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2010 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 1T8, Canada
+1 604-253-3656
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a patron of On Loc since it first opened. Over the decades I have tried many of their offerings, but especially like their Shredded Chicken and Bean Sprouts and Lemon Chicken dishes. The restaurant has usually been quite full, which is a great sign. Friday evening a pal treated me to the Lemon Chicken, Fried Rice and... More 

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Thank markn0rthwest
Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We've been coming here for about 15 years and it's been my standby for a quick solo lunch when I'm out on the road looking for a quick comfort food fix. As a vegan tryannabee, I had to get the wonton soup cravings out of my system and this is where I finally did it. I realized the best thing... More 

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Thank conniey228
Vancouver
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Here's the main point. A big plate of noodles (Singapore style vermicelli) is $8.90, tax included. I also got complementary Chinese soup and bottomless tea. I could not finish the noodles so had about half leftover for another meal. Now, how are they able to stay in business selling a freshly cooked plate of noodles at this price? Answer: By... More 

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Thank C G
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We used to come here regularly 15 years ago and wondered if things have changed. I was expecting cheap and cheerful. Food quality has dropped as noodle dishes tasted of scorched oil , vegetables overdone and tofu/ fish dish overdone with msg. To add insult, prices are about 20% higher for this standard and quantity. So this won't be an... More 

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Thank Pepeflyfisher
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I go to this restaurant at least two to three times a week. As per food they make i would give them four out of five and consistency is always there. They make their own won ton dumplings which are delish, roasted pork with bean curds on rice and spicy chicken with deep fried spinach are my two favourites. In... More 

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Thank Cruisine
canada
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311 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This has been our regular Chinese food restaurant for take out. food is good, , good portions and prices not too bad. I have been ordering from On Lok for 25 yrs

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Thank Scorpio-1001
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Had supper there last night with the family. We have been going to the restaurant for many years and we have found the service and food has been slowly diminishing. The service last night from the waitress was quite disturbingly rude. The counter service (for payment) was almost as bad. No customer service here. Your just another number they chalk... More 

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Thank Clifford R
Puerto Vallarta
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This your typical Chinese restaurant. Big, colourful and no fancy decor. You know it's a good restaurant when 99% of the patrons are Chinese. The server was a delightful lady and very accommodating when I asked for extra Chinese mushrooms. The portions are big so if you're with two people, I'd only order two main plates and on appetizer. Highly... More 

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Thank Toursdujour
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Good Food classic seasonings. Fake flowers dusty usual for resturants. Crazy Hot Tea. Big portion ordered bbq pork lunch special w chow. Friend did Fav Chicken Congee. Full of ginger and flu killing flav

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Thank Little1Tia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

The food here is great. I come here regularly. The curried beef brisket is awesome, The spring rolls are among the best in the city and fried rice is well made. Food is pretty good. They don't have combination dinners for one person but they have good food. Service is very minimal. The waitresses aren't overly friendly or attentive. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 1T8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-253-3656

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