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Mandarin Restaurant - Kitchener

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Chinese, International, Asian, Canadian
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4220 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2G5, Canada
+1 519-653-5000
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food but way too expensive

Good selection of food, but I dislike seafood so I do not feel i get my money' worth. My daughter has a stomach condition and cannot eat a lot of food at one time, but they will not giver her the kids rate. $100.00 + , just to fee 4 people at a buffet, is way too much money. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Good selection of food, but I dislike seafood so I do not feel i get my money' worth. My daughter has a stomach condition and cannot eat a lot of food at one time, but they will not giver her the kids rate. $100.00 + , just to fee 4 people at a buffet, is way too much money. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I went there for my birthday and for Father's Day. It was quite busy and I doubt I would go on another holiday like Father's Day, because there were too many people in line for food and too many bumping into you and it made it dangerous to carry hot stuff with people not watching where they... More 

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The prices are near the top level for this kind of place. The selection was ok, but nothing new. The seafood was disappointing in terms of selection and quality. I found a lot of cold selections that were supposed to be warm if not hot. The staff is great. Attentive without being overbearing, and certainly concerned about service. I love... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

They just keep increasing the prices and dont add anything new! In fact they are cutting alot of there promotions too like Canada day you could eat free gone now! I will take my business elsewhere!

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Haliburton ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The staff are wonderful here. Always smiling and very pleasant. The buffet obviously has a huge selection. You certainly won't leave hungry, however, compared to other Mandarin Restaurants I found they lacked a wide seafood selection.

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Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The staff are outstanding, food choices and presentation is impeccable. Everyone is sure to leave satisfied! We visit once a month.

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cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food is so fresh and there is lots of variety. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I think they are a bit over priced but everything else is great.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Mandarin is your typical AYCE restaurant, however this Mandarin location in Kitchener is below average! The parking is poor. The dining room is smaller than most others we've been to. The servers are always in-your-face to refill your water. How many water refills does one need over the course of a meal!? The prime rib was horrible. They ran out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great choice of food. Fresh, tasty and relatively well priced. Very friendly staff. There are plenty of desserts to choose from as well!!

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I must admit I have been a fan of the Mandarin for years! There are certainly less expensive buffets around. The food is always fresh, the service is excellent , the selection very good! Well worth the few extra dollars you may pay!

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Additional Information about Mandarin Restaurant - Kitchener

Address: 4220 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2G5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-653-5000
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
Average Prices: USD 5 to 22
Cuisine: Chinese, International, Asian, Canadian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4220 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-653-5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 to 22
  • 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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