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Mandarin Restaurant

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28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
+1 705-727-1000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (37 reviews)
“sushi” (61 reviews)
“prime rib” (30 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Making a reservation means nothing to them. Once you check in actually make sure they write your name on a card ( they didn't to many ppl tonight). The only ppl that were getting seated was the ones getting angry with them after they waited...More

Thank kc72017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to lunch with a group of ten and I was surprised at the number of offerings! The salad bar was fresh and had many options, the hot bars were laden with just about anything you could think of. The grill was quick and the...More

Thank ktasca
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its pretty much the apex of the all you can eat buffet, and enough patrons to always keep the food coming fresh. You pay well for the experience, mind you, but there is variety enough to stuff anybody. Always courteous, always busy, always inviting. There's...More

Thank Chippolous
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good buffet with plenty options to try. Everything I tried was very good and the price for the buffet is very affordable. I recommend this place specially if you are hungry!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since the new owners have taken over I found that the menu has changed. There are less chicken dishes and less variety. The chicken balls were mostly dough and the prime rib was very dry for some reason. I don't think it was worth the...More

Thank Blaine K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the Mandarin. The food is always good, great variety and staff is very attentive. Would recommend this place for sure.

Thank listeningsister
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Happen to visit this restaurant, great food and excellent customer service. Food was good..... wish to have more sea food items. Overall experience was good.

Thank njafri29
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Went with family for my husband's 60th and as usual enjoyed every minute. It was priceless to see him wear the birthday hat as the staff sang to him. Always friendly and attentive.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

If you have relatives that have a long list of who loves certain foods & an equally long list of hates, this buffet style restaurant takes the stress totally away of trying to please everyone & still retain some symbolism of sanity. What a great...More

Thank Jetlaggedbrain
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We were there on March 10, 2018. Everything was excellent: food, service.. Thank you! Special thanks to a cooks who prepared a cakes, cookies, all dessert!

Thank angelavolkfelting
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25 September 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any formal dress code, but that being said, I wouldn't show up in my bathing suit and flip flops either. Jeans, shorts, t-shirts should be the baseline then go up from there....Hope I've helped...the food is... More
12 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
19 August 2016|
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Response from Honestandbrunt | Reviewed this property |
On weekends they have all you can eat crab!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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 100 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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