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Golden Island Restaurant

336 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2V3, Canada
+1 250-537-2535
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“chow mein” (3 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Chinese
$$ - $$$
336 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2V3, Canada
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This restaurant is clean and the food is fresh and appetizing. We attended a large group dinner and the attentive service was friendly and accommodating. This is the perfect restaurant for anyone not accustomed to eating Chinese food and forks are readily provided! We certainly...More

1  Thank Sue779
Reviewed 10 February 2018

oh my goodness the food is gross and old and awful comes out in one minute flat the chinese fried rice was old the chowmein was disgusting with strips of deli chicken and there two hairs in our food

Thank deborah805
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Golden Island Chinese Restaurant has been operating on Salt Spring Island for over 35 years. On any given day you will find Sam, Ted, Winnie and Norman hard at work in the Restaurant. The food is excellent and we have been going there to...More

5  Thank exchef1
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The owner, Sam and his crew provide friendly, efficient service and enjoy bantering with their customers, mostly locals. A Chinese restaurant with the typical variety of entrees - noodle dishes, seafood, pork, beef, chicken and vegetables. The vegetables are always fresh, crunchy, cooked just right...More

Thank Brucelogan
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Typical chinese menu.....the. chow mein didnt hit the mark due to the noodles but other dishes were good...large portions and reasonably prices Very friendly staff including owner. Lots of parking Licenced Best chinese on the island

1  Thank VancouverKeith
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This isn't haute cuisine, but it's very decent and good value in a family owned and staffed restaurant. Joe's ginger beef, ribs and soups and Singapore noodles are all good. Try, if you can, to get the Szechuan dishes hot, but Sam seems to be...More

1  Thank Dane94306
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, Service was good. A fellow by the name of Norm was talking with the customers and was very personable and knew the customers by name. The young lady serving us was also very good. We ordered to much and when the...More

3  Thank Dan A
Reviewed 27 March 2016

First time at this Chinese food establishment on a Saturday evening. Food was very tasty, especially the Wor Wonton soup plus chicken chow mein. The staff were very friendly, lot's of locals come for a family dining experience!

1  Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for 15 years, takeout once or twice a month(sometimes more)-large portions -fair prices. The tofu and vegetable with black bean sauce is my veggie favourite-they are very accomodating to substitutions, and friendly family service

1  Thank localtru
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Our group of ten friends and family ordered a number of dishes, but the soup and the Singapore noodles were the best. We ordered a set dinner for three, then supplemented it with other choices. This is a very modest place but the line was...More

2  Thank Dane94306
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Lower Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2V3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salt Spring Island
  • Phone Number: +1 250-537-2535
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