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Congee Time

North York
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5817 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-225-6688
10:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 01:00
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Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time visiting this Cantonese restaurant. Ordered three dishes. Two dishes served quickly. But to our big surprise, the quality of foods scared us. The bulk meat pieces were not chopped well and so tough and hard to eat. We were waiting for our third dishes. No waitress or waiter came and asked. They are running around... More 

Thank Paul Z
Level Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I've been to quite a few Congee Wongs, Congee Queens, etc. And this is by far the worst. Fried rice was bland. Fried turnip patties were the worst I ever had, I felt like they forgot an ingredient or something. There are many better Chinese restaurants than this knockoff Congee Queen.

Thank Desmond H
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333 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Absolutely excellent authentic Chinese food in a contemporary dining atmosphere. The food is of an exceptional quality and very tasty. Service is good. Plenty of free parking.

Thank Anthony_Nalli
Aurora, Canada
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

If you're looking for average Chinese Food at a reasonable price, Congee Time will meet your needs. We have ordered Take Out several times and ate in the dining room once. The service during our dinner was poor and as a result, we take out only which works well for us. There is an extensive menu and food is consistent.

Thank GuiWong
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Congee Time is our favorite place for Chinese food in the city. I have had the opportunity to travel to China more than once and although the food here cannot compare with the dishes I had in China it's among the best I've had in Toronto. It's also quite affordable (just wish it were closer to the downtown core). Generous... More 

Thank Luke M
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

It's Chinese fast food. Not high quality but hearty and good enough and with large portions. We go there whenever I'm too tired to cook. We like the congee and the mah poh tofu the best. Sometimes we eat in, sometimes we order take out. Service is usually pretty efficient, but rarely super friendly. But this is the norm for... More 

Thank ceecee336
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Had fried rice, pretty standard.. did not taste great I've had much better elsewhere & to top it all off I got sick afterwards. DO NOT go here!!!

Thank Patricia P
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Have been going for years. The food is pretty good and super cheap, especially considering the portions. It is always packed and the service is terrible, but we have come to accept it as part of the experience of eating there...The menu is huge with a ton of variety and lots of things to try if you are not familiar... More 

Thank Steph M
Richmond Hill, Canada
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This was the place where I discovered Congee and congee related dishes 5 years ago. I still go here, but not as much. The congee selection and dish variety is amazing as is sizing and price. That said the service is non existent and sometimes an otherwise fast meal gets multiplied in time because of inattentiveness

Thank TorontoFoodie2015
Aurora, Canada
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

well everything really was ok i mean the food the service was good knowing they serve a lot of people you have to understand that every visit will not give you the exact same service I reccomend going at evening NOT NIGHT. I have eaten some foods here that have tasted better at other places though.

Thank Arthur G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5817 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighbourhood: North York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-225-6688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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North York
North York is one of Toronto's most culturally diverse neighborhoods. Home to a number of cultural events throughout the year that celebrate the city's varied ethnic communities, it's always worthwhile to see what's going on in the area. Its cross-section of inhabitants include students and long-time residents, giving North York an eclectic feeling of being both local and international. Extremely family-friendly, its rivers, arboretums, and parks cater to outdoor activities, while its historical villages paint Toronto's history in exciting shades. Bumper cars, mini golf, and inexpensive shopping also help cater to the inclusive family feel.
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