Legend House

Location: 1169 Pacific St 140 Coquitlam, BC, V3B 0G2 Phone: (604) 475-5222 Hours:  Hints:  Fresh handmade noodles Pricy North China & Szechuan Cuisine Legend Beef Roll!!! Web: http://legendhouserestaurant.com/   Legend House is a new Chinese restaurant in the Coquitlam Centre area. In fact, the area has been expanding so fast with new condominiums and apartments that there’s new opportunities […]

Private Home Chinese Cuisine 一點心意南北私房菜

Location: 4854 Imperial St, Burnaby, BC V5J 1C4 Phone: (604) 558-0995 Hours: Mon/Wed/Thurs 11:00AM – 9:30PM Tues Closed Fri 11:00AM – 10:00PM Sat: 11:30AM – 10:00PM Sun 11:30AM – 9:30PM Hints:  Extremely small parking lot in rear / Mostly street parking Small restaurant (large parties – reservations recommended) Unique yet traditional Northern and Southern Chinese cuisine Take out available through […]

Shanghai Morning Restaurant (小南國上海小吃)

Location: 125-8291 Alexandra Road, Richmond, BC V6X 1C3 Phone: (778) 297-6098 Hours: N/A Hints: Limited parking / rear parking hidden Diner’s Best Choice Award: Best Pan-Fried Shanghainese Bun Good for small/medium groups Pretty small and packed restaurant My girlfriend and I usually eat in Richmond after we get a haircut. We were craving for some Shanghainese food that evening, and […]

Chen’s Shanghai Restaurant 白玉蘭餐館

Location: 8095 Park Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 2Y8 (across from Richmond Centre) Phone: (604) 304-8288 Hours: Mon – Sun: 11:00AM – 10:00PM Hints: Serves alcohol Mediocre ambiance/cleanliness Hard to find parking My girlfriend and I tried this new (to us) Shanghai restaurant that is out of the way from the famous restaurant streets in Richmond. It’s situated in a strip mall behind […]

Long’s Noodle House 小龍記麵家

Location: 4853 Main St, Vancouver, BC (Riley Park) Phone: (604) 879-7879 Hours:  Lunch: Mon, Wed-Fri 11 am – 2:30 pm | Sat-Sun 11 am – 3 pm Dinner: Mon, Wed-Sun 5:30 pm – 9 pm Hints: Street Parking Cash Only Very small restaurant Fast Turnover Shanghainese Restaurant Reservations recommended It was my dad’s birthday a week ago and we […]

SuHang Restaurant 蘇杭人家 – Father’s Day Dinner Edition

Location: #100-8291 Ackroyd Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 3J9 (Across from Price Smart Foods) Phone: (604) 278-7787 Hours: N/A Website: http://www.suhang.ca/ Hints/Tips: “Specialty Chicken/Duck” pre-order Reservations recommended When it comes to Shanghainese restuarants, SuHang is one that is often forgotten maybe because it is hidden inside a strip mall behind Smart Foods in Richmond or that it simply just don’t live up to […]

Din Tai Fung 鼎泰豐

Location: 700 Bellevue Way NE Ste 280, Bellevue, WA 98004 (Inside Bellevue Square) Phone: (425) 698-1095 | Hours: N/A Website: http://www.dintaifung.com.tw/en/index.asp I went to Din Tai Fung in Bellevue last month with the family after our weekend trip in the US. We didn’t know what to eat on our way back, and knowing that my parents are typical Chinese parents, they probably want […]

NingTu Restaurant (寧都飯店)

Location: 2130 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC Phone: (604) 438-6669 [Telephone Reservations accepted. Lunch: 8+ required] | Hours: N/A This was my second time at NingTu Restaurant. This is a Shanghai Restaurant, but the owner speaks and understands full Cantonese and Mandrain. The first time I came with my girlfriend on a Saturday evening and we thought it wasn’t a bad restaurant at all, […]

Dinesty Chinese Restaurant

Location: 8111 Ackroyd Rd, Richmond, BC Phone: (604) 303-7772 | Hours: Unknown Website: http://www.ccue.com/vancouver/restaurant/detail.php?id=84 I’ve been wanting to visit this restaurant with my girlfriend for a long time, but every time we stop by, it’s either full or the wait time is horrendous. Note, this restaurant isn’t very couples friendly. They will not reserve a spot for 3 […]

Lucky Gate Restaurant – Dinner Edition

Location: 1139 Austin Avenue, Coquitlam, BC Phone: (778) 217-0024 | Hours: Unknown Hours? It was a big party that night, celebrating the anniversary of my girlfriend’s aunt. We visited a Northern style Chinese restaurant that has been in Coquitlam for quite some years. The food here is not particular great, but the reason why this restaurant […]