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4220 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2G5, Canada
+1 519-653-5000
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Woodstock, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time visiting and probably our last... 88 dollars for 2 to dine at a mediocre buffet. Very friendly staff and clean decor with nice fish tanks full of colourful fish to look at but that's about the extent of it. Not a place to go if you are on a budget.

Thank JackRabbit296
Niagara Falls, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Kitchener for a medical app., we had traveled all day , so we were tired and hungry, we saw all these signs for rest. we didn't know and then saw the familiar Mandarin sign and that was it. With Mandarin you know what to expect, a good selection, something for everyone's taste, it's fast and easy. I... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The food is good and the selection can't be beat but I really don't enjoy going to mandarin anymore. It is always so noisy for dinner. Maybe lunch is better

Thank MissusSkippy
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The only thing I wish they offered would be with the buffet a cost cheaper for a one time trip as I can't eat much so it's expensive for someone like myself who's had stomach surgery but everyone wants to go there and it is good.

Thank lisamS3841DY
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

I have been here couple of times. food is always good, but I think they have lesser variety than other locations. service is ok as well. lunch price is less than dinner.

Thank John H
Kitchener, ON
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

The food here never disappoints and the presentation is stunning. The restaurant is clean and the staff attentive. Besides that it's all you can eat! They also offer a good selection of North American food if you don't care for Chinese. I've never been disappointed here.

Thank Marion B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Went on a weekend for moon fest feast.very happy with sevice and food.duck wraps &grilled chicken with squash were fave of the night.have not been to mandarin in long time but will be back again soon after this visit.

Thank See J
Cambridge, Ontario Canada
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

The buffet food at the Mandarin just can't be beat when it comes to buffet restaurants. The food is always fresh and delicious. The staff are always overseeing the buffet tables to ensure that they are full at all times. The Prime Rib Beef hot table has an attendant there to serve fresh cooked to perfection prime rib. The sushi... More 

Thank Belle T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Reasonable prices, excellent variety. Although some dishes are definitely westernized, there several rather authentic dishes, particularly the vegetarian options. My children always have a blast here. Essentially, due the vast variety of food, there is something for everyone. I've come here at least a dozen of times past couple of years, never been disappointed. Consistency is high.

Thank Optokeener
Ontario, Canada
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We loved the selection and freshness of the food offered at the Mandarin! We particularly like the sushi and seafood sections of the buffet tables, as well as the hot meats that are carved for you as you wait.Service was quick and friendly.

Thank SonjaMD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $24
Chinese, Asian, International
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4220 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2G5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-653-5000
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?