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Port Coquitlam Restaurant Reviews
Cat & Fiddle Sports Bar & Grill1979 Brown Street, Port Coquitlam
Awesome Christmas Eve
By jackson1982 of port moody (1 Review)
Submitted Friday, December 31, 2010 - 2:08pm [Dine in]

A group of my friends and I all live in the area and frequent the Cat and Fiddle and we made plans to head to the cat for xmas eve get together. We ended up having quite a big group show up and they were very accomodating and made sure everyone in the group was taken care of. We had a great time,our server was awesome,the food was awesome and we all left happy.
I highly recommend the the cat and fiddle,the servers and bartenders are friendly and outgoing,the food is excellent and they always have great drink specials too!

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Cat & Fiddle Sports Bar & Grill1979 Brown Street, Port Coquitlam
Great Local Pub
By 143poco of Port Coquitlam, B.C. (1 Review)
Submitted Thursday, December 30, 2010 - 9:13pm [Dine in]

I went to the Cat and Fiddle for my birthday and had a wonderful time. Even tho it was short notice they were able to make a reservation for a large party for me (which most places don't do for you). They must of just changed their menu because there were a bunch of new things on there. i tried their Sweet Chili Chicken and OMG it was amazing. All of our food came out pretty fast for having a large number of people in our group. Our server was great, drinks were always full and she even got a few of the other girls and one of the cute bartenders to come over and sing happy birthday to me when my friends brought the cake out. we had such a fun time there that we ended up just staying there all night dancing on the dance floor. the DJ was really good, he played any kind of music that you wanted to listen to. i would for sure go back for my birthday next year or tell me friends to go there for theirs.

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Sushi Bar Shyun2063 Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam
Nice authentic Japanese restaurant.
By Food-Goddess of Coquitlam (96 Reviews)
Submitted Saturday, December 25, 2010 - 4:22am [Dine in]

Always pass by this little Japanese restuarant on Lougheed, but never thought to try it because of the odd location. Finally decided to go there for lunch one day. I like the fact that it's a nice little authentic Japanese restaurant, which I'm always on the search for.
It was a slow day for the, there was only one other customer there when I arrive. I was seated right away. The waitress (presumably the owner's wife) came by with my menu and came back almost right away for my order, but I was still studying the menu considering it was only my first time. The service was only so-so, my tea only got refilled once with me asking.
I decided to go with the sashimi rice on their lunch special menu. The portion was alright. A small bowl for $10, and it also came with a small order of agadashi tofu, which was quite good. The variety of fish was good, there were 3 different kinds of tuna, salmon, mackerel, egg, chopped scallop and maybe 1 other kind of fish. The sauce on the seared tuna was a little too salty for my taste and it got onto half the fish in my bowl, kind of overpowered the tastes of the other fish. In terms of the freshness of the fish, it was alright, a little watery on the salmon from the defrosting, but other than that, everything else was pretty fresh.
Overall, it was good sushi. I will probably come back, and perhaps come back to try their Happy Hour specials.

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Luscious Creations2233 McAllister Ave, Port Coquitlam
Does Betty Crocker work here
By princessgaga of burnaby B.C. (120 Reviews)
Submitted Monday, December 13, 2010 - 12:16am [Take-out]

It sure tastes like it. I make cupcakes at home from a mix that are just as good. These are not bad, nor are most cupcake places, except that one by Coquitlam Centre that pretends to be healthy. i just don't get it. Prices are comparable and so are the cupcakes here. Part of the problem is a bad location but really cupcakes are a fad. Their other cakes look nice but I don't know how much they would cost.

I have never walked by this place and seen a customer in there - ever. I went in once, got cupcakes for my family dinner and although they were all eaten in a couple of days, no one asked anything about them or said a word, like a box of twinkies or something. When I'm paying that much for cupcakes I expect some comments. But, the lack of comment spoke voumes. I give the place another 6 months.

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King Mongolian Grill Restaurant2564 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam
Yummy food, but don't look in the corners!
By obiquiet of coquitlam, BC (4 Reviews)
Submitted Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 1:56pm [Dine in]

I went to this restaurant in the summer with a group. It was a busy time, so I didn't get a chance to really look around. The food was excellent, and I loved creating my sauce according to the menu above the sauce cart. Great fun!! We've been a couple of times since then. On my last visit however, I had the misfortune of needing to use the restroom. YUCK! The toilet was scummy, behind the taps there was a science experiment underway with green things growing in it, and the walls were filthy. That made me look around with a keener eye. The main part of the restaurant is kept pretty clean, but I noticed when I was standing to pay that the floor in the kitchen (the corner I could see) was horrible. I don't think I'll be back again - it really turned me off. If they are only keeping things that you are likely to notice clean, and neglecting the things that you aren't as likely to see, it sounds like a recipe for trouble to me. I hope they clean things up, as I would love to return here, I'm just not keen on the risk now.

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Luscious Creations2233 McAllister Ave, Port Coquitlam
Most delicious cupcakes!
By obiquiet of coquitlam, BC (4 Reviews)
Submitted Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 1:46pm [Take-out]

I'm a bit of a cake and cupcake fan, though I try not to indulge very often. I came across this neat little place tucked away in downtown PoCo. It has a really funky kind of atmosphere - they even turned an old fashioned refrigerator into a display cabinet. When I went in I was blown away by the artistry in the cakes and their cupcakes as well - from elegant and sophisticated to funny and playful!! They have an Alice in Wonderland themed cake on display, and it could stand against any of the cakes I've seen on those TV shows (ie: Cake Boss, etc). I ordered a selection of mini cupcakes, and a few full size cupcakes - half expecting them to be all show and no go - I was dead wrong, the icing was perfect, not too sweet & not too much - and the cake itself was moist, delicious and so flavourful. The people were extremely friendly and helpful, and while it isn't cheap, I think it compares in price to the other cupcake places, and far surpasses them in flavour and texture. We sampled a selection of their other goodies - mmmm mmmmm!! I would give this place a try!!

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Sushi Shelter 1011250 Dominion Ave, #102, Port Coquitlam
Had Better - Not Worth It
By foodcritic81 of Vancouver (15 Reviews)
Submitted Saturday, December 4, 2010 - 12:53pm [Take-out]

Where to begin...I really don't like writing bad reviews but I thought I would be doing everyone who thought about going here a disservice if I didn't write this. Was visiting a friend out here and we ordered from here based on dine here reviews but was sadly disappointed. They got the order wrong but we didn't find that out until we got home and couldn't be brothered to go back. The presentation looked good but the food didn't taste nearly as good as other reviewers say it is - maybe they never had good authentic sushi? Worse part is, I have had way better sushi for less. Don't get me wrong, I don't have a problem paying a lot for good food but when the quality and taste is not there, and they charge the same as anyone else, we have a right to feel ripped off - will not be returning ever again!

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Pallas Athena1250 Dominion Ave, #101, Port Coquitlam
Big thank you for the fantastic food and more!
By PCooper of Vancouver (1 Review)
Submitted Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 10:31pm [Dine in]

As the event planner for PoCoMo Youth Services Society, 2 other societies and PoCoMo planned a dinner fundraiser at Pallas Athena. I had the Greek salad, Kalamari dinner served with rice pilaf, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, pita and tzatziki. Everything came in HUGE and generous portions. We had approximately 70 people attended this event. I had noted excellent performance from the staff: friendly and prompt service with a smile!

In addition to the generous portions, the owner of the restaurant offered to cover the cost of the HST and donated a couple of gift certificates in support of our fundraiser. Thank you!

All of us had a great time. Again, on behalf of PoCoMo, thank you and your staff for your generosity, the exemplary service and support of PoCoMo.

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Happy Chinese Restaurant3266B Coast Meridian Rd, Port Coquitlam
Great Chinese in Poco!
By deannaj3 of Port Coqutitlam, BC (1 Review)
Submitted Monday, November 22, 2010 - 1:51pm [Take-out]

We have had chinese from here 3 times now. We are so happy to have somewhere other than Skydragon to go to. We have eaten in once and the food and service were good. We have had take out twice. You get more food when you take out plus a 10% discount if you pay cash. They are very accomodating when you ask for substitutions on the meals too!!! The place has been close to empty everytime we have gone there, hopefully more people will try it and love it like we do!

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Cat & Fiddle Sports Bar & Grill1979 Brown Street, Port Coquitlam
average fundrasier nightw
By princessgaga of burnaby B.C. (120 Reviews)
Submitted Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 11:46pm [Dine in]

Went for my friends kids hockey fundraiser. There were 3 food choices for the fundraiser. One was pretty good (ginger beef) one was average(burger and fries) one was Gross spaghetti with rose sauce which was just ragu with a touch of cream and garlic powder. It even looked like Italian baby vomit.

The waitress we had was really good but it was hard to find her and she did forget drinks a few times. But I've had way worse. It did not seem as busy on a Saturday night as in past years and still seems to cater to the middleage crowd rather than younger people by the music.

It was ok. But, I'd have to think twice again unless it was a good friend's fundraiser.

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Onestop Donair Shop3242 Westwood St, #101, Port Coquitlam
Dude- Don't Nuke my Balls!!
By princess123 of New Westminster BC (150 Reviews)
Submitted Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 5:12pm [Dine in]

I was so excited to go here. From the reviews it sounded great. It wasn't bad, just nowhere near my expectations. I had my usual falafel which was fine for $4.50. But I thought it was going to be awesome till the nice man behind the counter walked over to the microwave and Nuked my falafel balls. I hate nuked balls - I want them crispy like they're supposed to be. It looks like the falafel here is an afterhtought to the donairs. The falafel got the usual salad and some plain not garlicky tzatziki and hot sauce. Not very inspired.

I might go back again and try some of the Greek stuff, but probably not. The donair platters looked good.

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Cat & Fiddle Sports Bar & Grill1979 Brown Street, Port Coquitlam
Where did all the waitress go
By timbren of pitt meadows (4 Reviews)
Submitted Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 4:43pm [Dine in]

Our family with one young son went there so mom and dad can have a wine with lunch. Waiting 10 minutes for a waitress should have been a hint. In the hour we were there I don't think we saw the waitress in our area more than 5 times. We wanted a 2nd drink but did not want to wait in the freezing cold pub for another minute. The food was good, but it got cold before we could finish it. Boy, has this place gone down hill. So bad that we did something we never did before, instead of leaving our normal 15%, my wife left nothing.

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Cat & Fiddle Sports Bar & Grill1979 Brown Street, Port Coquitlam
Cat & Fiddle Pub Great Night Great Food Great Music GReat Service / thanks we'll be back soon
By Drake HollyWood of coquitlam bc (1 Review)
Submitted Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 9:26pm [Dine in]

HI All
Last night we went to the Cat & Fiddle for the first time in over a year with some friends, to our surprise this was an amazing night '
The food was second to none
I went with the rack of ribs on special, served with fries and salad for only $7.95 this was awesome, Tony Roma's you have nothing on the Cat and what a deal.
My girl friend and the two friends that were with us had a
steak sandwich, seafood salad, quesadilla, everyone loved their meals and the portion's were fabulous
for starter's we had wing's, calamari, plus caesar salad, the appies came out quick and fast but most of all were great

the service was second to none, the waitress was a girl named Racheal
she was cute, funny but the neat thing was she actually really liked her job as I thought this all was to good to be true so I asked her....lol

The bar tender was Tony funny guy as he was trying his best to entertain customer's with bottle trick's around the bar, and at one point made his way over to our table to ask us how everything was going and if he could get anything for us.

Well here's my review, normally would Never do something like this but we had way to good of an experience not to, as normally from my experience the only review's people give are when they complain

Our total visit at the Cat was three hours while watching the hockey game, if I could I would give the Cat a 10 out 10

thanks guy's we'll be back soon
Drake

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Sang Thai & Vietnamese Restaurant2850 Shaugnessy Street, Unit 6102, Port Coquitlam
Good Thai cuisine in the suburbs
By m3lody of coquitlam (8 Reviews)
Submitted Monday, November 8, 2010 - 4:44pm [Dine in]

My husband and I decided to give this place a try since we were frequent customers of the old Pearl Castle (we're sad they closed down). The decor of this place is nice. It had the old structures but they make it more Thai-ish. Friendly customer service and we were seated right away.

They had a lunch menu with some special combo items. I ordered the Prawn Panang from the set menu that includes some rice, Vietnamese spring rolls, and salad ($10). My husband ordered the Bankok (yes, that's how they spelt it on the menu) fried rice ($8). We also ordered the Thai tea ($3) and dessert was Deep fried bananas with ice cream ($4).

First the Prawns.... Good flavour for the curry sauce and nice sized prawns. I would've liked more pieces since it only came with 4. The rice were a bit undercooked/dry. Some bites are ok, but there will be some spoonfuls where it's grainy. The salad is a mound of chopped lettuce, which I didn't mind. Spring roll was good! It's the kind wrapped in rice paper. The dipping sauce is disappointing though. Too salty and not sweet enough.

The fried rice.... VERY GOOD! This dish gained the restaurant the extra star. It was delicious! The flavour was there and they're generous with the chicken chunks. Definitely a must try. Portion is pretty good for lunch.

The Thai tea was awesome. We're told they use their own blend. It's very very good. Not too acidic and very aromatic.

The dessert was so so. It's deep fried bananas with vanilla ice cream. Normally this is my favourite dessert. They tried to be fancy and drizzled the dish with chocolate sauce and mango sauce. The chocolate sauce works well, but the mango... ummm not too well. It's too sour and it's not a very good flavour profile with the bananas and ice cream. Maybe I'm just not used to it. I will definitely order this again and ask them not to put the mango sauce on. The bananas are fried to perfection though. So overall not bad.

After all is said and done, the service was excellent. Our water glasses were never empty and the waitresses were very friendly and helpful. They came to our table a few times to check if we're enjoying our food. We'll be visiting this restaurant again to try the other dishes.

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Dinakis Mediterranean Grill2020 Oxford Connector, #101, Port Coquitlam
Good Greek Dinner
By dan smitty of vancouver (2 Reviews)
Submitted Monday, November 8, 2010 - 1:24pm [Dine in]

We decided to go out for Greek food the other day and we found this nice restaurant. I started with calamari which was tender and had a very nice tzatziki dip. This made me feel good about coming here for dinner. I chose the roast lamb to have for my entree. It was very good. The lamb was perfectly spiced and came off the bone with my fork. I was very happy. My friend had the moussaka which he said was very authentic.

The service was good. They weren't always hovering around but were there quickly when our meals were done.

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Dinakis Mediterranean Grill2020 Oxford Connector, #101, Port Coquitlam
Great Little Restaurant Nestled in Port Coquitlam
By kkaban of Port Coquitlam, B.C. (1 Review)
Submitted Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 7:32pm [Dine in]

I don't normally go out of my way to write a review of restaurants, but this place hit a high note with me.

The food selection leaves your mouth watering for every item they carry, and when you finally do decide upon a meal, you are left with nothing but satisfaction.

The food leaves you wanting to finish the HEAPING servings of everything, because it is just SO delicious.

The service was pretty solid, but the food will be what keeps me coming back for more.

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Chow's Kitchen2579B Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam
Great Chinese Food
By lindsay2005 of coquitlam (1 Review)
Submitted Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 3:48pm [Dine in]

It's so delicious. The portions are large and the food tastes incredible. Our favourites include ginger beef, thai chicken, chicken chow mein. Both the dinner and lunch menus are impressive. If you are looking for good food that is cheap with large portions and don't care for ambiance, go here.

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All Thai'd Up Restaurant2636 Kingsway Ave., Port Coquitlam
Un-tie all Thai'd up (in other words set the record straight)
By Juinbug of Port Coquitlam, BC (1 Review)
Submitted Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 12:18am [Take-out]

My husband and I have driven past All Thia'd up for more than sometime. We have always said we wanted to try it but have our "favorite" resturants we love to indulge in. My husband was top of his class in the Culinary Program at Malaspina College, Nanaimo, BC. WE LOVE TO EAT!! More importantly, we have a passion for trying new foods and resturants. Like any couple we get tired of ordering the same old thing.
Tonight, we ordered out from All Thai'd Up! (Firday night). After reading the negative reviews I was hesitant because I HATE TO BE DISSAPOINTED! We decided to order our food to go, we were told on the phone it was a 25 minute wait and that is exactly what it was! It was not that busy in the actual resturant, but my husband said it sounded busy when he called in the order. The host was nice and polite and made the transaction smooth. We ordered the Gaeng Dang: Red Curry #18 and Satay #1 and one Rice Pilaf because it had such praise by all reviewers. It was phenomenal! The Red Curry dish was awesome, we ordered two, one for each of us and it was very spicy dispite it being medium spiced, but as you eat it gets less spicy? (I was worried it would'nt be hot enough)....Needless to say it was perfect! Be prepared though, it is very spicy (make sure you order the rice with it). The satay was great! Yes, the peanut sauce was thick but it was yummy; and was a perfect match with the spicyness of the Curry. The portions were great we filled up on what we ordered and we both didn't finish.......Untill later that night;) Our bill was $38.00. I know what everyone is thinking maybe the owner is writing these good reviews. I am here to tell you that this is a real review. I was very extactic about the food. I used to eat Thai all the time and my husband and I have eaten at Go Thai in New West. THIS PLACE IS MUCH BETTER! WE WERE VERY IMPRESSED!!! YUM. We will be there again All Thai'd Up;) O and BTW the inside of the restaruant was CUTE and COZY! Not sketchy, or run down at all!

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Starbucks2850 Shaughnessy St, #1100, Port Coquitlam
Worst Safeway Starbucks
By princessgaga of burnaby B.C. (120 Reviews)
Submitted Monday, November 1, 2010 - 10:20pm [Dine in]

These ones in Safeway are nto really Starbucks. They don't take some of the coupons etc as the regular ones. Plus the staff is obviously not real Starbucks staff. Never friendly. Ambiance sucks , it's at the front door of a Safeway. Good in a pinch and you can snag their wifi from the Safeyway parking lot - bonus.

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Starbucks2561 Shaughnessy Street, #101, Port Coquitlam
Super Starbucks
By princessgaga of burnaby B.C. (120 Reviews)
Submitted Monday, November 1, 2010 - 10:17pm [Dine in]

I really like this Starbucks. It's an odd shape and has only a few tables and a counter, plus parking can be a pain.

BUT it's the people here that make the difference. There never is a hassle about anything. ANYTHING you want is fine. They all seem to be long term employees and are happy. They know their stuff and ask if you want the extra shot instead of chucking it.

One of my top 5 fav starbucks in the world.

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