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Magnolia Chinese Cuisine

$$ - $$$
York - Haig
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Ontario, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-682-8710
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St. Catharines, Canada
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Server did not welcome you. Restaueant door falling off with handle could be safety hazard. Food ordered was to be not hot it was spicy. Very disappointing when servers are talking very loud to each other in dinning room. Not nice for fine dinning

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1 Thank gemma507
Ontario, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Hot & sour soup vinegary, missing ingredien. Chicken soo guy SALTY! tempura not tempura.looked and tasted like dipped in breadcrumbs, brown sauce like brown water! Kung po littered with money saving celery carrots & onion. Not 1 pepper. This is a sweet and spicy dish but only flavours sugar & salt. They are cutting too many corners at the customers'... More 

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2 Thank nicoleservos1
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Always enjoy the meal. Meal for four is a meal for eight. Excellent for leftovers. Great prices and a quite atmosphere. No loud music.

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Thank CanadianKell
Ontario, Canada
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121 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Whenever we can't figure out where to eat, we go to Magnolia. That's because it is inexpensive, uncrowded, and the food is consistently good. It's the kind of place you can take a bunch of family members with varying tastes and everyone is satisfied. The dining area is pleasant and the music creates a relaxing atmosphere. Also, the bill will... More 

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Thank losdosgringos2015
St. Catharines, Ontario
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The waitstaff appeared to be totally disinterested that someone had come into their restaurant to eat. The food, when it eventually came, was far below the standard that I expected. It is my policy that if one ca't say anything good then they should say nothing but this just wasn't good. Perhaps I'm just too picky.

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Thank Bill W
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Being from out of town, I blindly followed the GPS in my rental car. Not noticing, this location is in St. Catharines and not in Niagara Falls (the location with the good ratings). The place was empty, filthy, and the one server was gruff and pushy. I tried to ordered SIMPLE “PLAIN” STEAMED chicken and vegetables. This was not understood... More 

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1 Thank Watusi J
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Just had the curry and a Cantonese chow mien. I've never had a chow mien that tasted like this. Different from the norm' but in a good way. Definitely would eat that again. Curry was a little skimpy due to no starch offered with the dish. Just veg and chicken. Quite tasty though. I ended up drinking the curry broth... More 

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Thank OMGCleaner
Toronto, Canada
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133 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

What a waste of time?! Not the place to eat in Niagara...SO many better places to enjoy! The food was mediocre. Never again...waste of time and money.

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Thank shykara2014
St. Catharines, Canada
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This used to be a very good spot for Chinese food in St Catharines but has rapidly declined with each visit. After the most recent attempt i will never return. The restaurant and bar area was so dirty and disorganized i can only imagine what the kitchen looked like, this is never a good sign. There appeared to be little... More 

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Thank CPAir747
St. Catharines, Canada
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

WE order from here at least once every two weeks.... weve lived in teh area for 5 years and tried a few of the other places in town and have stuck to this place. Ordering is easy, food always arrives quickly, drivers are always polite and the food is hot and great. Have never had a bad experience and would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ontario, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > York - Haig
  • Neighbourhood: York - Haig
  • Phone Number: +1 905-682-8710

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