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China Doll Restaurant & Tavern

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563 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L1C8, Canada
(613) 542-9331
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Dining options: Dinner, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Place for good Chinese food

taste and price is good. the food is quickly prepared. The wonton soup is far and away the best I have ever eaten. The owners wife will seat you and the chef is ger husband been arround for many years.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2015
mike d
Lutz, Florida
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Lutz, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

taste and price is good. the food is quickly prepared. The wonton soup is far and away the best I have ever eaten. The owners wife will seat you and the chef is ger husband been arround for many years.

Thank mike d
Montreal, Canada
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Every time I go to Kingston to drop my son off to university my biggest fear is to eat out! Frankly it's not Montreal or New York for restaurants! But delightfully, I found this wonderful restaurant where thechinses food was above average and seriously the best Chinese restaurant in Kingston! I was pleasantly surprised and will definitely go back to... More 

Thank Nadia T
Kingston, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Always hot, always delicious, always friendly service! Tried other shops, because they are closer, no comparison! I drive across town for China Doll! It's the best!

Thank Debby K
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Went there for take out at the recommendation of my co-workers. The food was good and well priced. Not as fresh tasting as I prefer for Chinese food.

Thank Brenda W
Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

You have to experience true Chinese food. This restaurant has been serving customers of Kingston for decades. Food is delicious, true home cooking served always perfect. Worth every penny to visit Joan and Kenny and let them prepare true chinese dishes,

Thank pokornym
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is one of the oldest family run Chinese restaurants in Kingston. It is in need of a serious update in terms of decor and cleanliness. The food was as expected (basic Canadian/ Chinese dishes). However, on our last visit I found a piece of thin, wiry metal in my food. The lady/server said it was from the pads they... More 

Thank snowbird42
Kingston, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

food just was not very paletable service was not the best either and honestly I should have read the reviews before deciding to even attempt eating there was not very original eather decor could use a change up

Thank Adaija
Kingston, Canada
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213 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I'll keep this short but not that sweet: This restaurant was not chosen by me for our weekly dinner out but I was game to try a different place as we always eat at Silver Wok. We will NOT be back: lousy service, ordinary food & absolutely disgusting (stinky & dirty) ladies restroom. If the washroom is filthy, you have... More 

3 Thank lb64
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

The Chicken soo guy and fried rice are amazing as is the sizzling platter with beef and green peppers. Fresh and hot food. Love it.

1 Thank Anthonyfattony
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

ate here the other day food is good portions good srervice lacking..server /owner needs to spend a little less time looking at her tv at the cash and pay attention to customers needs...no refill of water til the ice melted lol. far from the worst in kingstons chinese but nowhere near the best . loved the bacon fried rice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 563 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7L1C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: (613) 542-9331

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Pub


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