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Peking Restaurant

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355 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E1, Canada
+1 902-539-7775
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Cape Breton Island, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered the combination plates on special, which were reasonably priced. However the taste was very bland and the chicken balls were 90% batter and what little meat was in them was terrible. The Cantonese Chow Mein was overpriced and at over $15 was dry and lacked meat and heavy on the soy sauce. Overall, the meal was a huge disappointment... More 

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Thank buzzinhornet2017
New Waterford, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Food and service not what it used to be 30 years ago! Back then, the Peking was a true treat for anyone who went. Food was awesome and so was the service. Not now! On our last trip there, when paying the owner's son asked us 'how'd you like it'. I said "do you want me to be honest or... More 

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Thank GSHARPE2000
Bernadette S, Manager at Peking Restaurant, responded to this review

30 years is a long time. Peoples tastes have changed most look for healthier options no msg ,gluten free or low sodium. We try to accommodate everyone unfortunately omitting these ingredients alters the taste for some. More 

Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The food here is not as good as it was several years ago.Vegetables are not as fresh and seafood appears to be mostly from frozen. Loses a lot of flavor when frozen.

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Thank steele5856
Bernadette S, Owner at Peking Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry you felt our food was not up to par, unfortunately Sydney does not have a fresh seafood so our lobster and shrimp do come in frozen. More 

Cape Breton Island, Canada
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

One of our favorite spots to eat in Sydney. Always good food. Find that portions have gotten smaller.

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Thank nickeynoo03
Bethpage, New York
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I was in the mood for Chinese food and happened to see this restaurant. The menu is standard, with an emphasis on chicken fried rice. The staff did not acknowledge me when I walked in and only talked to me after I went up to the front desk. I ordered pork fried rice to go. The taste was below average... More 

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Thank Ken_O59
Lawrencetown, Canada
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is one of the best Chinese Restaurant I have visited. The staff are excellent, friendly and helpful. The asterics are very good, the food is served in a timely manner. They have a very extensive menu and a lunch menu through the week I recommend this facility for anyone.

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Thank B B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I went to Peking restaurant yesterday with my friends. I felt good Chinese atmosphere when I went to the inside, the Chinese cultural picture, the chopsticks and Chinese menus, full of memory. However, the efficiency of service was a little low, we only ordered four dishes but waited for almost an hour. The waitress told us that food needs to... More 

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1 Thank 锦峰 刘
Sydney, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I went to Peking Restaurant for dinner with some of my friends yesterday. The food there was really tasty and the server was friendly. She served us the drinks first and took our order immediately so as to let us enjoy the food as soon as possible. What's more, the traditional Chinese food was cooked by a cook from HongKong.... More 

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1 Thank Calbeee
Sydney, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We came in on New Year's Day to celebrate my Nan's birthday. We were a party of 4 and a bit of a fussy group with a couple of table changes. The staff were total pros and treated us wonderfully. They were clearly getting slammed with take away and delivery orders, but they never skipped a beat and our food... More 

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Thank CBNFLD
Sydney, Canada
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Peking has the best Chinese food, its always fresh and tasty. They serve authentic Chinese food full of flavour. Try the homemade dumplings.

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Thank CynthiaMargaret

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Charlotte St, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-539-7775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?