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Canton Cafe

477 New North Road, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
846 7888
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (14 reviews)
“peking duck” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
477 New North Road, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I think it's time for them to stop living on past awards. Food was very average with the added bonus that half of us were sick or had cramps over the following days. Service was as expected. Would not go again.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, fresh tasty and authentic. Good helpings and quick service. Salt and pepper squid was the best, try anything it's all good:)

Thank suzfitch12
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We'd heard that Canton was excellent and while we were back up in Kingsland, Auckland we walked there to get some takeaways on a Saturday night. The place was humming and absolutely packed. Very noisy, but that seemed ok with the diners. We were greeted...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I have been to Canton Cafe only about 3 -4 times and the food is always great. We just called in today for lunch - we ordered the Blackened Chilli Prawns (which we also order) and Chicken Fried Rice - both are excellent and too...More

Thank Pinotgirl13
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

The food here is undoubtedly great, especially the duck and prawn dishes! However the service is pretty shocking. Got told to leave after an hour and a half because the next group was here. Weren't offered a new table or somewhere to finish our meal,...More

Thank stravel250
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Great food as always, and as usual very fast kitchen. Staff seems sometimes too busy especially on Fridays.

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

First time I went to the Canton cafe. A family member suggested it. I was impressed with the food and how quick the food came to the table. It has an authentic asian feel to the place however dont expect the staff to be friendly...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I visited Canton cafe with a group of friends and family for an evening out. Trying to have a conversation with the waitress about gluten free menu options was like pulling teeth, she just kept saying "no soy sauce, no oyster sauce" when I was...More

Thank Rachael L
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This is place is over rated - rude staff, with food heavily dosed with MSG. We came here in a group . Was given a table on the balcony . I kept wondering if the balcony was going to hold our combined weight. The other...More

Thank SewChek
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Dined here on a Monday evening whilst on a work trip and was not disappointed. Had a delicious meal which was served promptly. The Daijan chicken was certainly the highlight

Thank Vinay P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 477 New North Road, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 846 7888
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