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Mandarin Restaurant

4220 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2G5, Canada
+1 519-653-5000
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“crab legs” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (29 reviews)
“buffet items” (3 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
4220 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2G5, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been to many mandarins around south Ontario and gotta day this one has been the best so far. I went to here with my family on Mother’s Day. We were greeted very warmly and happily by everybody. Someone would come check on us to...More

Thank XShweta P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Noticed last few visits that food was cold, pork (battered strips with sauce) and chicken tenders were tough and fatty. We've been going for years but going to stop.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it used to be ok quality but now the food is very bland and low quality. One of the reason we come here is for the seafood and crab legs, not the best kind but still enjoyable. but they've decided that they're not putting it...More

3  Thank nitoy99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is really something for evrryone at this restaurant. I enjoy taking a small amount of something new every time just to see if I like it. Great for large or small groups. No rush, always fresh things coming out of the kitchen.

Thank 1traveljoy
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Selection was not great. It was Easter weekend!! A lot of the regular selection was missing. Not very clean either. Quite disappointed.

Thank Bert M
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Chinese Buffet with so many choices as to make it a challenge to finally make up your mind. Unlike many buffets, the food is always fresh and never sits long before customers snap it up. There is a huge variety of Chinese-style foods, more in...More

Thank agritravlr
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The choices are huge at this restaurant. You can choose from all sorts of salads and entrees and desserts. I always end up eating too much because I want to try everything. The price is very expensive for Chinese food. Best to go for lunch...More

1  Thank d0ugw0ng
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Family dinner done ok. I haven't been here in almost 8 years. But not much has changed. So much food !!!! The one thing that drives me nuts is when the label for the dish doesn't match the food... I saw this a lot tonight....More

Thank Jessicabird
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Hubby and I have been coming to this location for years for lunch and have always enjoyed it. The food was always hot and fresh and service was quick and friendly. Our last visit here was in November. It was still good then. Our recent...More

Thank shadow1
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have tried different mandarin locations and this one is very good. Nice and friendly staff, food is great and nice family atmosphere...going back soon

Thank Zekks M
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Questions & Answers
Brenda H
11 December 2017|
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Response from Seemeeat | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy alcohol there. They seem to have a full bar
24 March 2015|
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Response from Emily N |
I'm not Cincy, however .. Questioner: the Mandarin is a buffet, so one COULD try a small bite of each entree. Trying doesn't mean a whole plateful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
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
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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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