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Mandarin Restaurant

28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
+1 705-727-1000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (39 reviews)
“sushi” (58 reviews)
“cotton candy” (8 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll 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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Reviewed 5 days ago

We always love coming to the Mandarin! They have food geared to all types of appetites. We had my uncles 90th Birthday supper there, they're so accommodating and even took our picture for him. Thanks Mandarin for your wonderful service and friendly staff!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Often line ups at the door says it all about this location. Very popular @ lunch. Good value too. Filled with all ages, mostly seniors. Excellent variety of dishes to satisfy your taste buds. Gluten free desserts. Sushi and many other hot Chinese food, roast...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here a number of times. Most recently with out of town friends, one of whom had a food allergy. The great variety made it easy for her to work around the allergy. No matter how busy it gets the food keeps coming -...More

Thank RickCanSki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Your typical buffet A little higher end for a buffet Great service Quick friendly service Reasonably priced

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

looking for a economy gathering or birthday party, mandarin is the place Great variety and selection and all you can eat. great for kids with great sweets and fruits counter.

Thank BorisNovosel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

15 of us got together for lunch. Excellent food with great choices. Excellent service with warm moist cloths to wipe your hands with before and after eating. Good prices for lunch. Would highly recommend it.

Thank poppadoug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place that put so many all-you-can-eat Chinese food places out of business in town by simply being better!

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to other mandarins and they fall way short of this one. This barrie location is the best in my take. Great food selection. Clean. Hot. And the service is very good. Everything about this place is a ten. I don't eat at buffets...More

Thank Johnny N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant again on November 16th and enjoyed our meal. The children were more aptly priced this time and drinks were refilled at no extra cost. Food was great and it was fun to watch it being cooked fresh at the grill station....More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the money everytime!!! It is the best mandarin that I’ve been too in Ontario. I love the mussels!!

Thank Elizabeth C
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
3:45 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:15 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:15 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
3:45 PM - 10:30 PM
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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