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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 20 January 2017

We have dined here on several occasions both for lunch and dinner and have found the food and service to be above average, and the prices fair for what was available. I can recommend the location for lunch and/or dinner and would return anytime! If...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you like Chinese food this is the place. First Mandarin I went to was in Toronto and was so impressed I was thrilled when they came to Barrie. Have eaten here often and never disappointed. Staff is very attentive and courteous. Buffet is always...More

Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband , myself and a friend went to the Mandarin on Fairview Rd for New Years Day brunch. They open at 11:30 am till 3:00 for lunch. The only difference between the lunch and dinner buffets are crab legs and eggs and sausages for...More

Thank elegantfx
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We always come to this restaurant when we are travelling home from something and want to reward ourselves with a great meal. This is the best of Chinese food restaurants in Barrie with a fabulous selection of hot fresh items. The price is a little...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Average food. There are better choices for restaurants and buffets Very overpriced unless you have a huge appetite

Thank Marina S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Walked to Mandarin Buffet from our hotel, Fairfield Inn and Suites Barrie. We called ahead earlier and reserved a table for four at 6 pm. Glad we did, as the restaurant was packed, and there was a long line of people waiting for tables. Buffets...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We have started a tradition where our small family goes here to celebrate. This means nobody has to prepare the dinner and we can all have a break and enjoy. It was a full house here but with reservations we were seated promptly ( 15...More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Succulent crab legs, a thick piece of medium-rare prime rib, sashimi salmon, tilapia, surf clams, plus tons of other delicious food are all there for as much as you can eat at this perennial favorite in Barrie. We came here with friends with kids. It...More

Thank 1_Traveller_CA
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The food is good with a nice ambient, but the price is way to high for the overall quality. I would go back there again, but definitely not my favourite restaurant in Barrie.

Thank raphaelrenucci
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Good family restaurant with a large variety of food. Buffet with both Chinese and Canadian food. Reasonable prices. Food is good. Good service. Good for large groups.

Thank paulaZ1618FI
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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