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“Good seafood” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Koi Garden

Koi Garden
4288 Dublin Blvd, Suite 213, Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 833-9090
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Ranked #35 of 131 restaurants in Dublin
Cuisines: Dim Sum
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San Marcos, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Good seafood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Steam live black cod is excellent. First time we tried it and sure will order again. However, they said is seasonal.
Boiled live shrimps is also very tasty. Simple and fresh.

Visited June 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Dublin, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great dim sum.. a little pricey.. crowded on weekends..customer service?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I think the food here is great, its always delicious, hot and fresh.. however its kinda pricey... on the weekend, even if you go about half an hour after opening, there's already a wait! I can't really say there is much there for customer service.. its efficient but not friendly... I went this past Sunday.. asked one of the guys whizzing by for some soy sauce to go w/my chili oil.. and he looks behind the counter and says we can't have any because there are no more containers (soy sauce bottles). wha??? .. okaaaayyyy i would have been fine with soy sauce in a little bowl .. so i asked a different waiter for soy sauce and he got me some in a little dish... hmm, the first guy only came by to refill hot water in our teapot and take away empty dishes.. anyways... overlooking the service...LOL the food is good stuff.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Pleasanton, California
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Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Tasty Dim Sum, Cold Welcome”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

This place usually has long wait in weekends due to shortage of dim sum places in the area. I have dined at this restaurant pretty often since its grand opening. It continuously offered good tasty dim sum and small plates but pricy. The hostess and managers were efficient, however they lacked of friendliness except Sam (one of the black jackets). He always has a genuine warm smile on his face which really eased the hectic long wait a bit. I gave Koi Garden an extra star just for Sam.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Good place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Good dim sum place. Not many places in the area, this this place will satisfy your craving. Usually a wait in weekends. Come early and get a number

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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“Delicious!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Attended a banquet in the Signature Room. Mixed drinks at the hosted bar were horrible - the "bartenders" didn't have a clue - but a minor complaint as I switched to wine & beer, and most importantly, the food was very good. The host's menu selections were all well prepared, tasty, using fresh, high quality ingredients. I especially liked the Sea Bass. Shanghai dumplings, shark fin soup, some kind of roasted chicken w/salt, Lobster, walnut prawns, fried noodles w/seafood were all terrific. The chinese brocolli was fresh but a little under seasoned. Finished with mango pudding with a slightly sweet milky sauce - interesting but probably would not order again. I would say this restaurant is on par with the sister restaurant Koi Palace in Daly City (also very good) and gets my strong recommendation.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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