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Fan's Restaurant

451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
+1 902-469-9165
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travelers talk about
“dim sum” (10 reviews)
“ginger beef” (10 reviews)
“combo plate” (4 reviews)
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All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very authentic Chinese restaurant setup with best dim sum selection in town. Always happy to come here.

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed April 21, 2017

The food was a little on the cold side and kind of greasy this time. Found the service slow and disorganized. Prices have gone up and the restaurant every time you want to make a change cannot do it or they make a fuss. Even...More

Thank dgg123
Reviewed March 25, 2017

I have been here a couple dozen times over ten years.The food has done downhill so bad this last year.The eggroll should speak for itself (what is in that fill).I threw most of my cantonese chow mein ,it was soggy mush and wasn t even...More

1  Thank 406theodore406
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to fans for lunch. We have been going there for years.this past weekend we waited 5 mins to be seated then 15 mins before our order was taken. We got our drinks and the spring rolls came great! Then 35...More

Thank swoickle
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Fan's for years.....started when it was called Fran's. I went 2-4 times per week. I've watched the service disappear, and the quality and quantity of the food deteriorate while the prices climbed. I'm taking my business elsewhere. To think this...More

2  Thank Les B
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

It's a shame what happened to this place. The finer dishes are higher quality but service and cleanliness have declined. Small but significant issue; dirty plates. It was less than amusing. Overall good value to price ratio.

Thank Nick L
Reviewed February 5, 2017

I had dinner here recently and my friend warned me that the service was very fast...too fast if you want to have a visit over a meal. So take your time with ordering if you are not in a rush or you could be in...More

Thank Acadia80
Reviewed February 1, 2017

if you like Chinese you have to try this ,great food good menu nice waiters place is clean that's important to me great for luinch , supper or anytime oh and the soup is a must -they make all of their own sauces too

Thank Darrell F
Reviewed January 1, 2017

I have never felt the need to review before, but this meal demanded it. I have gone to Fan's a few times over the years and the quality has gone way down. Tonight was the worst service and food I have ever had at a...More

Thank mike_o_000
Reviewed November 28, 2016

It's been quite a while since we dined at Fan's, but as usual, it didn't disappoint. The portions were very generous and our meals were hot and delicious. I couldn't finish my "Combo 1" selection and took some home. Our server was attentive but did...More

Thank JeanYHZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-469-9165
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