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Mandarin Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Sushi, Asian
1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
+1 905-383-6000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian, International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 322 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 16 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
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Buffets are tricky. It's not always the best quality food, and not always the most flavourful nor the freshest. I think more quality and variety would be better, although I understand the price would go up. I am a person whom loves spices and flavour...More

Thank Sophiita
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Returned to Mandarin to enjoy our Anniversary supper. Were there 3 weeks prior. The manager, Barry Yeung greeted us as if we were old friends. The hostess took us to our table promptly upon arrival. Great service was provided by Kim, Naomi, Angus and Kyle...More

1  Thank Ted S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a family dinner to celebrate a special occasion. Food was fresh, well cooked and stocked mostly in timely manner. We tried almost all cousins and kinds; BBQ, Asian/Japanese, American, sea food, etc and got few tours after taste tasting. Paying extra for coffee...More

1  Thank YoungTurk1999
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Wide selection of foods. Very attentive staff. Something for everyone. Others in party made numerous trips.

1  Thank Look4-2
Reviewed 11 July 2017

great experience even cheaper for lunch and great assortment of Chinese dishes plus Canadian dishes.great deserts

Thank Robert P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-383-6000
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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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