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Golden Central Restaurant

5016 Centre Street NE, Calgary, Alberta T2K 0S8, Canada (Northwest Calgary)
(403) 731-9199
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Ranked #382 of 2,897 Restaurants in Calgary
Price range: $9 - $13
Cuisines: Chinese
Neighborhood: Northwest Calgary
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Neighborhood: Northwest Calgary
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Calgary, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Possibly the best Dim Sum in Calgary. Outside of the core China Town, this is the best and cheapest where most dishes still run around $4.50 whereas other places in North Calgary have recently taken huge price hikes! Beat the crowd by getting there by 10am, lots of parking. When busy, service is a little slow which is understandable.

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St. Eugene, Ontario
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We follow ratings on Google Earth and we were not disappointed by this place. Not even an hour later from getting off our plane, we were sitting down to a delicious Dim Sum dinner. We ordered a few of our favourites like, dumplings, salt and pepper squid, sticky rice with pork and steamed stuff eggplants but the surprises were the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We went for Dim Sum and the lady that works there, may be the owner, is very rude and abrupt. Unbelievable! She probably just has some serious personal issues, but bringing them to the workplace is just unacceptable, and she should not be working there.The overall service is very slow and the rest of the staff are not really attentive... More

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Calgary, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Good food and great price for Dim Sum. But they are usually understaffed and thus do expect to wait a bit for the food during busy times. If you want a seat during Sat or Sun, do go there early (around 11am) or else do expect a long wait. The place is located right around McKnight blvd and Center St,... More

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Calgary, Canada
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41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Like another contributor, we happened upon this from our hotel, as there are only 2 Dim Sum restaurants that we could find listed for NE Calgary. We first went about 1 pm on a Sunday, and it was obvious that our party of two would not get in for over an hour at least. Many large families of Asian descent... More

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Rhode Island
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49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

We were spending one night near the Calgary airport and were looking for a place to have dinner. We drove for about 15 minutes and came to an unassuming Chinese restaurant on the corner of Centre St and McNight. The parking lot was pretty full (a good sign!) and when we went in, it was obvious that the place was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2009

I've tried this restaurant a few times now and enjoyed both experiences. Food is good and the decor is decent, tidy and clean. Dim sum is ordered off a sheet and is good. Nothing stands out for me at this restaurant but it is a decent eatery.

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