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Floata Seafood Restaurant

400-180 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4E9, Canada
+1 604-602-0368
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“dim sum” (83 reviews)
“sticky rice” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
$$ - $$$
400-180 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4E9, Canada
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We ordered deep fried squid and that was good. Also, century egg congee was super. The sticky rice on leaf is very good. I like it very much. Beef rice rolls and good, shrimp dumpling good as well. We also ordered their taro dish that...More

Thank Lilian C
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Floata Restaurant is in Vancouver's Chinatown. We went for Dim Sum and it was very average. The restaurant was very difficult to find. It was in a mall of sorts and was on the 3rd level, with a very small sign outside. The Dim Sum...More

Thank dwmv65
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

We were group of 50 pers. Food did not arrive quicly, but getting beers was even slower. We were 7 tables, but only two of them could make orders of drinks. Only two waiters.

Thank Otto B
Reviewed August 26, 2017

We dined here for dim sum, and arrived about 2:30. The staff did not tell us that dim sum service stopped at 3 pm until we were trying to order a final bit of dessert dim sum...the order paper says only "available from 10 am."...More

Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The Floata restaurant has been around since 1996, when I started lunching there. The dining space seats 1,000 guests, and it is well known for hosting weddings, celebrations, and corporate events. Its dim sum selection is available starting 10AM. Of course eating dim sum is...More

Thank DrTM8
Reviewed August 8, 2017

My husband wanted Chinese in Chinatown. Hmmmmm, this was the only restaurant available for lunch. It was more like reception venue than restaurant. But, it was filled with locals, which I always consider to be a good sign. Our food was good, but I found...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed August 4, 2017

If your looking for a good sampling of authentic Chinese food, try their Dim Sum. We ordered several dishes and no one in our party had any complaints. The staff was very efficient and friendly towards tourist. Very popular place with the locals. This was...More

Thank Hiker1942
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Enjoyed walking up and down the streets of Chinatown. But now we must find a good lunch stop. Asked and was told Floata. Seated and brought menus. Tea came quickly, along with any explanation we needed. This restaurant is a local choice, which is a...More

Thank ourtime
Reviewed July 22, 2017

This place is well-known by the locals. We were tourists in the area and were told about the restaurant by nearby shopkeepers as the place to go to for good dim sum. It's a pretty large restaurant in a multi-storied carpark on Keefer Street. We...More

Thank Foodie480B
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We had a party of nine and thus tried a lot of dishes. The two course duck meal was undoubtedly the highlight, if this was all we had I'd have given it 5 stars. Several of the other dishes were bad bordering on terrible. In...More

Thank dbaaronson
With the recent exodus of massive new building
projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which
has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas;
is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before.
Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian
cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking,
Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a
space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes
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June 23, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from robertsungtours | Reviewed this property |
If you have gluten-free issues I suggest you have any dish using rice noodles made of rice flour Dishes like beef rice noodle Or rice noodle roll with choice of pork,shrimp or Mushroom filling or Singapore curry rice... More
Paul B
June 15, 2015|
Response from BCBusinesswoman |
Floata in Chinatown is one of the best. Also, Sun Sui Wah is excellent,in Richmond or Vancouver locations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400-180 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-602-0368
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