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1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-422-2252
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good17%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
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Closes in 12 min
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
££ - £££
1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

The ginger beef and vegetables were above average. However, the restaurant offers to make many of their food gluten-free. One would assume that gluten free soy sauce would be used. One would be wrong. Ordering their fried rice which was supposed to include shrimp, chicken,...More

Thank riendenom
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Cheelin saved us one night after we struck out trying to get into 3 restaurants that night. It had a menu small enough to not intimidate you but large enough to offer great variety. Alot of seafood and eggplant dishes which I liked (too bad...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable meal at this restaurant. Ordered the sweet and sour mango scallops which were very good. Very good sized portions. Waitress service was good and excellent value for money.

Thank Tandemania
Reviewed 9 August 2013

my wife andhad a lovely meal of lemonchikenwith chicken fried rice and 1 each of spring roll and egg roll. Mark Nichols Ottawa

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 9 July 2013

A friend of mine and myself went for lunch on the advice of a third person. We first found parking to be an issue, with lack there of. We were greeting and seated quickly, which is important when having lunch on a work day. The...More

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 27 May 2013

My husband and I hadn't had a decent chinese meal since leaving Europe 6 years ago, we came across this restaurant by chance, saw that other customers eating there were Chinese, which is a good sign. The food was fresh, flavourful and plenty of it!...More

Thank Canglish
Reviewed 25 March 2013

This cozy restaurant was just steps from our hotel. The staff was pleasant and helpful and the food was authentic. Since the food is cooked to order, there could be a slight wait, but it is worth it. A good value for a downtown locale....More

Thank RobertD807
Reviewed 17 February 2013

We visited the Cheelin after seeing it chosen as the best Chinese restaurant in Halifax by some magazine. I ordered chicken balls with rice and an egg roll. very simple dish but I was informed they did not have any chicken balls. we had to...More

Thank GhislainCormier
Reviewed 21 January 2013

Terrible! I tried some chicken along with rice and I ended up throwing up later that night. The food doesn't even taste great.

Thank lee s
Reviewed 19 November 2012

I went to this restaurant with my Chinese friends who go there very often. My friends ordered food for me since I had never been there before. Instead of ordering traditional Chinese-Canadian food like sweet and sour chicken or beef and broccoli, I had spicy...More

4  Thank cecmY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-2252
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