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Lee Garden

#121 of 6,667 Restaurants in Toronto
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Chinatown
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331 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2E9, Canada
(416) 593-9524
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Northern Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

- rated as #1 for Chinese food in Toronto, did not disappoint - authentic and very tasty food - wait was quite long, service was fairly slow - portion size is really big, so order accordingly - daily specials are worth trying, very interesting

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in downtown Toronto, we were in China Town and decided to indulge in something different. We checked Tripadvisor, and voila... On top of the list Lee Garden was highly recommended. We walked in to this small restaurant and found people waiting to be seated. The restaurant was full, so we waited about 20 minutes. The wait was not so... More 

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Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lee Garden is awesome, will definitely visit again! Doesn't look like anything special from the outside but its a great restaurant. Great tasting food with large portion sizes Very Clean and quick service Price is good, around $20 per person for the meal. Get there early as it lines up quite quick - but worth the wait!

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Canada
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lee Garden is a venerable Spadina Avenue institution. Not greasy North American style food, but fresh seafood and vegetable dishes without any msg or sweet oily sauce. Try anything with scallops or a whole fish if you have a large group. Fantastic and authentic. Be prepared to wait or maybe share a large table.

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Thank steven660
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it! $12 for dinner, including soup, main meal with rice and dessert! Dessert was amazing, bean soup!!!! Sounded funny to me but I absolutely LOVED it!!! And the staff was so friendly and nice!!!! For sure we will be back :) thank you!!!

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London, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Great food, generous portions, good service. A busy restaurant but we did not feel crowded and it was not noisy. Many of the other Chinese restaurants in this area had few customers. We can recommend the shrimp wonton soup, the chicken in chilli Szechuan, sautéed beef with Chinese broccoli, and assorted Chinese vegetables chow mein.

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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Lee Garden was a random pick for us. We were walking through Chinatown, looking for a place to eat. We liked the menu at Lee Garden and gave it a chance. I hate to stereotype, but I've always heard that if most of the patrons of an asian restaurant are asian, the food will be good. Certainly the case at... More 

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Thank Even_Stephen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong with the food here. Everything I have tried so far I have been very happy with. From Tuesday to Friday they have this special $12 dinner menu that includes your Wonton or hot and sour soup, 1 of 6 different entre's, white rice and dessert. Incredible value and really good food.

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Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

The food selection was excellent with a great deal of variety. The dishes we ordered were very good and the portions were extremely generous. The service was very good as well. It appears to be popular as we got there early and there was a line when we left. There were many of the usual dishes as well as ones... More 

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dekalb, illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Food was adequate to good but none of the dishes we had was special. Place fills up by 8 PM so get there early to get a table.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: (416) 593-9524

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun. Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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