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“Great family run Chinese restaurant ”
Review of Tan's Kitchen

Tan's Kitchen
Ranked #35 of 110 Restaurants in Parksville
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Staff were super nice and showed attention to detail. I was impressed with how clean the restaurant was including the bathrooms. Waitress especially went out of her way to make us feel comfortable and happy.

We got their buffet for ease. There are some great pluses but it is like other Chinese buffets, mostly deep fried greasy food. Overall it was good enough and they have a nice desert bar.

I wouldn't make a trip to Parksville for the restaurant but definitely I'd stop by again when I am in town.

Lovely family run restaurant.

Thank Albert L
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Reviewed 19 January 2015

The flavor of the food was ok. But with so much grease and excessive amount of oil in the fried foods it ruined any chance of being good.

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Thank truckogre
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Reviewed 4 January 2015

Visited Tans kitchen today and had the worst meal we have ever had there.
I ordered sweet & sour chicken balls with egg fried rice.
It came very quickly but that was as good as it got!
The chicken was very tough and obviously overcooked and so greasy that the oil oozed out with every bite.
I pointed this out to our server and also to the manager (Helen) and neither of them cared at all.
The managers response was that nobody else had complained today.
We were charged for the full meal even though I ate no more than one or two mouthfuls.

After todays visit we will not be going there again and will advise others to give it a miss too.

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2  Thank Kestrel1242
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

This is one of the best Chinese restaurants that we have been to. The buffet had a great variety and the deep fried shrimp and chicken had big pieces of meat in them. And there was dessert!!

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Thank Chicken1948
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

Ordered take out specifying debit pmt. no service on delivery, had to go to the toonie jar. Thank gioodness we had that. 2 items incorrect- called and got told that's how they're made. Dry garlic ribs in a sauce? Chop suey with no noodles? First time we ordered from here - moved to the area in September - last time we'll order. Trying to go local doesn't always work.

Thank Anne G
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