Wei Dao Cafe Restaurant Review

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Address: 5595 Kingsway, Burnaby, Burnaby, BC V5E 3B9

This was the first time we dined at Wei Dao Cafe. From what we’ve gathered, they used to serve individually portioned, Hong Kong style dishes. As we sat down, we realized they had completely revamped their menu. They now serve family-style, traditional-Chinese cuisine.

When our server came to take our order, he tried to up-sell one of the most expensive fish specials (priced at $40). We only had two people, so… ignore that noise! We had already set our minds on three reasonably priced dishes:

Marinate Pork Intestines – $8.95

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Offal isn’t for everyone, but if you can get over that psychological factor, you can discover many more tasty ingredients. 🙂 I’d say the intestines we had were cooked just long enough. The sweet soy sauce flavour was there throughout. Texture was good; nothing was too chewy.

Typhoo[n] Shelter Style Seafood Fried Rice – $13.95

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I am a biased fried rice fan, so it is highly unlikely that I would hate this dish 😛 They were quite generous with the ingredients and portions, as there were lots of shrimps, scallops, and chopped cuttlefish. According to the menu, this fried rice was supposed to be spicy. They added chili flakes, but we could hardly taste them. As yummy as it was, the fried rice wasn’t very unique. Does “Typhoon Shelter” relate to the use of seafood?

Ginger & Green Onion Oyster Sizzling Pot – $17.95

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The name said it all… This was basically breaded oysters, scallions, and ginger all cooked together in a very hot pot. I assumed they added corn starch to achieve that gooey texture. Oysters tasted fresh! Luckily we had fried rice to cut the explosive flavours.

Molang Scores & Verdict

Food: 4/5

Value: 3.5/5

Service: 3.5/5

Ambiance: 3/5

Total: 14/20

Tasty Chinese food without all the fluff. Decent value.

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