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Golden Island Restaurant

336 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2V3, Canada
(250) 537-2535
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- May 12, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Salt Spring Island, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We have always been very happy with the quality of the food after over 30 years of coming to this restaurant. The service is wonderful, Sam is terrific. You cannot go wrong coming here when wanting delicious Chinese food.

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Food is only good. People are amazing. Love the Wor wonton, and it's the only option for Chinese food. Ask for Sam. You re lucky to have him s a friend.

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We eat her regularly and every time the food has been delicious, hot and served quickly by wonderful staff. One of our all time favorite places to eat out on Salt Spring Island!

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Carlow, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Honestly this place has ruined all other Chinese restaurants for me. I yet to find one to compare! My family & I have been going to golden Island since I was little. In all my years I have never had one complaint! The staff are always so kind and helpful. The food is the best. You always get what you... More

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Try their mapo tofu. so great! everything I like in a restaurant, friendly, inviting, clear plates quickly. Thank you!

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salt spring island b.c.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

the only place on the island for chinese food....owners very pleasant...lunch is very filling and reasonably priced

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

The owner, Sam, and his family are kind and friendly people who've been brining us back, time after time for 14 years. If the craving strikes, it's the only option on Salt Spring, unless you count the potsticker stand at the Saturday market. As others have recommended, try the Ginger Beef and Wor Wonton soup and Sizzling Rice soup. One... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

Someone posted saying someone got sick after eatin here, I just want to say I'm from the island, I've been going here for 17 years, about 20 times a year, and never have I ever felt ill after. There is the same amount of love and mouth watering experience every time I eat in or take out. If you want... More

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Mississauga
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We are from a large city with about a million Asian restaurants so weren't expecting much from this restaurant but to our surprise we greatly enjoyed it. The decor is basic and the menu from another time, but the food as excellent. The owner (I assume he was the owner) was happy to talk about Salt Springs and we learned... More

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Abbotsford, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Go there everytime we are visiting and the owner is exceptional with customers and the food is great

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