Beoy Chong Kee Restaurant is an old eatery tucked behind the bustling Cintra Street. This restaurant is a great place for a hearty home cooked meal! It has been occupying the ground floor of the People’s Court for a number of decades, with a set up of just a couple of tables. Our family do enjoy eating at this place from time to time.

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One of our favorite dish that keeps us coming back for more is the specialty stir fried mixed beef parts (ngau chap). All the ingredients are stir fried with strips of ginger, spring onion and runny egg. The beef slices were tender and goes so well with the ginger. Beef lovers should try out this mouth watering dish as it is rarely found in Penang.

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Fried Mushroom -  A good combination of different types of mushroom with mixed vegetables. They are delicious stir fried with lots of wok hei and with the tasty dark gravy sealed in it. Don’t be fooled by its appearance, the taste is delicious!

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The fried egg came served with Chinese lettuce. This simple egg dish complemented the rest of our flavorful dishes very well.

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Kong Pao Chicken stir fried with dried chilies, onions and spring onions in a thick and concentrated black sauce. The flavorful pieces of chicken with the onions was extremely appetizing, which calls for additional bowl of rice!

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Hoong Siew Fish Head – The most basic ingredient for this dish is the deep fried fish head, which also includes taufoo, leek as well as mushroom. It has a good flavor combination and the fish was really fresh.

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We topped off the meal with the delicious Beef Hor Fun. The beef fried with Hor Fun was done with strong  heat from the wok.

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This restaurant has been around for many decades, with the quality and taste of the food still remaining top notch. A place for a simple home cooked meal where diners can opt for the seats inside the small quaint restaurant or the seats on the roadside for some open air.

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It is just two shops away from the famous traditional Chinese baker, Leong Chee Kee. Click here for the Map Location.

Beoy Chong Kee Restaurant
C-6, People’s Court
off Cintra Street
Penang

Tel : 04 2617672

GPS Coordinates : N05.41726   E100.33379

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28 comments so far

 1 

Oh this is an old favourite too! Remember coming here as kids, and dad always ordering the ginger duck dish without fail! Must try the mushroom dish and Kung Po chicken next time!

March 3rd, 2010 at 7:02 pm
 2 

minchow – I will order the ginger duck on my next visit. Thanks for sharing!

March 3rd, 2010 at 8:26 pm
 3 

Exactly the type of place that I like. :)
Old timers, about to go extinct. Aside from Penang, I doubt one can find so many of the same eateries in other states.

March 3rd, 2010 at 9:08 pm
 4 

I like this kind of old and very authentic Chinese foods, dishes are full of wok hei. Must go there and eat in one day.

March 3rd, 2010 at 9:32 pm
 5 

i’ve been there once many years back. Friend is a frequent customer there…she even brought her fish and asked them to cook. indeed like home cooked food…

March 3rd, 2010 at 10:35 pm
 6 

J2Kfm – Do visit this old eatery when you are up in Penang.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) – Authentic Chinese food is hard to come by nowadays and its great to see them serving us for so many good years.

SimpleGirl – Nice to know that they do offer cooking services for their diners too.

March 3rd, 2010 at 11:40 pm
 7 

Next t you may want to try their beef.

March 4th, 2010 at 12:38 am
 8 

Jason Wong – I have already tasted both of their popular beef dishes. Is there another one that I miss out?

March 4th, 2010 at 7:57 am
 9 

gee…. there are many such places I have not really step food in it…. :(
thanks for sharing!!

March 4th, 2010 at 8:05 am
 10 

simple and yet splendid! :)

March 4th, 2010 at 8:38 am
 11 

the beef hor fun and mixed mushrooms look good! havent heard abt this place before though so must make it a point to visit one of these days! :)

March 4th, 2010 at 8:56 am
 12 

I’ve love to try out the beef hor fun! Drooling now.

March 4th, 2010 at 9:45 am
 13 

NKOTB – Take your time…

Big Boys Oven – Have to agree with you.

lingzie – Must try the mushroom….

allie – This place does dish out a good beef Hor Fun…with wok hei and moist.

March 4th, 2010 at 10:38 am
Jessie
 14 

Used to be one of our family favorite restaurant ,but have not been there for quite some time and have been long forgotten.Thks for the reminder . You shld also try their claypot chicken dipped with ‘ Yu Char Kueh ” .Simply yummy,yummy.

March 4th, 2010 at 11:03 am
Tanlhw
 15 

The clay “See Chup Pai Kuat” is equally good with “Yu Char Kwai” but you have to order 2 hours ahead.”Yu Char Kwai”, you have to get them from the shop along Cintra street which is very good.

March 4th, 2010 at 1:34 pm
 16 

All the food looks tasty. Will bring my family for a good meal one day.

March 4th, 2010 at 5:29 pm
tomaz
 17 

I just love fried beef kueh teow [dry type]. By the way, any good almond drink, “chee ma wu” and “fa sang wu” HAWKER around Penang Road Malaysia hotel area?

March 4th, 2010 at 6:53 pm
 18 

Their ??????? (Sour Plum Sauce steamed fish) is good!

March 4th, 2010 at 7:59 pm
 19 

looks interesting I think my family would love to eat here. Thanks.

March 5th, 2010 at 4:20 am
 20 

good looking beef hor fun.

March 5th, 2010 at 2:53 pm
Jess
 21 

My family favourite res,we dine in there almost every saturday,the fried egg actually is mixed with shark fins,but the amount is pretty little,but it really taste good,recommend sweet n sour pork,tao si fish filet and tou foo,ginger duck(must try).they special in cantonese dish.

March 5th, 2010 at 3:34 pm
Jess
 22 

oh nearly miss out..and the claypot lamb.

March 5th, 2010 at 3:36 pm
 23 

the gravy of the fried mushroom seem like too starchy ~~

March 6th, 2010 at 9:12 am
Jack Tai
 24 

Business hour ?

March 6th, 2010 at 10:33 am
 25 

last time was nice…not so so already….and kinda expesive

March 8th, 2010 at 5:09 pm
Mike Siew
 26 

I have tried out after your review. I found it very pricey to spend RM42.80 just dinner for two. I ordered just three dishes of fried egg with Chinese lettuce, beef hor fun and “ngau chap” with 1 pot of chinese tea.

March 10th, 2010 at 10:34 am
Johnny
 27 

CK Lam, introduce something cheaper a bit one la… we poor people see your posts to and imagine the tastes only, not dare to go try out leh… :)

March 29th, 2010 at 3:41 pm
 28 

please give the address of ong cheng huat & the directionplease TQ

October 4th, 2012 at 12:06 am

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