We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Chow Family Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
344 Prince St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1E2, Canada
+1 902-895-9256
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 104: English reviews
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stumbled on this place while driving around town great service, great food. Try the Beef and Broccoli, and the Deep Fried prawns

Helpful?
Thank Terry R
Upper Tantallon, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were there with a large group (50 people) and expected it to be a slow meal, but I wasn't expecting 2.5 hours. The servers were friendly but only two for our large group so it took a very long time, and two of the group were completely forgotten when the meals were brought out. My husband and I ordered... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kristen B
Hurricane, Utah
Level Contributor
21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Family get together - been a long time since I ate here or any "Chinese" restaurant where bright red sugary sauce substitutes for sophisticated spicing and flavours. Proportions were large but flavour was "blah"

Helpful?
Thank petermU3975PT
Riverview, Canada
Level Contributor
278 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food is still good with good lunch special prices, but this restaurant is in real need of a renovation. It is so run down that you feel like you are walking back in time. The atmosphere is not for a good dining experience. Take out is you're best option but it could be so much more.

Helpful?
Thank NovaScotiagirl-21
Truro, Canada
Level Contributor
22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The american version of Chinese food we are all familiar with. Large portions for a reasonable price. Great Lunch variety.

Helpful?
Thank billme2015
Level Contributor
54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic lunches and dinner. Nice atmosphere and quiet. Food is cooked fresh. Very pleased!!!! Eat here any chance I am in town.

Helpful?
Thank Kursten K
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very good food. Good prices as well. Check out the lunch time specials for even better deals. Decent sized portions.

Helpful?
Thank Mrwiglything
Halifax, Canada
Level Contributor
93 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I was very disappointed with this food. Nothing like it was when the Chows owned the restaurant. The egg roll was very peppery and the food came piled high on a very small plate. It looked horrible as there was no room and food and sauce kept spilling off onto the table no matter how hard I tried to keep... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jennifer L
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

lots of things on the menu to order and all are good we had combo plates and both were great too much to have dessert

Helpful?
Thank LloydandBetty T
Halifax
Level Contributor
93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a no frills Chinese restaurant that offers good service, good food, decent portions and all at fair prices. What's not to like.

Helpful?
Thank jkn252

Travellers who viewed Chow Family Restaurant also viewed

 
Truro, Nova Scotia
 

Been to Chow Family Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 Prince St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +1 902-895-9256

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Chow Family Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Chow Family Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?