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Forbidden City

999 36 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 7X6, Canada
+1 403-250-1848
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good48%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (23 reviews)
“siu mai” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
999 36 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 7X6, Canada
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for Dim sum as a friend suggested. Great selection that you order off paper and they bring it to your table. No cart service. Very good quality and food came quick. Restaurant filled up quickly so go early. I will go back here...More

Thank w t
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

A very large restaurant almost entirely oriental patrons and staff. The food is definitely Hong Kong style and the menu is in both English and Chinese. As a non-Chinese person you might need some help deciphering the menu. Ordering options are not the usual for...More

Thank Tomtomaz2
Reviewed 25 June 2017

My Wife and I went here a few days ago and found this place to be really good for Dim Sum. First, we went at lunch time on a Friday and it was pretty busy. That being said we only waited about 4 or 5...More

1  Thank jiffypop101
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Food is always tasty Gets busy but usually can get a place as it's a big restaurant with lots of seating. I recommend the ... Dried scallop & tobiko Pork & shrimp with mushrooms Sui Mai Most dishes are good quality, good service, reasonable prices...More

Thank Andee S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We came here for dinner on a Monday night. It was not busy. We got the 2 course Peking duck which was very tasty. Lobster with deep fried noodle was good. The deep fried shrimp was lackluster. Enjoyed the snow pea tips in garlic sauce....More

Thank RoyaltyC
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We have yet to be disappointed. Even though weekends here are always busy, you can always go next door to Pebble St. and order dim sum (same ownership). The price is reasonable and they cook authentic Chinese cuisine.

Thank rawandhonest
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This restaurant is located in an Asian Mall in NE Calgary. In the suburbs to have the convenience of free parking (although still limited due to such a busy mall) and have dim sum without going to Chinatown is a great alternative. Sure, its pricier...More

1  Thank welldunn662016
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I am a Chinese and I recommend highly this restaurant because the food is so very good. Never diappointed. The price is very reasonable and they cook authentic Chinese cuisine. It is also very popular for lunch dim sum. There is always a long line...More

Thank Boon L
Reviewed 13 March 2017

First time ever going out for dim sum. We had no idea what to order or how to order, and the employees were running around so fast I kind of felt like I would be bothering them if I asked questions. We ended up ordering...More

Thank TheLittleUnicorn
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I decided to drop into "The Forbidden City" located in the Pacific Place Mall in the North East of Calgary after computer class this morning for the first time. Reception was on the outside of the restaurant, located in the mall and I was given...More

Thank Maureen K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 36 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 7X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-250-1848
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