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Lee Chen Asian Bistro

#432 of 6,804 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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832 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2H1, Canada
+1 416-901-8869
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Canada
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doesnt look like much from the outside ... BUT once inside it's a great place to dine. Very roomy. Friendly staff. Not crowded. Varied menu. Tasty, generous servings. Quick service. Reasonable priced. I had spare ribs: delicious. My companion had chicken ... yummy .. and plentiful. Popular with local officer workers at lunch. I'd easily to back.

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Thank kingzogofalbania
Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favourite restaurants in Toronto and our go-to place to take guests who come from out of town. The speciality soup dumplings are AMAZING as are nearly every dish we try. The pot stickers, noodles with beef, chicken, slow cooked pork belly, yummmm!

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Thank Bryzan
Toronto
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had supper here and the food is very good. The decor is very pleasant and the whole place looks very clean and it smells good. They need to focus on thier service quality for the little things. Bring all the drinks at the same time, not 5 minutes apart. Remove used dirty plates. Remember to bring all of the... More 

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Thank Normu
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

It's a legit Shanghai style restaurant with fair price. We ordered around 8 dishes and it only cost us 66 Ca$. Expected to have some Taiwanese style dishes there.

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Thank Lin G
montreal
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Went here for dinner with my niece. She found the restaurant on Google, chose it because of its proximity to my hotel. The ambiance was nice, and allowed us to have a nice conversation. The menu selections were interesting, not the usual. We both had a noodle dish, hers friend, mine in soup. Both meals were served quickly, were tasty... More 

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Thank lpmontreal
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The food quality remains as was. The quantity per serving has dropped drastically. You may visit at your own peril as the Manager is rude. Takes the fun out of the eveing, espeically if you are taking guests along. Appears she is doing us a favour. In our case she fussed so much over a plate of rice that we... More 

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Thank kennett D
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

To be honest, we only ended up here because other restaurants in the area had an hour long wait to be seated. We were seated immediately. Food was ready quickly and was really good. We had the spring rolls, wonton, ginger shrimp and general tso chicken. The main courses were very big portions. The shrimps were huge! Really loved the... More 

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2 Thank dremamac
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192 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is not your typical Chinese place, you'll find all your favourites on the menu but it's a cut above. Although the prices are not that much more so head in for an affordable meal - this is an excellent place for groups. Its greatest strength is the decor, contemporary and clean (lines and actually spotlessly clean). Notice though that... More 

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1 Thank Paul N
Toronto, Canada
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I had been searching for an alternative to the Asian restaurants I usually frequent, looking for something close, but more casual. I noticed Lee Chen when visiting the Reference Library across the street on Yonge and decided to give it a try. The weather was not great so I opted to get takeout and while everyone was great at the... More 

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1 Thank Art-Fashion-Travel
San Francisco
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Was disappointed by the quality and taste of the food. There are a lot better choices in Toronto for quality Asian food. The General Tso chicken tasted totally different than I have ever had in any Chinese restaurant. And not in a positive way.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Taiwanese, Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 832 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4W 2H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-901-8869

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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