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Golden Dragon Restaurant

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5023 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
+1 250-723-8641
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good19%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible33%
17 Oct 2016
“Not a good experience at all”
10 Aug 2016
“Nice smorgasboard with lots of variety but be wary of the prawns..”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
5023 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Whether dining alone or coupled, at lunch or supper, both the smorgasbords and "off the menu" items here always leave me smiling. The evening smorgasbord is superior to the lunch buffet as one might expect. Canadian dishes are also served, and the Chinese food is...More

Thank Sarah 1
Reviewed 14 September 2015

smorg was very far and few between. most things where available on the smorg as they ran out. and the food you did get was very plain and lacking in all flavour

1  Thank john w
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Good price, food fabulous. Vegetables crispy and selection of dishes great. They advertised no MSG. Food was hot, they were constantly checking and replenishing the food trys so it was fresh.

Thank mawsym2
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Buffet not too hot and staff slow to replenish food items. THe price is fairly expensive for the type of food that is provided. There is always lots of deeply fried foods and sickly sweet meat.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 15 March 2015

The worst Chinese food in port Alberni. It is the most expensive and worst tasting, bad combination. $50 for 3 dishes and all the meat was chewy the vegetables were greasy and everything was slimy and saucy. Pair that with the crabby servers and this...More

2  Thank helena218
Reviewed 28 October 2014

I won't be eating there again - OR ordering for take out. The smorgasbord offerings seemed to be inconsistent in temperature and quite greasy.

1  Thank DADIG
Reviewed 12 August 2014

I am not sure what it is but I dont feel good when i eat here I know many who feel the same they say no msg but i wonder

1  Thank Patti S
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Went a week ago for dinner on a Saturday night. First clue, should have paid attention, the restaurant was very empty, on a Saturday night. Just terrible, bad,. Ate here 4 years ago, and it was fine, but have since found out it changed hands...More

1  Thank The D
Reviewed 4 August 2014

A disappointing buffet that was just average. When we arrived we were seated and then waited a good 5 minutes for the waitress to show up......then when she did another one showed up and they had to decided who was going to serve us. (We...More

Thank ChereeDaurie
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We were looking for early dinner on drive through of city. Golden Dragon Chinese was great. All four of us went for the Combination dinners and all were very tasty and well prepared. They were setting up for their buffet but we really preferred our...More

Thank Lynne M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5023 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-8641
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