Penang Malaysian Cuisine Restaurant

Malaysian Restaurant · Chinatown
117 N 10th St (btwn Arch & Cherry St), Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:30 AM–Midnight
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 117 votes

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    "He loves the Home made roti canai."(6 Tips)
    Brooke N.
    "The mango chicken is awesome."(3 Tips)
    Chris C.
    "Beef rendang is amazing as well."(2 Tips)
    Chris C.
    "Roti cani, beef chow fun and kang Kung belacan are musts!"(2 Tips)
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  • roti canai
  • seafood
  • beef rendang
  • beef chow fun
  • fried ice cream
  • satay
  • chicken
  • prawn mee
  • pancakes
  • great value
  • authentic
  • curry
  • good for groups
  • dressy
  • family-friendly
  • pepper squid
  • good for dates
  • lively
  • tofu
  • good for a late night
  • Bre B.

    Try the roti canai and chicken satay.

    Bre Bonner · August 12
  • Jess B.

    Pad Thai and Singapore noodles were great. Cheap and speedy take out service. Great for if your playing at the trocadero as its just over the road!

    Jess Barnett · April 21
  • Lori Z.

    The penang young tofu soup (curry sauce) is one of my fave things in the world.

    Lori Zaspel · November 21, 2014
  • Gautham N.

    Reliable, enjoyable and nicely priced. Open quite late. Get nasilemak for a good simple meal.

    Gautham Nair · October 13, 2014
  • Chefs Feed

    Guillermo Pernot, chef of Cuba Libre, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Home made roti canai. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014

    Malasian cuisine that combines the flavors of Chinese, Indian and Thai cooking into its own vibrant beam. Read more · August 3, 2014
  • Kim T.

    Indian pancakes!!

    Kim Tran · April 13, 2014

    Malaysian cuisine that combines the flavors of Chinese, Indian and Thai cooking into its own vibrant beam. Read more · March 26, 2014
  • Linda L.

    Get the sarang burong in seafood style. Fried taro outside with casserole inside. Delish!

    Linda Ly · September 8, 2013
  • John K.

    This is now the best 'salt-baked squid' (aka salt & pepper squid) in Chinatown. They call it 'golden squid.' Do not miss this!! Beef rendang & coconut rice just made me wish I could be in Malaysia.

    John Koen · August 27, 2013
  • Chris C.

    Cannot go wrong with the roti or chicken satay. So delicious. Beef rendang is amazing as well.

    Chris Cieri · August 15, 2013
  • Rasheeda W.

    The fried ice cream is amazing !

    Rasheeda Watson · August 13, 2013
  • Kevin G.

    The food was great

    Kevin Gisi · July 15, 2013
  • Brooke N.

    The mango chicken is awesome. A little pricey, though. The rice dishes, which are a lot cheaper, are also really great. Pretty big portions, too.

    Brooke Natalie · May 18, 2013
  • Mun Khin C.

    Roti canai is a must try!

    Mun Khin Chin · May 8, 2013
  • Prashanth

    Roti Kanai is awesome here !

    Prashanth · April 28, 2013
  • Aaron P.

    I get the curried chicken with rice and onions (boneless),one of my favorite curry dishes anywhere.

    Aaron Pruzaniec · April 6, 2013
  • Nancy S.

    Golden crispy fried squid. Try it.

    Nancy S · January 27, 2013
  • Aleks C.

    Hainanese chicken and the chicken rice are delicious!

    Aleks Chertova · June 17, 2012
  • Brent W.

    Crispy spicy shrimp = great appetizer.

    Brent Will · May 21, 2012
  • Jersey F.

    The curry chicken and rice!!

    Jersey Fx · May 5, 2012
  • Kevin B.

    Ask to try the Cream of Sum Yung Gai...Soooo goood!

    Kevin Bowles · May 4, 2012
  • Vivek K.

    Try the Curry Mixed Vegetable in Clay Pot - #vegetarian awesomeness!!

    Vivek Krishnakumar · April 14, 2012
  • Jess

    If you ever find yourself in NYC Chinatown, check out Nyonya. It's the same exact place as this with a different name. Their garlic chicken is definitely a must try ! Happy eating 

    Jess · April 7, 2012
  • Tyas F.

    Oh my God, their KweTiau is really good. Tastes like home!

    Tyas Febiani · April 7, 2012
  • ✨Gary✨

    Nothing more refreshing than a lychee drink.

    ✨Gary✨ · March 24, 2012
  • Kevin B.

    The pancake thingy is awesome

    Kevin Bowles · March 23, 2012
  • Ralph Rj C.

    Try the fried ice cream! It's mind blastic

    Ralph Rj Cosico · March 14, 2012
  • Walter M.

    The king pork puff was huge and great!!!!!!!! Started with the Prawn Mee. Yum!!!

    Walter Mehl · January 17, 2012
  • HeatherHope

    Try the ABC - sounds crazy, but it's awesome.

    HeatherHope · January 15, 2012
  • Septian A.

    Best Asian restaurant in China Town. Possibly the whole city!

    Septian Arnold · January 12, 2012
  • Erika K.

    Roti canai & mango chicken. Nom

    Erika Kelly · October 2, 2011
  • Sonalee R.

    Singapore rice noodles!

    Sonalee Rashatwar · August 10, 2011
  • Alison T.

    Almost as delicious as banana leaf down the street, but the atmosphere is better here and they have beer...

    Alison T · July 15, 2011
  • Constance H.

    Green Nasi Lemak. You won't be sorry.

    Constance Howes · April 1, 2011
  • Dan

    Chicken Mee Siam, Beef Chow Fun are cheap and AMAZING. For an extra couple of bucks the Mango Chicken is definitely worth it too.

    Dan · January 25, 2011
  • David

    Assam laksa.

    David · January 5, 2011
  • David

    Amazing and authentic Malaysian. I second the Yong Tau Foo with curry. Definitely have Roti Canai (parotta) to start, and Cendol for dessert. Read more

    David · January 5, 2011

    Waitstaff was EXTREMELY helpful to a bunch of picky vegetarians. These people will customize the hell out of your order!

    CANDOR · December 16, 2010
  • Harsha N.

    Awesome satay tofu...

    Harsha Nagaraju · November 13, 2010
  • Chris C.

    Roti cani, beef chow fun and kang Kung belacan are musts!

    Chris Chau · August 19, 2010
  • Britannia W.

    Best roti canai in town

    Britannia Worotikan · July 6, 2010

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