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Lee Garden

#107 of 6,762 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Chinatown
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331 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2E9, Canada
+1 416-593-9524
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16:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sun 16:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been coming here for years and often get takeout as well. It is our favourite chinese resturant in Toronto. Their Yeung Chow rice is addictive and the Beef and avocado, is delicious. #21 Chicken in Chili Szechaun very good - really I don;t think there is anything you can order that isn;t good. We see a lot of the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was listed in the top 10 best H&S soup in Toronto, one list at #2. We went on a Saturday night before a movie. Was line up but it moved quickly. The place is busy. Soup was wonderful. We ended up stuffing other four dishes down including a crispy noodles a ginger chicken. The dishes barely fit on... More 

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Canada
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to Lee Gardens for over 20 years and it never fails to amaze. They prepare incredibly fresh, simple and delicious Chinese food and provide excellent service. It is not the kind of ersatz Chinese food available in so many places but really authentic food. Prepare to wait at busy times. It's worth it.

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Herzlia, Israel
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Dishes were big and very tasty. Banana desert excellent. We ordered spicy beef and cashews, and corn soup.

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New York City, New York
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116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Best dishes on the menu are: #21 Deep Fried Boneless Chicken in Chili Szechuan Sauce #76 Beef Tenderloin w/ Avocado, Peppers, Black Pepper & Cashews Authentic Shrimp Won Ton Soup Highly Recommended!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Fantastic Chinese restaurant. The best in Toronto. Nice dishes and variety. You will find seafood, meat and mixed vegetable dishes.

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Barstow, California
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305 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We finally made it to Chinatown. Quite larger than expected. There were a very interesting mix of people, with quite a number of tourists. By the time we walked up there, I was hungry again, since I just had a salad and some fries at the CN Tower. Found Lee's while wandering around Chinatown AC felt good when we walked... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Came here for dinner whilst in Toronto under recommendation from the hotel staff. Restaurant was very lively and busy when we entered but were sat at a table straight away by friendly staff. Orders were taken very quickly and drinks came quickly also. I ordered the sweet and sour chicken, grandfather's smoked chicken and vegetable chow mien to share between... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I took two friends to this restaurant on a Tuesday evening. We were warned about large portions and they are, but also wonderful food. We started with spring rolls, larger than usual, greet taste with different seasoning. Had a medium bowl of Won Ton Soup, was ample for 4, is really shrimp won tons. For main mean... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have been a fan of Lee Garden for many years on my 3-4 visits/year to Toronto. It is always crowded but worth the 10-20 minute wait for a table. The southern China dishes are uniformly very good and the selection of dishes very broad.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:30
Thursday
16:00 - 23:30
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 Spadina Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-593-9524

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighbourhood Profile
Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun. Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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