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Floata Seafood Restaurant

400-180 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4E9, Canada
+1 604-602-0368
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“dim sum” (85 reviews)
“sticky rice” (8 reviews)
“beancurd skin” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian
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400-180 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4E9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated immediately as this restaurant in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown is the city’s largest restaurant located right near a Hop-On, Hop-Off Trolley stop. In addition to their Chinese-English menu, they had a Dim Sum picture menu which made it easy to order. Tea was...More

Thank Dorothy4344
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We took our family to the Cirque du Soleil show which was absolutely amazing. Good thing because it went downhill after that. We took our family of 6 to the Floata restaurant for dinner. It came one dish at a time, rice being the last!!...More

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Today I met friends at the “Floata Seafood Restaurant” for Dim Sum. This restaurant is huge, divided in three different halls. And even such a hall is quite large. We ordered Shrimp Dumplings, Pork Shiu Mai, Sticky Rice in Wrap, Steamed Spareribs & Pumpkin, Bean...More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My family and I come from Hong Kong, and it was our first time having dim sum in Vancouver! All dim sum are cooked perfectly and even better than we have in our hometown! steamed ribs is the best, fresh and tender! Very Impressive and...More

Thank anamteX
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered deep fried squid and that was good. Also, century egg congee was super. The sticky rice on leaf is very good. I like it very much. Beef rice rolls and good, shrimp dumpling good as well. We also ordered their taro dish that...More

Thank Lilian C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Floata Restaurant is in Vancouver's Chinatown. We went for Dim Sum and it was very average. The restaurant was very difficult to find. It was in a mall of sorts and was on the 3rd level, with a very small sign outside. The Dim Sum...More

Thank dwmv65
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We were group of 50 pers. Food did not arrive quicly, but getting beers was even slower. We were 7 tables, but only two of them could make orders of drinks. Only two waiters.

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We dined here for dim sum, and arrived about 2:30. The staff did not tell us that dim sum service stopped at 3 pm until we were trying to order a final bit of dessert dim sum...the order paper says only "available from 10 am."...More

Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Floata restaurant has been around since 1996, when I started lunching there. The dining space seats 1,000 guests, and it is well known for hosting weddings, celebrations, and corporate events. Its dim sum selection is available starting 10AM. Of course eating dim sum is...More

Thank DrTM8
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My husband wanted Chinese in Chinatown. Hmmmmm, this was the only restaurant available for lunch. It was more like reception venue than restaurant. But, it was filled with locals, which I always consider to be a good sign. Our food was good, but I found...More

Thank Jane B
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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23 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from RWS1111075 | Reviewed this property |
If you have gluten-free issues I suggest you have any dish using rice noodles made of rice flour Dishes like beef rice noodle Or rice noodle roll with choice of pork,shrimp or Mushroom filling or Singapore curry rice... More
Paul B
15 June 2015|
Response from BCBusinesswoman |
Floata in Chinatown is one of the best. Also, Sun Sui Wah is excellent,in Richmond or Vancouver locations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400-180 Keefer St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-602-0368
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