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Mandarin Restaurant - Barrie

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Asian, Chinese, International, Canadian
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28 Fairview Road, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
705-727-1000
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Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 3:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 4:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 3:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Award-winning buffet featuring delicious Chinese, Canadian, and...
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.
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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Takeout
Delivery
Buffet
Late Night

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  • 149
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 60
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
For special occasions

All you can eat is always a horrible financial decision. But the Mandarin creates a great experience and the staff always go above and beyond. It'll just leave you with regret when you get the bill and realize you payed 35 after tax and tip for waffles, torpedo shrimp, salty noodles, greasy pizza... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
TimMacleod
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Barrie, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
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344 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

All you can eat is always a horrible financial decision. But the Mandarin creates a great experience and the staff always go above and beyond. It'll just leave you with regret when you get the bill and realize you payed 35 after tax and tip for waffles, torpedo shrimp, salty noodles, greasy pizza and awful sushi. But I'm sure when... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Nothing too special about the place here. It's got a great deal on the "all you can eat" portion of its menu, but nothing too special besides that. But a bit pricey.

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Barrie, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

The Mandarin restaurant in Barrie is a great place to go for an extensive hot, ad cold buffet. Many salads, soups, appetizers, and lots of choices for Chinese food. They even have pizza, and chicken wings to cater to those who don't want Chinese. This is a clean, nicely decorated restaurant that caters to the most descriminating guest. There is... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Nothing bad, nothing great. The typical Mandarin. If you want true Chinese food there are better places for a lot less money. Try Four Season Delight on Dunlop Street

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Barrie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

my family love to eat at the Mandarin. The food is always fresh, and the variety is wonderful. From soup to dessert you get great value.

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Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a busy restaurant but are always able to accommodate within a reasonable time frame. The selection and freshness of the food is the best Chinese buffet I have ever tried. The staff are friendly and helpful.

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Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always a fun place if you haven't eaten in a couple days. Service is ok as expected at a buffet. Most of the food is average however the seafood and sushi very good.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food is fresh, hot, and tasty. A little change is desserts occasionally would be nice. Staff is fast, place is clean, but wouldn't we all prefer just a little cheaper to be able to experience for often.

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amaylin@rochester.rr.com
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25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the usual Chinese and much more. There are several areas to choose from, salads, appetizers, vegetables, main dishes, egg rolls and soups. You can move on to a grill area that includes Chinese and American fare. Of course there is also french fries, pizza and mac an' cheese for the little ones if they aren't into Chinese. No... More 

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Barrie Ont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food is always hot and fresh. You definitely need to make reservations Thursday - Sunday but - -you still have to wait.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 Fairview Road, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: 705-727-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 23
  • Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, International, Canadian

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
3:45 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
3:45 pm - 10:30 pm

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