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Dad's Restaurant

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Chinese, Asian, Canadian
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40 Nash Road, Burns Lake, British Columbia V0J 1E0, Canada
+1 250-692-7098
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Burns Lake, Canada
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Dad's Restaurant in Burns Lake has been closed down for several months Not much of a loss as it was not a very good place to eat and suffered numerous complaints. Not talk of another restaurant opening it the location.

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Thank Ann B
Revelstoke
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I was a little hesitant to try after reading reviews but I'm glad I did! Got to know the server and the chef. Fresh, fast and fabulously prepared food. My favourite was hand cut steak with prawns. My co- workers really enjoyed the calamari and traditionally prepared Chinese dishes. This restaurant was a winner every night. Give it a go,... More 

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Thank dfaultuser
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

We ate at Dad's Restaurant 4 times during our week-long stay in Burn's Lake, BC. They hosted a variety of dishes from Western to Chinese to Japanese, which made it easy to dine there that many times. We tried dishes such as Fettuccini Alfredo, various stirfrys, prawn tempura, and wonton soup, among others. The food came piping hot, delicious and... More 

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Thank Ckroeger12
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Ignored from the moment we walked in the door. Finally given menus by a guy who didn't say a word. Waited 10 minutes, never seen him again. We walked out... Starving...

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Thank Cam M
Jasper, Canada
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

I ordered the soup sandwich combo for lunch. The broccoli soup came looking like off white jello with broccoli in it. It obviously was thickened with something and reheated again, it was separating and watery around the jelly parts. My chicken burger that came with it was about a half of a chicken breast (you could tell it was cut)... More 

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Thank foodiek85
Burns Lake, Canada
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

Nothing really wrong with this place. The food is simply boring and bland. Service can sometimes be slow too.

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Thank boronewts
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

We were 8 people for supper and there were only two other people there when we arrived. We ordered and waited a long time before the first of the food came to us. By the time the first served were done eating, the last to be served finally got their orders.

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Thank Patti R
Oxford, Alabama
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Would never go back. Orders were prepared 1 at a time...took our table of 4 over an hour to get 4 soup/sandwich orders to us...food mediocre at best.

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Thank HappyTravelerRoatan
Burns Lake, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

my companion and I went for lunch here as it was close to her work. the Chinese smorg was god although a couple of dishes were a bit too salty. The waitressing needs improvement. we were the only ones in for lunch but after our initial contact the waitress ignored us til it was time to pay.

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Thank Pam J
Smithers, B.C.
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

I stopped here for supper. I was the only customer. The waitress was attentive and friendly. BUT 2 of the owners' pre-adolescent kids were in a corner, playing a noisy game on their 2 Mac computers. The game featured a loud, repetitious, 4 bar theme which drove me nuts. After a while, I took my wor wonton soup (average) outside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Nash Road, Burns Lake, British Columbia V0J 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Burns Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 250-692-7098

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?