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Old Bird, Vancouver, BC

Old Bird

4.6
4.6
6 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Chinese

Inspired by Chinese street food, nostalgic flavours and Vancouver food scene, Old Bird aims to bring delicious Chinese food and great hospitality together, not to mention highlighting what BC is best at: BC wine & craft beer. We are not just another Chinese restaurant on the block, we are Chinese Food with Attitude.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Chinese, Contemporary Asian, Tapas / Small Plates

  • Hours of operation

    Wed–Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (604) 873-1172

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Mount Pleasant

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

Chef's Choice

  • Sweet & Sour PrawnsCA$21.00

    Shell-on black tiger prawns, garlicky sweet & sour sauce, green onion & pea shoots. Ask your server for a pair of plastic gloves or eat them street food style, aka lick your fingers

    • Jian BingCA$10.00

      whole wheat egg crepe, pork floss, Chinese donut, pickled mustard greens, cilantro, a spin on the classic Tianjing street food

      • Salted Egg Yolk Fried ChickenCA$16.00

        bone-in fried chicken legs, garlic, Thai basil, prawn crackers

        Dumplings

        • Chili WontonCA$12.00

          pork wontons, old bird chili oil, sweet soy, cilantro, green onion, wonton crisps

          • Pork & Prawn PotstickersCA$12.00

            pork, prawn, cabbage, ginger, scallion

            • Prawn & Scallop Steamed DumplingsCA$13.00

              prawn, scallop, edamame, egg, local vegetables

              • Vegetarian PotstickersCA$11.00

                seasonal local vegetables, egg, sesame oil

                Noodles & Rice

                • Mapo TofuCA$17.00

                  vegan mapo sauce with shiitake mushrooms, spicy broad bean, jasmine rice

                  • Brisket Lo MeinCA$19.00

                    slow braised beef brisket, daikon, bok choi, jook-sing noodles

                    • Braised Pork RaguCA$21.00

                      pork ragu braised 6 hours (old bird style & made with Canadian pork), sunny-side fried egg, pickles, steamed rice

                      • Shanghai NoodlesCA$15.00

                        Stir fried Shanghainese noodle with snap peas, broccoli, wood ear, shiitake mushroom, carrot and black bean sauce

                        • Late Night Fried RiceCA$18.00

                          a tribute to fried rice found on Shanghai streets at night, changing nightly, can be made vegan or vegetarian

                          Snacks & Shares

                          • Compressed CucumberCA$6.00

                            tamari, sesame oil, chili oil, cilantro, pickled fresno

                            • Deep Fried Tofu (Dine-In Only)CA$11.00

                              golden marinated tofu, sambal, cilantro (can be made gluten free)

                              • Málà EggplantCA$8.00

                                tingly pepper sauce, green onion, cilantro, five spice aioli, lotus chip

                                • Cauliflower & FriendsCA$10.00

                                  gluten free ensemble of crispy morsels, Old Bird tingly spice, pickled Fresno peppers

                                  • Gai LanCA$10.00

                                    black bean vinaigrette, crispy shallots (can be made vegan & gf with simple garlic stir fry)

                                    • Jian BingCA$10.00

                                      whole wheat egg crepe, pork floss, Chinese donut, pickled mustard greens, cilantro, a spin on the classic Tianjing street food

                                      • BBQ Pork Gua BaoCA$12.00

                                        two butterfly buns stuffed with house made bbq pork, Chinese slaw & dijon dressing (sub crispy cauliflower inside for vegan)

                                        • Chive PocketsCA$11.00

                                          pan fried pastry pockets filled with Chinese chives, egg, shiitake mushroom & glass noodles

                                          • Sweet & Sour PrawnsCA$21.00

                                            Shell-on black tiger prawns, garlicky sweet & sour sauce, green onion & pea shoots. Ask your server for a pair of plastic gloves or eat them street food style, aka lick your fingers

                                            • Old Bird WingsCA$15.00

                                              chili or salt & pepper

                                              • Salted Egg Yolk Fried ChickenCA$16.00

                                                bone-in fried chicken legs, garlic, Thai basil, prawn crackers

                                                Dessert

                                                • Golden MantouCA$7.00

                                                  five mini mantou AKA deep fried Chinese bread with a side of condensed milk, this will make you very happy

                                                  • Hong Kong Panna CottaCA$9.00

                                                    chocolate malt soil, ube powder, hawthorn candies

                                                    What 6 people are saying

                                                    Overall ratings and reviews

                                                    4.6
                                                    4.6 based on all time ratings
                                                    • 4.5Food
                                                    • 4.7Service
                                                    • 4.7Ambience
                                                    • 4.3Value

                                                    NoiseModerate

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                                                    1. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      Vancouver

                                                      10 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      10 reviews

                                                      Dined on March 12, 2021

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Just the best place in the whole wide world. Always amazing food and service

                                                    2. G

                                                      Guybrush

                                                      Vancouver

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      Dined on March 11, 2021

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Food was really good . Highly recommend it. We'll be coming again.

                                                    3. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on February 7, 2021

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      The atmosphere was just what we were looking for, good lighting, large open room. The food was delicious and the cocktails as well!

                                                      Old BirdResponded on February 10, 2021

                                                      Our room is one of a kind. Lovely to have you!

                                                    4. R

                                                      Rachelle

                                                      Calgary

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on February 6, 2021

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      AMAZING food and service. 11 out of 10! I highly recommend Old Bird to anyone.

                                                      Old BirdResponded on February 10, 2021

                                                      So glad to hear that you enjoyed everything, thank you for coming and all the future recommendations.

                                                    5. m

                                                      moofbear

                                                      Los Angeles

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      Dined on January 23, 2021

                                                      overall5food5service3ambience4

                                                      Delicious food, helpful servers. Was a little slow getting our main dishes but overall was worth the wait. Loved the ambience of this spot! 5/5

                                                    6. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      Vancouver

                                                      24 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      24 reviews

                                                      Dined on October 25, 2020

                                                      overall5food4service4ambience4

                                                      Good food Nice atmosphere

                                                    Safety precautions

                                                    • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                      • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                      • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                      • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
                                                      • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                      • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                      • Contactless payment available
                                                    • Physical distancing

                                                      • Limited number of seated diners
                                                      • Distancing maintained in common areas
                                                      • Extra space between tables
                                                    • Protective equipment

                                                      • Waitstaff wear masks
                                                      • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                                                    • Screening

                                                      • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                                                      • Contact tracing information collected

                                                    FAQs

                                                    You can order delivery directly from Old Bird using the Order Online button. Old Bird also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Old Bird also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 873-1172.

                                                    Old Bird is rated 4.6 stars by 6 OpenTable diners.

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                                                    Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable reservation network.

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                                                    Additional information

                                                    • Neighborhood

                                                      Mount Pleasant

                                                    • Hours of operation

                                                      Wed–Fri 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm

                                                    • Cuisines

                                                      Chinese, Contemporary Asian, Tapas / Small Plates

                                                    • Dining style

                                                      Casual Dining

                                                    • Dress code

                                                      Casual Dress

                                                    • Parking details

                                                      Street Parking

                                                    • Payment options

                                                      AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                                                    • Additional

                                                      Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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