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Modern Cafe

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190 Front St, Belleville, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-962-4182
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

My step-dad got me hooked on the modern for Chinese food as a kid, and it's still my go to. All of their food is always fresh and delicious, the staff are great, and the prices very reasonable. One of my favourites is the wonton soup. I'm actually not a big soup lover, but the dumplings are always so good... More 

Thank Dan L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Take out order was prepared fast 15 minutes, but the quality of food was substandard. Specifically, the chicken was all dark meat while I prefer white, the bean sprouts seemed old, the sauces were thin and watery in the vegetables. The vegetables were also too plain for my taste. I could not find a website for this restaurant either making... More 

Thank Justin K
Belleville, Canada
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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I've lived in Belleville for decades and never tried the Modern Cafe until just a few months ago. We ordered take out Chinese food for the whole family and were very impressed with food quality and pricing. Will be going back for sure.

Thank LorettaBoy
Stoney Creek, Ontario
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Family owned and operated. Quick service...and food always the same when you order. I always order their Southern fried chicken not the usual Southern Fried but delicious just the same..Won Ton Soup very good also.

Thank doug553
Belleville, Ontario
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72 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

After trying a number of local restaurants, we now turn to Modern Café for all of our Chinese food take-outs. The portions are huge, the food is fresh and tasty and the price is reasonable. Wish the menu included some spicy Schezuan dishes. However, you will be pleased with the many well prepared choices on the menu.

Thank drmaryk
Belleville, Canada
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This was a long time family owned restaurant . I hear that they were bought out . I hope there just as good as they always have been . I always like the specials they run and the dinners for two feed three . wow super good food . Downtown sucks to get in and out of but worth the... More 

Thank Allan R
Thunder Bay, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I truly believe you can't go wrong eating here. I've never ordered anything I didn't like (although I HAVE mostly stayed within the realm of standard Chinese fare), but the rice & the egg rolls here are the best I've ever had. Which actually says a lot, as I spent a year doing a lot of travelling, & out of... More 

Thank ThePunkHippie
Brockville, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We ordered one of their sizzling dish choices Moo goo guy pan and it was a fun and tasty presentation -also ordered Butterfly Shrimp and the presentation Although a little different in the egg wash was very tasty. Quaint little spot - we came from out of town based on reviews and, will stop when we are in the area... More 

Thank CherylHough
Hamilton, Canada
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188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

We stopped in here before going to the local theatre and were pleasantly surprised by what we found. The decor is straight out out of the 1970's - the Modern Cafe is really quite retro. The staff are pleasant and service is excellent. The menu is basically Chinese food but there is a good selection of Canadian/American food as well.... More 

Thank trainfan2000
Hamilton, Canada
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We recently visited the Modern Cafe after reading Trip Advisor reviews of this restaurant. This is excellent Chinese food at affordable prices. Staff is very friendly. I am definitely going to make this my go-to stop for Chinese food when in Belleville.

Thank Photolady73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Front St, Belleville, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Belleville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-962-4182

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