Back at the end of 2015, Flamingo closed their doors on their popular Cambie Street location. As with so many places on the Cambie corridor, rising land values had proved too tempting and the owner had sold the property. This left us with a few months of withdrawal from Flamingo House until their new location on Marine Drive was ready.
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I found this old draft post that I meant to upload last year but must have overlooked it… so when you’re reading this, please keep in mind that it was done sometime last year.
We’ve been back to Flamingo House Chinese Cuisine time and again ever since we first discovered the place because we’re always fearful that if we stop going, they may go out of business one day. There have been countless other restaurants that we’ve been to in the past that we really enjoyed but vanished after we stopped going on a regular basis. I don’t think that we should be too concerned though because they seem to have a pretty loyal following of regular customers at Flamingo. Read the rest of this entry
It’s been a while since we’ve been to Flamingo House Chinese Cuisine on Cambie Street so we thought we’d bring our nephew along with us. Flamingo is a very popular restaurant in Marpole… we showed up at 6pm on a Thursday night and there were at least 2 private parties going on. After 30 minutes, the whole restaurant was practically full. Read the rest of this entry
They say that if you’re good at something, you should stick with it. It seems that the people at Flamingo House really believe in that statement. Walking into this large restaurant on Cambie Street is like travelling back in time to the kinds of Chinese restaurants that were around back in the 80’s. The waiters and waitresses are all decked out in colourful pink, red, and green Chinese uniforms… Even their dim sum is brought out on traditional push carts! Read the rest of this entry