Delicious spots to grab Chinese food in Vancouver

Tuck into classic and contemporary Chinese cuisine at these Vancouver eateries. [Photo courtesy of Heritage Asian Eatery/Amy Ho]

Heritage Asian Eatery

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1108 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6E 4J6

Heritage Asian Eatery chef and owner Felix Zhou pays homage to his Asian roots at his casual Coal Harbour restaurant. Favourite menu items include scallop and prawn spring rolls, steamed oysters, roasted lingcod, eggplant dumplings, soy-braised beef and many more delicious delicacies.

Regal Masion

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201-555 12Th Ave W, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3X7

Gather a crowd, book a table for 10 and enjoy a traditional Chinese meal at this longstanding Vancouver restaurant. With dishes designed for sharing, dig into live lobster, pan-fried rack of lamb, bird nest soup, braised Australian abalone and steamed rock cod.

Sai Woo Kitchen & Bar

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158 Pender St E, Vancouver, BC V6A 1T3

Looking for something a little different? Why not skip the traditional been-there-done-that dining rooms and grab a table at Sai Woo? With a casual atmosphere and a cool vibe, this contemporary Chinatown eatery serves Asian fusion fare for a new generation of foodies. The sharing menu includes wok fried chicken wings, Szechuan ginger beef, Chinese vegetables in a house-made garlic sauce, fried cauliflower with tofu and Korean chilli sauce. Don’t miss Sai Woo’s signature fried rice prepared with olives, cured egg and leek fondue.

Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant

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3888 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3N9

Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant is one of Vancouver’s most famous Chinese eateries and serves up heaping servings of authentic Chinese food to hungry Vancouverites and tourists every day. The service is always friendly and efficient and the extensive menu includes delicious shrimp dumplings, steamed barbecue pork buns and the popular Shanghai fried noodles. Don’t forget to grab dessert too – the baked tapioca pudding will wow even the pickiest eaters in your party.

Gain Wah Restaurant

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218 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X5

Looking for wallet-friendly tasty Chinese food that’ll satisfy a big appetite? Look no further than Gain Wah Restaurant. If you’re not sure what to get, the hospitable staff will help you choose from a menu that boasts plenty of options for every taste. The mabo tofu, General Tso chicken, live crab and the classic roast duck on rice are some of their most popular dishes, so be sure to try at least one when you go.

Long's Noodle House

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4853 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V 3R9

Long’s Noodle House, a tiny Riley Park gem for Chinese cuisine, often has a long lineup stretching out the door thanks to its stellar reputation. You’ll never go wrong with the Shanghai dumplings, one of their most popular dishes. Long’s Noodle House also boasts the city's best xiaolongbao – steamed buns prepared in small bamboo baskets. Be sure to get there early or make a reservation.

Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie

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163 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X3

Bao Bei Chinese Restaurant is the perfect spot to take friends and family for a cozy and intimate dining experience. This Chinatown gem serves your table numerous small plates that are best shared with a group. It’s a great way to explore new tastes and experience Chinese cuisine to the fullest. The drink list includes expertly curated cocktails and Bao Bei originals so you can wash down your meal with something yummy, too.

Kent's Kitchen

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232 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X5

Kent’s Kitchen is a Chinatown institution and the place to be when you’re looking for Chinese takeout or a spot to grab lunch on your work break. The heaping portions will wow you, and the efficient service means you’ll get your meal quickly even though the house is always packed. The chefs at Kent’s serve up your favourite dishes and you can taste the freshness of the ingredients in the delicious meals they create.

Tourism Vancouver’s annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival is back this winter from January 19th to February 4th. The 17-day culinary festival will see some of the city’s hottest restaurants serving an array of mouth-watering prix-fixe menus. If you want to take your significant other for a special meal, plan a date night at one of these romantic eateries. [Photo courtesy of Boulevard/Leila Kwok]
Tourism Vancouver’s Dine Out Vancouver Festival is back this winter from January 19th to February 4th. The 17-day culinary event will see some of the city’s top restaurants serving mouth-watering prix-fixe menus for lunch and dinner. If you’re looking for a kid-approved spot with a casual atmosphere and plenty of choices for picky eaters, book a table at these family-friendly restaurants. [Photo courtesy of Bufala]
Tourism Vancouver’s annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival is back this winter from January 19th to February 4th. The 17-day culinary event provides foodies with a great opportunity to eat at Vancouver’s most acclaimed restaurants for less. If you want an upscale meal in an elegant setting, these high-end spots deliver a great bang for your buck. [Photo courtesy of YEW Seafood + Bar]
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