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Canton Cafe

477 New North Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
846 7888
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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477 New North Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's get this straight. You don't come here for the food. It's barely passable as something a sober human would eat. However, the BYO factor more than makes up for this. Corkage of just $2 bring beers and get ready for a good night. Be...More

Thank Marty R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a place for a romantic dinner or date - way too noisy every time, but the food makes it worth it all. Try and book in advance as you won't get a place otherwise, especially on a weekend. Try their black pepper prawns, beef...More

Thank hinz_Auckland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Chinese food here. A great range of dishes, quick service and no fuss or bother. This place is a favourite with the locals and amongst the best in Auckland. Plenty of on street parking as well.

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 7 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, 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 Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: 846 7888
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