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Golden Central Restaurant

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5016 Centre Street NE, Calgary, Alberta T2K 0S8, Canada
+1 403-731-9199
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Calgary
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125 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The dim sum quality is same as usual, not bad at all. They keep up with the quality. Customer service is better than 1+ years which the owner would greet and appreciate the customers. The issues we had this time is the BBQ pork bun. The dough was really tough. The steamed mushroom rice roll was put in a bowl... More 

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Thank Nora L
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Already a popular place for Chinese, but the added cleanliness of the restaurant just makes us keep going back. The owner is always sweeping the floors, making it so clean unlike other restaurants. This fall, they have a sale on oysters - $5 a piece. It was so fresh and cooked perfectly! I recommend the oysters with eggplant hot pot... More 

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Thank Elisa L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Food was really good, ordered a few things and chicken fried rice. The rice came 15 min after the others when I asked the server he told me it was normal for the rice to come at the end of the meal. The other tables received their rice with there meals. I asked to talk to the manager because the... More 

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Thank James G
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Pretty good quality Chinese food with good service and reasonable price. If you like authentic Cantonese style Chinese Dim sum and/or dinner, it is a nice place to go in north part of Calgary.

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Thank johnm71
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Tasty food and friendly service !!! Loved they dim sum and dim sum desert still craving !!! Thank you Doug for the invite and showing me this place :)

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Thank Natasha C
Canada
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116 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

This is how this restaurant works: you mark on the order form which dim sum you want. The waiter then takes the form to the computer and enters the items you've checked. He then returns and place a new printout of the items you've ordered. The printout has a time on it. Then our food didn't show up after 30... More 

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Thank Alvin C
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

My wife and I love the food here and go regularly. The Ginger Beef is amazing. Everything we have tried has been great. Ambiance of the place leaves something to be desired, but the food is great. Go eat some food there.

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1 Thank Williz
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

I've been meaning to try Golden Central for months and finally stopped in today for dim sum. The large restaurant was about 1/3 full on a Monday, which I considered to be a good sign given it's location. Almost all of the patrons were Chinese, which is another good sign. The dim sum was good and the price was about... More 

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1 Thank Scubadoo_YYC
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

I am very disappointed, you used to be my favorite place to order from but tonight's meal was horrible, the wor wonton was absolutely tasteless from the broth to the won ton. The 3 kinds of salt & pepper seafood was devoid of any salt and pepper. Add to this the driver who arrives without a receipt and a $6.00... More 

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Thank Marcia L
Calgary
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

This is a very good place for dim sum, and lots of parking. The service is not the best, but their food is very good. Even dinner is good to go. We go at least once a month for dim sum if not more. The price is very reasonable too.

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Thank Rita K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 13
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5016 Centre Street NE, Calgary, Alberta T2K 0S8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-731-9199

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