Sandy Springs, GA is the perfect southern metropolitan city located in northern Georgia for some great locally owned and operated restaurants that offer outstanding cuisine with fair prices. With being north of Atlanta and in the metropolitan area the suburban city has the big city feel with the personal touch that a smaller city can offer. The city is conveniently located off of two major highways that run through Georgia. “When visiting or living in the area you are able to enjoy the warmth and comfort of the modern south, without the hassle of the major city issues” like my friend Steven from Peachtree Wrecker Service would say. The city offers a wide variety of independently owned and operated retail establishments and restaurants. Sandy Springs, GA takes pride in offering their southern hospitality to guests and also the locals. One of the biggest known attractions to the Sandy Springs, GA area is that the city is surrounded by parks and natural areas. Sandy Springs, GA is the home of many wonderful restaurants, but none sticks out quite like the Chinese restaurant known as the Canton Cook II located on 6690 Roswell Road, Northeast, Suite 410. With the Northside Tower located on the same road, it is hard to miss this place. The city of Sandy Springs offers some warm summer evenings so come in and enjoy an appetizing menu that is sure to cure anyone’s craving for Asian cuisine.
The Canton Cook II is that big city Chinese restaurant that everyone wants to go to without all the fancy prices that a staple city place would cost you. With the restaurant being family owned and operated they know the importance of referring customers and repeat business. This is what makes or breaks family owned restaurants. The staff is always friendly and have excellent table side manner.
The Canton Cook is a Chinese restaurant with authentic Chinese food and two locations. The two locations have identical menus, but the Canton Cook II on Roswell Road sets itself aside with outstanding customer service and their way to be very attentive to all the needs of their customers. Even when presenting them with a large party of people including children the service is fast, the food is hot, and the dishes are clean. They are very helpful and are even able to help with selecting dishes that will fit your taste.
Their menu is very extensive and lists some of the best dishes that Asian food has to offer. The delicious food and awesome portion size set this restaurant aside from others in the city of Sandy Springs, GA. This location is able to give you some of the best authentic Asian food outside of the larger city of Georgia, and some would even agree that it may even be the better.
They have a large menu that offers your standard Chinese/American dishes along with specialty of seafood choices. The daily specials are always great and are very well thought out and put together. Something that they offer that other may not is a variety of authentic Cantonese Noodle soups. Some have even compared this location to the big city deals like New York. It is important to have great food at a reasonable price and they have achieved that with bragging rights. This is the kinda place that people who love good food tell their friends to go and visit ASAP.
The food in a restaurant is the branding of the label just like the quality of the clothes makes the clothing line brand either a hit or a miss. Well, this restaurant is not only a hit with the locals but also the out of towners. With this restaurant location being easy to locate and great parking options it is a win-win situation for stopping by for a great meal.
The egg rolls are on point. With their authentic Chinese recipe and special touch the egg rolls are hard to resist. They also offer a great house noodle soup that includes shrimp, chicken, squid, pork, and scallops with a bok choy cooked in a broth and noodles added. This is a special soup that will have you ordering it each time you visit. This is defiantly the place to try new things and get away from ordering the same old dish that you order at every Chinese restaurant every time that you go. Along with the noodle soups, they also have some interesting soups that you would not encounter at other large chain restaurants.
The chicken dishes are some of the best with great quality meat with a light batter that makes a chicken dish stand out.
Their shrimp is also a good choice. They are super fresh and are cooked perfectly each and every time. If you are a big fan of the seafood dishes another great choice is the salt and pepper squid. It is lightly fried and then salted and peppered. The enchanting little pieces will melt in your mouth one by one. It is one of those things that you can’t stop eating until it is all gone.
One of the “must try” on the menu is the chicken and ginger pot pie. They serve it with a plate of vegetables that easily allow you to get two meals out of it. Another must try is the shrimp and black bean sauce. It is a sensational dish that will get all your taste buds going. They also offer a great hot tea that is free of charge. Now how can anyone beat that deal? With the large portion sizes and fair prices, how could you go wrong? Most people are fans of the big city national sit-down chain Chinese restaurants, but after eating at the Canton Cook II you will think twice about going back to one of those. They also offer reservations for larger parties and to be honest, who would not like a service like that.
When visiting Sandy Springs, GA and looking for a place to dine go to the Canton Cook II you will not be disappointed.