We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mandarin Restaurant - Barrie

28 Fairview Road, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
705-727-1000
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #11 of 382 Restaurants in Barrie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, International, Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
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.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
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.
Write a Review

262 reviews from our community

78% Recommend
    116
    90
    42
    9
    5
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Ottawa, Ontario
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

A usual stop for our family when in Barrie. We love that everyone can enjoy what they like and eat the amount they like! Staff are very friendly and helpful.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chelmsford, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Just for the experience...go for lunch (before 3pm) it is much cheaper but the food is great! The staff is very friendly :)

Was this review helpful? Yes
St. Catharines, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Mandarin was hopping on Saturday night. They are able to handle a larger group and kids love the place.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The restaurant is new, clean, well maintained and very spacious. The atmosphere is excellent. There is a great variety of dishes. Lots of Chinese dishes, and many other types.

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Bay, Canada
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had excellent dinner buffet with family. My only complaint we felt rushed. I know this restaurant busy and the turn over fast and the more customers, better revenue, but let us enjoy our meal.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sandhurst Shores, On
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Saturday @ 6 P.M. I had a 30 minute wait for a table. This was my first Mandarin visit. Food and service were fantastic and they even had a few desserts for diabetics All of the staff were attentive and very polite. The best buffet I have attended. .

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The restaurant appears new, clean, well maintained and tastefully decorated. Enviroment and atmosphere is heads and shoulders above others, almost upscale. There is a great variety of dishes. Lots of Chinese dishes. In addition, it has great prime rib (has a server and freshly made not dried out) and skewers of shrimp and chicken. Everything tasted great. Salad, fruits and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Cullen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The sheer quality of the food in this restaurant blows you away, and as for the quality..... This was the most recent of many visits! Many more to come I hope!.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Members of our party had different preferences for their menu choices, and Mandarin offers such a wide selection of dishes that everyone found more than enough choices to satisfy their desires. The atmosphere was friendly and welcoming. The service was excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Elora, Canada
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Love the Mandarin restaurants. You always know what to expect. There is so much to chose from that no one will go hungry no matter how finicky they are. The seafood is fresh, the meat tender, the salads crisp and the deserts decadent. I love the hot towel at the end of the meal...it's a small comfort that more restaurants... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Mandarin Restaurant - Barrie also viewed

 

Been to Mandarin Restaurant - Barrie? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Mandarin Restaurant - Barrie, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing