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Don's Restaurant

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, Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Take out dinner for 8

Lots of food but most of it tasted all the same. Not much flavour. It was really Kind of disappointing. With an increase in price it should at least taste good. The chicken balls were all greasy.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Annette E
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Carbonear, Canada
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Carbonear, Canada
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Lots of food but most of it tasted all the same. Not much flavour. It was really Kind of disappointing. With an increase in price it should at least taste good. The chicken balls were all greasy.

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Carbonear, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

great food but a bit pricey. lot's of seating. the water pond is a nice touch. staff are ok. buffet is ok.

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

great waitresses , very friendly ,courteous,,good food ,,place is clean ,,,,good variety of food ,, tasty ,, for the price can't beat it ,,,

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Barrie, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

very disappointind visit.went to dons because of some of the reviews i read.if i had my time back i would have went to mary browns.buffet started at 5 we got there at 5.05.the first time there. when i walked in the door and saw the size of the buffet that was disppointing enough until we picked up our food. the... More 

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Carbonear, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

for the size of the area of carbonear. this buffet was awesome....my husband had the cantanese chow mein,,,,best we have ever had....the beef and broccoli in the buffet was the best....the server SHARON WAS THE BEST...kept checking on us....will definitely go back soon

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St. John's, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Ate here yesterday for the first time and was very surprised at the limited selection for the outrageous price of $18. There were about a dozen choices, no salads, no desserts. Chicken balls were tough and wings were greasy.

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Harbour Grace, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Haven't been there in a while. Have they upgraded?....according to the other reviews?? I'll have to try it again but I said last time I wouldn't go back.

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St. John's, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I find the buffet at Don's is always well stocked and the restaurant itself has been renovated over the past couple of years. A nice place to dine with friendly service. The food is quite good.

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St. John's, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Stop over at Freshwater on the weekend and had lunch at Don's Restaurant. Very clean, service was quick. Choice of dishes is somewhat limited, but well prepared and tasty. We will return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Have eaten here many of times with family, friends and my boyfriend. We have all enjoyed everything here. This restaurant has a buffet, and it is always nice and fresh and the food is always hot. I enjoy coming here the most, because around that area, its the place with the most to chose from, the waitresses are super friendly,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: , Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  Carbonear

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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