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“Absolutely mouth-watering” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Choyan Chonese Restaurant

Choyan Chonese Restaurant
St Johns Avenue, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #1,272 of 5,486 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $14 - $19
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Sydney
2 reviews
“Absolutely mouth-watering”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Before I met my husband, I had been going to Choyans for twenty years. Now it’s a family event.

The food quality has always been extremely high, and their service is outstanding.

I enjoy Choyan because it’s a comforting place. There are not many traditional Chinese restaurants like this anymore in Sydney.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“An Institution on the North Shore”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

The Choyan has been offering quality food and service for as long as we can remember, certainly going back to 1965.
The food is authentic chinese prepared to a high standard from a varied menu, and service attentive without being over the top.
The Choyan is a favourite of our family and we always have a pleasant experience.
Value is also good for the quality of food and level of service.
Recommended.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Best Chinese, Good Pricing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011

I have been a regular at the Choyan for most of my life now, where I have witnessed management change numerous times, the television and table decor upgrade often, however the food has stayed the same, which is the best thing.

The atmosphere of the restaurant is typical of a Chinese restaurant, with a large room with tables dotted around the inside, and a bar in the middle. There is lots of bamboo within the restaurant, giving the customer the sheltered feel from its urban, near train station location. The staff are the most lovely people, always with a smile on their face, and looking to help your best interest.

The food, is simply devine! Its just normal chinese food, but it provides a wealth of comfort, and there is a great range. I have eaten the sizzling butterfly king prawns every time I go there, they are so well cooked, and filling, sitting in a garlicy sauce! My family also love to eat the pan fried beef, which is juicy and has so much flavour.

It is always fun too when there is a birthday, as the staff put on the 'happy birthday song' as they bring out a special birthday dessert.

The food is affordable, and is best for a quick, last minute meal out with any one.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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