Kirin Mandarin Restaurant - Downtown

  • 102 - 1172 Alberni St
  • Vancouver, BC V6E 3Z3
  • Phone: 604.682.8833

Kirin has a reputation among food connoisseurs both locally and overseas for providing its customers with a first-class dining experience: quality food meticulously prepared complemented by unsurpassed service in a comfortable ambience. It specializes in both Northern Chinese and Cantonese cuisine, and is well-known for its preparation of seafood in both traditional and exotic styles.

Over the years, Kirin has put in endless efforts to expand its client base. Among them are head of states, politicians, personnel from consulate general offices of foreign countries, senior executives of large international corporations, and celebrities such as movie stars and sport superstars.

The efforts of Kirin have been well-rewarded: it received the Certificate of Entrepreneurial Achievement issued by the Government of British Columbia in 1991 for its contribution to the economic diversification of B.C. In addition, it is also the recipient of numerous awards as the “Best Chinese Restaurant” from various renowned food critics. Among them are:

1. Gold Award in Best Chinese Fine Dining – 2007 (Vancouver Magazine)
2. Gold Award in Best Dim Sum – 2007 (Vancouver Magazine)
3. Rated “Top Food” in Vancouver Restaurants – 2006/07 (Zagat Survey)

Open: 7 days a week

Dining Style: Casual, Fine, Family, Party

Special Features: Wheelchair Access, Private Parties, Parking, Walking distance from all major downtown hotels

Entertainment: Karaoke

Awards: 2007 Gold Award in Best Chinese Fine Dining, Gold Award in Best Dim Sum, Vancouver Magazine ~2006-2007 Rated “Top Food” in Vancouver Restaurants, Zagat Survey

Dining & Nightlife


  • Largest Private Room Capacity: 24
  • Total Number of Private Rooms: 1
  • Total Restaurant/Nightclub Capacity: 180