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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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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 13
    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
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My previous review of China King was less than flattering. I am happy to report that things have improved considerably at this restaurant. My wife and I dined there the other day. The food was mostly fresh and excellent, the service was very friendly and the washrooms were absolutely spotless... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
FVance R
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Inverness, Canada
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Inverness, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My previous review of China King was less than flattering. I am happy to report that things have improved considerably at this restaurant. My wife and I dined there the other day. The food was mostly fresh and excellent, the service was very friendly and the washrooms were absolutely spotless. Unfortunately the egg rolls are still terrible.

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Thank FVance R
Port Hood
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Excellent food lots of free parking, very accessible to everybody. Very impressed with how they visited the buffet table keeping the food hot and replenished service very quick, place was clean and servings very good.

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Thank Pauline. M
Cape North, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

I think the reviews have been unfair ! Not meant to be fine dining Food always fresh and hot More than fair price staff awesome We have been to many and this one we enjoy!

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Thank Iggy2013
Stewiacke, Canada
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Thank sac38
Georgetown, Texas
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Thank Rigglets
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Janet B
Peterborough, Canada
2 reviews
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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Thank Ginny T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank Denzel Kàdeem J
Guysborough, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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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1 Thank beaverblue
Inverness, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Thank FVance R

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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