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Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant

4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
+1 604-321-6862
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good54%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (41 reviews)
“dumplings” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
$$ - $$$
4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place for Tim Sum and other Cantonese style food. It is very popular and one has to wait for a table.

Thank loy Seng y
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Good dim sum. WOW, large dumplings! Very tasty. Delivery of dim sum good. Staff was slow but it was very busy.

Thank scm587
Reviewed 25 October 2017

There were eight (9 -one absent, but we share her some) people sharing and we had a lot of leftovers! The dimsums were big servings, and the there were a variety. It was tasty and the place was crowed at 9:30 am. There were line-ups...More

Thank TINA M
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is my first meal in Vancouver. According to my friend, Western Lake is one of the best Chinese restaurant is Vancouver. Service is exceptional as my friend knows a lot of people there. Food does not disappoint me. The portion is exceedingly big. Price...More

Thank Leon L
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Over the years, Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant has consistently been rated high by diners in Vancouver. The fact that this restaurant is tiny hasn’t helped since there always seems to be lineups (especially during dim sum). The last time we were here was a...More

Thank pennyandrusty
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

As a fellow Vancouverite, I finally had a chance to sample Western Lake restaurant. Over the years, I've heard good things about this place, but now I can provide you with my review. First and foremost, be aware that reservations don't mean anything to them....More

Thank ProV1ex
WesternLake, Public Relations Manager at Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for your review and for coming to Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant. Service and quality are of the utmost importance to us. As well, we do try our best to honour the reservation time. Sometimes there could be circumstances beyond our control. However,...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Our friends decided upon a dim sum breakfast and decided upon the Western Lake because they open at 9"00 AM. Of course being one of the first patrons we had a choice of tables. The dim sum items are as good as it comes in...More

Thank Renegade225
Reviewed 2 September 2017

It was obviously a truly Chinese restaurant because most of the customers were Chinese. The place was packed and we had to wait for a while despite having booked in advance. The menus were produced, choices made and it wasn't long before we were eating....More

Thank KarlTroop
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I was invited by my girlfriend who was raving about the dim sum, she invited my family for dim sum. She told me the portion was big... she wasn't kidding. Used to go to Kirin very often, we had no concept about big portion for...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

It's been a while since we've dined at the Western Lake. I recognized a few familiar faces which is a good sign that the restaurant is maintaining their customer base. Our party of 6 persons enjoyed a very traditional Chinese dinner and at modest prices....More

Thank Renegade225
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-321-6862
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