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“Good variety, uneven quality and service”
Review of Pacificana

Pacificana
Ranked #524 of 5,532 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Wide selection of classic dim sum on carts, backed by a solid Cantonese menu. Quality varied between superb and ho-hum, but very everything was palatable. Plenty of staff keeping the large dining hall running, but staff were seen frequently shouting at guests rudely.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I moved to Texas in my 20's when the Norwegian day parade was held on 8th Avenue. It is now pretty much a Chinese neighborhood. 2 of my sisters live on 60th Street and we went here for DimSum. It was inexpensive and tasty. great place for groups and sometimes you sit with strangers but we had a table for four and had a good meal.

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Thank Malachy F
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I love dim sum at Pacificana in Brooklyn...The selection is huge from different types of shrimp, vegetables, pork, beef and traditional Asian deserts. You can go alone and have a few dishes.Each plate has about 4 pieces...Or, go with many people and try many things...
Dim sum is served from early morning until about 3pm.
You know a restaurant is good when Asian people also eat there.

Thank Deanna A
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Unless you live nearby most folks don't happen upon the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. With a car its a GPS snap, but with the subway its a journey of sorts.
There is no preamble or prologue here. You walk up the steps, enter, pick a seat that work for you rather than the robotic maitre de' and you're rock'n and rollin'.
Now you're in a large dining room with steaming food carts rolling by and peering over their rails to see what they got. I have never been to a large Dim Sum joint where the folks rolling the carts speak English, perhaps this is a prerequisite for the job, So if you're a novice ask for help and they'll come runnin'. Otherwise buckle up for safety and indulge as the dumplings and assorted treats roll by. This is a good place with a full menu so if you don't see what you want ask. Also they'll bring you anything from traditional dishes to Peking Duck.
The locals are here with their kids and that's only part of the bustle.
Pacificana, with its proximity not far from the Brooklyn docks, is as close to a Hong Kong experience as you're gonna get.

Thank BroadwayBruce
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Brooklyn probably one of the best places to get good dimsum thanks to the booming new China town and Pacificana definetely stands above its competitors. We tried their eggplants, beef balls, chicken feet as well as well prepared "choy" vegetables. Everything was delicious. Service was prompt and restaurant is very clean.

Thank Aleks68
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