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15, Rue Emmanuel Anquetil, Port Louis, Mauritius
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Description: best hidden gem in mauritius

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistent quality

I have been to this restaurant since I've started working in Port Louis. Never been disappointed by the quality and the service. Not a 5 star restaurant but one which provides good food at a very reasonable and affordable price. Always crowded so better check in slightly earlier than peak hours... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2012
Nicholasdurhone
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Curepipe, Mauritius
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Mauritius
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Open for lunch and dinner. Quick service, Value for money. Must try the Sew Kiow. Has been eating regularly at this restaurant since childhood.

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Mahe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

They have the best Dim Sum foods in town , recommend to all fans of chinese food , to try once in your life,

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Mtius
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I loved ordering souye kiow ( a dumpling consisting of dried shitake mushroom and meat) and Law Paw peing ( lady's cake) there. Hpwever better not expect 4 star service and extra clean tables.

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Curepipe, Mauritius
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16 reviews 16 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I have been to this restaurant since I've started working in Port Louis. Never been disappointed by the quality and the service. Not a 5 star restaurant but one which provides good food at a very reasonable and affordable price. Always crowded so better check in slightly earlier than peak hours. Parking might be a problem in the area during... More 

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Port Louis
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

This is a chinese restaurant ive been visiting since i was at college... The food is awesome and both the quality and quantity... I usually go for the deep fried calamary... I also love the fried rice... With an awesome red chilli paste... However careful if u not a big fan of hot chilli

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Port-Louis, Mauritius
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98 reviews 98 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

One of my favourite place for chinese food This is quite an exceptional place to tast the chinese delicacies. a place where it is always advisable to have your reservation before you go baut where you wont be disapointed.

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Moka
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Canton has consistently been good value for money. My family always goes there. The food is really good. From my experience, it is one of the best chinese restaurant in Mauritius.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Our favourite restaurant in Port Louis for a quick snack; I was however slightly disappointed as the food didn't taste as good as before but overall enjoyed eating there again.

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Mauritius
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

A visit to Port Louis isn't complete without lunch at Canton, or it's smart sister Grand Canton. We live in Mauritius and plan our business trips into port Louis around this little gem. Local food at local prices, great staff who know you by name on your second visit. Be there b4 12:30 or after 2pm, If you go at... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

I'm in Port Louis for several weeks and I must admit there are not many good alternatives in Port Louis when it comes to food. However, I've been now in four Chinese Restaurants (ok, one claimed to be a Japanese one but was in fact a Chinese in LaPailles) and the Canton is absolutely the best of all. On top... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15, Rue Emmanuel Anquetil, Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Port Louis District  >  Port Louis

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

best hidden gem in mauritius

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