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Mandarin Restaurant

28 Fairview Rd, Barrie, Ontario L4N 4P3, Canada
+1 705-727-1000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (33 reviews)
“sushi” (59 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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151 - 160 of 782 reviews

Reviewed 12 December 2016

A very busy place. food turnover often. Traditional Canadian style Chinese food. The dessert table and sop departments pretty good. Staff seem to not have time for you. Waited a long time for beverages and water.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Massive buffet and great food! I can see why it is #7. Service could have faster. Lots of variety . Many rooms to eat in and lots of birthday parties going on

Thank Daysdream
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic selection delicious buffet. A little expensive bit great for those with a big appetite. Would go again and again.

Thank Angela v
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I have a very picky eater in my family, so this place suits all of our needs. Everyone always finds food that they enjoy, not to mention the food is always hot, refreshed and presented well. I get really grossed out at buffets if the...More

Thank Meg B
Reviewed 6 December 2016

What a choice! Everything Canadian Chinese restaurants have been expected to produce with many many extras added in. Grandsons appreciate french fries and pizza. Grandpa likes melt in your mouth prime rib, gravy and mashed potatoes. The rest of us go for the salads, sprouts,...More

Thank Papawells
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Was very impressed with this restaurant. out waitress Phoebe was very friendly and attentive. Our waiters were great also. We even had one of the co- owners come and say hello to our table and that was a nice touch. The food was good except...More

Thank ldantimo
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The Manadarin in Barrie is my all-time favourite restaurant and the reason is that there is something for everyone there. I once had a couple visiting from England and when they saw the variety and quality of the food available for the reasonable prices at...More

Thank Q4204ZGdaniellel
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We always enjoying going to the Mandarin. they even have sushi now. Lots of room and space for people to move too. Great service

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Been to mandarin so many time I've lost count. Showed ip for a rare date with husband yesterday for lunch. Omg the smell was disgusting. I was informed they had just waxed the floors the night before. Guess they didn't ventilate at all. The restaurant...More

Thank K E
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Had another good meal at this location yesterday. The staff and management are very attentive and the food was very good.

Thank Laura S
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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
13 April 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
20 August 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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • 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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