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SoozyQ Jan 31, 2012 10:54 AM

A friend has suggested we meet for dim sum at Luanasia in Alhambra. Her daughter has highly
recommended this place that was formally known as Trumphal Palace I believe. Please give
me suggestions or warnings whatever the case may be.

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    cfylong Feb 3, 2012 03:54 PM

    It's fine, not the best in SG, but to its credit, it does serve dimsum all day long.

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      Peripatetic Feb 3, 2012 04:23 PM

      > it does serve dimsum all day long.

      According to their website:

      "Dim Sum: Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 9am - 3pm"

      [https://www.lunasiachinesecuisine.com...]

      That's not much longer than Elite or Sea Harbor.

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      chezwhitey Feb 1, 2012 09:36 AM

      Lunasia is very good, I don't think you'll be disappointed. I've never had a bad experience there for lunch or dinner.

      1. Peripatetic Feb 1, 2012 04:50 AM

        I tried Lunasia again a few months ago, and was reminded how much better Elite and Sea Harbour are. Lunasia is fine, and they do the usual standards well, and it's definitely a solid, second-tier place for dim sum (along with King Hua), but generally I wouldn't choose it over the Elite/Sea Harbour duopoly.

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          ipsedixit Feb 1, 2012 06:35 AM

          Aside from the live band, there is very little reason to go to Lunasia. Even with the live band, there still isn't *that* much reason ...

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            JAB Feb 1, 2012 08:12 AM

            My sentiments exactly.

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              andytseng Feb 1, 2012 10:06 AM

              i'll go ahead and 4th that.

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