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Chow Family Restaurant

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344 Prince St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1E2, Canada
+1 902-895-9256
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In December a group of us went to Chow Family Restaurant for their lunch buffet. I had only ever been to this restaurant for a supper meal and it was not the buffet so I didn't realize just how great this buffet is. Lots of variety and everything tasted wonderful!

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Thank Yvonne A
Guysborough, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were craving Chinese Food and had heard that Chow Family had just recently added a buffet to their menu. It was supper time so we ventured it. You would definitely NOT be disappointed in the food. There were so many items in the buffet and it was hot and fresh. The cost was very reasonable at... More 

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Thank beaverblue
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I travel to Truro to see my 2 teenage grand daughters. After a mind numbing afternoon of frenchy shopping I'm starving. We hit the buffet at about 450 pm. A little early for dinner but they start at 430. Nice crowd in there already. Cost is $17 each. We ordered a can pops and bottled beer. Let's... More 

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Thank Brian K
Pictou, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very tasty hot buffet with variety. We got there 40 minutes before buffet was over and items were replenished the whole time. Price was 10.99 + tax for lunch which was an excellent price and staff were very friendly.

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Thank NSAdventureSeekers
Riverview, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I stopped at lunch, and tried the new buffet. I loved the curry vegetables, sesame chicken and some of the noodles. My favorite has always been the eggrolls at the chow family, but they were cold and seems smaller, or less filling. I would recommend trying the buffet, and hope that they are able to control the temperature of the... More 

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Thank NovaScotiagirl-21
Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered combos that came heaped high and juices overflowing the plate and food was cold. I wonder if the food was just slopped off the buffet. Previous visits were better.

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Thank jerry4230
Truro, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A great environment to eat in. A reasonable price for a variety of food. The service is great. Hope they can change something every few months.

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Thank SallyS77580
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Very good variety, food was hot, ribs were bland tasting , egg rolls were very tasty, service was very good

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Thank Andrew S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stumbled on this place while driving around town great service, great food. Try the Beef and Broccoli, and the Deep Fried prawns

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Thank Terry R
Upper Tantallon, Canada
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were there with a large group (50 people) and expected it to be a slow meal, but I wasn't expecting 2.5 hours. The servers were friendly but only two for our large group so it took a very long time, and two of the group were completely forgotten when the meals were brought out. My husband and I ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 Prince St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-895-9256

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