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Forbidden City

) #650 of 2,973 Restaurants in Calgary $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
999 36 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 7X6, Canada
+1 403-250-1848
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
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“dim sum” (20 reviews)
“siu mai” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
999 36 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 7X6, Canada
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This restaurant is located in an Asian Mall in NE Calgary. In the suburbs to have the convenience of free parking (although still limited due to such a busy mall) and have dim sum without going to Chinatown is a great alternative. Sure, its pricier...More

Thank welldunn662016
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I am a Chinese and I recommend highly this restaurant because the food is so very good. Never diappointed. The price is very reasonable and they cook authentic Chinese cuisine. It is also very popular for lunch dim sum. There is always a long line...More

Thank Boon L
Reviewed 13 March 2017

First time ever going out for dim sum. We had no idea what to order or how to order, and the employees were running around so fast I kind of felt like I would be bothering them if I asked questions. We ended up ordering...More

Thank TheLittleUnicorn
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I decided to drop into "The Forbidden City" located in the Pacific Place Mall in the North East of Calgary after computer class this morning for the first time. Reception was on the outside of the restaurant, located in the mall and I was given...More

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Hands down the they make best dim sum in Calgary. Little pricey compared to other places buts it's worth every penny.

Thank KSeven T
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Whenever my girlfriend's family comes to town we go here. It has become our dim sum place and is quite consistant. Always a lineup on the weekend so plan to come early and go get groceries at T&T in the meantime.

Thank manthatboogie
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were guests taken out to the Forbidden City, a classic chinese restaurant, in an asian themed mall. There were many chinese guests who seemed to really enjoy the dinner. The wine list was quite modest and the house white was fairly sweet. Our host...More

Thank Marty911
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Agree with reviewer below - you may need to know your dim sum as their ordering menu has no pictures, and some is in small print. But, what did arrive was very tasty from steamed shrimp dumplings, rice rolls and spareribs; mango pudding; ample portions....More

Thank AlbertaCanadafamily
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

If you know what to order off the menu, than you will have a very pleasant dining experience. However if you have never had dim sum before, this may not be the place for you. I would recommend a dim sum restaurant that has carts....More

1  Thank 827lawrencef
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Very tasty Dim Sum dishes, pricing is above average, service is good and lots of Dim Sum selection. Authentic style Chinese dishes for dinner that you would enjoy.

Thank Anthony C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 36 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 7X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-250-1848
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