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KAO Restaurant

8986 Commercial St, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 3E2, Canada
+1 902-681-6388
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“egg rolls” (11 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
8986 Commercial St, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 3E2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a good value for the supper/dinner buffet ...we did not try the lunch buffet earlier in the day .........buffet is not continuous it stops after lunch then re starts at 430 pm..............food is excellent and higher quality than the normal Chinese buffet ...nice...More

Thank 108kerryn
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Each and every dish on the buffet is made in small quantities and replaced with fresh portions quickly. Each dish is distinct, flavours are distinct and cooked to perfection. Most amazing Egg Foo Yong I have has so far in my food travels. Restaurant is...More

1  Thank rosewood1234
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is one of my favorite spots to go for Chinese Food, the staff are great and very friendly, the place is clean, and usually always very busy. The buffet is a great size and lots to choose from. I think they have some of...More

1  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I went for the supper buffet last night with my wife and toddler and had the most terrible experience. If I ever set food in that place again it will be too soon. Our first complaint was a very foul odor around the back portion...More

2  Thank SparkyLady2013
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This happens to be my husbands favorite place to eat , especially their chicken wings. The food is always great, service is excellent and the owners are terrific people. We must stop in and eat here once a month but try not to over due...More

Thank Lindalour
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We frequent between this restraint and the other Chinese one close by. Kao has been the choice the last two visits..... The last time it was just about when buffet was over so the selection was limited and a lot of things were totally gone....More

Thank beachlovers85
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The food at the Kao Restaurant is wonderful and fresh. I have a weakness for their Singapore noodles I'm always topping my plate with noodles...lol. The service there is courteous and nice. My only complaint I would have is that at this Chinese food restaurant...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I arrived about 20 minutes before buffets was closing I got in two plates . No waiting time since you served yourself, my Chinese tea was on the table by the time I helped myself at buffet spread. They have updated restraunt since I've been...More

Thank Wallace C
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This was my first visit, and the hostess encouraged me to look at the buffet to see if I liked it. They have about 30 different dishes and the food looked freshly prepared at noon hour. I decided to stay and served myself two plates...More

Thank MoJo36
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's been awhile since I've been in, but from what I remember the food was delicious, the atmosphere was quiet and pleasant and the staff were attentive and friendly.

Thank Heather L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8986 Commercial St, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 3E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Kentville  >  New Minas
  • Phone Number: +1 902-681-6388
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