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257 Keefer St | Chinatown, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-687-0949
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Vancouver, Canada
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473 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I am so glad this place still is open in Chinatown. The bakery items are really good and fresh. This time I choose the ham and green onion buns as easy lunch items for tomorrow. You can order customized cakes in advance.

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Thank Where_to_travel_next
New Westminster, Canada
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448 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Last week I walked with my friend through Vancouver Chinatown. Around lunchtime, when we got hungry we looked for some good, inexpensive food. My friend recommended “Maxim’s”, the restaurant to the well-known bakery chain. Despite it was lunchtime, the restaurant was not very busy (probably not so many people know about that place upstairs beside the bakery). We ordered a... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great place to pick-up some cheap eats. They are a variety of baked goods and at the current exchange rate the prices are great. They only take cash

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Thank bmanipis
Vancouver Canada
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2016

We've been ordering birthday cakes from Maxim for years now. They usually does a really amazing job in decorating and personalizing the cakes. A few weeks ago, I had to place the order for a cake for my Dad's birthday over the phone as I was unable to drop by the store to order like I usually do. The next... More 

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Thank tom724
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265 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Maxim's consistently offers a great selection of Chinese pastries in a clean setting. My brother ordered a Black Forest like fresh fruit cake for our dad's birthday. The cake was beautifully decorated with bright coloured fruit (kiwi, strawberries, peach, and maraschino cherries). Lovely presentation is part of the pre-enjoyment and the grand kiddies were eager to cut and eat the... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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296 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2015

enjoyed the egg tarts and napoleons although I think the napoleons could do with a bit more cream. Egg tarts could be be a little browner but nice and tasty with flaky crust

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Thank YouChang
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2015

Don't bother with the restaurant upstairs unless you want to wait awhile. You need to get a number but that doesn't mean you will get seated by number. Several people arrived after we did and were seated before us. We were literally the last ones standing. I asked if they took US dollars and they did before we were seated.... More 

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Thank raininginportland
Singapore, Singapore
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2014

Love the buns and they have a wide variety to choose from. I especially enjoyed the polo bun. There is also an excellent Hong Kong-style restaurant above the bakery.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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551 reviews
414 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2014

I like this place, Maxim is a big name in Hong Kong, I am not sure if there is any connection. I took a walk in Chinatown in Vancouver, and passed a few places which serves this Hong Kong style bakery products, pastries and cakes. This one looks clean. I bought some sausage buns and Portuguese Egg Custard. They were... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2013

Watch the prices. Product is fresh. Service can be slow. Good for grabbing something on the run. Cakes are expensive. There are less expensive bakeries for good cake. The bagged or small boxed items are average. Buns are fair/average to other stores prices. Do try it on. They've been around awhile now which is kudos to them - many bakeries... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese
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Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Keefer St | Chinatown, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 604-687-0949

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