Best congee in Vancouver to try at least once

What time is it? It’s congee time!

No really, what better way to enjoy Vancouver’s fall weather than with a big bowl of comforting congee?

Congee is a super versatile dish that can be made to satisfy both sweet and savory cravings. It is a pudding-like porridge made from rice that is eaten pretty much all over Asia.

Fortunately, there are plenty of places in Vancouver where you can find high-quality and tasty congee to fulfill your deepest rice-related desire.

Here are seven places to get top-notch congee in Vancouver.

Kongee Dinesty

This restaurant eats, sleeps and breathes congee and serves it for breakfast, lunch and dinner! They are the first restaurant to offer a custom congee casserole in Vancouver, according to their official website. You can choose your own ingredients from a variety of vegetables, meats and garnishes and then make your congee exactly to your liking. Some of their menu congee dishes include fish fillet and minced beef and pork.

Address: 150 9020 Capstan Way, Richmond
telephone: 604-278-0077

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Congee Noodle Delight

This family-owned restaurant has over 25 congee flavors to choose from, including a Canadian sampancongee made with grated pork and their House Special made with shrimp, scallop, squid, fish and mushrooms. Talk about rubbing salt in my wounds – d’oh!

Address: # 1021 88 W Pender Street, Vancouver
telephone: 604-336-3311


Double Double

Double Double is an audience favorite for a bowl of comforting congee, and they offer almost 30 different variations! You can find classic flavors like sweet corn on their menu, as well as unique options like dried fish and peanuts or meatballs.

Address: 4600 No. 3 Road Unit 128, Richmond
telephone: 604-370-3345


Kwong Chow Congee & Noodle House

Kwong Chow has dozens of congee dishes on their menu, including their specialty chicken congee and their century eggs and lean pork congee. They also have the option of buying a large portion that feeds four to six people.

Address: 3163 Main Street, Vancouver
telephone: 604-876-8520

Congee Noodle House

Chinese mushroom and shrimp kinge? Check. Sliced ​​beef and fish congee? Check. House Special seafood congee? Also check out, plus so much more.

Address: 3313 Kingsway, Vancouver
telephone: 604-435-6670

Restaurant No. 9

This 24-hour restaurant serves an impressive selection of congee, including everything from plain to vegetarian and seafood, to assorted meats and more. The canned egg and grated pork congee is a popular choice along with the fish fillet congee.

Address: Unit 812-5300 No.3 Road, Richmond (Lansdowne Shopping Center)
telephone: 604-278-7700 or 604-279-0002


New Town Bakery

New Town Bakery has been around since 1980 and specializes in tasty congee with a wide variety of options to choose from. It includes BBQ duck, pork liver, shrimp and more! Plus, they have two places to serve you best.

Address: 148 East Pender Street, Vancouver
telephone: 604-689-7835

Address: # 7 – 10302 City Parkway, Surrey
telephone: 604-588-1828


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