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New Town Bakery & Restaurant

148 Pender St E, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-682-3398
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steamed buns” (25 reviews)
“apple tart” (18 reviews)
“dim sum” (26 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 20:30All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
148 Pender St E, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited New Town Bakery and restaurant for their apple turnovers two mornings in a row - they were delicious and are highly recommended!

Thank chris w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing lunch of steamed buns, dumplings, duck and beef with noodles. The staff is very friendly. They really focus on the steamed buns and Chinese pastries. Don’t see how you can go wrong.

Thank KnoxTravler
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is our 4th time here with friends and had early dinner. As usual, the food is great. Service was good and a bit pricey but worth it. My favorite is Pork Siomai and Pork Buns. The place is great too. Will definitely go back...More

Thank Donnel P
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Ordered a selection of food - dim sum, buns, dumplings and soup. The shrimp in the shrimp dumplings were excellent however the quality of the skin was poor - very stodgy. The hot and sour soup was quite tasteless. Fortunately some of tge stir fry...More

Thank AK6
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I am so in love with their steam buns. Aside from it is only 2.50 CAD per piece, it is so big that one piece could get you stuff pretty good. The Chicken deluxe is by far my personal favorite.

Thank AnnaBlowers14
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is an institution updated in the last few years after a fire. You'll enjoy the Cantonese Dim Sum all day as well as baked goods. Our favorites are the Apple Tarts, Steamed Custard Buns and Spring Rolls. Staff may be a little surly but...More

Thank LHOVancouver
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a locals place and had a line out the door when we visited on a Sunday early afternoon. There is a dining room in the back. We sat close to another table and enjoyed conversation with local couples. Food is authentic, tasty...More

Thank KeezySMU
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Dumplings to die for. Over ordered but was offered a doggy bag. Loved it. Chow mien was a bit bland, only a bit though.

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Our first breakfast in Vancouver was here and it was definitely a good one. The place is a bakery and restaurant/cafe - HK style. The place is bright and clean with friendly staff. We had various types of congee, dim sum and noodles. The standout...More

Thank ZonaP
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Today had lunch here! The siao mai or pork dumpling was delicious! Had the spicy 🌶 squid 🐙 too. Staff is friendly and nice. Very good place for a casual meal, after visiting the Classical Chinese Gardens!! Xixie!!

Thank Sandra M
With the recent exodus of massive new building
projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which
has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas;
is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before.
Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian
cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking,
Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a
space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Pender St E, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-682-3398
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