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“Great dim sum in YYC!”
Review of Forbidden City

Forbidden City
Ranked #608 of 3,810 Restaurants in Calgary
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Hands down the they make best dim sum in Calgary. Little pricey compared to other places buts it's worth every penny.

Thank KSeven T
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Whenever my girlfriend's family comes to town we go here. It has become our dim sum place and is quite consistant.
Always a lineup on the weekend so plan to come early and go get groceries at T&T in the meantime.

Thank manthatboogie
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were guests taken out to the Forbidden City, a classic chinese restaurant, in an asian themed mall. There were many chinese guests who seemed to really enjoy the dinner. The wine list was quite modest and the house white was fairly sweet. Our host ordered for all of us and we had many great dishes. The Ginger Beef was a popular dish. The restaurant was careful about food allergies and confirmed which dishes were gluten free.

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Thank Marty911
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Agree with reviewer below - you may need to know your dim sum as their ordering menu has no pictures, and some is in small print. But, what did arrive was very tasty from steamed shrimp dumplings, rice rolls and spareribs; mango pudding; ample portions. They also have a full menu to order from instead. Accommodating service though a bit slow and slow to bring more tea - but may have been short staffed that day for our large group? Prices fair.
Pleasant large restaurant. Will visit again anytime I'm in the area.

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Thank AlbertaCanadafamily
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

If you know what to order off the menu, than you will have a very pleasant dining experience. However if you have never had dim sum before, this may not be the place for you. I would recommend a dim sum restaurant that has carts.
Overall the food here is good. The staff are helpful and quick to serve, although not really friendly. The restaurant is usually fairly busy, so the staff are constantly moving in and around tables.
I would have no issues with recommending this place to anyone.

1  Thank 827lawrencef
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