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Mandarin Restaurant

4220 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2G5, Canada
+1 519-653-5000
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab legs” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“buffet items” (3 reviews)
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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 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch as a treat after going to the Mandarin in Guelph a few month back. We were not disappointed in the least in the quality & variety of foods available on the buffet. We were greeted properly by a friendly staff member...More

Thank Cougar152
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the Mandarin in Kitchener/Cambridge on Saturday July 14th. I hadn't been in a few months, as the prices seemed to keep rising, and it became just a little out of reach for regular visits. I thought it was about time again. We...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have always enjoyed a meal at Mandarin, it has such a good selection of food. One can take bite size pieces to taste make sure it suits the pallet then return for more of what you fancy. The Prime Rib carvers is exceptional and...More

Thank SimonPenstone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very good choices on Buffet. I was pleased with the variety and quality. For what you pay for the buffet, I think the value is fine. The food was tasty but some of the items I had were not that great. The staff were friendly...More

Thank KitchenerJimmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've reviewed this restaurant for its buffet but I wanted to provide more information for those looking for good Chinese or Japanese take-out in Kitchener. The Mandarin has a take-out menu that is more like a Chinese restaurant take-out option. They do deliver for a...More

Thank SJ L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously, there were prostitutes and pimps here. Come on Mandarin get your act together, my sister had a pimp try and recruit her as she was eating in front of my daughter. Calling the cops is pointless because "technically they're doing nothing wrong sir". Good...More

Thank Kefka1911
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The food was 2nd to none. It was prime rib night and unfortunately I waited until I was almost full before trying it. It was amazing. Maybe the best piece of meat I have had. No tender and juicy. The horseradish was something else too....More

Thank seth d
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I have been in many Mandarin location before. Kitchener one is the worst in terms of customer service and food quality. The staff are mean, grumpy, and have no customer service skill. I will never go back again to this terrible location.

Thank Abdelaziz A
Reviewed 23 May 2018 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 22 May 2018 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
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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$24
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, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
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
  • 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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