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Canton Restaurant

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201-203 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9448
05:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 21:00
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Launceston, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very attentive and helpful. The meals were very well priced, of good size and tasted great. I was worried that it may have that cheap 'Chinese Take-away' flavour that some other take-away establishments have, where all the dishes taste the same, but that was not the case. I would go back in a heartbeat!

Thank aussieblond65
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We only ordered fried rice to take away as other dishes were overly expensive but the rice was really good.

Thank Addicted055
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The moment I walked in to the Canton I loved it. The first thing I noticed was how clean and homely it felt. Then I was met by Judy the lunch time waitress, probably the friendliest and bubbliest waitress I have ever been served by in any restaurant, I felt like an old relative she hadn't seen in years. Then... More 

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Ravenshoe, Australia
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83 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed. Menu looked good, options were many but the taste was ...... bland. Staff were friendly, the atmosphere was good , meal delivery was fast but unfortunately the taste was not there. If anyone is looking for "safe" Chinese food where spices and strong flavours are not desired, thus is the place. Unfortunately if you like strong Asian flavours... More 

Thank Bill H
Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered a few different dishes & meat but surprisingly that they are taste almost the same. For this restaurant I would recommended short soup (Wonton soup) & special fried rice. Also, the service is so amasing refer to my experience for most of Chinese restaurant elsewhere.

Thank LeKkY A
Launceston, Australia
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

4 of us wanted to order Chinese from Me Wah ... Unfortunately it was closed, so we ordered from Canton which many, many, many years ago was some of the best chinnese food. What we got was less than impressive. Obviously all microwaved. The DUCK was a worry.. couldn't even get our teeth into it. Spat that out. The fried... More 

Thank 26Alexsuz
Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We used to go here a lot, but the last 2 times the food has been "ordinary". Not bad - just ordinary. When we spend over $100 for a couple I expect something nice. The service is good - the waitresses have been very pleasant - just let down by the food.

Thank davidp0tter
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My family & I decided to go here while staying in Launceston . It was great service but terrible food. It's expensive & Tasteless, no one enjoyed their meal that night. We have had much better food at Dynasty's Chinese restaurant, but it was closed for renovations. .. This was nothing like I had expected from the reviews I read.... More 

Thank Hayley P
Echuca, Australia
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267 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

A local resident recommended this restaurant for dinner and indicated its the best food in town. The food was excellent and is on pair with other meals i have made from other places in chinatown in Melbourne. All meals was cooked to our liking, very friendly staff and quick service. Pricing for the meals is very good compared to other... More 

Thank Stumpie8
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant for a dinner with some friends. Portions were good, Service was okay and friendly but she had to come back to ask what I ordered 3 times. My friend loves prawns, but she's allergic to old prawns. Of course you wouldn't expect that in a restaurant. She ordered prawns and her throat got really itchy... More 

Thank Janina R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201-203 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 9448

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?