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Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie



163 Keefer Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1X3

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(604) 688-0876

Cuisine: Chinese Food Restaurants


4.9 of 5.0 from 72 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie Reviews

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  • Gaston M.We got told.to wait for 15 mins and when we finally got in we were told that they were out of around 50% of the menu, which would've been good to know before the wait. Nothing special

    22222 by Gaston M.


  • Marc S.Fantastic service, amazing food. Good choices for vegetarians.

    55555 by Marc S.


  • Atef SSmall plates are a bit on the overpriced side and not too tasty. Fried chicken wings were surprisingly good however.

    55555 by Atef S


  • Rachel Vwhen in doubt just order everything on the menu...

    55555 by Rachel V


  • Curtis S.It's good but not quite amazing? The upscale Chinese food tasted good. Clean flavors and high quality but the more experimental "fusion" stuff falls flat.

    55555 by Curtis S.


  • Natalie V.Everything was good, but especially loved the omelet, pork belly, fried chicken and mantou. Also their homemade chili oil is clutch! Get here early though, we had a 40 min wait at 6pm on Friday.

    55555 by Natalie V.


  • Dexter RWorth the hype. Great service. Amazing crispy chicken schnack.

    55555 by Dexter R


  • Jon B.Both the kickass fried rice and Shao Bing were excellent. That being said, the pea tips were the real shocker. Whatever they were stir fried in; YES! I ordered a plate as a side, yet ate them solo!

    33333 by Jon B.


  • Nely ReyesAsk for the Jasmine tea pot, really nice tea :)

    55555 by Nely Reyes


  • Nely ReyesThe service was excellent! The food pretty good! I loved "Steamed pork and fennel dumplings" ♡

    55555 by Nely Reyes


  • Lynne QuWonton and shao bing 烧饼 are amazing! The "green acres" tastes great! Fairly long wait though.

    55555 by Lynne Qu


  • JoleneGreen beans, fried rice, everything is so good here.

    55555 by Jolene


  • Leïla KAll is amazing. Dishes to share! Ask to have the dishes vegetarian, they will arrange it!

    55555 by Leïla K


  • Kevin S.Everything we tried was pretty awesome. Can't miss this spot.

    55555 by Kevin S.


  • Little ImpertinentSharing style dishes. The fried rice was surprisingly spicy (the way we like it)! ❤️

    55555 by Little Impertinent


  • Martin PAsk for recommendations from staff. You might find a new favorite you would not have otherwise tried on your own. The Shao Bing (Lamb Sirloin) and Shan Tofu (chickpea tofu) are two must trys.

    55555 by Martin P


  • Bruce Sgreat pina colada

    55555 by Bruce S


  • экатерина НоваDelicious Tartare, and don't miss out on the squid!

    55555 by экатерина Нова


  • Sharon FungThe spicy duck noodles is amazing! Broth is on point

    55555 by Sharon Fung


  • Jordan EshpeterIncredible share plates and speedy service.

    55555 by Jordan Eshpeter


  • Carl T.The shrimp and pork dumplings and the grilled flat bread with cumin lamb are phenomenal.

    55555 by Carl T.


  • Pete MarcusThis is a seriously awesome place. Lovely vibe inside. Beautiful Chinese food, served as small plates to share. Great drinks.

    55555 by Pete Marcus


  • Zach NegreyCocktails and a modern take on Asian food. Hipster vibe but super good.

    55555 by Zach Negrey


  • Paige HunterTry the "sassy pony" gin and tonic!

    55555 by Paige Hunter


  • Aidan D.Mantou is an absolute must

    55555 by Aidan D.


  • Aidan D.Piña colada is amazing

    55555 by Aidan D.


  • Chad AMantu and chicken noodles were just delicious. Great vibe. 90s hip hop on the sound system.

    55555 by Chad A


  • Bryan C.Fairly racist, tho. With items like "flied lice" and "oolong you long time"... then when I said something, they said "oh, flied lice was a typo". 😒

    22222 by Bryan C.


  • Alexa (@ladylexy) A.I haven't been here, but it's frequently recommended for dim sum.

    55555 by Alexa (@ladylexy) A.


  • Tina LuuThe food, service, ambiance and cocktails were all perfectly executed. Can't wait to go back!

    55555 by Tina Luu


  • Alex ArgiropoulosEverything is good here

    55555 by Alex Argiropoulos


  • Talya SaadaKick ass fried rice is just that, amazing fried chicken and eggplant on schnack menu, goat lettuce wraps were delicious and the fish tom yum special was delicious!

    55555 by Talya Saada


  • Ben L.The shao bing is shao BAM! Bartenders are super friendly. Bradley is nice, helpful, and super cool. And devastatingly handsome.

    55555 by Ben L.


  • Duane B.Amazing food. I'd eat here again in a second.

    55555 by Duane B.


  • Eric T.Bao Bei is one of Chinatown's late additions to a community losing its heritage character to new gentrification. Add your name and patience to a wait list for tasty fare. Bao Bei is worthy of a book.

    55555 by Eric T.


  • Miroslav KaděraReally enjoyed it. Crispy Pork Belly was superb, other meals perfect as well :)

    55555 by Miroslav Kaděra


  • NancyI like the sturgeon dish. Great cocktails too.

    55555 by Nancy


  • Fatima B.Great ambiance. Chickpea tofu was melt in your mouth delish. Veggie potstickers and fried rice. Subbed tofu for the duck in the fried rice dish as I'm vegetarian.

    55555 by Fatima B.


  • Angela ChangEverything is either spicy or too salty. Portions are small for sharing, the recommended is 2 dishes/person. The dumplings are pretty tasty though!

    55555 by Angela Chang


  • EaterThe decor may be modern but the technique is traditional at this popular Chinatown brasserie. Excellent cocktails, generous sharing plates and "Kick Ass House-Fried Rice". [Eater 38 Member]

    55555 by Eater


  • Rachel KLove their piña colada - they have great cocktails, don't miss out!

    55555 by Rachel K


  • Benneus M.Wifi password is "dumplings"

    55555 by Benneus M.


  • Sheena S.Never disappoints. Always order the pickles and trio of ice cream. And a cocktail. Always a cocktail.

    55555 by Sheena S.


  • Jess SifuentesGuy is the best bartender

    55555 by Jess Sifuentes


  • Jeff PelletierAmazing. Try the chickpea tofu!

    55555 by Jeff Pelletier


  • VeronicahhhBest pork buns anywhere, and an incredible cocktail list. Alchemy! They don't take reservations and won't seat you til your whole party is there though.

    55555 by Veronicahhh


  • Nathan M.I'd eat the shao bing every day if I could. So good!

    55555 by Nathan M.


  • Pitch RyderYo! You've gotta try the squid. It's celestial! And the truffle pork dumplings.

    55555 by Pitch Ryder


  • Milun T.Beef Tartare

    55555 by Milun T.


  • Dominique RobitailleIl faut absolument essayer le mantou, et les " prawn dumplings"... accompagnés d'un verre ou deux de Gerwurstraminer de l'Okanagan... Simplement jouissif!

    55555 by Dominique Robitaille


  • Sotheby's International Realty CanadaGet their shao bing (sesame flatbread sandwich)- braised meat, pickled onion, salted chilies & cilantro.

    55555 by Sotheby's International Realty Canada


  • Julie T.The food is great but the portions are a touch small for sharing, so order extra. If there's a wait, try the cocktails - pure bliss.

    55555 by Julie T.


  • NiñaCrispy Pork Belly 10/10

    55555 by Niña


  • Degan Walterssit at the bar

    33333 by Degan Walters


  • Andrea C.Shao bing for sure and gan bei is the most refreshing and thirst quenching drink!

    55555 by Andrea C.


  • Vanessa TamI went here for the first time and it was amazing! Loooove the fried rice.

    55555 by Vanessa Tam


  • Melodie FriesenDaily fried rice, squid, and mackerel were amazing! Ginger beer paired well too

    55555 by Melodie Friesen


  • Georgia WisdomThe Shao Bing and Mantou are worth the trek into Chinatown.

    55555 by Georgia Wisdom


  • Jennifer HoTheir daily fried rice was delicious! Love the decor! Doesn't take reso but not to worry can wait by the bar where u can order drinks and food first when we went on a Monday!

    55555 by Jennifer Ho


  • Charlie WongLots of fantastic drinks

    55555 by Charlie Wong


  • Conrad C-HIf you're feeling fruity try the banana colada

    55555 by Conrad C-H


  • Doug D StylesAmaze-ballz! The staff ROCK it hard!

    55555 by Doug D Styles


  • The ProvinceHere's a restaurant worthy of trekking into Chinatown. This serious cocktail territory offers creative "schnacks". Also try the slow-braised pork belly and a Shao Bing variation with pork butt.

    55555 by The Province


  • Kim ALove the interior design and the classic cocktails.

    55555 by Kim A


  • Eric T.Echoes of Chinatown's past infuse an intimate space with lively diners mingling over dumplings, noodles and cocktails. Owner Tannis Ling delights with an atmospheric homage to her mother's heritage.

    55555 by Eric T.


  • Andrea Semenikreal authentic chinese cuisine. Great location tucked into chinatown.

    55555 by Andrea Semenik


  • Wellington W.Try the "King Pea Tips" with Garlic and Shaoxing. So flavourful. Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly. No MSG used. No reservations, so come early.

    55555 by Wellington W.


  • Metro NewsFinally, Chinese food in Chinatown that can challenges Richmond's offerings, in an upscale setting worthy of a coctail hour. Try the mantou with shortrib, fish noodle bowl and shao bing pork sammies.

    55555 by Metro News


  • Clement MTry the mantou... ther amazing and 9bucks only.

    55555 by Clement M


  • shannon yellandGotta have the Mantou, it's a wonderful spin on sticky buns! Yum.

    55555 by shannon yelland


  • nnealeAll is AMAZING! Fave must haves are: Crispy Daikon Cake, Squid, King Pea Tips & Fried Bananas w/Lime & Coconut Sorbet!

    55555 by nneale


  • Dean G.Its amazing. Not to be missed. Cocktails are perfect.

    55555 by Dean G.


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