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Mandarin Restaurant

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1725 Kingston Rd, Pickering, Ontario L1V 4L9, Canada
+1 905-619-1000
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
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Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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West Hill
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were cheerfully greeted at the Door when we arrived. The Décor was nicely done with the Christmas Season . After being seated we were promptly served with our Beverage Order.The "Highlight" of course is the Mandarin Buffet - which did not disappoint. The service during the Dinner was very attentive (empty Plates, extra Drinks).We are looking forward to our... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Always a great visit at the Mandarin. Drinks are never empty. Some locations you have to wait for them to replenish the crab legs but not here. They are on the ball. My only complaint would be that some dishes were not that hot.

Thank EThompson1970
Montreal Quebec
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I've been going to this restaurant for the past 12 years. Ever since the renovations a few years ago, I feel that the selection is not the same. It went from great, to just average. The service is still exemplary, but there's something missing. The price has also doubled. $35 with tax and tip.

Thank Yianni53
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Due to the high turnover in food they always serve fresh dishes. Enjoyed a lot of the seafood options. Crab legs were delicious and the shrimps as well. For a restaurant not known for their sushi, it was a decent surprise to try it and find most of it to be very well made and tasty. I planned on only... More 

Thank torontotravel76
New Glasgow, Canada
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had seen a lot of Mandarin advertising back in Nova Scotia and were looking forward to our visit however we were disappointed not so much in the buffet itself but in the food compare to a local buffet were we used to until it closed. The egg rolls were not as good as other places and the beef was... More 

Thank Anne - Dave D
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117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

While we've been eating at Mandarin restaurants for a long time I have found that the food quality has dipped in recent years. The prices have increased while food quality has decreased. That being said, the food variety is still plentiful and there really is something for everyone. It just isn't as good as it used to be. On top... More 

Thank Ivor M
Oshawa, Canada
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My dad loves the mandarin. He doesn't eat Chinese food but enjoys the weekend dinner. Offering all you can eat prime rib, crab, salmon, ribs. Fresh salad bar. The desserts are amazing. Service is always excellent. My dad is elderly and really enjoys when the waitress brings a small piece of cake and sings happy birthday and takes a picture.... More 

Thank Jo A
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Huge choice of food. Everything I had was lovely. Service was great.Decor was nice and created a good atmosphere. Particular recommend the duck and pancakes and also those yummy crab claws. I had the cold ones.

Thank Jilliano107
Perth, Canada
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450 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have been to several Mandarins over the years and this is one of the better ones. I really enjoyed the selection of choices and I tried a couple of items that I had not tried before like edame and seaweed salad. Both were very good. Having just returned from Cambodia and Vietnam I was really not in the mood... More 

Thank PerthDarter
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem. We were visiting from England & wish we could have places like this here. Great choice of hot tasty food including sushi & pizza (great if you have kids with you) Even did a beef roast, first roast potato I,d seen in Canada. Excellent dessert choice including candy floss. The staff were second to none & the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Chinese, Asian, International, Sushi, Canadian
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Kingston Rd, Pickering, Ontario L1V 4L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +1 905-619-1000
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?