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Foo San Restaurant

6-8 Rountree Street, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“dim sum” (4 reviews)
“fried squid” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
6-8 Rountree Street, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

Although you may find this restaurant very basic, the food is very good for what you pay for. I tried many hot soups and some of the entrances (sorry, I can't remember all the names) and all were delicious. As I am not familiar with...More

Thank pavelreyesmercado
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We have been dining at Foo San for many years and it never f disapoints. The food is fresh,hot and tasty. We love it.

Thank paulaj0an
Reviewed June 2, 2017

The food is really yummy but i wish they would improve their service. We stopped eating there because they throw the dishes and plates around like ninja stars (LOL). For us - take-aways only. Also, do check that you have received all that you ordered...More

Thank Coriander183
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Since I work at the nearby University, I eat lunch here at least once a month, usually with a friend. It is nothing fancy, but it is excellent food at an excellent value. Since I go for lunch, I have almost always had an assortment...More

Thank Marla H
Reviewed May 16, 2017

This restaurant offers excellent value for money. I would not choose to eat in the restaurant, given the very basic setting, however for great food to take home, at a great price, this is hard to beat. My favorite is the honey prawns, which is...More

Thank Richard0960
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Me and my friends have been regulars here for a couple of years and, while the look and service may put some off at first and can be a bit strange first time round, I love this place. The food and very good, fast and...More

Thank ctemoanabamford
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

The yum cha is awesome and although the service isn't top notch the food makes up for it. We have been going for years and love it.

Thank A1361BZmattg
Reviewed April 3, 2017

It's cheap, very quick and of a consistent quality. It doesn't try to be flash and achieves this effortlessly.

Thank jdillon2016
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Efficient service, food portion is adequate but taste a bit too salty for our like. Price is very reasonable. We like the fried noodle and lemon chicken, the portion of the mix vegetable is huge but fried rice is only average.

Thank Genesis89
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We've been eating at the Foo San for 25 years and got to know the family quite well over the years. Since we moved away from ithe University suburb we go less often now. A recent visit showed it keeps to its usual high-quality standard....More

Thank Kiwi_rua
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-8 Rountree Street, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 348-4921
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