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

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Take out was fast and food was tasty

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Brenda W
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7 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
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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,

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 

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Kingston, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

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Kingston, Canada
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
604 helpful votes 604 helpful votes
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 

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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.

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Toronto, Canada
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183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
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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Kingston, Canada
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

we had a newyears get together for 14 people - called the day before to place order and was treated royally - everything was packaged with sauces on the side so when serving from warming trays hours later it was like it was just delivered - not to mention portions were amazing we had enough to feed 8 more people... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

Good no frills chinese restaurant in downtown Kingston Family menu for 4 people 40$ worth to try, lots of food

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

Love the Cantonese chow mein, shrimp with lobster sauce, chicken soo guy and chicken fried rice. Large portions, lots of meat and shrimp in the dishes. Nothing negative to say. I wish I could eat here more often!

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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

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