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Channing Restaurant

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1002 2nd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H7, Canada
+1 519-376-0718
11:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Owen Sound, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to this restaurant for some years and I was looking forward to some good Chinese! Hooked up here with some old friends for dinner last week. We all ordered individual combo dinners. Some good parts were the chicken soo guy (nice a crispy batter!) and the Chinese tea. Was not crazy about the veggies or the... More 

Thank Brenda B
Owen Sound, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is awesome .... cant wait to go back :) .... service was excellent .... wether you eat in...take out or get it delivered always good food

Thank XXXCanadian
Owen Sound, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very busy,high noise level conversation difficult. Order taken in reasonable time but long wait for meal (ordered lunch specials)of 4 items were served with no plUm sauce or mustard for the egg rolls requested omit chicken chow mien bill did not reflect. Soup okay small (1/2 c) asked for green tea never arrived no wait staff ever checked back to... More 

Thank marilyn d
Owen Sound, Canada
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I liked it but I found the food rather nondescript. There's a lot on the menu and too much food for one person although it was tasty I thought some of the seafood was originally from frozen stock.

Thank Edward B
Waterloo, Canada
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and got dishes off the regular menu. The Channing Chow Mein was amazing -- the vegetables were cooked perfectly and there were a variety of them (mushrooms, cauliflower, broccoli, etc.). The lemon chicken soo guy is to die for. The coating was crisp and the chicken was tender. The fried rice was tasty. All their sauces... More 

Thank JoVoisin
Owen Sound, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Never had a poor meal here yet. Always hot and delicious. Take out is great to. The Channing soup is the best! Go enjoy!!

Thank kelly12342015
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here tonight- party of 3. Each of us ordered a combination plate. The lemon chicken was Lightly coated, not a thick coating of batter. Large portions, service a little slow , reasonably priced. Place was busy. Would eat here again

Thank mysimplelifeOntario
Markham, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My family love Chinese Food. Whenever we are away, we craze tasty Chinese food. Channing's won't disappoint you. The vegetables are always fresh and crisp. It's been one of our haunts for a few years. Until next year, thanks Channing's!

Thank Julie L
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Terrible service -- if there is any service at all; it's a so call Chinese restaurant but it gives you a strong impression that the Asians are not welcome. We visited it today, although there are a lot of vacated seats and two not so busy waitresses but our friendly hello greeting has been completely ignored, we had no other... More 

Thank Alvin Z
Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is a must place to eat Chinese food! I've been going here for years and still highly recommend this restaurant. I recommend this restaurant to others and my favourite feedback is from a Georgetown lady who says her daughter lives in downtown Toronto and dines out alot and says Channings is the best Chinese food she has ever eaten,... More 

Thank Keith H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 2nd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-376-0718

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