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Mandarin Restaurant

28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
+1 705-727-1000
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (36 reviews)
“sushi” (58 reviews)
“cotton candy” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

Buffet selections for everyone. Food is always refreshed or brought out fresh. Theme events always ensure different selections. Managing Partner Carolyn Xavier is welcoming and cheerful. This location is now our No.1 choice over Newmarket Mandarin, personal choice with selection of stores nearby to walk...More

Thank skalynuik
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We both felt terribly ill after our visit. Maybe because we ate too many different kinds of food... (Our fault?) But we BOTH got sick and haven't been back.

1  Thank MusicMissy
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We were there as a family today and thoroughly enjoyed the offerings and fun atmosphere but be prepared for the bill children are not priced accordingly for what most children end up choosing. Our staff was great and the food was well worth the expense...More

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

On your way in, ALL staff are obviously taught to greet you - I mean ALL of them.. Same thing as you exit. Managers/owners like to interrupt your meal to introduce themselves - to ALL tables. Just a little too rehearsed (insincere-feeling). Great variety though...

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed August 14, 2016

The Mandarin Restaurant, is ok. But, this restaurant an excellent choice when you have a group of people with different food choices. Personally, I find visits to The Mandarin repetitive and expensive, lunch is a better choice if you are on fixed budget. They do...More

Thank 930annie
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Great place go if no one can agree on what they want to eat. Buffet style food from various parts of the world. Pizza, sushi, Chinese, American. The best part is the dessert section. I totally sweet tooth heaven! But beware.... All you can eat...More

Thank susaneF9706XQ
Reviewed August 12, 2016

food was very tasty but found some of the sweat tables not kept up fast enough. There was a mess of cake and fruit on the edges and when it was cleaned up, they used there bare hands to wipe off in a napkin. They...More

Thank Valh101
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We eat here on special occasions, birthdays etc.. I love sea food, and for one price you can get your fill of crab legs, mussels, shrimp, and there is always a nice Prime Rib on hand if you prefer.. Oh ya, and seniors get a...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Huge buffet with everything from soup and salad, main courses to dessert. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Many different types of food to choose from. Huge dessert selection. Would have liked to see more Chinese food selections as opposed to pizza, but still good....More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Other than being a little expensive you can always count on a family friendly meal. This however is the problem. It never changes and it's a little bland. Great for for kids and parents. Easily accessible.

Thank Brydonboy
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September 25, 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any formal dress code, but that being said, I wouldn't show up in my bathing suit and flip flops either. Jeans, shorts, t-shirts should be the baseline then go up from there....Hope I've helped...the food is... More
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Sean C | Reviewed this property |
There are differences depending on events they may be having. For instance, sometimes they have crab legs available. As far as I know there are slight differences between dinner and lunch. Dinner has some more choices which... More
Samantha T
August 19, 2016|
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Response from Honestandbrunt | Reviewed this property |
On weekends they have all you can eat crab!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
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 Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-727-1000
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Award-winning buffet featuring delicious Chinese, Canadian, and International dishes - all prepared fresh daily. Serving over 100 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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