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Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant

4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
+1 604-321-6862
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (44 reviews)
“dumplings” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian
$$ - $$$
4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came with my family for birthday dinner. When you enter the restaurant the aroma of good food surrounds you. We ordered 2 course peking duck, crab meat gish maw soup, honey glazed prawn with walnuts, assorted seafood with black fungus and squash, 2 course cod...More

Thank Genevieve G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit to busy, but if don't mind to wait even with reservation you get a good deal for what you pay. Lots of seafood items on the menu. Large portions and the quality is quite good.

Thank EDiogo
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We thought we would try this restaurant again because of all the rave reviews from Trip Advisor. We had previously tried this restaurant last year and was not impressed. Keeping an open mind, we thought we'd give it another try and see what the hype...More

1  Thank Victoria_G08
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

First time coming here and the wait us long but worth it. The portions are so big and the prices are very reasonable. I would highly recommend it for dim sum in Vancouver! The service was nice as well.

Thank L P
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

First time, finally getting into this place! Make sure you have a reservation, the lines are long but worth it. The biggest dim sum portions I have ever seen in my life, and I consider myself a dim sum veteran. Great selection, good value and...More

Thank HenryJ88
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The size of the portions will knock you over, so don't order too many dishes, but it doesn't taste any better than the average dim sum. Not much wait at 9:15am on a Monday, but there was a line by 10am. Service is fine, if...More

Thank Dekays
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Let me tell you. if you want the best Dim Sum experience in the Lower Mainland then this is the place for you.... but ... don't go without a reservation! Friends were in from Calgary (where they say you can't really get top quality Chinese...More

Thank William C
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to go eat but I would recommend that you either book a reservation or go when they open up as this place gets very very busy.The service and food is excellent .

Thank Jim C
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Went to western lake restaurants yesterday I called ahead and was told that there was a 5-10 min wait. I walked in 5 min later and noticed that there was a huge group inside and outside waiting. I tried to get in to put my...More

1  Thank rwong2018
WesternLake, Public Relations Manager at Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Hello R Wong, Thank you for your review and for coming to Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant. According to your review, you visited Western Lake on July 8, Sunday lunch time. It is indeed one of our busiest time of the week. Walking in on...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

family restaurant, very busy, so is adviceable to reserve ahead. We had king crab leg set menu, is was very good, and price was fair, portions were big.

Thank italycanada
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-321-6862
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