Looking for a good dim sum for breakfast / brunch? Feast on egg tarts, steamed buns, glutinous rice dumplings and more at the city’s best places for dim sum. Here’s the best 3 locals’ favorites you might want to check out.
Yong Pin Dim Sum Restaurant
Over the years, they continue to be locals’ favorite spot in the Georgetown area. This is the place to be with your family / friends over the weekend for some delightful tea. Option wise might not be a lot but it’s enough to choose from.
If you crave for DIMSUM at dinner / supper time, you definitely can visit here as well. As they open at ungodly hours, and operates till 12 midnight.
11-B & C, Jalan Sungai Ujong, 10100 Georgetown, Penang
Daily || 06:00am to 12:00pm / 07:00pm to 12:00am
Sunday || 06:00am to 12:00pm
Aik Hoe Dim Sum Restaurant
Decent traditional dim sum at affordable prices. The portions were quite small but you can always order a good variety for sharing. You might not have fancy dimsum to opt for, but it definitely worth a try. Some might say a dimsum meal without “siew mai” or “har kau” is not a complete one, hence you must order both of them.
No. 6 & 8, Lebuh Carnavon, 10100, George Town, Penang
Daily || 06:30am to 02:00pm
Tho Yuen Restaurant
However , Tho Yuen best known for Hainanese chicken rice menu for lunch, but they still serves Cantonese dim sum before reverting to its lunch menu. The Cantonese dim sum is still served from the old-fashioned style, which is on the trolley. Tho Yuen was also well known for the handmade Egg Tart which is a must try item in the restaurant.
92 Campbell Street Georgetown, 10100 Penang, Pulau Pinang
Sunday to Saturday || Closed on Tuesday
06:00am to 03:00pm
On a side note: Always check with the locals for those pretty awesome hidden gem that serves good food.