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Orient Restaurant

812 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
+1 250-652-2203
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible47%
2 Mar 2017
“Really a Zero”
27 Dec 2016
“Pretty good”
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812 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Decided to give the Orient another chance, bad idea. The food was just as terrible plus the egg rolls we ordered were empty, really, never seen anything like it before. Two of the egg rolls were totally empty while one had one beansprout in it....More

Thank patrjar
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

It was cheap, fast and good. Would recommend the egg rolls! I also got the solo combo B and I really liked the sweet and sour pork.

Thank Coby :
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Frankly the Chinese food is better from the corner grocer. Ginger beef was hard and the sauce was just sweet 'n' sour with ginger in it.

1  Thank 1CentMuffin
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Very nice couple own this small spot. Very simple reminicent of when you were a child I had Hot and Sour soup that was the best I've had in a long time Also the Almond Chicken was very good

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 15 September 2015

My friends and I took a road trip to the island this weekend and this place was our second stop. We popped in while waiting in the ferry line up for takeout. The food was cheap, quick and good. I got the Sweet and Sour...More

Thank Colton E
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We are in the neighbourhood and frequently get our Chinese food from the "Orient". We have had other Chinese food elsewhere and in other places but still find the Orient to be the best, and feel lucky to have it so close!

Thank jcrev2016
Reviewed 21 May 2015

After moving to Brentwood Bay we thought we would try the local Chinese place. We ordered Sweet & Sour Pork, Chicken Chow Mein, Chicken with cashew nuts, Chicken fried rice, Mushroom fried rice, egg rolls and prawn crackers. Everything was very tasty, especially the Sweet...More

Thank kittyc905
Reviewed 14 April 2015

If you want a quick, well priced meal, the Orient is a great place for traditional Canadian Chinese food. We had garlic prawns, chicken chow mein and almond chicken. All was hot and fresh and delicious. The service is great, friendly staff!

Thank Dawna M
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We decided to get a bite while waiting for the ferry, that was the last time we ever ate from there. I had deep-fried prawns with my lunch and that wrecked our weekend getaway. I came down with food poisoning which cancelled our plans.

Thank 1CentMuffin
Reviewed 18 April 2014

I am loathe to do such a negative review but, sadly, it is all this restaurant deserves. My experience was some time ago but very similar to "terrible food" reviewer. We went and placed a take out order. went across the street for a Friday...More

1  Thank bbsweets
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Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-652-2203
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