We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Canton Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Chinese, Asian, Canadian, Healthy
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
294 Commercial St, North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A 1C1, Canada
+1 902-794-4587
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 29: English reviews
Perth, Canada
Level Contributor
108 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was friendly and efficient. The meal was typical Canadian Chinese. We ordered a dinner from the choices proposed.

Helpful?
Thank NL5
North Sydney, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family & friends all enjoy the Canton Restaurant as the food is excellent. The food is hot, ready quickly, & delicious. We often choose this chinese food for special occasions such as birthdays, get togethers with friends, family reunions...there's dishes to please everyone.

Helpful?
Thank Elaine I
North Sydney, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average Food, nothing special, not a traditional Asian Restaurant, a of American dishes, and Asian dishes had more American taste

Helpful?
Thank mradziwilko
North Sydney, Canada
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
Thank Louretta S
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
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 

Helpful?
Thank kennyzhuzhu
Westfield, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
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 

Helpful?
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.

Helpful?
Thank Ger H
North Sydney, Canada
Level Contributor
34 reviews
32 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

Helpful?
1 Thank heavyweight2016
North Sydney, Canada
Level Contributor
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.

Helpful?
1 Thank paula K
Nova Scotia
Level Contributor
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 

Helpful?
Thank tgw375

Travellers who viewed Canton Restaurant also viewed

North Sydney, Cape Breton Island
North Sydney, Cape Breton Island
 
North Sydney, Cape Breton Island
North Sydney, Cape Breton Island
 

Been to Canton Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Canadian, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Canton Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?