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Vivacity Restaurant

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Unit 110 | 8351 Alexandra Road, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3P3, Canada
+1 604-279-1513
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09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Went for yum Cha lunch. Variety was extensive and food good. Cousins who live in Vancouver informed us this is pricier than other yum Cha places.

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Sarnia, Canada
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334 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Vivacity Restaurant in Richmond B.C. is a large banquet/wedding type of Chinese restaurant. Their wedding menu selections are quite good including roast pig and jelly fish, shark fin's soap, lobster, braised abalone, and deep fried squabs (pigeons) among 12 course entrees. We went there for dim sum lunch on a weekday, and the restaurant were packed. We had to wait... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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155 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Travelled from Seattle to Vancouver BC to try this restaurant. Found it to be very popular with the local Chinese and with visitors from Hong Kong. The dim sum was very good with a more delicate taste than normal dim sum. The har gow had larger pieces of fresh shrimp; the noodles in the soy sauce noodles actually had a... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We finally went with the flow because Vivacity opens earlier than most dim sum restaurants in Richmond. The dim sum dishes arrived table side relatively quickly and other patrons were not intrusive (as is the case in many of the Chinese restaurant in metro Vancouver. Prices were about par and there was ample parking in the parking lot.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We found free parking in Richmond...yeah. Richmond has changed. Only a few years ago there were many tall trees, beautiful gardens, it was lush. The city felt wide & open, a place to breathe easily, a place to breathe deeply. Now with too many high rise condos crowded together it is stifling. Now it feels almost suffocating. Hong Kong style...... More 

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Paramus, New Jersey
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

This restaurant is located across from our hotel ( Four Points Sheraton). When we walked in at around 11am, the restaurant was almost at full capacity. We ordered various DIM SUM from the a menu sheet and the food came out at a reasonable wait time. Everything we ate was delicious and tasty. I would recommend this place to anyone... More 

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british columbia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Guess it is because of the parking that this place has clients or maybe it is the Sheraton across the street. Food there is either tasteless or has too much MSG. Service is below average and the prices aren't great. We went for lunch and by 12:30pm, they were setting up for dinner...seems like they wanted to get rid of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This has the typical modern Hong Kong dimsum vibe - lots of people and chatter, so make a reservation ahead of time! No dimsum carts here; we ticked off our choices on their menu sheet and our jovial waiter with the cool spectacles took our order. Our food came out in good time! We took advantage of the early bird... More 

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Richmond
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

This has become our family favorite for either dim sum lunch or a full Chinese dinner. Prices are reasonable and the food is top notch. We were introduced to Vivacity originally by friends. We have since recommended the restaurants to many friends and have had never had a single negative feedback. Their Peking Duck is wonderful. So is their crab... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

We went for a family dinner on Saturday evening. There were five of us and we were all out of town. We did not make reservation and were able to get a table right the way. This should have told us something about the restaurant. The restaurant was not full. During the evening, it was never filled and had many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 110 | 8351 Alexandra Road, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 604-279-1513
Description
Vivacity Restaurant is run by two Chinese parents who have over a decade of restaurant experience. We offer delectable Dim Sum, fresh seafood, and a cozy-but-vibrant atmosphere which absolutely lives up to its name.

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