2012 Diners’ Choice Awards Winners Announced – AX3 Multimedia

For inspiration on where to eat when craving Chinese food, see the list below!

Listed here are some of the most-recommended Chinese eateries in
town. They are the winners of the 2012 Diners’ Choice Awards (part of
Chinese Restaurant Awards).

Supporters nominated their favourite restaurants online from October
18-31. In November, the public voted on the nominees – a total of 12,521
votes were cast.

“The annual results are a true barometer of the best of the best in
Chinese dining and reflect the local trend to more and more great
Chinese restaurants continuing to push the bar in Greater Vancouver,”
says Craig Stowe, Founding Director of the Chinese Restaurant Awards.

On top of the Diners’ Choice Awards, this year, the Chinese
Restaurant Awards hosted their first-ever Signature Dish Dining
Festival, during which the city’s Chinese restuarants showed off their
fare by offering diners specially designed menus that feature their best
dishes. 8,000 diners took part in tasting some of the most creative and
scrumptious Asian cuisine in Vancouver.

An awards ceremony to honour the 2012 Diners’ Choice Awards winners
will take place January 11, 2012 at the River Rock Casino Resort’s Show

2012 Diners’ Choice Awards

 Best of the Signature Dish Dining Festival: (new awards this year)

1.     Best Signature Dish Dining Restaurant

The Jade Seafood Restaurant

8511 Alexandra Road, Richmond (604-249-0082)

2.     Best Service – Signature Dish Dining Restaurant

Rainflower Seafood Restaurant

3600 No. 3 Road, Richmond (604-821-5555)

3.     Best Dining Environment – Signature Dish Dining Restaurant

Grand Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby (604-432-6002)

4.     Most Innovative – Signature Dish Dining Restaurant

Fortune House Seafood Restaurant

247-4700 Kingsway, Burnaby (604-438-8686)

Best:       *new awards for this year

1.     Xiao Long Bao*

Dinesty Chinese Restaurant

160-8111 Ackroyd Road, Richmond (604-303-7772)

2.     King Crab Dish*

Excelsior Restaurant

6-6340 No. 3 Road, Richmond (604-278-2637)

3.     New Restaurant (Open less than one year)*

Grand Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby (604-432-6002)

4.     Fine Dining Restaurant

Kirin Restaurants

1172 Alberni Street, Vancouver (604-682-8833)

1163 Pinetree Way, 2/F, Coquitlam (604-944-8833)

2/F 555 W. 12th Avenue, Vancouver (604-879-8038)

350 Gifford Street, New Westminster (604-528-8833)

200 Three West Centre, 7900 Westminster Hwy, Richmond(604-303-8833)

5.     Dim Sum Restaurant*

The Jade Seafood Restaurant

8511 Alexandra Road, Richmond (604-249-0082)

6.     Northern Chinese / Shanghainese Restaurant

Northern Delicacy

2788-4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond (604-233-7050)

7.     Szechuan / Hunan Restaurant*

Golden Szechuan Restaurant

3631 No. 3 Road, Richmond (604-288-9058)

8.     Taiwanese Restaurant/BBT Café

Pearl Castle

1128-3779 Sexsmith Road, Richmond (604-270-3939)

1380-4380 No. 3 Road, Richmond (604-270-1870)

9.     Hot Pot Restaurant

Fatty Cow Seafood Hot Pot

5108 Victoria Drive, Vancouver (604-568-6630)

10.  Congee and Noodle Restaurant

Congee Noodle House

141-143 East Broadway, Vancouver (604-879-8221)

11.  Vegetarian Restaurant

Spicy Vegetarian Cuisine

132-4200 No. 3 Road, Richmond (604-304-3538)

12.  Hong Kong-style Café

Cattle Café

1020– 8580 Alexandra Road, Richmond (604-276-2800)

4885 Kingsway, Burnaby (604-430-8686)

13.  Bakery


1136-1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam (604-468-1337)

2226-6060 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond (604-270-8337)

516-5613 Victoria Drive, Vancouver (604-323-1551)

161-4800 Kingsway, Burnaby (604-438-2256)

152-10153 King George Highway, Surrey (604-634-0323)

14.  BBQ Shop

HK BBQ Master

145-4651 No. 3 Road, Richmond (604-272-6568)

15.  Food Court Stall*

Mambo Cafe, Aberdeen Centre

3020-4151 Hazelbridge Way, Richmond (604-273-3669)