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1319 Airport Blvd, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 8R6, Canada
+1 905-432-3000
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Today
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
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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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Alliston, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good and food also, have a great selection of Chinese food, salads and meats, desserts. There late but still lots of food and staff to serve you.

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Port Perry, Canada
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 12 for family birthday. Food was great - a little slow on refreshing dishes that were low. But selection was excellent and desserts were delicious! Appreciate the senior's discount.

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Thank Josecanucee
Oshawa, Canada
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for a late lunch around 1:30pm. Food Luke warm and old looking. The fried rice was dark and dry. The black pepper steak lacking in pepper, bland. Chow mein over cooked with only 1 shrimp, which was dry and rubbery. Egg roll, cold. Loved the baked salmon, chicken balls, cold unpeeled shrimps and the blueberry and vanilla frozen yogurt..... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I have visited this restaurant several times with different group and have always found the food just average and at the dinner price cost $26 plus drinks per person can add up. I find the food not always the freshest. Sometimes it over cooked and sometimes its under cooked. So really hit and miss.

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Thank L G
Oshawa, Canada
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568 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Went to the Mandarin this time as my fave low budget quick buffet In Ajax was closed for some reason for lunch the other day. I was hoping for good things as it seems it was $17 bucks a person for lunch! That's a lot compared to many of the others. The sushi found to be average and not as... More 

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Thank Rockiroads
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

So if you have ever been on a cruise and enjoyed the wonderful buffet, try to erase that memory...otherwise you won't enjoy your next visit to the Mandarin. This lunch buffet is severely scaled back and is mainly an all-you-can-eat cafeteria experience. No more fresh cheese, BBQ skewers or prime rib. You'll have to settle for the salad bar, sushi,... More 

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Thank firewalker130
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Delicious 😋 variety of foods . 😋 and no restriction on portion size.Food is replenished often. Staff are friendly and helpful. Decor is tasteful.

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Thank nanjayd
Oshawa, Canada
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Mandarin restaurant in Oshawa is part of a first class Chinese buffet style chain. The food is kept re filled and the variety is top drawer. They usually have a few dimsum, sushi selections. The service is exceptional. You should be advised to reserve on weekends or holidays. If you are on a strict diet you will have difficulty... More 

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Thank Paul L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I would say that this is the best Mandarin and Chinese Buffet I have been to. They have so much variety and everything is fresh and tastes great! But make sure, if at all possible, to leave space for deserts cause they have plenty and again all is delicious. A little on the expensive side but well worth it. Great... More 

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Thank Marek P
Whitby, Canada
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The food is always great and there is a huge variety. You have to be careful you don't eat too much. Service is perfect every time. Nice that you can get reservations for a special occasion. I usually do lunch rather then dinner as this can be pricey on weekends and holidays.

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Thank Darlene A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 24
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, International, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1319 Airport Blvd, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 8R6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa
  • Phone Number: +1 905-432-3000
Description
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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Newcastle, Canada
10 months ago
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?