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Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant

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3888 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3N9, Canada
+1 604-872-8822
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Today
17:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for a birthday party. The dishes are highly overrated and expensive. We ordered crab, lobster, noodles, rice and soup and our bill came to $300! The dishes were cold and all served separately. At first we had crab , then lobster, then noodles and then rice! Aren't we suppose to eat all that together?! I have been to... More 

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Thank VancityGirl604
Dhahran
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A visit to Sun Sui Wah was certainly worth the drive. We did book a table, which may be advisable, especially on weekends. The service was swift and attentive and the food - was just tasty and unbelievable. There was five of us so we had the chance to try several dishes and I was still licking my fingers half... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

After a nightmare last night on other hot pot restaurant , what a refresh feeling come in to a place like Sun Sui Wah , ,I believe they in business for over twenty years ,they do have two locations ,one on Main St ,Vancouver and in Richmond , the dinning room is clean and moderately larger ,and if you really... More 

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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food here is excellent. You need to know your dim sum as they do not do the push carts - pity. I would give 5 stars if they still had the carts.

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Thank Gerry S
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This place is totally underrated. Again, goes where the locals go! It's really crowded even though it's not voted among the top restaurants in Richmond. Probably a way for the locals to protect their gem. Food is great and service is friendly. The serving uncle implored us to have the free desserts before we leave. Fortunately we obeyed and no... More 

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San Jose, CA
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63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

During our stay in Vancouver, we had dinners twice at this restaurant. Both times we had great times. The dishes were extremely delicious, and they were authentic Chinese! The restaurant was very clean and bright, and the dished were served very quickly. They also did extra for us - they helped us charge our cell phone both times. I will... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We used to go here almost every day we visit B.C. The food and service are very good. Outside of Koi Palace in SF Bay area, this is probably one of the better dimsum places there is.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Had an excellent family dinner here. 8 pound Alaskan King Crab was ordered, fresh, fresh, fresh, perfectly cooked. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Love their deep-fried squab, perfectly cooked. Had 2 other fish dishes, one pan fried fillets with Choi sum, a fish tofu hot pot, beef and ginger/onion stir fry, pea shoot tips, 2 types of soup(fish maw with crab... More 

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Puerto Vallarta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

One of my all time favorite places for Dim Sum! The restaurant is VERY large. Service is fast and efficient. EVERY dish is beyond delicious! Not a place to go if you want to eat a quiet meal. It can get very loud in there especially after 11am which is when the place starts to get packed! The server will... More 

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Winnebago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great dim sum lunch. You order off a picture menu that includes English titles/prices. You wave down a waiter and keep ordering until you've had enough. The steamed rolls were delicious, the shrimp dumplings excellent, the pot stickers very good. The "spring rolls" were a little heavy/dense to me, but maybe I was just getting full! Busy place, you may... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3888 Main St, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Main
  • Neighbourhood: South Main
  • Phone Number: +1 604-872-8822

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