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Kirin Mandarin Restaurant

1166 Alberni St # 102, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3Z3, Canada (Downtown)
(604) 682-8833
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Ranked #1,093 of 2,844 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Chinese, Dim Sum
Neighborhood: Downtown
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Singapore, Singapore
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296 reviews 296 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The food is ok, dimsums are somewhat nice. But, the service is really terrible. We waited quite long before we were served.

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Vancouver, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Menu has a wide range of dim sum to choose from. Food arrived promptly, was piping hot and very tasty. Everything you could ask for in a dim sum restaurant.

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United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We arrived to the restaurant on recommendations from our hotel concierge. We waited over 50 minutes for our food. When I complained to the manager he was not apologetic at all. However, when the food arrived it was very good. Probably because at this point we were famished.

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East Orleans, Massachusetts
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65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

concierge at our hotel, when asked for excellent asian restaurant in vancouver, got us reservations at Kirin on alberti street. ambiance----jarring, very very over-lit dining room. no atmosphere whatsoever! waitstaff---slow, no interest in helping us out with the extensive menu. they convinced us to over-order too many apps and entrees for the four of us. food---mediocre/cafeteria quality if you were... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Food was good when it finally arrived... for a quick dim sum lunch this is not the place. No carts coming by the tables as per usual, must order from the menu. Very slow, seated for 15 minutes before anyone acknowledged us. Given tea and ordered. Close to 30 minutes before food arrived, meanwhile tables around us seated after us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Peking Duck was cold, served with cold pancakes. The prawns with cashews was 70% cashews & celery. Service was very poor.

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FINGER LAKES
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90 reviews 90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We asked our concierge at our hotel for a good Asian resturaunt within walking distance of our hotel. He recommended the Kirin. We arrived without a reservation and were seated immediately. Then the trouble began. After 20 minutes our drink and appetizer orders were taken. The wine arrived immediately, the appetizers 15 minutes later. Then the real wait began. We... More 

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Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I've learned my lesson .... this is what happens when one neglects to research restaurants on Trip Advisor before heading off on vacation. After several days in Victoria, we proceeded on to Vancouver on Friday, Aug. 22nd. Arrived at our hotel (Sutton Place Hotel) at about 8:30 pm after a busy day touring Butchart Gardens and then taking the ferry... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Went to Kirin on the recommendation of our hotel's concierge. We started with the subtle Egg Swirl Soup, a clear broth with sliced, fresh mushrooms, spinach and delicate swirls of egg. Enjoyed the Peking Duck (2-part serving of the traditional roasted duck skins served with scallions, plum sauce and thinly steamed pancakes for wrapping, followed by our choice of the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Our asian friend recommended this chain restaurant in Vancouver. The other Kirin was busy so we came to this one. We were not disappointed at all! The hot and sour soup was thick and delicious, nothing I've ever tested from any other hot and sour soup! The dim sum was to die for! Shrimp dumplings and mushroom dumplings were great!... More 

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Address: 1166 Alberni St # 102, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3Z3, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 682-8833
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum

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