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Totem Restaurant

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1289 Main St, Lillooet, British Columbia V0K 1V0, Canada
(250) 256-7771
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not bad, not great. We had typical Chinese food and an ok burger. The veggies were fresh, tho, and portions were generous which upped it a notch. The owner was kick, really enjoyed him.

Thank Patricia D
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is friendly but the food is quite dull and seems to all taste the same. The best Chinese in town is at May Wong's..

Thank Oieliwr
British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Revisited Honest Johnnie's Totem with a bunch of friends. I'm so glad they had the carpet cleaned, I was dreading it. However, I was pleasantly surprised and I will remember the date. We shared a Dinner for 6 and there was plenty to eat. Typical Chinese food North American style. Deep Fried Prawns, Sweet n Sour Pork (boneless), Noodles, Rice,... More 

Thank Logjam2650
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The totem buffet is your typical western Chinese food buffet, so don't expect world class Dim Sum. The food was prepared fresh, and was flavourful. Great family run eatery, with friendly staff.

Thank AdamKberg
Lillooet, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

This is a favorite of locals. Many come here for the lunch buffet. The last time i was there was for a Christmas lunch. The buffet is ok. It is better than the other Chinese buffet in town but still, nothing to rave about. I have never ordered from the menu so I can't comment on that.

Thank wayrobinson
Marseillan, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

For the second time this year we arrived at a hotel to find the restaurant closed with no prior warning when we booked. This time it was Reynolds Hotel in Lilliooet who had not even made any arrangements for breakfast. We were told we could go next door to Totem for dinner. As the only alternative was another Chinese, this... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We had the chinese food buffet - i had a huge urge for fresh veggies, and was not disappointed! Reasonable prices, friendly server (the owner i believe) - we stopped overnight in Lillooet, were tired and hungry - this fit the bill to fill our bellies!

Thank BeulahCanada
British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We had the Chinese smorgasbord. The food was okay although not the best we've had. The staff was friendly.

Thank Marianne R
Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Thumbs up for being the only open restaurant after 7:30 pm when we arrived. Plates are very generous in size, theres also an all-you-can-eat option. Very much used by the locals.

Thank Lorenzo R
Parksville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had the buffet. The buffet selection is quite limited and consists of very traditional Chinese dishes, sweet and sour pork, fried rice, etc. Food was good. A la carte food being served to other customers looked very good, portions were generous. Prices at the restaurant were reasonable. Service was acceptable. The decor is old and tired.

Thank thealexpopes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1289 Main St, Lillooet, British Columbia V0K 1V0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Lillooet
  • Phone Number: (250) 256-7771

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