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Fan's Restaurant

451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
+1 902-469-9165
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (10 reviews)
“ginger beef” (10 reviews)
“combo plate” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great meal at the end of June but discovered a sign saying that they were closed for month of July which is an odd time to close a restaurant. Great service. Love the homemade plum sauce. Combo plates look like platters. Sweet and...More

Thank llinel
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I cannot stop talking about how good the food was at this place nor can I believe that what we got was Gluten Free but it was! We are/were staying right up the road. This is not in a great neighbourhood but it's worth the...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We found the lunch menu very appetizing, fresh ingredients, full selection of items. Good for luncheon meeting, friendly, professional staff. quite a large venue . All of our group enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere, located on /windmill rd close to the mackay bridge access...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Very authentic Chinese restaurant setup with best dim sum selection in town. Always happy to come here.

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The food was a little on the cold side and kind of greasy this time. Found the service slow and disorganized. Prices have gone up and the restaurant every time you want to make a change cannot do it or they make a fuss. Even...More

Thank dgg123
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I have been here a couple dozen times over ten years.The food has done downhill so bad this last year.The eggroll should speak for itself (what is in that fill).I threw most of my cantonese chow mein ,it was soggy mush and wasn t even...More

1  Thank 406theodore406
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to fans for lunch. We have been going there for years.this past weekend we waited 5 mins to be seated then 15 mins before our order was taken. We got our drinks and the spring rolls came great! Then 35...More

Thank swoickle
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Fan's for years.....started when it was called Fran's. I went 2-4 times per week. I've watched the service disappear, and the quality and quantity of the food deteriorate while the prices climbed. I'm taking my business elsewhere. To think this...More

2  Thank Les B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

It's a shame what happened to this place. The finer dishes are higher quality but service and cleanliness have declined. Small but significant issue; dirty plates. It was less than amusing. Overall good value to price ratio.

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I had dinner here recently and my friend warned me that the service was very fast...too fast if you want to have a visit over a meal. So take your time with ordering if you are not in a rush or you could be in...More

Thank Acadia80
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-469-9165
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