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Crystal Dynasty Chinese Restaurant

€€ - €€€
Downtown Hamilton
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94 Cannon St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2B6, Canada
+1 905-308-8208
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service(not hospitable) Small portions especially calamari Overpriced. My partner agreed not to visit again. I am surprised the overall rating was.3+*

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Thank Earl I
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Chicken congee, fried rice and black pepper beef is average. Dim sums (pork siumay, siau lung pao, pork bun, fried dumpling) are under quality compare to those in Asia. Location in downtown Cannon St. West Hamilton.

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Thank eljees
Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went for our annual chinese boxing day dinner...we always do chinese...We ordered schezuan beef, chicken wings, the seafood in nest combo, hot sour soup, and the shrimp stuffed crab claws..i can honestly say that everything was on par..except the crab claws and the service....i can live with dismissive service if my food comes out promptly..and it did...but the crab... More 

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Thank Mark B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

So, so good! The food is amazing and to sit here listening to all the Chinese families that come here to eat is such a great experience. Thank you Crystal Dynasty. May you be here forever!

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Thank jdbed55
Waterdown, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went for Dim Sum recently and, as always, it was very good. As far as Dim Sum in Hamilton goes, this is the best place we have been. Being Chinese, and having lived in cities with far greater Chinese populations, I know my Dim Sum and this is pretty good. Lots of variety. Not necessarily all... More 

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Thank waynegm54
Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Most Chinese restaurants are a little quirky and have some really great food. This place is not one of them! I am not sure if there is something good I can say about this place. Dirty bathrooms, dirty carpets everywhere, wait staff is non existent. The lady that looked like the owner was so very rude and dismissive I would... More 

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Thank Be24
Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Upon entering the restaurant my eyes were drawn to the large family cheerfully eating at the big round table in the corner. I immediately saw that they had a rotating mini table on top of their table that they would rotate to share the delicious food. It spun. My party and I each ordered a dishes as I peered in... More 

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Thank KeenDawg
Hamilton, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

yummy food. We adore the Hot and sour soup. Their small bowl feed s three persons. The Crystal Dynasty knows how to make amazing eggplant, meat, fish and veggies. SeRvers are pleasant and helpful. More cudtomers appear to be Oriental than caucasian which tells me that the food i s more authentic.

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Grimsby, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Second visit. I got a dinner for 1, it was huge! The restaurant was not very busy but it took awhile. There is only one last working the dining room and she is not that friendly, you get service when she is ready to give it to you, LOL. The food is typical chinese, fills you up but not too... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The service is friendly, the staff are helpful as can be with ESL re navigating the menu - there are pictures of the dishes which helps a lot! Spacious dining room with predictable decor. Great for large groups as they have very large round tables to accommodate everyone sitting together. On the numerous occasions I have been, only once was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Cannon St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-308-8208

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