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Mandarin Restaurant

28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
+1 705-727-1000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (33 reviews)
“sushi” (56 reviews)
“cotton candy” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00All hours
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 712 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always a reliable tasty huge chinese hot n cold buffet; very fresh as turns over quickly. Prime rib and king crab too. Various small dining rooms. Warm hand towels presented when seated. Drinks are served. Kids food too and a great dessert selection too. Great...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Never disappointed. Variety and lots of choices. My favourite is pepper steak. No one has ever matched taste. A wait is worth it.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was quite surprised at the quality and variety of the food at this buffet. Loved the desserts especially the chocolate covered strawberries. Roast beef was pretty good as well. Chinese selections were also good. Cost was $24 bucks a head for all you can...More

Thank timbo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Mandarin restaurants a few times a year, we have to drive for 30-45 minutes to reach one. The food is always fresh and plentiful and the wait staff look after your needs as far as drinks and removing your plates.

Thank Buicklover
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great buffet with lots of variety - food is good, service is excellent. Clean and friendly atmosphere. Recommend this place if you like Chinese buffets.

Thank Garry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service 5 star, maybe even a bit over the top. Hard to enjoy the meal with so many people asking if the food is good. The sushi was probably the worst I have ever had. It was dried right out. The salad bar was very...More

Thank 1simon1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With high standards set from Niagara Mandarin we were a little let down. There was a large selection of food, however some I found very poor quality. (Sushi) Our towels at end of meal were not warm. Not a Mandarin we will make a special...More

Thank SHS818
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow - never a disappointment! Not a frequent stop - usually only for special occassions like birthdays - but its amazing! SO MANY options - you can come with a huge group and everyone will find something they love. The kids love it - huge...More

Thank CottageCountryFoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Mandarin is just like all the others in the chain. Yes the building itself may vary but the food is all the same so if you've been in one you've been in them all. The only issue I may have is that this place...More

Thank Kefka1911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried the Mandarin again after a couple of years but I am still not that impressed! There are better option out if you are willing to try something else.

Thank gdwilson
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are the food options the same for lunch and dinner?
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
I would like to know if they do a crab fest or lobster fest and if so when
20 August 2016|
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Response from Honestandbrunt | Reviewed this property |
On weekends they have all you can eat crab!!!
Freda M
What days are mandarin restaurant closed?
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
USD 6 - USD 24
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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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