10 Must-Try Restaurants Near Tanjung Tokong

That’s right Foodies, it’s time for another list of eateries you should know about around Penang. This time around we’re focussing our attention on the Tanjung Tokong and Tanjung Bungah area, bringing you a list of our must-try restaurants or cafes in the area. We hope you have a big appetite because here are our top 10 must-try restaurants near Tanjung Tokong.


Top 10 Must-Try Restaurants Near Tanjung Tokong

1. Indochine

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As its name suggests Indochine offers patrons a fusion between Indonesian and Chinese cuisines. This quaint cafe tucked away on the outskirts of Tanjung Tokong, offers patrons a unique dining experience as its located right by the sea. In addition to the Indo-Chinese cuisine, the cafe also offers Cambodian, Vietnamese, and even Laotian food. This humble cafe makes for a great find for those who chance upon it due to it being located away from the main roads. Indochine truly is a must-try cafe in Tanjung Tokong.

Address: 515a, Jalan C M Hashim, Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang.
Business Hours: 5 p.m.-11 p.m. (Daily)

Related: Indochine (Video review)

2. Vintage Bulgaria

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Second on our list is another hidden gem in Penang. Vintage Bulgaria is the brainchild of a theming consultant who wanted to create an authentic Bulgarian dining ambiance right here in Penang. The combination of artistic theming and a passion for food is evident at this unique restaurant in Tanjung Bungah. Savor authentic Bulgarian food such as their signature Crown Roast Pork, Bulgarian Sausage Platter, and Pork Knuckle. Dining at Vintage Bulgaria is an experience unlike any other.

Address: 1A, Jalan Sungai Kelian, Taman Tanjung Bunga, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang
Business Hours: 5 p.m. – 12 a.m. Closed on Mondays
Tel: 04-898 1890

3. Ginza Japanese Restaurant

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Choosing a top Japanese restaurant in Penang to satisfy our cravings may be difficult due to all the options available. If you happen to choose Ginza however, rest assured that you’ve made the right decision. The menu is extensive with plenty of ala-carte items for you to choose from. Satisfy your cravings at Ginza today.

Address: B-3-3, B-3-3A,B-3-5 Jalan Desrian Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong, Penang, Malaysia.
Operating Hour: 11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m., 6 p.m.-10:15 p.m. (Daily)

4. Healy Macs Irish Bar & Restaurant

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If you’re looking for a great bar and restaurant to spend dinner at then Healy Mac’s may the place for you. This bar offers a good place to have a pint of beer with your friends at straits quay. Good drinks, Great food, and most of all and even better ambiance make Healy Macs worthy of a mention on this list of 10 restaurants near Tanjung Tokong.


Address: 3A-G9 & 10, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang
Business Hours: 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. (Daily)

5. Mizi Bistro

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If a feast is what you’re after then Mizi Bistro is the place for you. What makes this western food joint attractive is its affordable price and large portions of food. Their set meal is a real bang for your buck featuring a drink, an appetizer, main course, and for dessert; free flow of ice-cream. Mizi is the perfect place for having a meal with your family.

Address: G3, Ground Floor, Tesco Tanjung Pinang No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang Tanjung Tokong Penang, Malaysia
Tel: 04-898 2921


6. Let’s Meat

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Forget Burger King because the burgers at Let’s Meat have won over our hearts (and tummies). Their pulled pork burger is among their standout burgers so do keep that in mind when you visit them.  Aside from burgers, Let’s Meat also serves French Toasts, Pancakes, Steaks, Sandwiches, Wraps, Pasta, and many more. This authentic American restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner leaving you always hungry for more.  It’s fair to say that dining at Let’s Meat is sure to be a gastronomical experience.

Address: 18, Lebuh Lembah Permai 4, Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang
Business Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Closed on Sundays and Mondays
Tel: 04-899 8510

7. Uncle Albert’s Traditional English Fish & Chips

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As its name suggests Uncle Albert’s specializes in fish and chips. Located at Straits Quay, Uncle Albert’s is among the top restaurants in the area serving delicious English style fish and chips. There is a whole range of western dishes for you to choose from making it an ideal spot to satisfy your cravings.


Address: 3A-G-8, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang
Business Hours: Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.- 10.30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.- 11 p.m.

8. Crab & Lobster

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We don’t treat ourselves enough sometimes. We work, sleep, and work some more but how often do we say to ourselves that we deserve to have a meal fit for the gods? Okay, we may be exaggerating a tad but seriously, nothing comes close to saying “I love myself” then treating yourself to a crab and lobster feast. This seafood restaurant is a must-try place if you’re in the straits quay area. Crab & Lobster offers a variety of seafood for you to choose from such as crabs, lobsters, prawns, and clams.  Treat yourself at Crab & Lobster, you deserve it.

Business Hours: 12 p.m. -12 a.m. (Daily)

9. No Eyed Deer

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No Eyed Deer is a Pan-Asian restaurant located at Tanjung Tokong. In addition to their extensive menu of several Asian dishes, No Eyed Deer also serves western dishes as well. Among their standout dishes is their roast beef with Yorkshire pudding. Aside from this, their award-winning Laotian Laksa, Vietnamese Pho, and Chicken Parmigiana are also among their signature dishes.

Address: 98-1-26, Jalan Fettes, Prima Tanjung Business Centre, 11200 Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang
Business Hours: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. / 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Closed on Tuesdays

10. Gusto Cafe

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Lastly, Gusto Cafe is another great option if you’re looking for a cafe around Tanjung Bungah. This is a good spot for those looking to have a western style meal for breakfast or lunch. Among their standout dishes are their French toasts, Burgers, and Mushroom Omellete.

Address: 4, Jalan Sungai Kelian, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang
Business Hours: Saturday, Monday, Tuesday- 7.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. / Sundays- 7.30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Closed on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

So, there you have it, 10 must-try restaurants near Tanjung Tokong. We hope this list introduced something new to check out in the area.  As always, if you think we missed out on a couple of your favorite top restaurants near Tanjung Tokong, be sure to drop a comment below. Have a great week everyone!

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