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Canton Chinese Restaurant

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2172 Sycamore Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3126
+1 540-261-1886
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Lexington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's not fancy, and sometimes the taste quality is a bit uneven, but for Rockbridge County it's probably the best Chinese around. The modest building in a modest town masks a nice interior and pleasant seating options. Service is attentive with the food options generally above average but not remarkable. We've dined for lunch and for dinner, - usually good... More 

Thank Bin_travelin_1
Roanoke, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Consistently better than the buffet Chinese food offered over in Lexington. Nothing fancy on the outside, but inside you'll find consistently great flavors, fresh, piping hot foods, and well sized portions. For all of the offering on the menu, in our opinion, hacked chicken in the surprise you've been looking for!

Thank cjason13
Buena Vista, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Fresh, delicious Chinese food, wonderful family and great service! We eat there at least once a week when we can. Everyone that has eaten there with us has really enjoyed it.

Thank Sandybank
Roanoke, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Unexpectedly fresh, tasty and reasonable. Fast and great service too! From the outside the restaurant does not look that promising. Locals had recommended it to us and we are glad they did.

Thank mmaier776
Rockbridge Baths, Virginia
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

My wife and I dined at Canton Chinese Restaurant recently and had a very pleasant experience. I started with fried dumplings -- delicious! -- and then we shared one order of Mongolian Beef and one of Szechuan Pork and Shrimp combination. The portions were exceedingly generous -- we couldn't finish both dishes. The preparation and spicing were excellent, not as... More 

Thank gliddenr72
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1 review
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Fresh, simple, friendly, fast. The best Asian restaurant in Rockbridge County by far. Nice people, good food. Too bad there's no explanation about dishes names though.

Thank Philippe L
Lexington, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed October 2, 2016

The food was fresh and freshly prepared. Not heat and eat fast food Chinese. The won ton soup was fantastic the dumplings were perfect. Not salty or oily but seriously great. We will be back to this little hidden treasure in downtown BV. The restaurant is old but very clean. The staff was very polite and dinner service was perfect.

Thank scottandtanja
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 26, 2016

I just took my son to Canton for his birthday tonight. Great food,great service and very freshly cooked. We both enjoyed our order and the servings were huge, who needs a buffet that is not always fresh and hot. I plan on making Canton my chinese restaurant from now on and will be sure to tell all my friends to... More 

Thank Linda F
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

There are a few buffets around town but to me that lowers the quality of the food. Canton is family owned and operated, and they are wonderful people. The food is sit down or carry out ... it is not a buffet and it is amazing, affordable, and they give you plenty. We eat there at least 4 times a... More 

Thank June C
1 review
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and just love the food and the family that owns the restaurant is the best. Our order is always delicious and perfect.

Thank Robin T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2172 Sycamore Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3126
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 540-261-1886

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