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Congee Noodle House

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141 Broadway E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 1W1, Canada
+1 604-879-8221
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08:30 - 01:00
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Fri - Sat 08:30 - 02:00
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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I came here with high expectations but the menu was not english friendly. Nor was the wait staff, though they were friendly and made an effort. I wanted to try so many of the dished that passed by our table but it was impossible to get help in ordering them. As a result we ordered off the"prix fix" set menu... More 

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Thank cptyyg
Whitehorse, Canada
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

food was "too authentic" (i.e. little cut through bones) for us, so i cannot fairly comment on that. However, service was absolutely unfriendly, on the edge of being rude actually, and the prices were quite high for what you get.

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Thank Ellen H
Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We often come here for a meal before or after a game at Roger's Arena or BC Place. The place is generally packed during the lunch and dinner hours. Service during these times is still fairly good. If the restaurant is extremely busy, you may have to share a large table with others. The food is still served fairly promptly.... More 

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Thank W W
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

If a busy, well lit, noisy, spartan atmosphere is not what you're looking for but great Chinese food at great prices are, then this is your place. Congee Noodle House is packed at lunch and dinner because it is good so come early to get a table. The place specializes in congee and noodles and I always have the shredded... More 

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Thank Mary S
Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A large bustling Chinese restaurant with tasty food. Extensive menu from the basic wonton noodles to the fancy live crab. Meat, vegetarian and seafood options are all on offer. Great for bigger groups to share a multiple section of dishes. Some of the best wontons in the city. They are big and plump with generous pieces of prawns. The one... More 

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Thank ironduchess
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a go-to restaurant when you are craving some decent tasting and decent priced Chinese food. There are many different dishes but some of my favourites are the wonton soup, cream corn fish, salty fish and chicken fried rice, and house noodles. You can't go wrong coming here for lunch or dinner. It is also great for big groups.

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Thank jenny h
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Call beforehand for a pickup, the place is always busy! The food is reliably tasty. Beef fried rice with lettuce, beef brisket, and green beans with meat are staples. The congee is good too! I have no photos to share because I ate it all.

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Thank subjectsierra
Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Well, I have been given chances to this restaurant because the food is good. However, I really feel that they do not upgrade to electronic billing system with a hidden agenda. Every time I go, I check the bill. The price for each item ordered always $0.50 more compared to their current menu. One time, the cashier short-changed a dollar.... More 

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Thank Carmen L
Galiano Island, Canada
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The menu is extensive and there is something for every palate. My favourites are the Pineapple Sweet and Sour Chicken, Spareribs with Garlic and Honey, Deep fried Shrimp Wontons and Green beans in black bean sauce and garlic. Oh yes, I'll be back!

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Thank RalphnRocky
Surrey, British Columbia
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234 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Three of us decided to return to this restaurant for dinner after a year had passed. We were not disappointed. Being able to speak a little Chinese does help but in today's society, many of us Canadian born are no longer fluent. The menu is in both Chinese and English so you should not have a problem ordering. I'm sorry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 01:00
Monday
08:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 01:00
Thursday
08:30 - 01:00
Friday
08:30 - 02:00
Saturday
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Broadway E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 1W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > South Main
  • Neighbourhood: South Main
  • Phone Number: +1 604-879-8221

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