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Kirin Seafood Restaurant

555 12th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Fairview)
(604) 879-8038
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Ranked #614 of 2,842 Restaurants in Vancouver
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Seafood
Neighborhood: Fairview
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

OK here is my review: GOOD: Very nice looking restaurant, excellent ambience, atmosphere, decor top notch, food excellent top notch Cantonese/Northern Chinese food. BAD: Expensive food but I've had substantially cheaper Chinese food with almost the same quality, service is OK though not friendly unless you can speak Cantonese. Very crowded noisy, even if you reserve its take a while... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My wife's friend who lives in Vancouver took us to this place. We were a party of five and ordered quite a few dishes. All the dishes we ordered were excellent, tasty and good portion. The lobster, pigeon and oyster hotpot dishes were highly recommended. The only dislike I had was with the waitress who served us. She first brought... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

All the dishes we order were soooo god. My seafood rice had shrimps, scallops and calamari right out of the sea. My friends had a huge soup and steak or scallops and we all agreed this is one of the best Chinese food we had ever had. Go early on weekends it tends to get crowded or make a reservation.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had been warned by concierge that food would be good but service bad. We were therefore pleasantly surprised by the service and very pleased with the food.

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Bolton, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

After a week of cruise ship food we were happy to enjoy some authentic local food. The service and food met all of our expectations.

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Vancouver, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We were invited for Dim Sum by two friends today. We arrived at about 11:30 a.m. but were told that we could not be accommodated unless we had a reservation. Our friends were given the " we are very full" excuse but after some haggling we managed to get a table. When we were seated we were served with a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

High end expensive restaurant, good food. BUT, service was not good as we thought it should be with this price. As soon as we seated down in the restaurant, we asked asher that if we could change to other table because We felt cold to seated near a vent. The asher quickly rolled her eyes and had a poker face... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We couldn't get in on our first two attempts to eat at Kirin, but finally made a reservation and had dinner there on a Monday night. The place was filled and hopping, mainly with large tables of local Chinese families and groups of Chinese businessmen from abroad. The decor and prices were most definitely upscale, and everyone seemed to be... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

So we ate here twice while we were in Vancouver. Once for dinner, traditional 10 course banquet style to celebrate grandma's birthday, and then the next morning for dim sum. The dinner was OK, nothing to go crazy for, but the Dim Sum was delicious! They had fresh black sesame ground for the rice cake dumplings, and the taro was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

On our first day in B.C. we ate at Kirin on Alberni and it was excellent! We ordered the mushroom spring rolls, barbeque pork buns and steamed shrimp dumplings- very flavourful, filling and quick service. Definitely worth a visit for lunch or dinner

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Additional Information about Kirin Seafood Restaurant

Address: 555 12th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 879-8038
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Fairview
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood

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