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Canton Chinese Cuisine

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5923 Ashworth Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50266-7109
+1 515-222-9277
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Kansas City, Missouri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had really high hopes for this place. Then, unfortunately, reality set in really quick. We walked inside and were greeted by a not so friendly lady at the register. We ordered our food and sat down at the booth. It's a small place- can maybe hold 20 people max. We received our egg drop soup first.... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Lunch buffet was very good and low priced, $6.50 with tax. Nice mix of generals chicken, sesame chicken, beef and broccoli, rice, 2 soups, lo mien, crab Rangoon and egg rolls. Not a very big place but good food and nice lady serving the buffet and taking money.

Thank David_MD2713VH
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

This is hands down the best Chinese food that I have found in the United States. The food is always fresh, the people are extremely kind, delivery is speedy, the food is AMAZING! I stop in every time I go through West Des Moines. I wish more Chinese restaurants were like Canton!

Thank Sarah O
Des Moines, Iowa
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119 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Wanted Chinese -another rating service gave it 3.9/5 with great hot-sour soup. Not our experience. Hot-sour soup was ok-just ok-but very hot temperature. I order the cashew chicken-it can with many vegetables but no flavor at all. Reasonable amount of food with a lot of so-so rice. My wife ordered shrimp and rice-again with no flavor. The local chain food... More 

Thank chance s
West Des Moines, Iowa
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Very nice traditional menu items. Sweet and sour chicken and Spicy home style beef are my favorite items. Good parking, nice location.

Thank JamersonRocks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Des Moines native and this is one of the best chinese restaurants I have found in town. Good variety and reasonable prices. Best for take out since atmosphere is pretty casual.

Thank Scott C
Iowa City, Iowa
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194 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

We picked up the hot & spicy pork to take back to the hotel. We're not big eaters, but there was enough food for 2 from this single dish, with rice included. The food was decent, but not exceptional. The restaurant is in a non-descript strip mall with a Kum & Go and Godfather's Pizza. There were only a couple... More 

Thank B P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

The staff was nice and food was served quickly, but seemed to be reheated factory food. Just dry pieces of fried breading (maybe some chicken in there somewhere). The Mongolian beef was average at best and the soup so thick it could not be finished. Overall I will not be back but some might like at and the staff are... More 

Thank DjWreckd
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2012

We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon recently and we were pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. The small dining area was almost empty but it was clear that a healthy takeout business was going on. We ate in and felt very comfortable. I noticed they also have a Korean menu as well. We highly recommend this place... More 

Thank DennisKC
West Des Moines, IA
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189 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

I pop over here once every few weeks for lunch. The lunch specials are under $6 and will fill you up. the sett/sour and lemon chicken dishes are great. They also have some Korean dishes available. The buffet has several good options.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5923 Ashworth Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50266-7109
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  West Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-222-9277

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