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Recommendation for Chinese Restaurant - Vancouver

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fteh Apr 25, 2007 12:26 PM

Need a recommendation for a good Chinese restaurant in downtown Vancouver for a large multi-generational family get-together of approximately 15. I'm going to have family there from Hong Kong so need a place that will at least meet their standards half-way. Thanks.

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  1. alau2 RE: fteh Apr 26, 2007 07:08 AM

    For large family gatherings, we've gone to the Victoria Chinese Restaurant in the Hyatt hotel for years. Best to call them to discuss a menu ahead of time. The chef is very flexible, and they've always kept their prices reasonable.

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      alex8alot RE: alau2 Apr 26, 2007 10:28 AM

      My father took a large group there last night and said that it was terrible, and this was one of his standbys for these purposes. I don't know if it was just an off night.

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        eatmore RE: alex8alot Apr 26, 2007 01:29 PM

        Victoria is terrible, kirin or sun sui wah much safer.

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          alau2 RE: alex8alot Apr 26, 2007 02:26 PM

          Hm, that's too bad. It's been our standby forever too.

      2. pants RE: fteh Apr 26, 2007 08:55 AM

        kirin on alberni and bute - they make everything from scratch - it's delicious and they can definitely take care of a large group like that.

        i miss their food now that i live in calgary.

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          fteh RE: pants Apr 30, 2007 01:26 PM

          thx. is that pretty easy to get to from downtown vancouver?

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            pants RE: fteh Apr 30, 2007 04:47 PM

            Kirin is right downtown, one block towards the water from robson on bute and alberni street. There is also a location in richmond on westminster hwy but the downtown location has always been my favorite.

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          goodcookiedrift RE: fteh Apr 26, 2007 11:17 AM

          Sun Shui Wah on Main.

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