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Chinese Cultural Centre Restaurant - CLOSED

197 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4M4, Canada
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible21%
28 May 2016
“Interesting Little Place”
16 May 2015
“Great food but the service brings it down!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
197 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4M4, Canada
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The Chinese Cultural Centre is a beautiful building located downtown. There is a small museum located in the basement. It contains some well written panels that contain information about the Chinese community living in Calgary. Very interesting and an eye opener. Museum is not ideal...More

Thank BridgetJones74
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal here. Some of the best Chinese I've had in Calgary. Large portions and well priced. What brings this place down is the service and the condition of the restaurant itself. The service isn't bad, it's more sterile. It felt like we...More

Thank Saismeup
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

We came for lunch at about 1:00pm on a Thursday. The buffet smelled great. When the host greeted us - he said the lunch buffet will not be replenished and that we should perhaps order off of the menu??? We went and looked at the...More

Reviewed 11 January 2015

Was in Chinese cultural centre restaurant for a short lunch on Sunday. The restaurant was half full, get my table without any waiting. Very authentic atmosphere. I could only select dishes a la carte. No buffet offered. Service quick without any complains. Dumplings very delicious,...More

Thank Karel D
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I had been to the Centre for an event in the main hall. The food was served buffet style. It was hot, and refilled often but it was uninspired and generally too much of it was deep fried.

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 17 February 2014

I used to love this place - they had a buffet style for meats and vegetables. Now you have to order the meats and veggies a la carte. Also, the service was poor. I would advise going here only with a person who can speak...More

Thank Sandeepina
Reviewed 17 May 2013

This thriving business is truly a hidden gem, located in the basement of the Chinese Cultural Centre. Whether opting for the buffet or ordering from the menu, the food is delicious and good value. The special fried rice is the best I've had, anywhere, bar...More

Reviewed 28 February 2013 via mobile

Dim Sum is a favorite dining experience and I had frequently visited previous incarnations of this restaurant. Today I happened to be in downtown Calgary and thought I'd check it out now. Not much change in decor and the carts no longer cruise the floor....More

2  Thank BagelAlberta_Canada
Reviewed 26 December 2012

I really liked the hot pot buffet. They have a variety of choices, such as oysters, shrimps, grass carp etc. They also provide dim sum.

2  Thank ZYDeng
Reviewed 15 December 2012

The hot pot here is the best in Calgary, according to my Chinese friends and me. One gets to choose the stock, and then a buffet style to choose different meats, fishes and vegetables. You then cook the food in the hot pot along with...More

1  Thank Sandeepina
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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  • Address: 197 1 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4M4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
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