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Mandarin Restaurant - Barrie

28 Fairview Road, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
705-727-1000
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Ranked #13 of 384 Restaurants in Barrie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $26
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.
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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.
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English first
Collingwood, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

After having not eaten here for a while, my boyfriend and I decided to give this place a second chance. I have no idea how this place remains so successful.... The food doesn't seem all that fresh and it's definitely not the highest quality ingredients. It's a buffet and I can understand some people liking that but for 20-25$ per... More

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Brampton, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Courtesy and friendliness not the same, Some small flies around the food, which we addressed with the staff, and they did not seem concerned.

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Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We can definitely say that chinese buffets are generally undesirable for us - bland, fried food of questionable quality, overloaded with MSG, being the norm just about everywhere. However, there is one chinese buffet out there that is worth recommending if a chinese buffet meal is in the cards for you - the Mandarin buffet in Barrie, ON. Not inexpensively... More

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Barrie, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

awesome fresh food famous for its huge buffets of various ethic foods salads and deserts. only thing I dislike was the crowded lobby area with rude hungry noisy impatient patrons

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Barrie, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The pie was ok, for such a big menu we did not get what we were looking for. All gourmet pizza. If there was a good red sauce pizza, I missed it. The servers were slow coming to the table. For us it was not a full filling lunch.

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Barrie, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great service ,excellent food, lots of parking . did not have to wait long for seating. server was great. will be going back soon.

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Barrie, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Selection is great and fresh they have a great cross between oriental and American food choices. Lots of desserts too

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Barrie, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I choose Mandarin over all as I live just down the street. Always a pleasure to dine here, the food is good, the selection is beyond awesome and the staff are very courteous.

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Barrie
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were feeling like chinese food one evening so we went out and decided on the Madarin. We went and ate it was just OK so many people.

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Ontario
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The staff were all quick to respond to any need we might have had often anticipating ahead. The food was amazingly fresh and constantly replaced. There was very little waiting time and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.

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