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812 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
+1 250-652-2203
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Victoria, Canada
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Frankly the Chinese food is better from the corner grocer. Ginger beef was hard and the sauce was just sweet 'n' sour with ginger in it.

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Thank 1CentMuffin
Saanichton, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Very nice couple own this small spot. Very simple reminicent of when you were a child I had Hot and Sour soup that was the best I've had in a long time Also the Almond Chicken was very good

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Thank Jim B
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

My friends and I took a road trip to the island this weekend and this place was our second stop. We popped in while waiting in the ferry line up for takeout. The food was cheap, quick and good. I got the Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls and they were great.

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Thank Colton E
Victoria, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We are in the neighbourhood and frequently get our Chinese food from the "Orient". We have had other Chinese food elsewhere and in other places but still find the Orient to be the best, and feel lucky to have it so close!

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Thank jcrev2016
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

After moving to Brentwood Bay we thought we would try the local Chinese place. We ordered Sweet & Sour Pork, Chicken Chow Mein, Chicken with cashew nuts, Chicken fried rice, Mushroom fried rice, egg rolls and prawn crackers. Everything was very tasty, especially the Sweet and Sour Pork. Overall, we would definitely order from them again.

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Thank kittyc905
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

If you want a quick, well priced meal, the Orient is a great place for traditional Canadian Chinese food. We had garlic prawns, chicken chow mein and almond chicken. All was hot and fresh and delicious. The service is great, friendly staff!

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Thank Dawna M
Victoria, Canada
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

We decided to get a bite while waiting for the ferry, that was the last time we ever ate from there. I had deep-fried prawns with my lunch and that wrecked our weekend getaway. I came down with food poisoning which cancelled our plans.

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Thank 1CentMuffin
Brentwood Bay, Canada
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

I am loathe to do such a negative review but, sadly, it is all this restaurant deserves. My experience was some time ago but very similar to "terrible food" reviewer. We went and placed a take out order. went across the street for a Friday night drink and returned at the appointed time but had to wait another twenty minutes.... More 

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Central Saanich, Canada
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82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

Ordered take out for a girls movie night. We had to pick up the food as the delivery person had already left (7:00 pm). It was as if we ordered all of the old dried up leftovers. The rice was dry and bland and the deep fried prawns dry and hard. Worst Chinese food ever.

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Thank patrjar
Brentwood Bay, BC
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

Reliably good food and personable service. A neighbourhood favourite. Great for after a long week of work and quick dining at home. Time to catch up with the family without having to fret about dinner.

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Thank Corinne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 Verdier Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Central Saanich
  • Phone Number: +1 250-652-2203

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