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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Late Night, 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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  • 66
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 27
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  • 10
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy, and pretty good prices

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Picton
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Haliburton ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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Picton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Whenever we are in the Kitchener and fancy Oriental food the Mandarin is always high on our list. We have never been disappointed in the selection of dishes, which is extensive, or the quality of the food. Whether you are looking for Sushi, Chinese Food or just good old roast beef, they have it all. The hot buffets are well... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is the best buffet you can eat here in Kitchener. The food is always tasty and the service top notch. We come very often to this Restaurant, and the staff is always courteous and friendly. I'd recommend this place to family and friends.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

two of my students had food poisonning after eating at the Mandarin ( we where a group of 5). One spend the night vomiting and the other had diarrhea about 1 hour after eating at this restaurant. DO NOT EAT AT THIS PLACE...

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

New staff greeters slow off the mark but fine all people got to learn. Sushi, I had to spit it out I made the mistake of not sniffing before eating : you could get better sashimi from a construction site food truck that this stuff - I do not think I got rid of it all and let's just say... More 

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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 $6 to $23
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 $6 to $23
  • 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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