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Lingnan

Central McDougall
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10582 104 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
(780) 426-3975
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 37
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    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Vast rooms; vast menu choices

From the outside, the Lingnan doesn't impress. It's a large, windowless warehouse-type building lost at the edge of Chinatown in a no-man's land behind MacEwan University, a casino and the messy construction of a sports stadium. But inside, it's a startling surprise. Tanks of large swimming fish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Kirk M
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Edmonton, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Food was under seasoned and bland. We're pushed to buy more expensive dishes and not what we wanted. Overall it was a disappointed evening

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Lingnan has been serving Edmonton and surrounding area with Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine for 68 years, a remarkable achievement. Four of us went there on a Sunday evening for the first time with high expectations. Parking was difficult and the restaurant was full. We had to wait quite a while to be served because it was busy. But once... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

From the outside, the Lingnan doesn't impress. It's a large, windowless warehouse-type building lost at the edge of Chinatown in a no-man's land behind MacEwan University, a casino and the messy construction of a sports stadium. But inside, it's a startling surprise. Tanks of large swimming fish greet you at the entrance, and further inside it's all red and black... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Dreadful experience. The head waiter refused to move us from the table by the emergency exit. I was frozen and had to sit through a poor meal wearing 2 coats. There were only a few other customers in this big restaurant so being told that the other tables were reserved was nonsense! If my husband hadn't wanted to to revisit... More 

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Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I have to start out by saying that we did not enter the restaurant, we ordered delivery to our hotel room. I don't know anything about the ambiance of the place or the cleanliness of the servers or the decor so I won't pretend to have an opinion on any of that. I'm just here at my hotel with my... More 

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Baguio, Philippines
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Stopped by on the cold and quiet sunday evening. Ordered the dry and spicy chicken, ginger beef and the lignin's friend rice.Great service, very attentive and well dressed staff in their traditional chinese garments, food was good and very fast, nice and warm on top of hot plates. Washroom was very clean, and looks like lots of repeat customers.

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Edmonton, Canada
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Going here is like a step back in time. The beautiful Chinese decorative features definitely add to the charm of this place. The food and comfortable surrounds are great. I expecially love their Shrimp in Peaches and Cream. The attentive hosts and service are stellar.

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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

If it wasn't for the amazing service, it is fair to say that our visit to Lingnan may have been regrettable. The staff is very friendly and attentive. Our waiters patiently and eloquently described the dishes to us; and the guy with the water jug promptly and continuously kept our glasses filled. We ordered the Beijing black bean chicken, ginger... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We order from here. Best Chinese food delivery in Edmonton hands down! They have forgotten some items in our orders before but they are quick to make things right!

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Victoria, Canada
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Ordered several dishes for a group of 4, for pick up. Almond chicken, pork fried rice, mushroom chop suey and shrimp in black bean sauce. All were excellent! Will use again next time I am in Edmonton.

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Additional Information about Lingnan

Address: 10582 104 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: (780) 426-3975
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Central McDougall
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10582 104 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Central McDougall
  • Neighborhood: Central McDougall
  • Phone Number: (780) 426-3975

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?