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Chow Family Restaurant

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344 Prince St, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1E2, Canada
+1 902-895-9256
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 22:00
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Oxford, Canada
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband, his parents and I had the lunch buffet at Chow Family Restaurant last weekend. The food was plentiful, and exactly as would be expected from a Chinese food buffet. Particular highlights were the Singapore Style Noodles, Chow Mein and Fried Wontons. The eggrolls were also tasty! We found the chicken balls to be a bit tough and over... More 

Thank SpotlessUnicorn
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our night out at Chow's. The staff was very accommodating & nice. Ordered way to much, but had leftovers to go back to our motel.

Thank raine0405
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

In December a group of us went to Chow Family Restaurant for their lunch buffet. I had only ever been to this restaurant for a supper meal and it was not the buffet so I didn't realize just how great this buffet is. Lots of variety and everything tasted wonderful!

Thank Yvonne A
Guysborough, Canada
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

My friend and I were craving Chinese Food and had heard that Chow Family had just recently added a buffet to their menu. It was supper time so we ventured it. You would definitely NOT be disappointed in the food. There were so many items in the buffet and it was hot and fresh. The cost was very reasonable at... More 

Thank beaverblue
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I travel to Truro to see my 2 teenage grand daughters. After a mind numbing afternoon of frenchy shopping I'm starving. We hit the buffet at about 450 pm. A little early for dinner but they start at 430. Nice crowd in there already. Cost is $17 each. We ordered a can pops and bottled beer. Let's... More 

Thank Brian K
Pictou, Canada
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78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very tasty hot buffet with variety. We got there 40 minutes before buffet was over and items were replenished the whole time. Price was 10.99 + tax for lunch which was an excellent price and staff were very friendly.

Thank NSAdventureSeekers
Riverview, Canada
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324 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I stopped at lunch, and tried the new buffet. I loved the curry vegetables, sesame chicken and some of the noodles. My favorite has always been the eggrolls at the chow family, but they were cold and seems smaller, or less filling. I would recommend trying the buffet, and hope that they are able to control the temperature of the... More 

Thank NovaScotiagirl-21
Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered combos that came heaped high and juices overflowing the plate and food was cold. I wonder if the food was just slopped off the buffet. Previous visits were better.

Thank jerry4230
Truro, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A great environment to eat in. A reasonable price for a variety of food. The service is great. Hope they can change something every few months.

Thank SallyS77580
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Very good variety, food was hot, ribs were bland tasting , egg rolls were very tasty, service was very good

Thank Andrew S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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

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