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Mandarin Restaurant - Markham

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Chinese, International, Asian, Canadian
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7660 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, Ontario L3R 2N2, Canada
+1 905-479-6000
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet
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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  • 22
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good

Food is great, lots of seats and lots of options. I liked that you have a lot of food options but disliked the fact that you have to reserve. You have to wait for a long time if you don't reserve seats

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
kevin m
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Buffet
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We tried Mandarin at Woodbine for the first time, April 2, and we got a table at the very back. Just a few minutes in, we felt suffocated because of the heat and lack of air. We complained to the server about it. He said the management was working on it. We complained again after a while and they said... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Food is great, lots of seats and lots of options. I liked that you have a lot of food options but disliked the fact that you have to reserve. You have to wait for a long time if you don't reserve seats

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North West
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

During the holiday season, it's always this price, no matter what day or time you go. The food is very good, but I didn't feel like it was quite worth $26.99. The seating is very comfortable though. It was very busy when we went so the service was a little slow, but they should really have had more staff. The... More 

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Markham, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just returned from the Mandarin a moment ago having been there for lunch. This is my fourth or fifth visit there and have always been completely satisfied. Before one's soda is finished there is another one right there in its place. Selection of food is second to none and the staff and the service they provide is top drawer. There... More 

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Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The Mandarin is always a fantastic family experience for myself and my FI. We love going there for birthdays and celebratory events as the food is constantly replenished with a fresh new batch at the buffet when it is nearing empty. The servers are all extreamly pleasant and the place is always busy!! My favorite time to go is during... More 

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Kunshan, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great selection of food. Not all of it was to my liking, but there is a little bit of something for everyone. Since this is a buffet, make sure to go with an empty stomach. It costs $28.99 per person for dinner so make sure to get your moneys worth. Also, alcoholic beverages are not included.

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Ontario, Canada
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66 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

To me, Asian buffets typically consist of low-quality food combined with convenience of having access to a variety of it and immediacy of the accessibility to food. The trade off is quite typical among all Asian buffets I've gone to (I've been to over 40 different Asian buffet restaurants now) and I find this place same as any other place:... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Out with the family and some friends for dinner, we decided on Mandarin. We were pleasantly surprised to find the holiday menu on mid week. They had everything from perfectly prepared roast beef to lobster and snow crab legs. Service was great; our reservation (which I recommend for this location) was for 6:15. When we arrived it was very empty... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The food was ok and very filling but at $28.99 plus tax etc it is too expensive. I can eat a fair amount but I really don't think I ate close to my money's worth. You can go to the Keg and spend about the same and be much happier about it.

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Newmarket, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This was disappointing we expect a good meal and were not impressed, there was a limited selection of sushi and i have come to expect better. Overall the decor is nice wait staff courteous but overall the food was either bland or very peppery. wOuld not visit again as this was. Second time not happy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7660 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, Ontario L3R 2N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Markham
  • Phone Number: +1 905-479-6000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
  • Cuisine: Chinese, International, Asian, 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.

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