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Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant

) #342 of 3,049 Restaurants in Vancouver ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Seafood, Asian
4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
+1 604-321-6862
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good60%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (36 reviews)
“dumplings” (9 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4989 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 3T7, Canada
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Reviews (64)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like this for Dim Sum big tasty portions all tradional dishes good service and great taste. Make a reservation and you might get in in 20 min. w/o reservation can be long wait from 11 AM on till 2PM likely evenings are just as...More

Thank gordon r
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Our family of four decided to go for dim sum here because of ratings we found online. Went relatively early (10 am), and found a bit of a wait, but didn't wait too long. Glad we went on Friday though I imagine the weekend would...More

Thank ideahamstergirl
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Many of our friends still reside in the East side of Vancouver and decided upon a dim sum brunch. Western Lake was convenient and parking wasn't too much of a challenge. We arrived promptly at 09:00 AM when the doors opened and managed to snag...More

Thank Renegade225
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We recently had dim sum here in a packed house and decided we had to come back for the dinner. We did so recently for a 2 table family dinner. The food is very very good, especially considering the reasonable prices. This city is chock...More

Thank tony c
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Visited for dim sum on a Wednesday at just after 11 am and the place was already packed. We can see why. The first thing you notice when you receive your order is the ENORMOUS size of the servings; i'd say at least 50% larger...More

Thank tony c
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Arriving at 1345 for a late lunch we found a lineup almost out the door but as the time of our arrival was at the conclusion of many other diners meals the tables were being turned around quickly. Our wait was less than 10 minutes...More

Thank Phidippus
Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you want quality, service and value, look no further to eat dim sum and dinner at Western Lake Restaurant! Reservation is necessary as patrons would wait an hour or so to get a table as they treat all patrons the same unlike most Asian...More

Thank wylee886
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very authentic and good dim-sum in a very busy but organized restaurant. Size of dumplings too big though, I personally couldn't eat more than 3 portions:) Bookings are highly recommended, this place gets extremely busy for lunch!

Thank Chuna7
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Friends took us to Western Lake as it is a bit across town for us and we had not tried it before. As has been noted, it is certainly popular and even though they had arrived at 0930 on a Saturday morning we had a...More

Thank JandVVancouver_BC
Reviewed 15 November 2016

While really looking forward to trying the dim sum here have to say we were quite disappointed as the food was only average at best. We went with friends and tried 6 or 7 different things so we should have hit some good things -...More

Thank Linda S
WesternLake, Public Relations Manager at Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thank you for your review and for coming to Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant. We appreciate your feedback. Thank you very much for being honest and straightforward with your comments. While we certainly regret the fact that the food served to you did not meet...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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