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200 - 7900 Westminster Highway, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Went there as a group for dinner and ordered the set menu, the food was great but service was actually too quick, we had barely finished one dish before the next was in front of us. The lobster in cream was nice but dessert was a bit boring. Found that if you want a long leisurely dinner this might... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
DavinaLee
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Perth, Australia
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Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a restaurant I frequented in Vancouver. The dim sum quality is among the best here and the price is very reasonable. It's better to make reservation on weekends as the wait time could be quite long.

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

An excellent variety of high quality dim sum. We arrived promptly for our 12:15 reservation and was immediately seated. It was a Saturday and the restaurant was packed. The staff were very attentive and efficient. The dishes are very fresh and tasty! Highly recommended for large groups so you are able to taste the broad assortment available. Reservations highly recommended

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Hong Kong
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141 reviews 141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Serves traditional Cantonese dim sum at a reasonable price. We ordered har gau, siu mai, roast pork bun, beef noodles, fried dumplings all very tasty. Recommended is the durian mochi (cold dessert dish) if you can stand the taste and smell of durian. Service is good and tables are spaced out so you don't feel the crowdiness of traditional dim... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Growing up in Richmond, Kirin has been one of my all-time favourite Chinese restaurants. They have been operating for over 20 years and have kept their standards quite consistently. Yes, the prices may be slightly higher , but you can really tell that the quality is much higher compared to many other similar restaurants. The seafood is fresh, the wraps... More 

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Perth, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Went there as a group for dinner and ordered the set menu, the food was great but service was actually too quick, we had barely finished one dish before the next was in front of us. The lobster in cream was nice but dessert was a bit boring. Found that if you want a long leisurely dinner this might not... More 

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Oliver, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Kirin Seafood Restaurant is as good as the best in Hong Kong. Kirin was recommended by a local merchant as the best Chinese restaurant in Richmond, and even in Vancouver. Service was attentive and helpful. I ordered the black cod dish, which came with three small fried fillets and sauce. Although it was delicious it would have been much better... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It is 3:30 am as I write this and my dinner from tonight (6 pm) still has not digested and I am awake! How the heck did I get food poisoning from fried food??? This Kirin location should be the best as it is very large and usually quite busy. After 2 poor experiences, I can now say that it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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316 reviews 316 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Just remember to make a decision. Large number of choice for you to choose from and they switch their menu every few month. Service is quick and friendly.

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Richmond, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

When you need a default Chinese restaurant to go to, Kirin has always been one of the best choices, especially for large groups. They have a number of restaurants in the Vancouver area and the Richmond location is an icon there. There are probably more exotic and edgier places, but for elegance and food quality, Kirin has always been a... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very busy every day of the week, reservation suggested, typical Chinese restaurant, noisy place, service OK, Dim sum excellent

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  • Address: 200 - 7900 Westminster Highway, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond

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