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China Garden Restaurant

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222 Island Highway E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H1, Canada
+1 250-954-2202
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  • Excellent3%
  • Very good3%
  • Average9%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible69%
2 weeks ago
“Eating at the China Garden in Parksville”
2 weeks ago
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
222 Island Highway E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had supper here once......never again!! We actually live in Parksville and we could not go to our usual Asian restaurant as it was closed that evening and we wanted that type of food, so we went here. We had a guest with us so...More

1  Thank bettyg335
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is never any good. ever. There seems to be so much MSG in the food that the can of pop they sell tastes like fizzy water. And I usually feel sick right after eating here every time. Maybe it's too much grease? It's...More

Thank Christoff J
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is by far the worst place we've ever seen. Based on the reviews here, I am thankful we didn't eat any "food". The place was empty or nearly empty, the food looked picked over, warmed over, and passed over. Service was fine when we...More

3  Thank Trippy2some
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Go to the free samples at Costco instead of this place. You'll save money, it's the same food, and it's probably prepared better.

Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I went to the China garden for dinner because every where else was fully booked till about nine! We ordered a variety of different meals, they were quite nice. The chicken fried rice and deep fried prawns were delicious!! I wouldn't go to this restaurant...More

Thank jacksinolilcutie
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Came here as a last minute place to eat as we couldn't find anywhere else. Waitress was the only waitress so she was running around like mad but that's not her fault. Ordered off the menu and didn't go near the buffet but judging by...More

Thank Josh J
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The lunch buffet was pretty good here and our server was great. The food wasn't terrific but it was reasonable quality for the price.

Thank NutsoLonsdale
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Usually hesitant to pan a restaurant because taste can be quite personal / subjective. But we must agree with the other poor reviews. Just stay home and eat KD -- you will be happier and less poor. Sorry. What a shame.

Thank AllanKPB
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Just don't go there, even the unlikely event that this is the only place on Vancouver Island that is open, go to the bea h and eat some sand or seaweed, and you'll have had a better meal. This is just horrible...Even just thinking about...More

1  Thank cedricdebusscher
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Save yourself trip to the hospital please I won't even consider give this food for my dog , I wonder why it was empty

1  Thank 971brunof
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Diane M
11 November 2016|
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Response from Donn T | Reviewed this property |
yes they have a buffet but it's the worst I ever had farm shouldn't be allowed to eat this stuff I also have a review on this place! go else were please!!!!
Gail B
21 July 2016|
Response from den_chat | Reviewed this property |
For the two of us , including tea and taxes we paid $35.00. (Don't have detail receipt, pd by cc).
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Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 222 Island Highway E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-954-2202
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