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32-36 Arthur St S, Elmira, Ontario N3B 2M7, Canada
+1 519-669-2820
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 21:30
Sat 16:00 - 21:30
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Elmira, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

1st this is the wrong store picture. Tien Lee is just down the road and across the the street from the dollar store. The Tien Lee is a family run restaurant with home made egg rolls, and foods with lost of flavour. They also make their sweet and sour sauce and it not the bright red one. We treat ourselves... More 

Thank carolbt59
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Always a go to for great food and fast service. The lunch specials are the best deal around. The food is plentiful and their specialty dishes are worth trying.

Thank Deb C
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The food was very tasty and very fresh. All 3 of us ordered the Mandarin dinner and each of us enjoyed our meals. My only complaint was that they changed their recipe of their sweet and sour sauce. To me this is a mistake as their original recipe for the sweet and sour sauce was amazing. Freshly cooked food every... More 

Thank Bridllay
Waterloo, Canada
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Visited the place few weeks ago. It's a nice and cozy restaurant, the menu has a good variety. Wasn't really impressed with portion sizes in accordance with the price as it's a bit higher than in other places that offer Asian food. The food was good, but again - not enough to justify the higher price. The service was good.... More 

Thank Prokofieva
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139 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We had the dinner for two "B". It was enough for three. Egg roll was mediocre. Rice was delicious and not too salty. Chicken and beef dishes were good. Lots of veggies included. Service was excellent.

Thank Kate K
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

This has to be the best Chinese food. Always fresh and very tasty. I have never had a bad meal here. I would recommend the drive to Elmira.

Thank Bridllay
Waterloo, Ontario, CA
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134 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Enjoyed a dinner for 5 on Mothers Day. The dining room has been updated, no more Chinese feel though, we liked the old pictures. The food is excellent, always some to take home. Many people were picking up take-out, so the kitchen was busy, but we did not have a long wait. We enjoyed being served, much better than the... More 

Thank B D
Elmira, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

A lot of people in my family seem to like this restaurant. For people who like sweet and soar stuff, I guess it's ok.

Thank LeeDiane
Calgary, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

My family often stop in and have been going for years, never had a bad meal yet! Usually we can stop by and be sure to get a table and the staff are quick to accommodate you if you have a larger group.

Thank Sheila H
Fergus Ontario Canada
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115 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013

Stopped in on Saturday eve around 630 Restaurant was empty. Very pleasant young waiters served us. Had to keep asking for water refills but he was quick after you ask. We both ordered combination plates ($10) Got a small bowl of barely warm tasteless Wanton soup to start. Then a plate of bland fried rice with a warm egg roll... More 

Thank MickFergus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32-36 Arthur St S, Elmira, Ontario N3B 2M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 519-669-2820

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?