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Totem Restaurant

1289 Main St, Lillooet, British Columbia V0K 1V0, Canada
(250) 256-7771
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Ranked #8 of 15 Restaurants in Lillooet
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English first
Lillooet, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food is excellent both Chinese and international cuisine. The smorgasbord is a very good price with lots of variety

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Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The sign outside says ‘Chew’s Totem Restaurant’ but in Lillooet it’s simply known as ‘the Totem’. John, the owner who waits tables, is usually there with a friendly greeting for both locals and tourists alike. When we travel, we like to ask the same question of locals: “If you were to go out to dinner, nothing special, you just didn’t... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The food was ok, so I'll give it 2 stars overall. I was not greeted upon entry or leaving. I had the buffet with a limited selection. The won ton soup was mediocre, other items were similarly bland. Cleanliness is IMO suspect. the cost was about 9 Canadian for the buffet. I'll not return on my next trip.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Needs a good cleaning from top to bottom. Only tried Chinese, but maybe Western food is better? So,ermines the only spot open in town!

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Lillooet, BC
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85 reviews 85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been a consistent diner at the Totem for the past 7 years. The food is always hot and to a very high standard. I wish I could say the same for the cleanliness of the place. I'm not saying the kitchen is un-hygienic or anything, but take a look at the carpet. The owner admits it only gets... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

Had the buffet. WonTon soup was luke warm water with some noodles. Chicken wings were dried out. Fried rice was more like sticky rice. Mixed veg wasn't too bad. About 10 or 12 items on the buffet, with a very small salad bar, maybe 4 items, and jello for dessert.

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Ok so in lillooet you are limited as to restaurant choices however we saw a few people here so decided to try it. When I walked in and saw a Chinese family running the place, sorry to stereotype, but I assumed yes this would be good food. The place is dated and run down but I let it go as... More 

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Lillooet
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Always a friendly welcome at the Totem. Their buffet has been a family favorite for a long time. Love the dry pork riblets, prawns and their Chinese tea. In the summer when the green beans are garden fresh, they put out the most delicious green beans in black bean sauce....absolute heaven!

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Lillooet, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Good Chinese smorg! Friendly owners good prices. Dinner smorg around $11.00 with salad bar included. Love their Honey Garlic Chicken and the fresh prawns. They also have the norm - hamburgers, fries, sandwiches, breakfast. Great service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2008

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Address: 1289 Main St, Lillooet, British Columbia V0K 1V0, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 256-7771
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Lillooet

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