For many Vancouverites, there’s nothing better than a big bowl of soup, hot steaming dumplings, and never-ending noodles dangling between chopsticks. Thankfully our city serves some of the best there is, which is why we’ve rounded up a few places to get Chinese food for $10 or less.
Ten dollars gives you plenty of options at Ningtu, including hot & sour soup, wontons, shredded chicken with sesame sauce, beef rolls, and the green onion pancake.
Address: 2130 Kingsway
Not only is dim sum delicious, it’s also affordable. Rally up your friends and pool together your $10 bills to enjoy everything from BBQ pork pies to steamed beef balls.
Address: 1088 Melville Street
Known for their handmade Petits Cadeaux (aka dumplings), you can nosh on a variety of flavours like steamed prawn, scallop, and chive or steamed pork and matsutake mushroom for under $9.50. There are also plenty of “schnacks” for under $6, including Housemade Taiwanese Sausage and Crispy Tofu.
Address: 163 Keefer Street
Here, size matters (for noodles, that is). Thin, thick, or flat, Legendary Noodle serves plenty of slurpable bowls that are perfect for rainy fall days. Try the Legendary Noodle Soup with tofu, carrots, mushroom, pork, and chives for $9.50.
Address: 1074 Denman Street
For a cheap eat budget, you can’t go wrong with shrimp fried rice or crispy chicken chow mein delivered to your door for $9.50 or less.