All the winners of the 2019 Diners’ Choice Awards revealed

Feb 26 2019, 2:15 am

Metro Vancouver is one of the best destinations in the world for Chinese food, so it’s safe to say we are excited to see what restaurants and dishes were voted for during the 2019 Diners’ Choice Awards, a part of the 11th Annual Chinese Restaurant Awards.

Celebrating the best of the best when it comes to Chinese and Taiwanese cuisine in this city, 2019 award-winning restaurants were announced today at 10 am.

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There were over 20 awards to vote for this year, including new categories like Cantonese-style Crispy Chicken, Sichuan Chilli Oil Wonton, Tofu Pudding, and Best Dessert Restaurant.


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The online nominations for the Diners’ Choice Awards ran from January 21 to January 27, where 20 of the most nominated of each category became the “final nominee list” of that respective category.

Following this, online and WeChat voting was open from January 28 to February 24, and now the final list of winners has been revealed.

So without further adieu, here are all the winners (and second place honourable mentions) from the 2019 Diners’ Choice Awards.

Best Cantonese-style Crispy Chicken

Winner: Dynasty Seafood Restaurant
Kirin Restaurants

Best Sichuan Chili Oil Wonton

Winner: Chao Shou Wang, Crystal Mall
HM: Top Shanghai Restaurant

Best Tofu Pudding

Winner: iTofu – Tofu Dessert Specialty Shop
HM: Excellent Tofu & Snacks

Most Voted Restaurant (Presented By

Winner: HK B.B.Q. Master
HM: Emporer’s Kitchen

Best New Restaurant – Open Less Than One Year (Presented By Fantuan Delivery)

Winner: HaiDiLao Hot Pot
HM: Xin Fu Tang

Best Services Restaurant

Winner: Dolar Shop
HM: HaiDiLao Hot Pot

Best Fine Dining Restaurant

Winner: Mott32
HM: Kirin Restaurants

Best Dim Sum Restaurant

Winner: Chef Tony Seafood Restaurant
HM: Fortune Terrace Chinese Cuisine

Best Vegetarian Restaurant

Winner: Sun Bo Kong Vegetarian Restaurant
HM: 3g Vegetarian Restaurant

Best Cantonese Restaurant

Winner: Chef Tony Seafood Restaurant
HM: Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

Best Northern Chinese Restaurant

Winner: Emperor’s Kitchen
HM: Chang’an

Best Shanghainese Restaurant

Winner: Dinesty Dumpling House
HM: Shanghai River Restaurant

Best Sichuan Restaurant

Winner: Too Two Chinese Sauerkraut Fish
HM: Chengdu Spicy Restaurant

Best Hunan Restaurant

Winner: Tian Shi Fu Restaurant
HM: Marine Bay Restaurant

Best Taiwanese Restaurant/BBT Café

Winner: YiFang Taiwan Fruit Tea
HM: Xin Fu Tang

Best Hot Pot Restaurant

Winner: HaiDiLao Hot Pot
HM: Boiling Point

Best Congee and/or Noodle Restaurant

Winner: Congee Noodle House
HM: Double Double Restaurant

Best Hong Kong-style Café

Winner: Deer Garden Signatures
HM: Wo Fung Noodle House

Best B.B.Q. Shop

Winner: HK B.B.Q. Master
HM: Parker Place (Aberdeen) Meat & B.B.Q.

Best Dessert Restaurant

Winner: Snackshot
HM: Meetfresh

Best Bakery Shop

Winner: Kam Do Bakery
HM: Saint Germain Bakery

Best Food Court Stall

Winner: Bubble Waffle Cafe, Aberdeen Mall
HM: Xiang Yuan Qiao Bridge Rice Noodle

Best Fantuan Takeout Restaurant (Presented By Fantuan Delivery)

Winner: Maojiao Bobo Fish
HM: Neptune Wonton Noodle

All of the Diners’ Choice Awards Winners will be invited to attend the 11th Annual Chinese Restaurant Awards ceremony, which takes place in April.

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