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You Wanted The Best, You Got The Best! The BEST Chinese Food In MTL: New Dynasty

Har_Gow_Freak Apr 13, 2012 01:11 PM

Hey everyone! Welcome to my thread in honor of the BEST Chinese food Montréal has to offer! Right on the outskirts of Chinatown, I've nominated:

NEW DYNASTY!!!!!

Not only is New Dynasty my favorite Chinese restaurant in Montréal, but it has the unique distinction of being MY #1 restaurant in the whole city!!! I've been a loyal regular for over 8 years and I can tell you prices & quality haven't changed one bit since my 1rst visit!

With classic authentic Chinese dishes ranging from Congee to Cantonese Chow Mein to American-Chinese classics including General Tao Chicken, Chow Fun, Har Moon!

Please tell me about your stories, reviews and any trivia regarding the holy grail of Montréal's Chinatown.

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  1. Har_Gow_Freak RE: Michel_my Apr 13, 2012 05:32 PM

    Oh yeah! That's the one! Be sure to try out their Fried Rice (for wich they have a secret receipe) and their mouthwatering Sizzling Fuji Steak!

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      Michel_my RE: Har_Gow_Freak Apr 13, 2012 07:15 PM

      HGF, Do they have salt and pepper squid ?

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        Har_Gow_Freak RE: Michel_my Apr 14, 2012 03:19 PM

        Hmmm, would have to check next time I'm there.
        Maybe we could have lunch there together and talk about our food experiences.

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          maj54us RE: Har_Gow_Freak Apr 15, 2012 11:29 PM

          Sorry to come uninvited to YOUR thread. lol

          They have salt and pepper shrimps!
          Their wonton soup was very good but haven't been there in a few years.
          They are also famous for their new year eves brawls. I don't know if it's an annual event now.
          They are open late on week end until 4 or 5 am
          very good choice
          Do I get a free soup if I say they are the best? ;)

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            Har_Gow_Freak RE: maj54us Apr 18, 2012 05:54 PM

            Don't worry lol, everyone is welcome in this thread! And yes, maybe we can get together someday and have a soup.

    2. Har_Gow_Freak RE: Har_Gow_Freak Oct 8, 2012 12:03 PM

      It is indeed a very sad day for me as I have just discovered of the untimely closing of one of chinatown's most authentic institutions: yes, you've guessed right, it's New Dynasty.
      After being a loyal patron for over 8 years, I am profoundly saddened by this. I will never forget this amazing restaurant, wich will stay forever in my memory. RIP NEW DYNASTY (1978-2012)

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        chilipepper RE: Har_Gow_Freak Oct 8, 2012 02:30 PM

        Wow. Anyone know why? And what's taking over?

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          porker RE: chilipepper Oct 8, 2012 06:46 PM

          I don't know the why.
          Its being taken over by the owners of a Chinatown II Szechuan place. I assume the concept will be the same as the Chinatown II resto, but not 100% sure.

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            CookEatSleep RE: chilipepper Oct 12, 2012 11:13 PM

            New Dynasty is closing due to the owner's health issues. I'm saddened by this news as well!

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              Har_Gow_Freak RE: CookEatSleep Jan 18, 2013 03:41 PM

              May New Dynasty rest in peace. Amen.

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                porker RE: Har_Gow_Freak Jan 18, 2013 05:33 PM

                The location will house a szechuan place soon.

        2. Michel_my RE: Har_Gow_Freak Jan 18, 2013 04:22 PM

          So where we go now ????!!!

          1. Har_Gow_Freak RE: Har_Gow_Freak Mar 2, 2013 04:16 PM

            GOOD NEWS PEOPLE!!! I had a very fortunate encounter with New Dynasty's owner on the 55 St-Laurent bus, and from what I understood he is planning TO REOPEN NEW DYNASTY with his old chef & staff after his operation. He said the new location would be located not too far from the previous one.
            I'll keep ya all informed on this one!

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              porker RE: Har_Gow_Freak Mar 4, 2013 07:01 AM

              Whats it gonna be called, "NEW New Dynasty"?
              {;-/)

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                maj54us RE: Har_Gow_Freak Mar 4, 2013 08:13 AM

                Great news. Was it Thomas you saw ?
                I remember that most of them were working at VIP many moons ago before opening NW.
                I miss their won ton soup.

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                  michaelkingdom RE: Har_Gow_Freak Jul 29, 2013 06:07 AM

                  Hell HGF,

                  Please let us know. I travel from Florida to Montreal every year for two weeks and eat many/most meals at New Dynasty. Last year was severely sad without them. Do you have any new info? Feel free to contact me directly at michaelkingdom at gmail dot com.

                  Much appreciated,
                  Michael

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