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Mandarin Restaurant

366 Bunting Road (At Carlton St.), St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
(905) 938-7000
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Ranked #21 of 321 restaurants in St. Catharines
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
St. Catharines, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Mandarin has gotten blasé. The quality has gone down and the pricing up. They check ID for 65 year olds even when they look 80. Don't ever go in December as they raise there prices for that month because they are greedy. I actually prefer Kings Buffet in Stoney Creek at Barton and Centenial, there prices are better and the... More

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The variety of food there is great and taste good all ways hot and appealing .Even if you are not a lover of Chinese food there is a great selection of other types of food so again there is food selection for all most everyone. The staff are all ways very friendly and accommodating There is times it can be... More

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St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food, of course is excellent. The staff, both at the tables, at the buffet counters or Supervisory is close to superb. Consistency is one of the most appreciated features. Reservations are honoured within ten minutes either way from your time.

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St. Catharines, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Mandarin has a VERY GOOD variety. That is the only reason I go here from time to time. They are good if you are bringing a large group including some vegetarians, some that are not at all culinarily exciting, healthy eaters and fried food junkies. You want it, you have a good chance of finding it.....only in a slightly... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

As seniors we appreciate the discount but we really go for the variety and freshness of the food. Seafood, my favourite, is always in abundance and they don't try to be stingy. Lately I have developed a taste for sushi of which they have a good selection. Service is always good. We tend to avoid the really busy times so... More

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Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Fortunately we live very close to the Mandarin Restaurant and are frequent visitors. We generally go at lunch time (senior special) and have never been disappointed by the service, food and general atmosphere. We each have different likes and the variety enables us to enjoy the things we like the most.

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St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Having made a reservation for Valentine’s Day a few days ahead of time (a common practice in this household whether visiting on a holiday or weekend) my companion and I were quite surprised that we would have to wait “15 to 20 minutes”—not much longer than many of the walk-ins cramped into the foyer’s holding pen. Even the gold fish... More

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

I've had several get togethers at this restaurant. My mothers vegan and she always finds something to eat. It's good for parties. I tend to be thrifty so I usually go during lunch. Seniors receive a discount.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Excellent staff food and atmosphere place is very clean with 100's of variety of food...I love it here

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St. Catharines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The all can you eat menu has King Crab which is a big favourite . The consistency of the preparation of King Crab needs improving . Many times the crab is cold, over salted and not presented as an obvious favourite. Servers/ waitress's/ waiters need training to better help them when serving customers needs and have a good understanding of... More

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