HOME > Chowhound > Western Canada Archives >
What's your latest food project? Tell us about it
TELL US

Kids dim sum vancouver

t
tilt Feb 6, 2007 07:44 PM

OK... so we have a kid (10 year old) who saw a thing on Food TV about dim sum on carts . We will be in Vancouver on a Feb Saturday, (Parkside that night) and need to find a place in chinatown (cab ride/ water taxi/ walk) from the science museum that will fulfill his wish....

doesn't have to be "the best", just a good cutural experience...

Thanks in advance for your help...and I promise we'll write up all out food experiences in BC on our week long ski trip to Silverstar.

Thanks
Tilt

  1. i
    Iona Feb 6, 2007 08:29 PM

    Sun Sui Wah
    3888 Main St
    Vancouver
    604-872-8822

    They have carts. I have been to Sun Sui Wah (Richmond branch) and they have lots of choices especially on the weekends. I will admit that I like going to the next level up in quality but then you have to order from a menu. I think your son would like to see the different items available.

    Have fun!

    Iona

    1. j
      JWh Feb 7, 2007 04:43 PM

      Closer to Science World is PINK PEARL.
      They are located in Gas Town.

      I personally like Sun Sui better (as it focus is seafood) but on a Saturday your son will get the full dim sum effect at Pink Pearl.

      1. PolarBear Feb 8, 2007 07:19 AM

        A number of years ago we had great cart service at Park Lock Seafood, upstairs just off the corner of Main and Keefer. Anyone been more recently?

        1. Da_Cook Feb 13, 2007 11:50 AM

          For Dim Sum it's Pink Pearl 1st, Sun Sui Wah 2nd
          If you are going for dinner it's the other way around. Order a live crab & they will bring it wriggling to the table before taking it to the kitchen for some magic. I don't know of a 10 year old who wouldn't dig that!
          Da Cook

          1. waver Feb 14, 2007 06:40 PM

            Pink Pearl is your place, without doubt.

            Sun Sui Wah has groovy layered jello desserts, but I think Pink Pearl does too.

            1. t
              tilt Feb 15, 2007 06:38 AM

              Thanks all for your great replies !!!!! Skis are tuned, and excitement is high, we hit the road tommorow...Pink Pearl it is... if we show up at 11:45 on a Saturday do we need reservations ?

              Show Hidden Posts