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The Dragon Restaurant

70 Essa Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 3K7, Canada
+1 705-728-2828
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Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (5 reviews)
“delivery” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
70 Essa Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 3K7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

In the past we have found this restaurant to have good food, service and value, one of my families favorites places to eat. Recently in our past few visits we found the food not as good, seems over cooked. The chickens balls are hard as...More

Thank mitts1125
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Went to the Dragon which we usually love. Not the usual server, service was very slow, The food was not of the usual either. Some of it was very overdone. I have been there when the owner and his wife has been there and the...More

Thank eann5070
Lynn N, Manager at The Dragon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Eerything is not change.We still try our best to make everybody happy and enjoy their meal.I hope you can come again and give us more suggestion.Thanks for your long-term support.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

I first ordered from Dragon when we moved to Barrie 22 years ago. It was our go to for delivery. Then the food wasn't as good so we tried other places. The other day my favourite Chinese restaurant was closed so I thought "try Dragon...More

Thank tsencich
Reviewed 13 July 2017

With my daughter, we decided on a Chines-style lunch. Choice somewhat limited in Barrie, but tossing a coin took us to The Dragon, A few people were already seated… possibly 5 and we took a booth close to the buffet. First we inspected it. Limited...More

1  Thank granmar
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

They may not have a huge buffet but there is enough to make you stuffed and the waitresses make you feel like family

1  Thank Janet R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Worst food buffet in Barrie!! Eat at Mcdonalds, less risk. I went into the buffet only to find a horrible selection of food that had been sitting out for hours! COLD HARD FOOD that should not have been out for people to eat!

Thank Sandy M
Lynn N, Manager at The Dragon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Sorry about your unhappy experience.Please coming earlier and try your hot food again. If you have any concern you can talk to our nice waitress immediately.We can fix our problem immediately under your help.Thanks a lot.

Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is a very nice Chinese restaurant. The Buffet is ample but not huge. The food is very tasty and varied--the sauces are also good. The Desert area is very good also.

Thank A6848TDdavidp
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Went for the buffet, VERY reasonably priced, expect lots of fried items and a very dated decor. If you like that for chinese, you will be pleasantly surprised.

Thank Eat I
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Missed part of my order. When I called back they told me I didn't order what was missing. Super rude

Thank Love4Food615
Lynn N, Manager at The Dragon Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Sorry for your bad experience.We will fix our problem immediately.We are looking forward to your next coming.

Reviewed 3 February 2017

Although the service is great the food is less than appealing...Selection is reasonable for the price but the quality questionable... Egg Rolls were hot but dripping in grease...Rest of the buffet was barely warm..Roast Beef dry and over cooked. This used to be my 'go...More

Thank SweetTripper
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Essa Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 3K7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-728-2828
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