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Cantonese Restaurant in central Sydney

East Ocean Restaurant is located in Sydney's Chinatown precinct and its large room with Chinese panels on the walls, red patterned carpet and cushioned seats gives way to a busy and friendly atmosphere mixed with authentic Cantonese cuisine. Enjoy the trolleys of steamed and deep fried dumplings, Dim Sum, rice and noodle plates and rolls, barbequed meats and more on the lunchtime Yum Cha trolleys. The restaurant specialises in live seafood which can be enjoyed with the extensive dinner menu. The restaurant is open for bookings and large functions with a banquet meal. The venue is licensed though BYO wine is also accepted and takeaway is available.

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  • FurthestFromTheTree   16 reviews
    Oh man... everybody loves this joint and so do I.

    Being Asian myself, I don't really like Asian food much. Been eating it my whole life, get's boring but East Ocean is the bomb. My fam go every so often and it's never ever disappointed.

    Service is great, atmosphere is...well... Asian. BUT GOOD! decorated really nicely, it's clean, there are fish tanks to occupy the rugrats while you stuff your face with authentic Asian dishes you'd actually be really hard-pressed to find anywhere else, even in Chinatown.

    ALSO! East Ocean is the home of MANGO-FRIKKIN-PANCAKES! DUDE! Go to east ocean and order like... HUNDREDS of mango pancakes you will regret nothing. mango pancakes by the hunnids, son. You will quit whatever substance you are addicted to now and mango pancakes with be your new vice. (unless you don't like mango or you're just straight up against enjoying life).

    Anyway, East Ocean is probably one of the best Chinese restaurants around, even Chinese people think so. For real.

    They're also pretty accommodating for functions which is kinda cool methinks.

    1 month ago - 12/11/2014

  • vwhite   12 reviews
    Great food and good service. I loved the chicken in sweet and sour sauce - that's always my favourite and first choice when I visit Chinese restaurant, but this one stands out.

    9 months ago - 18/02/2014

  • Scott Ernest   9 reviews
    Tasty dumplings, nice atmosphere, similar to other chinese restaurants. Everyone was raving about the Yum Cha at this place so we ordered that, I guess the demand is huge and it was a bit delayed, but overall worth the wait!

    10 months ago - 13/02/2014

  • russellt85   4 reviews
    Loved the yum cha! Good prices, service was a little slow.

    10 months ago - 01/02/2014

  • Marrie Newbie   2 reviews
    Loved yum cha

    10 months ago - 31/01/2014

  • Abbey Smith   22 reviews
    Overall not bad, the food was okay, but we waited very long for the meal to arrive. When it finally did, it seemed a bit re-heated. Nevertheless the food is affordable, the staff are polite and kind of chatty and funny. The atmosphere is busy, but nice, when not too noisy, but most chinese restaurants I've been to are like this so..

    10 months ago - 31/01/2014

  • TaylaMacandie Newbie   2 reviews
    I like the dumplings there. They're tasty and the ingredients seem to be fresh.
    The atmosphere is pleasant, sometimes it is a bit noisy at the East Ocean restaurant, but I almost never get wound about such small things.
    The King crabs are delicious and when I'm planning to order them the next weekend.

    11 months ago - 13/01/2014

  • LiamLife   21 reviews
    a chinese style restaurant with healthy foods in the list inside. came here with my brother before he moved to another house. we enjoyed much our dinner because of the foods served by the staffs.
  • Gary humble   3 reviews
    absolute favorite of mine, great food, love how the staff are super friendly and funny, my wicked weekend treat!
  • Phil 555   14 reviews
    This was the best place to go for yum cha in Sydney but they stopped bringout out trolleys. They now say that they make food to order but the fried dishes are soggy on the bottom and the steamed dishes stick. They seem to cook most of it in the late morning and reheat as required. What a shame

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Restaurants

Dining Options

Eat-in Take-Away Functions

Cuisine

Chinese British

Price Guide

Mains under $50

Licensing

Licensed and BYO

Menu

Dinner Lunch

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