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Mandarin Restaurant

1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
+1 905-383-6000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (25 reviews)
“roast beef” (12 reviews)
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11:30 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely yummy! Huge selection of decent quality food. Amazing service! (Both fast and efficient) Immaculately clean. Well priced. It provides exactly what you would expect from such a popular restaurant. Thanks :-)

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mandarin Hamilton, if you have been there more then once, you are family. I hadn't been for some time and within minutes we were greeted by Simi a long standing, waitress and now friend, Barry, the manager was off but always comes to visit your...More

1  Thank Anna D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Visited here for a Thursday lunch as a treat funded by a friend. Very busy when we arrived but we only had to wait 15 minutes for a table for four. It features an extensive attractive tidy hot and cold buffet which is common to...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The food gets dropped off in a nice little tote bag. Quality food. Not too much filler. Eating in is an experience. Huge buffet with anything you can imagine. Recommended!!!

Thank markD78
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Went to Mandarin Restaurant (Hamilton) on Seniors Day (October 01, 2017). Was it ever busy. I had to make reservations on Friday or I may not have made it in that day. Took my neighbour and wife. The food was excellent. Added to their menu...More

Thank Ted S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was the first time that we ate at this Mandarin location, although we have certainly visited quite a few other locations. The are ALWAYS good. Mandarin is one of the very few buffet restaurants that I even like. This particular restaurant had a bigger...More

Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We made a reservation for six for lunch. They were very punctual and had our table ready for us precisely as our total party had arrived. The restaurant is very clean, nicely decorated the staff are very pleasant friendly and courteous. When seated we were...More

Thank tony c
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This restaurant has excellent choice of Chinese cuisine and drinks. The atmosphere is very warm and welcoming. The staff are very friendly and ever ready to help. The food is fantastic and tasty. I strongly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Alfred A
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and it is always a great meal. There are tons of choices and they have added a separate sushi bar. The food is always warm and fresh and tastes great. The kids love the selection and being able to...More

Thank Drea M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Service is ALWAYS great! They are constantly replenishing the foods! Before I came back with more food...... my plates were cleared away. Desserts are soooooo yummy.

Thank dmorrison4768
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-383-6000
  • 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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