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Mandarin Restaurant

#381 of 6,753 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Etobicoke
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1255 The Queensway, Toronto, Ontario M8Z 1S1, Canada
+1 416-252-5000
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Today
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Ontario, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

just recieved our order at home. Cantonese Chow Mein 13,79 is now filled with small spaghetti noodles, not large egg noodles, dish is 1inch smaller, the Chinese style beef steak with onions had 6 pcs flat beef and filled with onions, should read "onions with a little beef 11.99 for onions., What a waste of 50.00. Never again.

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Thank doreenf37
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place was very clean food was fresh waiters where friendly , great selections, kids even liked it. They kept coming around to clean empty plates and always had my drink glass filled

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Thank AndrewHofer
Brampton
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never gets old , love the variety at the Mandarin . We eat at various locations and the quality of the food is always good .

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Thank biglou_35Brampton
Westminster, Co
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Every year, my husband and I visit our married son who lives in Toronto. Our visit always includes a trip to the Mandarin Restaurant, because we love it so much. We tried a couple of different locations, but we favor the Queensway location the best. They are a little smaller, but we think the food here is just a little... More 

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Thank rssoren
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My only regret at Mandarin is not having a second stomach. Place is clean, food is good, service is fast. No complaints about this location. Love Mandarin... it's my go to when I have no idea of what to eat.

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Thank Gjchinelli
Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

will never recommend any one to go there my son went there with his girl friend and when it was time to leave and pay the bill my son was short like 19.00 the man treated him like crap giving him dirty looks and so fourth. I drove there to pay the balance and I was never so mortified to... More 

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Thank michellelopez1968
Mississauga, Canada
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Took my family here to celebrate a University graduation. The Mandarin would not normally be my top choice because the food is the same old, same old and usually, the Mandarin is not my favourite for service. HOWEVER, TODAY I WAS PLEASANTLY SURPRISED TO BE WRONG ABOUT IT. The service was great, the staff was kind and helpful beyond expectations,... More 

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Thank denthygienestudent
1 review
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Nice food variety but the deserts is very poor, cheese cake taste weird not rich as real cheese cake. For all the times i had been there Never found nice vanilla cake and those tiny pieces of cake taste like Sponge. I hope they improve the quality because I like going there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I've been to a lot of buffets over the years. Outside of the $40-100 buffets in Las Vegas this tops them all! Firstly the décor is serene, cool colors with a very natural atmosphere. The staff is very, very attentive . But the best is yet to come, the food. The selection is oriental, continental and canadian/American. The hot items... More 

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Thank larryyasner
Ottawa, ON
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97 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

If you like buffets, you'll love this place as it's as good as they get for selection and service. Amazing dessert section as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 24
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, International, Canadian
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1255 The Queensway, Toronto, Ontario M8Z 1S1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Etobicoke
  • Neighbourhood: Etobicoke
  • Phone Number: +1 416-252-5000
Description
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?

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