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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
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have just had an excellent meal at the Canton restaurant. The service was friendly and efficient, and the dishes were excellent quality, really delicious. Our meals arrived quickly, including some vegetables I requested that are not on the menu. If you are visiting Launceston, I highly recommend the Canton restaurant.

Thank Michael J
Launceston, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fortunately Canton was open on a quiet Sunday in Lonnie. We had the best steamed duck dish, with an amazing broth. Delicious!!

Thank JS8088
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great classics on the menu, tasted great! Super friendly service and quick too which suited us as we had our toddler with us. We definitely recommend Canton Restaurant if you're visiting Launceston!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Launceston, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

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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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
A TripAdvisor Member
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 

2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Ravenshoe, Australia
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26 restaurant reviews
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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 

1 Thank Bill H
Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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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.

1 Thank LeKkY A
Launceston, Australia
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26 restaurant reviews
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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 

1 Thank 26Alexsuz
Launceston, Australia
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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.

1 Thank davidp0tter

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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, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?