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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 good59%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (37 reviews)
“dumplings” (9 reviews)
“har gow” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was invited by my girlfriend who was raving about the dim sum, she invited my family for dim sum. She told me the portion was big... she wasn't kidding. Used to go to Kirin very often, we had no concept about big portion for...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's been a while since we've dined at the Western Lake. I recognized a few familiar faces which is a good sign that the restaurant is maintaining their customer base. Our party of 6 persons enjoyed a very traditional Chinese dinner and at modest prices....More

Thank Renegade225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here early on a Saturday morning and the place was already packed. I have to say, I have had dim sum for over several decades of my life, but the food portions are massive. I have never seen dim sum so large and it...More

Thank Herman N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a birthday dinner for the in laws. We reserved for an 8:00 during the week which was when the tables seem to wind down. Service was a bit slow at the beginning because it looked like they were swamped. Near the...More

Thank tyo_m
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

It's a nice place. Very organize. The staff were very knowledgable and deals with customers with a smile. Foods is superb. It's like your in Hong Kong the moment the foods is serve in your table. The only negative about this place is the parking....More

Thank sinned04
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We like this for Dim Sum big tasty portions all tradional dishes good service and great taste. Make a reservation and you might get in in 20 min. w/o reservation can be long wait from 11 AM on till 2PM likely evenings are just as...More

Thank gordon r
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Our family of four decided to go for dim sum here because of ratings we found online. Went relatively early (10 am), and found a bit of a wait, but didn't wait too long. Glad we went on Friday though I imagine the weekend would...More

Thank ideahamstergirl
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Many of our friends still reside in the East side of Vancouver and decided upon a dim sum brunch. Western Lake was convenient and parking wasn't too much of a challenge. We arrived promptly at 09:00 AM when the doors opened and managed to snag...More

Thank Renegade225
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We recently had dim sum here in a packed house and decided we had to come back for the dinner. We did so recently for a 2 table family dinner. The food is very very good, especially considering the reasonable prices. This city is chock...More

Thank tony c
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Visited for dim sum on a Wednesday at just after 11 am and the place was already packed. We can see why. The first thing you notice when you receive your order is the ENORMOUS size of the servings; i'd say at least 50% larger...More

Thank tony c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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