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The Canton House

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Chinatown / Yaowarat
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530 _______, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We ate here with 5 people. The service was not good, they forgot half of our order and when asked they said it wasn't ordered at all. The quality of the meat and the food in general were below our standards. There was also (too much) mint in the dishes. Our waiter wasn't interested in our table at all, he... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

My husband and a friend came across this place last year on a food walking tour and said he would take the family this year. So off we went up and down the St. The place has changed so much due to a fire. We really like the Décor. Yes sometimes a little hard to speak with the staff but... More 

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Thank Lynda S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic clean restaurant with good service. The crispy duck was great and came quickly with the necessary pancakes, plum sauce and spring onions. About £15 so not cheap for bangkok but worth it.

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Thank marshanite
Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Nice interior, but the food and service just didn't do it for me. Taste was bland at best, service was unfriendly and uninterested.

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Thank nickpohl
Hyderabad, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

They have amazing dimsum - found them through our Bangkok Food Walking Tour - went back four times - really really good stuff! They also have an outlet in Terminal 21 so no need to go all the way to Chinatown for this.

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Thank omniadubitare
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Good Cantonese style restaurant in China town , good inexpensive dim sum , unfortunately most of the soft drinks on the menu not available , but food was tasty

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Thank Wayne B
Banting, Selangor, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Nice food here! especially the dimsum i like it very much. found back the Original taste of Chinese dimsum. bit pricey, very crowded restaurant. other dishes like the cantonese way of cooking of noodle is good. but the hokkien mee totally different like what we had in Malaysia. Like the spicy dish of the scallops (not sure the exact name)

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Thank Gin8_8Lim
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Two people go out for dinner. I order a dish. My friend orders a dish. They get their meal, I don't ? As a server how do you not recall writing it down as you drop it off. You took the order 5 minutes ago. Guess the service remarks are true.

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Thank Dustin K
Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is just a place to eat, not a real restaurant. Simple interior without any charisma. Service crew dont even know their own menu. How could they - it has got 12 pages. Believe me, you dont need to go around china town, they claim to have everything here :) Anyway, food is okay.

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Thank John H
Heiloo, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

The staff doesn't speak very good English and it is hard to make yourself clear. Eventually, the food was good, but my friends dish was missing and later on it appeared that the dish wasn't available. Also, when we ordered desert, they forgot us. The staff was really slow and not very helpfull. Thankfully the food tasted good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 _______, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Chinatown / Yaowarat
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown / Yaowarat

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Staying in Chinatown / Yaowarat

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During the day, the main street and its small alleyways are filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and all-day markets. The real action, however, happens after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast on some of the best street food in town. Escape the chaos by venturing a little further from the main road and discover hidden shrines, friendly locals and daily life in its purest form.