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Mandarin Restaurant

28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
+1 705-727-1000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (36 reviews)
“sushi” (63 reviews)
“prime rib” (29 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 4 days ago via mobile

Can’t say enough of how good this place is. Always wonderful service and the food choices boggle the mind. We never fail to waddle our after our meal The food is fresh and the selection is always varied.

Thank Allen G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Been a few times and it never fails. Always a great selection of items, and I like that they add new things regularly. The service is always exceptional and friendly. Even when the place is packed for dinner, I never found they ran out of...More

Thank AngeloP2644
Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying in Barrie ON at the Holiday Inn and Convention Centre we had the pleasure of eating at a different Mandarin Restaurant I had reservations and got in right on time with no wait , which was nice. The food here was excellent as...More

Thank Ralph F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Same as any other Mandarin restaurant. Self serve buffet with an interesting mix of dishes, including breakfast sausages (we were there around lunch time). Servers were very prompt.

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our mom-in-law for her birthday, and we are glad we made a reservation because the place was busy. We were crammed into a room with other large groups ( there were 11 of us) and the chairs were squeezed so close to each...More

Thank Lee-Ann J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have decided that this was our last time going to mandarins...the quality and variety of dishes has declined dramatically. Also they have stopped serving crab...they reduced their prices by 4$ for this omission. Even so both my husband and I have now found the...More

1  Thank pantheracaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They no longer have crab legs. That is a big mistake! I hear that they might have them only on special days if that. Mandarin used to be the best buffet because they offered the crab! I won't be going here anymore. We were on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us seated comfortably, served (queenie) was delightful and efficient, tons of types of chinese food to choose from, plus soups, salads, lots of desserts, each had two platefuls plus desserts, tasty and filling, approx $120 before tax...can't beat it!

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the dinner buffet so much. Everything is fresh and the location is always very clean. We also order in from the Barrie location on a regular basis. The food is always hot when it arrives and it is almost always early. Highly recommend...More

Thank J R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be fair we arrived late. Very picked over. They should not have let us in, waste of money with very few main courses left.

Thank Wendy Brown H
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13 June 2018|
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Response from Escapeesfromthefreez | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, sorry
7 June 2018|
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Response from Susan E | Reviewed this property |
I guess each person has their own perspective. Though Brampton may have a different assortment of food. It would not be convenient to motor to Brampton. If you in the region of Barrie. Secondly Mardarin has a chain of... More
25 September 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
15:45 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:15 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
15:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-727-1000
  • E-mail
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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