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Channing Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1002 2nd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H7, Canada
+1 519-376-0718
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Owen Sound, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been a customer at this family run restaurant for more than 20 plus years now. I took my wife there before we were married and now there are 3 generations that love this place, we get great service great food and a great deal when we dine there. We never leave hungry just happy and full lol. This... More 

Thank kered2016
Kemble, Canada
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The best chinese food anywhere. This place cant be beat! Try the Channing Wonton Soup. It's HUGE and delicious!

Thank Marcia W
Bruce Peninsula
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love the Chaning's food. Lots to choose from but our favorite is the Chaning bowls, chicken balls (order sauce on the side) spring rolls and eggs rolls. Lots of room and they can accommodate a larger group. We always order extra so we make sure there are leftovers for the next day's lunch.

Thank ajkc3224
Owen Sound, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Channing is one of the oldest restaurants in Owen Sound. Throughout the years there food remained awesome

Thank whatifnothing
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a senior and I like spices if you don't like spices like you food very bland. This is the place to go. Service is excellent. But when I order a curry chicken. I expect the curry. To tastes like curry but I have to omit Lotta seniors like it there

Thank Star S
Owen Sound, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just oil everywhere. I mean insane amount if oil. Lemon chicken almost burnt, like so fried it's just a thin dark husk. And burnt noodles, how do you burn noodles? Hear great things but got just oil and burnt noodles. I think this is the worst Chinese food I have ever had. Sad cause I don't get why it's so... More 

Thank katherineford
Owen Sound, Canada
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Channing Restaurant, Chinese food on New Years Day. It was delicious. Honey garlic chicken balls, sweet & sour chicken balls, & sesame chicken are my favourites. Portions are generous and freshly made, and quite reasonable.

Thank Wendy M
Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good overall quality of food and service. I have made several visits (on recommendation from locals) and have always been happy with the experience. If your used to European iterations of Chinese food it worths to note that even the spicy dishes are not as spicy as you might be accustomed to, and that there is a "Canadian touch" on... More 

Thank ArrivalsSE
Owen Sound, Canada
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always a good place to have a good meal. For a number of years I have had the large wonton soup for one, and I haven't been disappointed. I usually get the egg roll on the side at the same time as my partner has the apatizer soup. Also, I get some hot mustard to put on... More 

Thank Renard K
Owen Sound, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

I had not been to this restaurant for some years and I was looking forward to some good Chinese! Hooked up here with some old friends for dinner last week. We all ordered individual combo dinners. Some good parts were the chicken soo guy (nice a crispy batter!) and the Chinese tea. Was not crazy about the veggies or the... More 

Thank Brenda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 2nd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-0718

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?