Red Pagoda

Date Visited: August 2 2014
Address: 1408 Commercial Dr Vancouver, BC
Type of Restaurant: Vietnamese, Noodle Shop
Price Range: $
Ambiance (out of five): 4/5
Setting/Design: Old, rustic
Recommended: Sample Platter
Overall: 7.5/10
(1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel. 10: Perfection. I could eat a morsel of this every day!)
Will come back? No
What I ate:
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Sample Plate (for 2) – spring rolls, shrimp salad roll, chicken and pork brochette, minced shrimp on sugarcane, beef wrapped in heart leaves and vermicelli salads
  • 8/10
  • It’s a nice dish to order when you want to try a bit of everything – we shared this between 4 people
  • Good amount of each dish, nice sample
  • Lots of flavour
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Sate Peanut Noodle
  • 7/10
  • The noodles were okay, but not my favourite
  • The soup base did have peanut flavour but I would prefer MORE peanut flavour
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Chicken and Vegetable Chow Mien
  • 6.5/10
  • Disappointing – not much noodles
  • The chicken and vegetables were just okay
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Charboiled Lemongrass pork chop rice plates
  • 7.5/10
  • The lemongrass pork chop had a nice smoky flavour and not too dried out
  • The rice goes well with the lemongrass pork
Summary: Some good dishes. Lots of potential
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