It 's back!!! After, I don't know how long, maybe five months, Congee Noodle House is open again. It doesn't look much different, some new cabinets, a fish tank, a new door and some new soya sauce holders. After talking to the waiter, I found out that the major renovation was the kitchen. I am still wondering what the staff did for five months. That is a long time to be not working.

Congee Noodle House is one of my favorite cheap Chinese restaurants in the area and is open late.

We got in the restaurant at 12:30am, and quickly ordered our late night feast. We ordered a half order of duck, an oyster omelet, spicy shrimp and a bucket of rice.
The duck (9.00) was nice and tasty, just as I remembered it, the spicy shrimp ($6.50) was tasty deep fried goodness, and the oyster omelet which I usually love was not as tasty as I expected. The oysters were really salty and I do not think I will order this dish again.

Overall, I am glad they are open again. I was getting worried. This is my favorite local spot for cheap Chinese food.

Congee Noodle House
141 E Broadway, Vancouver,
Tel: 604-879-8221

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O-toro said... @ February 19, 2009 at 1:04 AM

you beat me to it!
yo, the kitchen looks the same too.
5 months for a fish tank?
but glad it's open again.
it's the joint!

I Love Food Blog said... @ February 19, 2009 at 1:11 AM

Glad to know they are open again. I was just thinking of getting some congee from there last week.

Anonymous said... @ February 19, 2009 at 9:48 AM

it's about time!!! i missed that place

Anonymous said... @ February 19, 2009 at 9:50 AM

oh yeah...i know a couple of the waitresses have been working at another noodle place on kingsway and earls

Anonymous said... @ February 22, 2009 at 10:45 AM

I am so there this week for lunch, I miss CNH!!

Anonymous said... @ February 22, 2009 at 1:00 PM

I LOVE their Supreme Chowmein!
that's the plain stirfried noodle.
so good!

Anonymous said... @ February 23, 2009 at 8:45 AM

sweet! thanks for the heads up.

Anonymous said... @ March 3, 2009 at 5:32 PM

Sea Bass congee is a must.

Coco Cake Land said... @ March 26, 2009 at 10:09 PM

Ho-sik-lahhhh!! this is my family's spot for scrumptious and cheap chinese, especially the congee.

my mom went there recently and said "i don't see the difference!"

also, my husband and i saw two crabs doing it in the fish tank at congee noodle house. EEWWW!

Anonymous said... @ July 18, 2009 at 10:42 PM

If my husband is not so crazy about their congee, I'd never go to this place. It's dirty, dirty dirty. Even with the renovation, after about two months, it's as bad as it was before the reno. They had major rodent infestation and I saw the pest control guys trying to close "all" the holes and the kitchen staff to close their back doors....no such luck! I just eat their congee, their donuts,and make sure I don't touch anything and never go to their washroom. Their waitresses know us by sight since we eat there at least once a fortnight so we were always served promptly. Congee and their Chinese donuts are the only food we like, the rest is greasy. BTW, I'm Chinese originally from HK so I know what I am talking about!

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