.
    Yoke Peng BoayOctober 28, 2010
    The "tea king" is good
  • @daaditsu
    @daaditsuJune 15, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Try their Fish Hor Fun here.
  • Steven L.
    Steven LowNovember 27, 2011
    Fail!!! Not worth to try all the food are cold after you take directly from counter. Not RECOMMENDED!!!
  • ThingThing B.
    ThingThing BoonMay 7, 2015
    Bad staff"s service! Argue In front of customer..
  • Sara H.
    Sara HoeMarch 12, 2016
    Quality drop.
  • Joe F.
    Joe FamAugust 8, 2014
    No smile service
  • Theobald T.
    Theobald TanSeptember 1, 2011
    Penang go green, why Maxim Dim Sum not? should we banned it?
  • Joyce A.
    Joyce AngNovember 28, 2010
    Yummy dim sum!
  • Biwen W.
    Biwen WeeNovember 20, 2014
    Average taste at average price
  • Theobald T.
    Theobald TanSeptember 1, 2011
    Penang go green, why Maxim Dim Sum not? Should we banned it?
  • Ivan B.
    Ivan BienMay 26, 2013
    Bad queuing system after they renovated...food is so-so...
  • Leong J.
    Leong JiahaoDecember 8, 2012
    Not recommended , they serve cold foods here
  • JingYi
    JingYiMay 24, 2015
    Service sucks. Not going to come again
  • Chew K.
    Chew Kok WeiMay 2, 2011
    Bad service! Always ask customer to wait..
  • Pauline B.
    Pauline BehMarch 13, 2013
    Bad service of lao yii
  • Lau
    LauAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite dimsum spot in Penang. Prawns in chee cheong fun are fresh and must try 皮蛋粥. Siewmai & fish balls also taste better. Overall better than dim sum house in town area.
  • Jm
    JmFebruary 1, 2015
    pao pao pao!
  • Chong K.
    Chong Kam YoonDecember 13, 2016
    Very yummy dim sum. Very crowded also. ❤️❤️❤️
  • ViviCH 4.
    ViviCH 4SqJune 9
    Been here 5+ times
    Fried Radish cakes still the best! 还是你(萝卜糕)最好!😘
  • Jasline T.
    Jasline ThorJune 30, 2016
    猪肚,鸡爪,虾卷。。。必点喔
  • ViviCH 4.
    ViviCH 4SqDecember 2, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    流沙包和蛋挞都不错!
  • Ooi P.
    Ooi Pei SeeNovember 27, 2014
    好好吃👌!很多选择
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