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232 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X5, Canada
+1 604-669-2237
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10:30 - 19:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the time of my visit 4.10.2017 currency exchange rate was $1 US dollar =$1.3 Canadian dollar I purchased $20 Canadian dollars worth of foods. Ran out of Canadian currency. One of the clerks that was helping me said "we take US dollars ". Gave her $100 US dollars I was expecting to get back $110 Canadian dollars, however to... More 

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Thank Tim Tuan N
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fabulous food, a touch greasy, but it's just right to fill you up! Fast service. Wide choice from menu.

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Thank mfkzt888
Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This place is good for quick fill of chinese comfort food. Don't expect too much in the way of friendliness or atmosphere, it's more or less a whole in the wall with a long steam table on one side where they serve up the food WYSIWYG style. The food's pretty good though if you're on a budget one meal is... More 

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Thank conniey228
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Very fast and huge menu able to feed an entire family for less than $35! Crazy cheap and tasty, really fast and fresh. Still had leftovers despite how cheap it was. Not much ambiance but you can't beat the price.

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Thank Cathy W
La Ronge, Canada
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

At the recommendation of my cousin, we came to this Chinese restaurant. A good variety of food and economical to feed five people. Very good food and people. We came from Nanaimo just to eat and head back.

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Thank Allan A
Healdsburg, CA
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393 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

LOTS...LOTS...LOTS of food at a very reasonable price. There's a huge selection, but the steam table trays are unlabeled, so you have to guess. You could ask for info, but the pace of service is so fast, you feel rushed to make a choice, so you choose a couple and get a takeout box that seems to weigh several pounds.... More 

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Thank CaliforniaFellow
Regina, Canada
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

With Kent's what you see is definitely what you get. The interior is not sparkling clean, as a matter of a fact it looks like it could use a good painting/renovation. When busy, it is noisy and crowded. The food is massed produced and sold cafeteria style at a cheap price. The portion sizes are huge. Was it the best... More 

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Thank NamedePlumes
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a what you see is what you get place. Reading the reviews I can see why some would be turned off. This place is not spick and spam. It is noisy. The food is not gourmet. But you get exactly what see. Reasonable quality authentic Chinese food, in high quantities, at cheap prices. But what you are... More 

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Thank Rick W
Sandakan, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

This is not exactly a restaurant in the usual sense of the word, more like a (self service) fast food place. While the food isn't exactly "gourmet" it will be more than enough in terms of filling up one's stomach, at very cheap prices too (by Canadian standards). Takeaway is available, although they do charge 30 cents for a container.... More 

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Thank DaddyistheBest
Surrey, Canada
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were in Vancouver for Canada Day & decided to head to Chinatown and have lunch at Hon's. On the way we passed Kent's Kitchen. We were immediately drawn to the crowd and then to the cafeteria style hot table, where the selection of Chinese food items was large. Most of the items looked very attractive and inviting. You can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 19:00
Monday
10:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 19:00
Thursday
10:30 - 19:00
Friday
10:30 - 19:00
Saturday
10:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-669-2237

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With the recent exodus of massive new building projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas; is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before. Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking, Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes diners to the table. More that that, it has a hip experimental vibe to it, with trendy pop-ups and catchall market shops. The biggest of Canada's Chinatowns, it is also home to an expansive Chinese garden whose manicured grounds inspire and delight, its ponds and pagodas drawing walkers in for an stroll. Take in the red streetlights, the playful awnings, and the upbeat air that suffuse this area.
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