2012

Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant Review, Rosemead, CA

Posted by Foodnut.com

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant

3939 N. Rosemead Blvd.

Rosemead, CA 91770

626-288-3939

626-307-3939 (Fax)

Sea Harbour Rosemead Exterior decor

Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant is one of best Chinese restaurants in Southern California, according to several different sources. We have been to the Sea Harbour Vancouver, Canada location and to a location in Guangzhou, China, and had solid meals there, so it was a no brainer to come here. This restaurant group has about 30 locations in China. Sea Harbor serves dim sum during lunch, and traditional Cantonese dishes at dinner time.

Sea Harbour Rosemead Interior decor

Decor, Vibe – Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant looks just like the location in Canada. Velvet cream shades, modern wall of decor, recessed ceilings, flowery lights, decor that Chinese restaurants back in the San Francisco area lack. The place was packed with Asians. Several large parties and many families and friends.

Menu (Click to zoom into any picture)

Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant Menu has a Chinese only checkoff sheet and an English menu. Their menu is extensive and has many items that don’t exist in our area. The key to this restaurant is that they cooked to order, so everything is hot. Consequently food takes a little while to arrive, and they often run out of items. The waitress told us that some famous dishes include the chicken and pork ginger buns, stewed pork ribs rice noodles.

Sea Harbour Picks:

Sea Harbour Rosemead Fried Squid

Fried Squid with salty chili ($6.98) was hot out of the fryer, lots of tentacles, awesome.

Sea Harbour Rosemead chicken feet in herbal soup

Chicken Feet in Herbal Soup ($6.98) bathed in a meaty dong gui broth along with angelica, these are far less greasy than the traditional style.

Vegetarian congee ($4.95) was piping hot and had lily nuts and barley. Good flavored jook hit the spot. Chives and crispy won tons on the side.

Sea Harbour Rosemead deep fried pork dumplings

Deep fried pork dumplings ($4) were 4 super hot, airy, filled with meat, and very good. A bit greasy but well worth the indulgence.

Sea Harbour Rosemead shrimp dumplings

Crystal shrimp dumplings ($4.00) had four huge dumplings or har gow. Huge mound of shrimp and top notch quality.

Sea Harbour Rosemead shrimp chive dumplings

Shrimp and Chive dumplings ($5.00) were large and possessed lots of shrimp and chive blended flavors with each bite.

Chao zhao dumplings ($5) were also hot out of the steamer, and possessed a slight kick.

Sea Harbour Rosemead sesame balls

Sesame balls ($2.88) were some of the best we have had to date and we have had many around the world. Crisp, not too sweet, a must get.

Sea Harbour Rosemead Shrimp Rice Noodle

Shrimp rice noodle ($5.00) was very good with medium sized but fresh, shrimp.

Sea Harbour Rosemead sticky rice lotus leaf

Sticky rice and meat wrapped in lotus leaf ($4.95) was a solid version of the classic dish. Three reasonably sized and hot pieces filled with lots of meat.

Sea Harbour Rosemead coconut and osmanthus jello

Coconut and osmanthus jello ($4) was lightly flavored and not too sweet.

OK:
BBQ Pork Buns ($4) included 3 medium sized buns with a slightly dry interior.

Pans:
None

Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant had average Chinese restaurant service. We had to grab servers who were running around, to get things done. The dim sum here was fantastic, slightly better than our top pick in the San Francisco Bay Area, Koi Palace. Everything was hot out of the kitchen, even towards the end of lunch. The next increment up would be to fly to Hong Kong. If you’re in the area be sure to check out this restaurant, it is worth the trip.

A sister restaurant:

1015 Nogales St
Rowland Heights, CA 91748
(626) 965-2020

Sea Harbour on Urbanspoon

Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant Overall Rating: (Excellent 3)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Excellent)
Service Rating: (Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Very Good)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Attire:Casual
Hours:Mon - Fri 1030am - 2:30pm, 5-10pm, Sat/Sun/Holidays 10am - 2:30pm, 5 - 10pm
Parking:Free lot
Reservations:Yes
Prices:$3.75 - $7.25
Posted on April 30th, 2012
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