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Kimberly Street Koay Chiap

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Kimberly Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a stall located on Kimberly Street, and after you order you can take a seat in the shop behind it, where you can order drinks. Grab the table fast, especially during busy dinner hours. The Duck Koay Chap is their signature, which comes with duck and intestine and a lot of other meat. But if you want extra... More 

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Thank Maggie L
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed near the market so walking distance. This place get pretty busy all night and I am not surprised why. It is easy to order, take a seat and enjoy it. They use every thing of the duck but you can tell them which bid you don't like. Meat is tender and soup is delicious.

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Thank MarkWong007
Zhuhai, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best duck meat I have ever eaten. The taste is so delicious and the soup is so creamy. I will definitely come back again

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Thank Jeffrey_Teh_2000
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Personally I really love this stall!!! They served old school Koay chiap and their soup is so flavorful .... Come to the serving the portion just nice for me and price also reasonable (if not mistaken RM7 per serving). Inside the bowl is full of their signature ingredient such as duck meat, pig liver, stomach, eggs and etc. However ,... More 

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Thank Louise S
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were late and the koay chap was sold out. So we tried the duck porridge. I believe it comes with the same ingredients as the koay chiap but with porridge instead. The herbal soup is flavorful but the best part is the duck meat. It is very tender. I don't eat the organs so I had to pick out... More 

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Thank LTHIvy
Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had the Duck Kway Chap from the cart on Kimberley Street and it was fantastic! Huge portion with lots of Chinese duck meat braised in rich 5-spice and herb stock, with homemade hand-cut rice noodles, topped with fried garlic, parsley, and chili sauce on the side. We asked for no offal. One of my favourite meals! It will fill... More 

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Thank mustardbj
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This street stall was crowded even on the evening of a week day. Managed to get a table at the corridor just behind the stall. Service was fast, and the meal delicious - not too salty, and the koay chap soup was very well flavoured. Campbell Street is definitely a good place to sample street food in Penang. Can't miss... More 

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Thank LainaNg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The soup tasted very good, full of herbs and garlic. The price is a bit on the high side but with the amount of duck meat, it definitely worth it. A good place to go if you like Koay Chap.

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Thank Sam L
Penang Island, Malaysia
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Taste : Very Good Hygiene : Average (Preparing the food on the street) Seating Cleanliness : Average (may be due to high turnover per table) Price : A bit expensive for a street food Portion : Was told that the portion become smaller Tax : 6% Tax

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Thank VinceYeoh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

If you don't eat duck organ, please avoid this. I personally doesn't like organ (of any animal) so when this served, I am squeezing my eyebrows because it cuts into so small that I cannot take them out. Anyway the tastes is good, especially the porridge because me and my wife don't like the taste to be that great. Is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kimberly Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?