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Canton Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Chinese, Asian, Canadian, Healthy
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294 Commercial St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1C1, Canada
+1 902-794-4587
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North Sydney, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have been going to Cantons for years and was never disappointed great food .Love the Sunday buffet. They don't make a cent off me, i eat so much.

Thank Louretta S
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is not Cantonese food. This is no where near close, and will never be as good. I called in today at Aug 23rd, 2016 @11:18AM, and I wanted to order food, the lady instantly picked up the phone heard me speak in Chinese, and hung up on me. Very rude, food is not good, and I am sad to... More 

Thank kennyzhuzhu
Westfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Restaurant is a tradition in North Sydney.You're greeted w/ a smile,and the ever present "hello darlin/dear/hon.It's how we roll there lol..We've eaten there 4 times in 2 months.We were never once disappointed.Every time we've had D on the luncheon menu.I can't imagine anything is better BUT it is .Sunday Buffet is yum,but get there early.There is a great history{back in... More 

Thank Bonny E
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We went to buffett...food was terrible..the deserts tasted like balloons,full of air,,terrible..the water had things floating in it,and the service was horrible.I ordered buffett and glass of water,,came to $21.00,way to much,had only one plate,very disappointed,will not be going back.

Thank Ger H
North Sydney, Canada
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Service here is very good , meals are derved promplly Great service here meals are served promptly and nice friendly follow

1 Thank heavyweight2016
North Sydney, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Love,love,love the Unday Buffett, we go quite a bit and never have been disappointed.The take out is excellent as well,great variety to choose from.

1 Thank paula K
Nova Scotia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

The restaurant looks like it hasn't had any work done to it in a very long time. The bathrooms are awful. The service was fantastic. Our server was fast, accurate and so friendly. Her service was the only thing that made the dinner good. The food wasn't great, the rice had a burnt taste to it and I couldn't eat... More 

Thank tgw375
Halifax, Canada
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Been there for decades and the food is still OK but nothing special. Stick to the tried and true Chinese/Canadian dishes.

Thank peaderm
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Always fast and friendly buy the food is hit and miss. This restaurant used to have the absolute tastiest chicken fried rice and s&s chicken balls, now the rice is OK and the chicken balls lack the flavor they had in the 80s and 90s. I wish things hadn't changed so much.

Thank Leeann D
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

It was pretty good Chinese food a family of four could split 2 number five combos and feel pretty full my daughter is eight and my son is 12 we would come back again . the sauce was thick and tasty too which is important to me I would come. Again for sure

2 Thank Corey B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Canadian, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 Commercial St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  North Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-794-4587

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