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75 Kenmount Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 3P8, Canada
+1 709-753-8385
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St. John's, NL, Canada
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I used to eat at the Kenmount several times a week in the 70's. It was one of the very few excellent places in the City. My friend was involved with Graduate Studies at MUN and would be advised by Asian students of special dishes to request which she did and they made!! I knew the owners, a wonderfully kind... More 

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Thank Peter-sjn
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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Myself and Gary Patey were craving Chinese food and decided to order; only to find out our favourite restaurant was closed today :( City Lights , so we decided to finally try that Kenmount Chinese Restaurant .... Omg... Don't know what we were thinking.... We ordered 4 full orders of food and it cost $52.00 and there was barely enough... More 

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Thank Coryny
St. John's, Canada
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

For a family birthday we get together and place an order at the Kenmount Restaurant. We get three orders of everything like the usual's rice, won tons, egg foo young, mixed vegetables, ribs etc...The food is consistently very good. Never a problem with quality or amounts. A lot of people don't go into the restaurant as it looks closed from... More 

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Thank Carl154964
St. John's, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

I have been eating at the Kenmount for fifty years. It has consistently served excellent Chinese food however, I have come to expect slow service. Saturday evening was the worst ever with regard to slowness. I was with my wife, her two sisters and there two husbands. We arrived at 6PM to find that there were two small tables and... More 

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1 Thank geoffsmith_12
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I went to this place a while ago. It is a large building, and stylistically appealing on the outside. Once inside the age of the decor is evident, but that wasn't the huge problem. I ordered takeout. Chicken balls, rice, and beef and broccoli. Pretty simple staples. I called, and they said it was a thirty minute wait. Not a... More 

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2 Thank Masterkavi
Paradise, Newfoundland, Canada
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Went here for a late supper. We were literally the only 4 people there seated. My kids were even weary off how private it was. I remember this restaurant since I was a kid decades ago. It didn,t change much. The waitress said it was the original owners son running it.I guess they,ve been doing something right this whole time.... More 

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Thank ToddN346
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We went there after reading all the reviews here and we were not disappointed! Our waitress was kind, answered our questions, etc. As for the food, the Won Ton with pork BBQ was a good starter and we all took the combo for one person. It was very very good, authentic chinese food. We rediscovered the chinese food! Don't look... More 

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Thank Cripunkrock
Ottawa, Canada
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Never judge a book by its cover...especially the Kenmount Restaurant. My husband and I went for a weekday lunch date. We pulled into the parking lot and it was empty. We would have been deterred but friends had highly recommended it so we went ahead it. The decor is dated but its authentic and retro! It is not your typical... More 

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Thank Nicole B
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109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013 via mobile

Went to this place twice this week. I guess i love chinese! Let me explain. I think it is good food and i LOVE chinese... Okay lets be serious. Here is what i think: Location: well located on kenmount rd in an area where there is a lot of traffic and close to the mall. Building: large brick building, huge....... More 

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2 Thank Gerald M
ST JOHNS, Newfoundland
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Felt like we were going back in time... super authentic and original interior, totally empty but the beauty is you have a private meal... wait staff are helpful and food is well-priced, authentic and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Kenmount Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 3P8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-753-8385

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