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China Garden Restaurant

31 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
+1 519-888-0088
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good21%
  • Average37%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
Jan 29, 2017
“Probably the most authentic canto food west of Mississauga …”
3 weeks ago
“Three strikes and your …”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
31 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been visiting regularly, and the last three times in a row, I was overcharged for my food. Either they are forgetful or they have forgotten to change the prices on the menu. The worse case is that they are dishonest. (Two separate wait...More

Thank ric i
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Probably, the best and most authentic canto resto west of the missis. The food is something akin to Toronto good 'olden days' chinese food of the 70's, and the pun on the name should indicate that it is someone from TO. The chinese name means...More

Thank ric i
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

I had the lunch special. Use to be good place to eat but the food was very bland and for the cost (9.50) not a good value. I don't give a 1 very often but the real kicker here was when I went to pay...More

Thank DutchCanuck58
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Good quality, good price. Don't be afraid to try something a bit more off the norm! Their salt and spicy shrimp is fantastic, as is the pork dumplings. This is my family's regular Chinese takeout place.

Thank Miles S
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Dined on Sunday at lunch. Restaurant was not busy at all. Served tea right away. Ordered lunch specials. Mine was chicken in hot sauce. Choice of Hot and Sour Soup or Spring Roll and either rice or noodles. I chose the hot and sour soup...More

Thank MickFergus
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Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Best value in town these days! Cameron and Sam's Kitchen have gone way overboard on pricing. They price those Dim Sum items like gold and it has been increasing relentlessly like they have a monopoly on the food,Cameron being the worst offender. China Garden has...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 28, 2015

I always try Cantonese Chow Mein at any new Chinese restaurant that I try, because it is my favourite dish and makes a good benchmark to compare between restaurants. Their CCM was a decent portion size, even though my friend ordered the same dish and...More

Thank SWONTraveller
Reviewed June 16, 2014

I have been eating at and ordering takeout from China Garden for several years. I used to go to Jia Jia Lok but I've found China Garden to be better (food, service, atomosphere). The lunch menu has a lot of variety and is a good...More

1  Thank CanadianFoodie31
Reviewed November 22, 2013

I don't know what kind of food they're serving, but for sure, it's not Chinese food. Never taste any Chinese food that is this bad, so plain, tasteless. Never go back again.

2  Thank Raerae L
Reviewed October 12, 2013

I have visited this place a couple of times and I can say that they provide their food fresh and hot as expected. The prices are very economical and that's why lots of people visit them. I like their beef chop suey. I think they...More

1  Thank Brandon D
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 University Ave E, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-888-0088
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