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Mandarin Restaurant

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1725 Kingston Rd, Pickering, Ontario L1V 4L9, Canada
+1 905-619-1000
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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Montreal Quebec
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to this restaurant for the past 12 years. Ever since the renovations a few years ago, I feel that the selection is not the same. It went from great, to just average. The service is still exemplary, but there's something missing. The price has also doubled. $35 with tax and tip.

Thank Yianni53
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to the high turnover in food they always serve fresh dishes. Enjoyed a lot of the seafood options. Crab legs were delicious and the shrimps as well. For a restaurant not known for their sushi, it was a decent surprise to try it and find most of it to be very well made and tasty. I planned on only... More 

Thank torontotravel76
New Glasgow, Canada
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen a lot of Mandarin advertising back in Nova Scotia and were looking forward to our visit however we were disappointed not so much in the buffet itself but in the food compare to a local buffet were we used to until it closed. The egg rolls were not as good as other places and the beef was... More 

Thank Anne - Dave D
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While we've been eating at Mandarin restaurants for a long time I have found that the food quality has dipped in recent years. The prices have increased while food quality has decreased. That being said, the food variety is still plentiful and there really is something for everyone. It just isn't as good as it used to be. On top... More 

Thank Ivor M
Oshawa, Canada
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My dad loves the mandarin. He doesn't eat Chinese food but enjoys the weekend dinner. Offering all you can eat prime rib, crab, salmon, ribs. Fresh salad bar. The desserts are amazing. Service is always excellent. My dad is elderly and really enjoys when the waitress brings a small piece of cake and sings happy birthday and takes a picture.... More 

Thank Jo A
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge choice of food. Everything I had was lovely. Service was great.Decor was nice and created a good atmosphere. Particular recommend the duck and pancakes and also those yummy crab claws. I had the cold ones.

Thank Jilliano107
Perth, Canada
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428 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have been to several Mandarins over the years and this is one of the better ones. I really enjoyed the selection of choices and I tried a couple of items that I had not tried before like edame and seaweed salad. Both were very good. Having just returned from Cambodia and Vietnam I was really not in the mood... More 

Thank PerthDarter
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem. We were visiting from England & wish we could have places like this here. Great choice of hot tasty food including sushi & pizza (great if you have kids with you) Even did a beef roast, first roast potato I,d seen in Canada. Excellent dessert choice including candy floss. The staff were second to none & the... More 

Thank Amshelley
Toronto, Canada
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111 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had a reservation for a group. We were greeted by the friendly staff and our table was ready on time. Wait staff were very efficient and readily anticipated our needs. The good selection of options easily met the needs of the meat eaters and vegetarians. Food was replenished frequently. People with food allergies were able to discuss concerns with... More 

Thank Cruise281
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The buffet is the same across the chain but the sushi bar improved a lot or maybe in this location only. The staff are friendly and always available to serve you. It is great place for large family gathering. They do have a lunch buffet and it is cheaper than dinner and weekends.

Thank Ahmed E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Chinese, Asian, Canadian, International
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Kingston Rd, Pickering, Ontario L1V 4L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: +1 905-619-1000
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?