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Golden Inn Restaurant

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3901 Victoria Avenue, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-758-2733
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The Wine Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went for buffet. Selection was not what you would call large. 16 items as I recall. The deep fried pork, prawns, chicken balls, sweet n sour chicken was very over cooked. White rice was starting to dry out on the top in the tray. Food was very slow coming out of kitchen to the trays when they were empty. Emphasis... More 

Thank Birdman5
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We had the buffet, and it was pretty good. Not a large buffet, but the food was tasty and refreshed regularly. Staff was friendly and attentive, which you rarely see with a buffet. The decor is very nice and makes for a nice date environment; we will definitely go back.

Thank Holly C
Parksville, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

The buffet at the Golden Inn is not huge, but I have found over several visits that it is usually very freshly cooked. They don't have large amounts of food out at any given time, but seem to replace items more regularly when each item runs out. I personally don't get that "gutty" feeling that I sometimes get with other... More 

Thank JimS456
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Good food. Beautiful decor. The Peking duck 3 courses is great. Have tried it two times. Will go for it again. And the special foo young

Thank Chen Z
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We went for their Saturday night buffet. Their choices were limited; the food was so so and not kept too warm. The buffet had a dessert section, including vanilla or chocolate ice cream. The service was not great. For a Saturday evening, the place was pretty empty. Nice chinese decorations. Lots pf parking space.

Thank Gilles C
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

Excellent and fresh chineses food. They had a Buffet on when we went in, they do not serve Eggrolls in the Buffet. We asked for some and they provided them even though they weren't part of that night's buffet. The Eggrolls were packed full and delicious and were substantial in size.

Thank Jim G
Nanaimo, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

i have been going here for 39 years still as good as it ever was and the decor is cool not like a cafeteria

Thank mudduck300
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Has the look and feel of an old school chinese restaurant but bright neon bulb replacements completely remove any attractive ambiance. Hot sour soup quite good. Egg rools should be called dough rolls.......not what I was expecting. The other dishes were fine, and the crispy chicken was interesting but good. Tab came to $83.00 incl.tax so $90.00 incl tip for... More 

Thank Varmintz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

This was a good choice for dilivery. Food came in under 20 minutes . The food was hot and packaging professional. The food was good. The spring rolls were still so hot you had a hard time eating them. Great place ! the price was good too.

1 Thank DEL G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

Hard to find authentic tasting food like at golden inn here in nanaimo. Ordered from the menu like usual and we are never disappointed.

1 Thank KInNanaimo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3901 Victoria Avenue, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-758-2733

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