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dubz May 20, 2012 12:37 PM

Worst Chinese food in Toronto is located at Sea-Hi restaurant on Bathurst street, south of 401. I wud rather starve

  1. TorontoTips May 20, 2012 01:06 PM

    I disagree.
    If you're after Canadianized chinese food from an old-school retro chop-suey house, as opposed to authentic cantonese, AND if you know what to order, Sea-Hi can be quite yummy, but like at all places, the secret is knowing what to order, as few places do everything well, so you're bound to be disappointed.

    The go-to dishes at Sea-Hi are the appetizer chicken sticks, dry garlic ribs, shrimp in lobster sauce, fried rice, and the house-made hot mustard and brown plum sauce with anything deep fried and crunchy.
    I love to head to Markham and get authentic asian food when I feel the urge, but sometimes I want the corny stuff of my youth and Sea-Hi (and Cynthia's in Thornhill) always hit the spot.

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    1. re: TorontoTips
      prima May 20, 2012 03:51 PM

      Thanks for mentioning what you like at Sea-Hi. I've been driving past it for years, and have often been tempted to get some take-out when I'm craving Chinese Cdn food.

      1. re: TorontoTips
        justsayn May 20, 2012 07:50 PM

        Classic won ton and egg rolls too!

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          dubz May 21, 2012 06:29 AM

          Ok... Fair enough - I'll go back and try the suggested items you mentioned...

          1. re: dubz
            T Long May 21, 2012 07:48 AM

            I have to ask: What have you eaten there that was so bad and led to your first post?

            1. re: dubz
              TorontoTips May 21, 2012 12:25 PM

              Keep in mind that there has been some significant disagreement on here about Cynthia's Chinese, too... with me as a fan for the same nostalgic reasons :-)
              To each their own :-)

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