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“Only Average”
Review of Cathay House Dim Sum Restaurant - CLOSED

Cathay House Dim Sum Restaurant
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: Asian, Chilean, Chinese
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 11, 2013

My husband and I visited the restaurant on a Monday afternoon for a late lunch. We were seated in the back of the restaurant with a higher view of an apartment complex. We were immediately given a pot of hot tea with cups. Staff come to our table with a cart of food (baked goods, etc) for our selection. A second cart with steamed items was then brought over. My husband asked for a soda and was brought a can of Coca-Cola and a glass of ice; there is no fountain soda. The food was average. Staff did their best to be cordial and helpful. The dividers were very dusty, and the clear glass separating dining areas needed to be wiped. Also, there is visible supplies, papers, etc., that could be moved out rather than placed in areas where customers can see.

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1  Thank VegasBling
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Reviewed December 14, 2012

We drove up and down Chinatown looking for a cantonese restaurant. We found Cathay House. We ordered off the regular menu going with old standards, shrimp chow mein, shrimp egg foo yung, and moo shu pork. It was delicious. The egg foo yung was different than we were used to, but full of fresh veggies and shrimp. We will return.

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1  Thank hmorgan13
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Reviewed December 8, 2012

This place is always wonderful great Dim Sum and amazing regular menu items, we wanted Honey Walnut Shrimp it was not on the menu but they made it for us, and it was by far the best I have ever had, the bbq buns were awesome but everything was great its almost as good as Koi Palace in Cali, but not quite there yet.

1  Thank MWATT
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

We ordered food for a party of 12 in a table, the food -- mostly dimsum, some fried rice, etc. -- was so-so, not what we'd call good Chinese food. To top their below average food, the waiter who waited on us was rude! "Accidentally" spilled liquid on one of our family members, conversed rudely and unprofessional when we tried to get additional bowls for the rice and soup, and additional food orders. This is not the service that we're expecting in a restaurant we've read good reviews on.

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4  Thank passportpleasePH
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

The group I traveled with loves Chinese food. Cathay House is excellent and genuine. This is not your chinese buffet food. There is menu in English and a Chinese menu which has other selections. We ordered from both menus. All of the dishes are fresh and tasty. The shrimp are large and very good. We chose share all of the selections and none were disappointing.

Thank mzzzmarj
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