A slightly up-market Chinese restaurant on Lougheed in PoCo. A local favourite.
I've been to WW a bazillion times with friends who live in PoCo. They have lots of Chinese dining favourites, but some of their best items are the crispy Peking duck, the salt and chili deep fried squid, the spicy pork and eggplant, and their steamed Shanghai dumplings. The place has an eclectic mixture of southern Chinese cuisine, but it all works. They always have tasty tong (soup) of the day and some kind of seafood special.
The ambience is a little nicer than for example Hon's, and they have real tablecloths, etc., but at busy times they use the traditional layers of plastic cloths :). I find the restaurant is reasonably clean. The service is good, and once the servers recognize you, they will suggest dishes you've eaten before.
This is a mostly Chinese family restaurant, but they get a good proportion of gwei-lo diners, and the friendly servers or manager are eager to help if you need menu assistance. Plus the liquor store is next door, so you can buy some beer for later.
We were in POCO Wednesday evening and hubby said that his brother gave the place a big thumbs up. I'm going to stop going to restaurants that my brother-in-law recommends.
We weren't extremely hungry so we just had 2 dishes and rice. Prawns in black bean sauce were lacking in flavour. The prawns were so bland and very unappealing. Beef and broccoli was mostly broccoli and not much beef. The beef that was used was a very poor quality beef.
The ambiance is very nice but when I go out to eat the food is number 1 and Wah Wing definitely does not deliver as far as food quality. Service was decent not outstanding. One thing I did find towards the end of our meal while my husband was still eating the waitress came and stood by our table and watched, she then took just a small step away but continued watching us (pressures on to hurry up and eat). As soon as my husband put his chopsticks down she swooped right in and cleared the table. I thought it was really rude especially since there was only one other table there.
There are way better restaurants around. For what we had I felt it was overpriced.
Wah Wing serves up consistently good food with attentive service with fair prices.
We eat in or take out at least once every two weeks and are never disappointed with the food or service. They are quick and the selection offers something for everyone. We usually get about 4 dishes and steamed rice between the two of us and always have enough left over for lunch the next day. Avg. dishes cost between $11 - $12.95.
Worth a visit!
I have eaten across the street at Hon's for many years. Yesterday I tried this restaurant and was quite suprised.It was lunch and the place was packed but they had lots of servers to deal with this busy place. The servers were all very well dressed and all of them had good English skills. The restaurant was bright & clean and the food was good & well priced.
I have dined at this superb Port Coquitlam eating establishment on numerous occasions and it is time to post an update.
I dined here on the evening of 8 August 2008 and the experience was utterly outstanding. The food was as good or better than on any previous visit, which is to say, marvelous. Not only is the food truly outstanding but the consistency of excellence is a thing to behold. I have never had a mediocre dining experience at this restaurant in several years of dining there. The food is flavorful, appropriately and delicately spiced, absolutely fresh, and most savory.
The service is attentive without being solicitous or overbearing. Water glasses are kept filled without fanfare, empty dishes are removed promptly, the proprietor is in attendance asking if everything is to one's satisfaction (which it always is!) and there is a general atmosphere of joviality and satisfaction.
Additionally, the restaurant is appropriately roomy and well decorated, especially since the recent renovation which spruced it up considerably.
Denizens of the greater Coquitlam area are indeed fortunate to have a dining establishment of this caliber in their midst. It surely ranks with the finest Szechuan restaurants in greater Vancouver and I am sure could hold its own with Szechuan eateries anywhere including China.
Kudos to Michael for a job well done!
We came here for dim sum today for the first time. Its a small restaurant, not too many tables. Waited about 15 mins for a table for two. Sat down and it took awhile for someone to take our order. They don't have dim sum carts here so you just tell the waiter what you want. It seemed to take a long time to get our first dish which was deep fried shrimp spring roll. you get 4 halves of shrimp filling and something that looked like seaweed inside the roll. it came piping hot but was just average. We also had the pork siu mi which had some diced Chinese mushroom mixed in the pork filling and something which tasted like dried salted fish mixed in which we did not care for as regular pork dumpling usually just has shrimp or shrimp/pork inside. We didn't care for the piece of shrimp on top of it either. We also had the steamed black bean/garlic pork spareribs which were really average tasting and not authentic. The mini sticky rice (3) were a pretty decent size and tasted okay.. Overall the average price was about $4.25 per dish but due to the extremely slow service and weird taste/texture of the food, we will not return....
Wah Wing is by far one of the busies restaurants in the Tri-city. They have the fry rice and noodles that Canadians love. They also have the sim sum and the fresh seafood Chinese people enjoy. They have the best of both world. If you enjoy the mild spice of western China, my dear reader, you should consider their Improved Tan Tan noodle, Spicy Won Ton, and Mogolian Beef. If you enjoy their seafood, try their fresh crabs. If you can't handle the spice, they still have a lot great selections. Their food is truly outstanding.
I absolutely love Wah Wing and the food the food they serve. The restaurant has a beautiful chandelier that hangs at the top of the ceiling. My family and I have been eating there for years and things are improving. I absolutely love the tan tan mian. it gives off a great smell and it tastes even better!!
It was so peaceful when we ate, we can have a heartwarming talk without loud noises interrupting us.
The value was pretty good too. The food they serve us are in big portions so we would be full and happy.
i definitely recommend this.
Always a treat. Have the General Tso's Chicken, Honey Garlic Spareribs, Salt and Pepper Squid and the House Special Fried Rice and you'll be licking your chops for days! The portions are large and there is always a lot left for the next day. If you like more tradfitional fare - they have a live crab tank and lot's of wonderful black bean dishes. Also the lettuce wraps - to die for .... so good
We have been ordering in and also eating in at this restaurant for 10 years now. I would recommend this restaurant over any other chinese restaurant in the area. Great taste very friendly service, even the delivery driver is super friendly. I am a very picky eater and taste is everything to me, that is why I only order my chinese food from this restaurant.
My wife and I just came from the Wah Wing Restaurant. We're pretty new to the hood....but one thing we've noticed is that Poco has an abundance of eateries. The wife was craving some Chinese food so we thought we'd try this place out.
The Service was excellent....I am not a Chinese food conneseiur. I ordered a chow mein dish which was not what I had envisioned. When it arrived I explained my ordering error to the server and asked to order another dish (willing to pay for this mistake dish of course). The server was nice about it, explained that we should order this other dish instead, and then took the plate away to return 10 mins later with my vision of a Chow Mein dish.
The food was great, We ordered Sweet and Sour Pork, Hot and Sour Soup, and the Chicken Chow Mein dish modified with soy sauce. Our bill was about $30 and there were enough leftovers for both our lunches tomorrow. The best part.....they didn't charge us for the mistake Chow Mein dish. One thing that stuck out on the bill was my can of Ice Tea which cost $2.75....thats a bit steep for a can of Nestle Ice Tea even if it is lemon flavored and has no preservatives.
The ambiance was surprisingly nice...from the outside you don't think much about this place. Once inside you can appreciate the decor and the mirrors really make this place feel bigger than it is. I've eaten in enough dives to know a good thing when I see it.......it looked very clean, and the staff seemed to genuinely care about our dining experience.
For two people, I would suggest the small offerring of Hot and Sour soup, the bowl was massive and could have easily fed 4-5 people.
I would definitely go back.
We have got take out from here a couple of times now. All I can say is the quality and taste of the food here is exceptional. Their spicy wontons in peanut sauce are to die for. Their ginger beef is just as good. Whilst we sat and waited for our take out we did notice we were well attended to. You can't go wrong with this Szechuan food. 10% off your bill if you pick your food up.
Have been here plenty of times for dim sum. Great variety of dishes, tasty, good value, consistent. Usually pretty easy to get a table even on the weekend. The atmosphere is above average for dim sum places, as is the service. Since the place isn't too big, you don't get the sometimes hectic feel from the service staff that you do at bigger places. Overall, the best dim sum I've found in the Tri-Cities.
We had a very satisfying and enjoyable afternoon. The food was excellent, tasty, and fufilling. This restaurant is consistently good every time we go. The service was quick, attentive and professional. Definite value for money.
Awesome Place to eat, my family enjoys they atmosphere! Incredible amount of service and beats HONS out completely!
Food and service awesome, had 2 lager parties there 10+people, and it was amazing!
This restaurant is one of my favourites. I have been going there for a number of years and it is consistently great.
The food is really good, though I usually have the same thing everytime. I love the szechuan beans, szechuan chicken and the potstickers.
The service is very good, very attentive and are always willing to help out with special requests like making dishes vegetarian or suggest something suitable.
The ambiance is nice, the restaurant is not loud like other places, white table cloths and lots of space.
I would definately recommend this restaurant!
Wah Wing has been a restaurant that I have been going from when I was young. The food that they serve never fails to disappoint me and I leave everytime feeling immensely satisfied. Even after all these years, the servers are always so polite and welcoming and it creates such a great atmosphere for people to dine. Wah Wing is one of the few restaurants in Coquitlam that I love. The value of the food is not bad, it is quite good for a such a nice restaurant as their interior design is something worth admiring. Overall, Wah Wing is a place where I would suggest you go if you are craving for yummy Chinese food!
We were going to eat here and sat down. The waiter immediately poured tea.
Perusing the menu found a full page of Shark Fin dishes.
We informed the manager that we were not going to dine there because they have Shark Fin on the menu, when he heard our reasons for leaving, he appeared unaffected or unconcerned.
Boycott restaurants that serve shark fin, they are dessimating the ocean. Once they stop serving shark fin, go back and patronize these establishments.
Went to Wah Wing years ago (several years ago) and used to order the ginger beef, szechwan beans and shanghai noodles. It was a favorite. Decided to order the exact same thing today and it was as good as i remembered it!
Ginger beef was super lean and not "battery" - very delicious. Spicy green beans were delicious also, with a nice kick but not too spicy, and the shanghai noodles were also very tasty.
We also ordered 2 wonton soups - great flavor!!! Not salty at all and a great ginger flavor in the dumplings!
All three dishes and 2 soups came to $47! Considering how much food you get, that - I think - is a reasonable value!
I would definitely order from there again!!!
I came here for lunch with my mom and her friend.
Tan Tan mien is great. Warm, chewy noodles, a right amount of heat. My mom's friend is Shanghainese and she said it was done right. You have to give it a try for something different! You'll have a lot of soup left over but ask them to pack it for you and now you can mix this with some noodles from t&t.
We also ordered a chicken broth noodle. Loved the broth. Could have been more veggies not so chopped up.
The juicy porkbuns aren't very good... the skin is too thick. Said friend also said she's had food court buns better than this. I bit into it and it was just all wrong...
Ambiance.. well it was a little chilly but the place is nicely decorated.
I can't believe I used to loathe this place as a kid.
bill came to ~18+tips
Definitely not a place to order chow mein or sweet and sour pork though. I haven't tried it but well... there's so many other great things on the menu!
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