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Chen's Restaurant

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119 5th Ave. N, Swan River, Manitoba R0L 1Z0, Canada
+1 204-734-5737
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best Chinese food I've ever eaten! This is a must have every time I'm in Swan River. Always excellent service also.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Swan River, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great food and always a wonderful experience. Staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. Taste is amazing.

Thank Diane B
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant cares about the customers. The lady at thr front welcomed us immediately. Typical western Chinese style food. Good taste.

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Swan River
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This place has a great location downtown if you are shopping get to go in a get a quick bit. The staff is friendly and the food is good. They offer take out service. The portions are good size. They will make food for you with NO MSG if you ask. ( the exception being chicken balls, egg rolls and... More 

Thank Q8619NIpaull
Calgary, Canada
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358 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Staff was very pleasant and service decent. Food was greasy and tasteless. Chop suey was limp and overcooked. Steamed rice was hard. Not a pleasant dining experience. If you've eaten Chinese in different cities, there is no way you could rate this as being good. Go elsewhere instead.

2 Thank drfumblefinger
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Chens used to be a good place to eat but my last visit was not good. No one enjoyed their Chinese food. The pan fried shrimp was full of onions, celery and some swampy broth and a few tiny shrimp. Not even the chicken balls, which are usually decent, were good. The egg rolls were also a greasy mess. Something... More 

1 Thank Wrightysleft
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This is my favorite restaurant in Swan River. It has the most friendly staff anywhere. They always remember your favorites. They greet everyone like they are family. Compared to other Chinese food restaurants this restaurant is in a whole other category. The staples of any Chinese restaurant are exceptional. The chicken balls have more meat. The wonton soup has soft... More 

Thank Alyssa F
Thompson, Canada
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I used to go to Chen's, before the fire, and it was decent if not outstanding. I have been back three times since. Each time worst than the last. The last meal, a take out, was singularly the worst meal I have ever been served by a restaurant. I cannot specify all of the problems with the meal within reasonable... More 

4 Thank David G
Peachland, Canada
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2012

Food and Service are Excellent. Lisa and her parents do a great job. Love going there.

Thank Jackeith2004

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 5th Ave. N, Swan River, Manitoba R0L 1Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Swan River
  • Phone Number: +1 204-734-5737

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?