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China King Family Restaurant

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825 Reeves Street, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia B9A 2S4, Canada
902-625-7000
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
As usual, great food, friendly service

I ordered take-out from this restaurant today. It was totally delish! The owner/operator is the friendliest person you would ever meet. They are so accommodating there. We actually order our Dart Banquet food from them and they are 45 miles away. Always a pleasure to eat in or take-out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
beaverblue
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Guysborough, Canada
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Stewiacke, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My husband and I ordered two buffets because of exterior signage (despite being unable to find the price for the buffet anywhere and no menu was offered) on Saturday August 1st, 2015. We wanted ice water but were told by our server that we would have to purchase water because we were getting the buffet (!), so we opted for... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Menu was very confusing and way too expensive. I've eaten sweet and sour chicken several times but never with a small piece of white meat in a round corn meal donut tasting ball. The egg roll looked like it was dark meat ground up with no sign of vegetables. And the total was $22.00. Each. Hubby had a Thursday special... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had the special chicken balls rice chicken gai ding and ribs..the egg roll was over done..the chicken ball were mostly batter...ribs were ok..rice was pretty dry..carrots in the veg seemed a bit old and iffy...All in all an ok experience.

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Peterborough, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I should have known when we looked at the filth of the front door. This restaurant hasn't been updated for 30+ years. The food was nothing to write home about. I think the wantons in the soup were homemade though and were the best part of the meal. The vegetables were overcooked and the ribs were hard to chew. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

AMAZING place to eat, super friendly staff, and it's the best Chinese you can find on this side of nova scotia, 5 stars

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Guysborough, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I ordered take-out from this restaurant today. It was totally delish! The owner/operator is the friendliest person you would ever meet. They are so accommodating there. We actually order our Dart Banquet food from them and they are 45 miles away. Always a pleasure to eat in or take-out.

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Inverness, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I reviewed this restaurant some years ago when it was a quite decent place to have Chinese food. It has changed hands. The last time (and I mean the LAST time) we ate there we had buffet I had the distinct feeling that the trays had been reheated from the previous day. As they say in New York, FAGEDDABOUDIT!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I don't understand the negative reviews ? Now if you are talking about the Rose Garden, I totally concur as I ate there one and became very ill...But never have I had a bad experience with China King. The staff is friendly and frequently check to see if you require anything else and ask how everything is. It is one... More 

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Cape Breton Island, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I come to this restaurant monthly. The buffet is good value and always offers something that you will enjoy. Nothing fancy but quick and convenient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The best chinese food in cape breton and the best Ive ever had. I currently live in Edmonton and I still cannot find anything close to the china king.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 825 Reeves Street, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia B9A 2S4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Port Hawkesbury
  • Phone Number: 902-625-7000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?