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“Carried by reputation pretty much”
Review of Swatow Restaurant

Swatow Restaurant
Ranked #379 of 8,722 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Reviewed December 10, 2013

The food is fine, nothing that stands out in particular compared to all the other restaurants, but what I can't get around is how popular this place is! Susur Lee slapped an OK on this place now all the non asians love this place while the people that actually know Chinese food go to one of the other restaurants that serve the same thing but $2 cheaper.

I guess it's open late at night but so are a few others. I guess if you really don't want to walk another 2 minutes and you end up right there you can walk in.

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Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Hungry for a quick fix of Chinese food? This is the go to place. Don't go for décor(nil), nor gourmet dishes, just very good fast meal. Bowl of noodles, rice dishes, noodle dishes and so on, can be enjoyed within minutes of ordering. Inexpensive, $8-10 can get your tummy satisfied. Service is fast and a great late night meal, way better than street meat.
My favorite is the shrimp lobster sauce served over rice.

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Thank must_travel_soon_10
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

Wonderful Chinese food. One of the best on Spadina. Food is consistently good and affordable, service is friendly and fast. The space is very clean and bright. I have never been disappointed.

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Thank Manya J
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

I do not want to write a lot. I am kind of not in the mood but anyways I do not have to write a long memoir of this place because is just what it is.

Yummy.

Spend 15 dollar, invite a friend and burst your late night stomach of proper and sizzling served fa kiu fried rice and orange chicken. These guys do their thing and they do it very well.

Thank Heriberto P
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

They know how to cook the wide-rice noodle dishes. The fish-ball rice noodle soup is very good, almost as good as some of those noodle places in Hong Kong. Although the name is Swatow, it does not have all the native Swatow dishes, which was a bit disappointing for me. However, their pigblood dish is very good, smooth and soft.

Service is fast, friendly, and efficent.

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Thank Pie616
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