We get it. Sometimes you just really want Chinese food. Whether you’re looking specifically for dim sum, soup dumplings, chow mein, or pot stickers, we know where to go for the best Chinese food in Coquitlam.
You really can have it all at this popular local spot. Grand Palace is a more upscale option that serves a wide selection of traditional Cantonese eats. From all your favourite traditional dim sum dishes to exuberant multi-course decadent dinners with lobster and Alaska king crab, Grand Palace is the go-to-place for people just having their first bites of Chinese food and seasoned eaters.
Just make sure to call in for reservations beforehand or you might be standing in line for some time before you can get the shrimp dumplings coming your way.
The Lincoln Skytrain Station, its location is perfect for those looking for a more transit-friendly option.
Address: #2001 1163 Pinetree Way (inside Henderson Mall)
Craving Chinese comfort food? Zhou’s will really hits the spot with their never-ending list of well-loved chow mein and fried rice options. And of course, you can expect piles and piles of potstickers here too.
Address: 1930 Como Lake Ave
Lucky Gate is another casual spot for Chinese eats. While they still serve cult favourites like sweet-and-sour pork, they have a more authentic take with a Northern Chinese influence. You’ll find many options for hot pot options here, which are set meals simmering in individual bowls. Make sure to get an order of their well-known flavourful Shanghainese soup dumplings (xiao long bao), too!
Address: 1139 Austin Ave
Dim sum comes out fast, hot, and ready in a dim sum cart here. The casual Cantonese restaurant is another local favourite with a full dim sum and dinner menu – all at affordable prices. It’s worth noting that their dim sum menu is served all day, making our dreams of eating dim sum for dinner real!
Address: 3021 Anson Ave
Yes, they serve dim sum here too but with a twist! Legend House has more of a Northern Chinese and Szechuan flavour than the restaurants mentioned above. it’s the place to go for those who like their food packed with heat. Don’t fret if you’re not a fan of spicy food though — they serve all your favourite Southern Chinese dishes. But while you’re here, try one of the many lamb dishes listed for a taste of Northern China.
Address: #140 1169 Pacific St
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