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Fan's Restaurant

451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
+1 902-469-9165
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (10 reviews)
“ginger beef” (10 reviews)
“combo plate” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it is, you have not tried many places! The egg rolls were filled with a dark brown paste with no texture and a horrible taste. And we had to pay extra to get one instead of the spring roll . That's just weird for...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered four main dishes. Some were good (the roast duck had some unique taste), while two others were average (the veggie and tofu pot has too much soy sauce). The place was clean and pleasant.

Thank sun20
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Fan's Restaurant has been a local Chinese Food option for many years. Roughly 20 years ago, a young man we knew worked there part-time and we have frequented the establishment many times from small family meals to anniversary dinners, birthdays and entertaining friends. It has...More

Thank 765glennab
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Had a great meal at the end of June but discovered a sign saying that they were closed for month of July which is an odd time to close a restaurant. Great service. Love the homemade plum sauce. Combo plates look like platters. Sweet and...More

1  Thank llinel
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I cannot stop talking about how good the food was at this place nor can I believe that what we got was Gluten Free but it was! We are/were staying right up the road. This is not in a great neighbourhood but it's worth the...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We found the lunch menu very appetizing, fresh ingredients, full selection of items. Good for luncheon meeting, friendly, professional staff. quite a large venue . All of our group enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere, located on /windmill rd close to the mackay bridge access...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Very authentic Chinese restaurant setup with best dim sum selection in town. Always happy to come here.

1  Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The food was a little on the cold side and kind of greasy this time. Found the service slow and disorganized. Prices have gone up and the restaurant every time you want to make a change cannot do it or they make a fuss. Even...More

Thank dgg123
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I have been here a couple dozen times over ten years.The food has done downhill so bad this last year.The eggroll should speak for itself (what is in that fill).I threw most of my cantonese chow mein ,it was soggy mush and wasn t even...More

1  Thank 406theodore406
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to fans for lunch. We have been going there for years.this past weekend we waited 5 mins to be seated then 15 mins before our order was taken. We got our drinks and the spring rolls came great! Then 35...More

Thank swoickle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 902-469-9165
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