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“Below average food for an above average price”

Mandarin Restaurant
Ranked #31 of 430 Restaurants in St. Catharines
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: Chinese, Sushi, Asian, International, Canadian
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
St. Catharines, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Below average food for an above average price”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

The service was average, but for the price of the buffet I was not impressed with the food quality. There are plenty of places to get chinese food in St. Catharines that I can happily avoid this place and keep some bucks in my pocket.

Visited June 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
St Catharines, Canada
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good food, Good price, friendly servers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

We had lunch here in January, as we were just out for the day. Several people had suggested this restaurant as a good place to go if you like buffets. They have lots of choices, the food is freshly cooked, and even at lunch, they have a carving station and sushi table. Just one word of caution, only take a small serving of each dish you like, if you take more, you won't be able to eat it all!! Loved the food and the servers there, will definitely go again!

  • Visited January 2013
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Dunnville, Canada
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204 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Your Best Bet for Guaranteed Good Chinese Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

Really appreciate that the restaurant is so clean. The enclosure over door makes the waiting area much warmer in winter. Have eaten here many times and love the food. Great variety and buffet always kept clean.

Visited June 2012
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Dunnville, Canada
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204 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Best Chinese food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

Clean, tidy buffet with wide variety of food. Waits don't seem too long. Bathrooms are always clean which is a huge thing when knowing the general cleanliness of a restaurant. Best chinese food you can buy. Find the staff friendly at this site.

Visited June 2012
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“Nice place to eat with lots of variety”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

Besides some of the food being loaded with Peper ( like someone there goes Peper crazy) the food is really good and I love the many, many choices too even the deserts too are not always the same. So worth the trip there.

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