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Capital Seafood - Diamond Jamboree
Capital Seafood - Diamond Jamboree

Capital Seafood - Diamond Jamboree Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.capital-seafood.com/irvine/
  • Phone: (949) 252-8188
  • Hours of Operation: Dim Sum Served: Monday - Friday: 10:30am - 3:00pm, Saturday & Sunday and Holidays: 9:00am - 3:00pm.
    Regular Menu Served: Daily: 10:30am - 10:00pm.
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Inquire about our off-site catering menu packages. Free delivery available.
  • Private Party Facilities: We specialize in accommodating large events and parties. Banquet menus are available for any occasion.
  • Private Party Contact: James Tea (949) 252-8188

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Jamboree and Alton
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Self-parking located at the front of the restaurant or in the public parking structure behind H-Mart.
A word from Capital Seafood - Diamond Jamboree
Welcome to Capital Seafood Restaurant, located in Irvine's Diamond Jamboree center. With an East meets West theme Capital Seafood offers an affordable dining experience. Step inside this culinary journey through Asia. Dim Sum is usually known in Cantonese as going to "drink tea" (yum cha) and is served daily for lunch. With over 100 different dim sum selections to choose from, our Chefs strive to make the freshest dim sum. Other favorites on the menu include roasted Peking Duck, Honey Walnut Shrimps and House Special Lobster. Live Alaskan King Crabs, Maine lobsters, Dungeness crabs and Spot prawns are for your picking in our 200 gallon tanks. This award winning restaurant offers an authentic and unique Chinese dining experience.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerChinese
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
Diner Reviews
  • "We have been to the Capital Seafood at the Irvine Spectrum, so we were delighted to find the one at Diamond Jamboree. The Diamond Jamboree location is just as good as it's sister restaurant and easier to get a table. Happy day."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "The service was inferior and the food all tasted alike, not really good may I add. The crispy noodles are more aptly described as soggy noodles.The jasmine rice was not enjoyable at all. Since when do restaurants charge $2.00 per person for rice, even if you are not eating rice? A serving bowl of rice cost $20. Are you serious! My $250.00 could have been better spent somewhere else. A huge disappointment! If you are looking for really good food I suggest you look somewhere else."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "We had a reservation on a Wed. Evening & we had to wait 10 minutes for our table. We went for the Peking duck special. The duck was not as flavorful as it used to be. You have to pay for rice. The brown rice was hard. There are better Chinese restaurants in Irvine & they don't charge for rice!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "I love all food there, and table was clean. I will recomend to my family and friends."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Decent Chinese food. Being able to make reservations and notify everyone was convenient."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We love going here, especially for group lunches. Dim Sum is the perfect way to try new and varied food items. The circluar tables makes it easy to still hold conversations with everyone, even when the group is large. No problem handling parties of 6,8,or 10. Make a reservation at lunch time this resturant gets packed."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "We celebrated early Lunar New Year at Capital Seafood. Had the Peking Duck @ half price; a bit greasy, but great deal! We also had the clay pot tofu w/ veggies. Wasn't a clay pot and didn't like the drenched tofu. Amazed that the food wasn't too salty. Liked the free bean dessert. Good overall. The servers work very hard."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "We were looking for a good Chinese Restaurant for a dinner with out of town friends and family. The round table with lazy susan was great for our party of 7. Everyone ordered their favorite dish and we all shared. The Filet of Beet with pepper sauce was excellent as were all of the dishes. Service was very good and the food arrived quickly after we ordered. I recommend this restaurant for its food and it is very good for a group of 7-10 as the round table allows you to talk with everyone. We will definitely go back again."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "We had 9 adults and teenagers, and enjoyed the family style. The Saketinis were fabulous. We were hoping for the dim sum carts, but they are only for lunchtime. Still, good food and experience."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Very grateful they took our reservation on a holiday and seated us right away! Fun za restaurant, thanks."
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "They need to fix their reservation schedule. I have a reservation at 7:00 and doesn't have a table for us until 8:00. bad reservation."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "The Peking duck and char siew came quick, but we waited for for another 30 minutes for our next 2 dishes. The slushie and boba drink list is extensive and very reasonable in price. The food was tasty except the for shrimp paste eggplant which was lukewarm. Could be sitting for a while before being brought to our table."
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "The dim sum dishes were all good and served hot at our table which is not common at other places."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "Has most of the Asian favorites like har gow and siu mai and a few fusion items like a green spinach har gow like skin with mushrooms, baby corn, bamboo shoots, and a few other ingredients. Not bad for Irvine. Would still recommend it. Great for non-Asians too. Please keep in mind that this is Irvine so the prices will reflect this. Service was outstanding! Felt we were well taken care of. Thank you to the staff!"
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "We used to love coming to this restaurant but no more. Indifferent waiter. Lukewarm food. Dinner portion lunch size. Don't get me started on the parking in that crazy lot. Go to the restaurant in the Spectrum."
    Dined on 11/30/2013
  • "Watch out that the waiter would try to up-sell you or bring you the more expensive dish. Be very specific which fish dish you'd like and check your receipt for errors."
    Dined on 11/11/2013
  • "I've gone to this restaurant three times-- each time with a large group. The first two times were great. The first time we all ordered off the menu and shared a ton of items. The second time, we decided to do a pre-fixed menu-- that was a great meal-- lots of variety, plenty of food. So this time we decided to do a pre-fix menu again. What a disappointment! We picked the same one we had picked a year ago and I have to say that both the quality and quantity of the food has really gone down. Our meat was (throughout) dry and some of it bordering on tasteless and rubbery. What a disappointment."
    Dined on 10/8/2013
  • "This restaurant serves great dim sum and delicious desert. The restaurant is clean, beautiful, spacious, and affordable. I think it's the best in town for dim sum and Peking duck. I go there frequently with my friends, co-workers, and family."
    Dined on 10/13/2013
  • "Good dimsum in the neighborhood. Nice big open restaurant with lots of large tables, but they also have tables for two near the bar. Ample parking everywhere, but you may have to circle around the to back where there is a parking structure when its super busy on weekends. Good food. Decent price. Would definitely come back."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Took our family to dinner, everyone loved the food and service. Will be back soon. Only downside is the traffic in the parking lot and the difficulty locating parking."
    Dined on 10/12/2013