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Joe Chow's Drive-In Restaurant

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29 Westville Road | Chediac Plaza, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2J2, Canada
+1 902-752-4686
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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed. Best Chinese food we have had in the area. We always enjoy the chow Mein and chicken balls

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Thank Meganjill
Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

While the rice and chicken balls are similar to most Chinese restaurants in the region (which by far has some of the best Chinese food in the province), the taste and crunchy shell of Joe Chow's egg rolls are miles above the rest. I would hands down recommend them and getting more than one.

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Thank shannhugo440
Trenton, Nova Scotia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

the best chicken balls and chow mien and its always hot. The prices are great and so is the staff. Its my go to place for take out!

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Thank wilson1643
New Glasgow, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Take out has a good dinner for two. Always plenty of food and reasonably priced.The plum sause is delicious on the very good egg rolls

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Thank Karleen C
New Glasgow, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Always go to Mings, but they were closed Monday night. We decided to try Joe Chows. There were 5 of us, not much seating room, but we waited. We all ordered various combination plates and egg rolls. I had the one with spare ribs. Every one was very satisfied with their dining experience, the food was excellant and ample portions.... More 

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Thank George M
New Glasgow, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Best Chinese food since moving to Nova Scotia in 2014. We live in Antigonish and have tried everywhere between New Glasgow and Port Hawkesbury. EVEN BETTER THAN MINGS which was our favourite. Prices r very reasonable too. A lunch special for $6.99

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Thank pmiller86
New Glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We use to love this place. It had great Chinese food. It doesn't anymore. when they bought the name they should have bought the recipes. We had ginger beef the beef was off in a bad way. And the won ton soup was bland. And they now put processed HAM in the Joe chows special fried rice. We tried this... More 

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Thank zjnever2many
Dartmouth, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Nice little spot tucked away down from dq. I ordered the beef and broccoli and it was so fresh, and good this will now be my main stop in new Glasgow for Chinese food!

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Thank Meaghan M
New Glasgow, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

We checked this place out and loved the food. The new owners are a young, super friendly couple. He's the cook, and a great one at that. She is a quiet, happy lady who seems to do all the extras. I hope they find great success in their new adventure. Joe Chow's is a small diner like place with a... More 

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New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

The food is the best in Pictou County and January, 2013, it is buy on combe from 1 to 6 and get the second one half price... eat in only. That is a good buy!!

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Thank Donald C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Westville Road | Chediac Plaza, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H 2J2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  New Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +1 902-752-4686

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