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Mandarin Restaurant

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28 Fairview Road, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
+1 705-727-1000
3:45 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 3:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 4:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 3:45 pm - 10:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's getting more and more pricy everyday. But overall, it's a very good all you can eat Chinese buffet.

Thank Fabianatdias
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for our anniversary dinner last night and the food is amazingly delicious. Menu was changed celebrating Canada day for month of July. Being a Saturday there was great tasting unlimited supply of crab legs, torpedo shrimp, very tender melt in your mouth prime rub, new - beef cabbage rolls, maple strudel for desert, strawberries dipped in chocolate, and... More 

Thank CarolNChester
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've always enjoyed a good buffet and Mandarin is no exception. Thera always a great selection and usually have some sort of featured dish. Even for lunch you are going to spend around $50 for 2 people by the time it is all said and done. And almost double that for supper.

Thank Pyrosomnia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing Restaurant !! Their food is amazing! And great service for your moneys worth!! This is a must visit again buffet!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another eating experience with relatives.....and they don't make bad choices. This is by far the best Chinese buffet restaurant I have ever eaten at. An absolutely mind-boggling array of food choices assaulted the senses. There were four dessert stations and six ice cream flavours on offer. There were the expected offerings of noodle, rice, curry dishes together with a selection... More 

Thank Bill G
New Delhi, India
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 21 adults for dinner last night to celebrate my moms 58th Birthday. We arrived at 630pm to find we were at two separate banquet style tables at the back of a room. 10 chairs at one table, 11 at the other, chairs so tight everyone had to get up to let one person out. The... More 

Thank Jeff C
Barrie, Ontario Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a family lunch at Mandarin. I was a little apprehensive as I am not a huge buffet fan. The food was out of this world. Such a huge selection for lunch. I enjoyed things I had never eaten before and am glad I did. The staff were "The Best" .... Very attentive and always refilled water glasses. We had... More 

Thank patti4141
Campbellford, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to this location several times and has always been excellent. This last trip was for our first take out, dinner for 6 with 4 extra items, right when they first opened for the day. Won't do that again! I'm sure some of the food was from the day before ( their appetizer dry garlic wings, dried out and... More 

Thank Wayne O
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad place to eat if you're really hungry and don't mind waiting for your reservation. Cost per person isn't hard to swallow but I found I over ate to get my money's worth. The place was clean and selection was great but I almost felt rushed in order to accomodate the next reservation. The decor is tacky to... More 

Thank trixxie b
Barrie, Canada
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

typical mandarin food, all really good, i find personally i cannot stuff myself enough to get moneys worth and even if i could i would feel crappy. servers were awesome, and very attentive

Thank Ken C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $24
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian, International
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
3:45 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:15 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
3:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Fairview Road, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-727-1000
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?