WESTERN LAKE CHINESE SEAFOOD RESTAURANT THE BEST DIM SUM BRUNCH IN VANCOUVER

Western Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant located in South East Vancouver on Victoria Drive is a very popular weekend brunch Dim Sum spot. There is always a crowd waiting outside the restaurant even when the weather is terrible.

Western Lake calls themselves the ‘Best Dim Sum’ and many reviews seem to agree, so we gave this restaurant a shot.
Is Western Lake really the best Dim Sum in town?
What We Ordered:

 – Stir Fried Sticky Rice
 – Beef Meatballs
 – Shiu-Mai
 – Prawn Dumpling
 – Eggplant with Shrimp
 – Steamed Sticky Rice
 – Egg Tart

Stir Fried Sticky Rice
w/ Chinese sausage.
– Good portion size
– Nice ingredients
and presentation.
– Good temperature
Steaming hot, fresh!

Shiu Mai (4 Pieces)
(Siu Mai, Sio Mai)
Shrimp and Pork dumplings.
– Excellent portion size.
MASSIVE!
– Quality ingredients
and presentation.
– Good temperature
– Steaming hot, fresh!

Beef Ball (3 Pieces)
– Decent portion size.
– Good temperature, fresh.
– The taste not for everyone.
– Not the best item on menu.

Sticky Rice Wrap (3 Pieces)
w/ Dried Scallops
– Very good portion size.
– Good temperature, fresh.
– Steaming hot!

Pan Fried Eggplant (4 pieces)
w/ Shrimp Paste
– Very good portion size.
– Good temperature, fresh.
– Steaming hot!

Shrimp Dumplings (4 pieces)
– Very good portion size.
– Good temperature, fresh.
– Steaming hot!

Egg Tart (3 Pieces)
– Hot tart! Fresh!
– Nice flavor.
– Yummy crust.

VALUE: Excellent price and PORTIONS!
QUALITY: Excellent! CLEAN, FRESH, FLAVORFUL!
SERVICE: Good response to requests even when busy. (Asked for water, tea, hot sauce.)

This place gets very busy, so if you’re planning to go be sure to make a reservation or show up before 10AM to get a seat otherwise you’ll be waiting 30 min to 1 hour.

Address: 4989 Victoria Dr,
 Vancouver, BC V5P 3T7

 

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