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Oriental Gardens Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center
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545 Victoria St, Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 2B1, Canada
(250) 372-2344
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best item we tried was their squid. It was sautéed and seasoned perfectly. Their stir fried noodles and fried rice are decent, at par with most Chinese restaurants around the world. Their Japanese udon is not terrible, but it is not good either. It was a little over cooked. Their tempura was a bit of a let down. The... More 

Thank Gideon B
Nanaimo, Canada
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't speak for the Japanese food also offered here but we were all very disappointed by the Chinese food. The ingredients were fresh and it looked very appealing, but there a distinct lack of flavour. All three dishes tasted similar (which they shouldn't have as they were not based on any similarities) one of the dishes was supposed to... More 

Thank Oddduck
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is a time warp. It reminds me of the places we went to many years ago ago for "fancy" Chinese food. It's certainly not authentic but, it was tasty.The portions are huge. Service was friendly and efficient. The room is neat, clean and nicely decorated. If you're looking for old style chow mein, chop suey or sweet and... More 

Thank reptilevancouver
Shanghai, China
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188 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

we had a quick dinner there, Katsudon, fried rice, mixed veggies, and udon were very good, but unfortunately, we got a parking ticket, need to pay for the parking and get reimbursed by the restaurant

Thank kevinzhikangchen
Vancouver, British Columbia
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I am happy to see this restaurant rated so highly in this community. It is one of the original Kamloops restaurants and has maintained its quality for over 30 years. Maybe because it is family owned or the long standing staff or their commitment to fresh food with no MSG, it remains a go to restaurant for my family and... More 

Thank Pshn4life
Savona, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The restaurant is nicely decorated and clean. The food was also nicely presented and tasty and fresh. The service for our meal was good and we didn't have to wait long for our meal.

Thank rwwiles
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Food was mediocre at best. Had an issue with dinner and when I called to discuss the restaurant manager basically said it was my problem not theirs. Brutal customer service! Certainly will not return or recommend!

Thank Shannon R
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with the atmosphere and friendly and attentive staff. The service was great. We ordered Chinese food and it was very good. The meat was not covered in batter, which I prefer as it is more authentic. Portions were large. Would definitely go back!

Thank JennyLovesAsia
Abbotsford, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Ordered their cantonese chow mein. The base of cantonese chow mein is crispy noodles. This was basic chow mein with a few shrimp and broccoli added. Very disappointing! Especially for the price 🙁

Thank CubbieBear1979
Kamloops, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Chinese and Sushi restaurant has to be the best in Kamloops. Wonderful private rooms when restaurant is busy making it easier to talk to the people your with. Highly recommend

Thank Rainyone

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 Victoria St, Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 2B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kamloops>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: (250) 372-2344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?