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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
16:15 - 21:30All 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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151 - 160 of 710 reviews

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch It was very busy but staff not able to keep up lots of empty dishes Seemed more concern about filling your water glass so you don't eat as much vs the serving dishes

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 28 July 2016

What can you say? It is a Mandarin and it is hard to distinguish one Mandarin from another. Food is fresh, replenished frequently. Restaurant and rest rooms are spotlessly clean. Can be very noisy at peak times. I suggest reservations for weekend dinners. Lots of...More

Thank 911mpb
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Nice place but eating without stuffing myself is difficult. If you just go for a light meal it is too expensive. If you haven't eaten in 40 days then it's "just right"!!

Thank Frank_10000111
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Drinks were great! Food was fabulous in all areas. We all enjoyed our visit here in Barrie. Will return for the next Birthday coming up in October 15, 2016. Thanks Mandarin.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I have to say that I'm not a buffet liver however the mandarin is a class in it self.There is allways a great selection of fresh choices?There buffet is allways fresh.salad bar is colorful and the choices never ending.from prime rib to sushi there is...More

Thank kim72
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner at the buffet. The kids loved the selection of foods. I ate and ate up the yummy food.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A lady sneezed all over the dessert table. The attendant was told and didn't do a thing. Everything remained on the table as is. This turned us off and will never go back to the Barrie location.

Thank Sharan G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lunchtime buffet is always good. Large selection of salads,soups, chinese,and western foods. Wait staff have always been very courteous and polite. The price is a little above average but well worth it.

Thank kinglimey
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We visited the Mandarin Restaurant in Kingston, Ontario for my son's birthday...The buffet is simply wonderful.... They offer a huge variety of food...Chinese, Canadian, beautiful prime rib, pasta,sushi, all kinds of fresh salads, buns, desserts, every thing is hot, fresh, delicious... The service is great...Warm...More

Thank KnAbear
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I am from Alberta and have eaten at the Mandarin pretty much each time I have been in Barrie. Restaurant is clean and spacious and they really make you feel welcome. They provide hot towels to clean your hands before you eat which is reassuring...More

Thank crazycanuckEMS
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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