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Mandarin Restaurant

) #6 of 364 Restaurants in Barrie €€ - €€€ Chinese, Sushi, Asian
28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
+1 705-727-1000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (33 reviews)
“sushi” (56 reviews)
“cotton candy” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
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151 - 160 of 726 reviews

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great food Fresh Lots of variety Best bread pudding ever Fast moving atmosphere Quick service Love wonton soup

Thank Pooky4
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There is an excellent variety of food whether you enjoy Chinese or Canadian cuisinte. The service is excellent and they are always clearing your empty plates. Lunch is an excellent value for your money and it is not near as crowded as dinner time.

Thank Lorna W
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Buffet selections for everyone. Food is always refreshed or brought out fresh. Theme events always ensure different selections. Managing Partner Carolyn Xavier is welcoming and cheerful. This location is now our No.1 choice over Newmarket Mandarin, personal choice with selection of stores nearby to walk...More

Thank skalynuik
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We both felt terribly ill after our visit. Maybe because we ate too many different kinds of food... (Our fault?) But we BOTH got sick and haven't been back.

1  Thank MusicMissy
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were there as a family today and thoroughly enjoyed the offerings and fun atmosphere but be prepared for the bill children are not priced accordingly for what most children end up choosing. Our staff was great and the food was well worth the expense...More

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

On your way in, ALL staff are obviously taught to greet you - I mean ALL of them.. Same thing as you exit. Managers/owners like to interrupt your meal to introduce themselves - to ALL tables. Just a little too rehearsed (insincere-feeling). Great variety though...

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The Mandarin Restaurant, is ok. But, this restaurant an excellent choice when you have a group of people with different food choices. Personally, I find visits to The Mandarin repetitive and expensive, lunch is a better choice if you are on fixed budget. They do...More

Thank 930annie
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Great place go if no one can agree on what they want to eat. Buffet style food from various parts of the world. Pizza, sushi, Chinese, American. The best part is the dessert section. I totally sweet tooth heaven! But beware.... All you can eat...More

Thank susaneF9706XQ
Reviewed 12 August 2016

food was very tasty but found some of the sweat tables not kept up fast enough. There was a mess of cake and fruit on the edges and when it was cleaned up, they used there bare hands to wipe off in a napkin. They...More

Thank Valh101
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We eat here on special occasions, birthdays etc.. I love sea food, and for one price you can get your fill of crab legs, mussels, shrimp, and there is always a nice Prime Rib on hand if you prefer.. Oh ya, and seniors get a...More

Thank Bill C
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13 April 2017|
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Response from Sean C | Reviewed this property |
There are differences depending on events they may be having. For instance, sometimes they have crab legs available. As far as I know there are slight differences between dinner and lunch. Dinner has some more choices which... More
Samantha T
19 August 2016|
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Response from Honestandbrunt | Reviewed this property |
On weekends they have all you can eat crab!!!
Freda M
26 April 2016|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open everyday of the week..you can verify by calling or visit the website as they list hours of operation there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
15:45 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
15:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-727-1000
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Award-winning buffet featuring delicious Chinese, Canadian, and International dishes - all prepared fresh daily. Serving over 150 all-you-can-eat items including soups, salads, sushi, grilled items, hot entrees, and desserts. Also offering a-la-carte, take-out and delivery.
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