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Mandarin Reading Restaurant

296 Salem St, Reading, MA 01867-1952
+1 781-942-8200
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (28 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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296 Salem St, Reading, MA 01867-1952
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

My family, my friends, and I have been going to the Mandarin Reading for years, for lunch or dinner, as well as for family birthday celebrations and other occasions. Without exception, the buffet offered a nice variety of delicious food at a reasonable price, and...More

Thank ReC1982
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Although it is in my hometown, I often eat my Chinese food in Cambridge Ma which has a wider selection of type of really great restaurants. Today due to a late change in plans, we went to the Mandarin. They have a good menu, we...More

Thank Buppa1
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I am never disappointed when I go here. The “all you can eat” buffet is available daily at lunchtime and at both lunch & dinner on Sunday. The food is clean and always tasty. The menu includes Chinese, Japanese and sushi. The buffet includes a...More

Thank Teacher_Mother
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Mandarin Reading Restaurant has one of the best luncheon buffets on the North Shore. I would highly recommend this restaurant. They have a few rooms for seating whether it is sushi or chinese food, they have it all.

Thank X3948DZmarys
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Of all the Chinese Buffets on the North Shore, this one is at the top of the list. It may no be the largest but the food is always fresh and the dishes are not always the same each day. The staff are attentive and...More

Thank Mitchinmass
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Hard to go wrong with any selection here. Especially like their Snow Mountain Maki. Sunday buffet is also a great value. Pleasant atmosphere and friendly staff. Reasonably priced.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We enjoy the Mandarin whether we go along or with several of our friends. The good is always delicious and the staff is very accomodating.

Thank Carol2010
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We have been here many times. the food is always good, good service, and a really good selection on the menu. The prices are decent. We take our friends here for special occasions, and we go fairly often.

Thank brendabee50
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The BEST Chinese buffet I've ever been to! The food is amazing, almost too many items to choose from! Everything is delicious, freshly made, and appetizingly presented. The staff is very friendly and make you feel comfortable while dining. I'm going here for Mother's Day...More

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 21 April 2017

At least once per quarter for the past three years, I have eaten here The quality of food, cleanliness, and service have been consistently high. I typically have the buffet and have always been pleased.

Thank Ray T
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27 September 2017|
Response from Mitchinmass | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the price but I think last time I was there it was $12.95. The hours, Monday through Friday are 11:30 to 2:00 P.M.
26 February 2017|
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Response from Rick H | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 Salem St, Reading, MA 01867-1952
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +1 781-942-8200
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