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Golden Dragon Restaurant

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5023 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
+1 250-723-8641
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Port Alberni, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The smorgasbord is terrific. A lot of choices for everyone. And if you want individual dishes there is a huge selection from the menu. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We went at lunch time and had the smorg. Definitely ate our fill.

Thank nhollid
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The quality of the food is not up to the mark. Staff is doing their best to pleased the customer but what to do with the customer service if the food is not good. I will look for another restaurant for Chinese food if available in the surroundings but not this one

Thank Hannah G
Victoria, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Tasty smorg, with allot of dish varieties. When we took the deep fry off of one prawn discovered it to be almost completely black inside. Pointed it out to the buss person, and also to our waitress who both said they would mention it to the kitchen. No adjustment to the bill was made as compensation. Make sure you check... More 

Thank Pugmom123
Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Waited for an hour and a half, phoned 3 times and the owner/lady said all 3 times, " is on its way ok? My driver just left with your food" when it finally got here at 1030 at night it wasn't even hot anymore. DO NOT SUPPORT THIS PLACE EVER AGAIN.

Thank Irvin W
Port Alberni, Canada
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Food just is not so good anymore, I watched a staff member throwing food back in the smorg that was sitting on the plate rail.

1 Thank paulow70
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We had visited this restaurant once before and hubby was ok with it and I was utterly disappointed. The kids found nothing appealing. Our favourite is Yellow River on 10th where they ask you what you want them to make fresh for the buffet. But I cried a little upon learning that they were closed today and hubby asked me... More 

Thank Virginia K
Ladysmith, Canada
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268 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Love this place. Food is awesome and they have a huge buffet to choose from. Service is good and good value for your money. We will go back.

Thank fishingguy2015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Not going to golden dragon anymore. My husband and my uncle seen cockroachs and I get sick eating there. Was good food but they changed and have cockroachs

1 Thank CleoNova
Bakewell, England, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

After all day fishing we wanted something simple, tasty, and filling. This chinese buffet filled the bill perfectly, with a reasonable choice of westernised chinese dishes, and unlimited returns to the buffet.

Thank 497ianj
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Whether dining alone or coupled, at lunch or supper, both the smorgasbords and "off the menu" items here always leave me smiling. The evening smorgasbord is superior to the lunch buffet as one might expect. Canadian dishes are also served, and the Chinese food is not of the Asian dim sum variety.

Thank Sarah 1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5023 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 5L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-8641

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