At some point, every country builds a Great Wall to keep the secret of their cuisine from spreading to foreign nations, only to find that the real wall lies in their heart. Tear down the Great Wall of painful secrets with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $35 worth of northern Chinese fare at Golden Great Wall Szechuan Restaurant.
Golden Great Wall has been serving up authentic northern Chinese fare to famished fans since 2002, and its massive menu holds the promise of a tasty meal for every member of your family or poetry club. Split an order of the pork stomach with spicy garlic and peppers ($9.95) between two human stomachs, or pique your pig-phobic palate's interest with one of more than 15 flavours of soup ($6.50+). Noodles, hot pots, live lobsters and other seafood, and traditional meat and poultry dishes abound, as well as savory pastries such as the Shanghai-style dumplings ($7.95) or the fried pork buns ($4.95). Groups celebrating birthdays, graduations, or bowling-league victories can indulge in the crispy multi-course Peking duck dinner ($17+) and spontaneous song.
The eatery boasts a comfortable and inviting atmosphere, its large open dining room decked with opulent chandeliers, pale yellow walls, invisible golden coins, and crisp, white tablecloths. Friendly servers further add to the ambience, sailing around the room delivering such wondrous treats as fried banana with honey ($10.95) to delighted diners. Call ahead to reserve your table.
705 W Broadway
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 4K5Get Directions