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Mandarin Restaurant - Hamilton

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Chinese, International, Asian, Canadian
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1508 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
+1 905-383-6000
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Award-winning buffet featuring delicious Chinese, Canadian, and...
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 entrées, and desserts. Also offering a-la-carte, take-out and delivery.
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    Very good
  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service, good hot food!

Excellent service at this location and the food is great. Lunch buffet is cheaper during the week and fairly reasonable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Bluntforce18
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Hamilton, Canada
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Grimsby, Canada
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Terrific food all choices of Canadian including prime rib or get into the Chinese food I couldn't believe the choices. Lots and lots if choices. All hot never dried out and refilled quickly. The staff were very friendly and f you go on the weekend they serve up crab or lobster depending on the season Wonderful,fun dining experience. Make sure... More 

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Stratford, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Took the family out for supper...2 adults, and 2 children (6 & 7)...$120 later...no alcohol. It was a little pricey, but the food was delish! The service was great! The creme brulee was AMAZING! I had 3 myself...but who's counting...lol

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Nothing ever "blows me away" when we come here.. and I really hate how long it takes to take my dirty plate away.

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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 457 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Truly we had the best service today ever from any other Mandarin that we have ever eaten at. Hana our server was awesome and most friendly. Great location, new facility, clean and perfect. I would drive far away just to eat at this location rather than at the other Mandarin locations around us. Will return again and again! Kids love... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Excellent service at this location and the food is great. Lunch buffet is cheaper during the week and fairly reasonable.

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Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Highly enjoyable visit, great selection of food, well cooked, well presented, delicious. The service was wonderfully attentive for a place that you get your own food. Went in for a weekday lunch, busy but not slow. Well done!

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

As with all Mandarin restaurants it is average. Service is good, the selection is extensive. However, this is not traditional chinese food and although plentiful lacks the subtle flavours of traditional chinese food. In addition, i am not a fan of all you can eat..you pay a premium for the choice but who needs to eat that quantum of food... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Rather go for takeout from Hong Kong on Upper Wentworth. Tired of buffet style. End up eating too much mediocre food.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Went here on a recommendation when visiting relatives in Hamilton I can see why my aunt raved about it.

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Hamilton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Excellent Chinese buffet with some Canadian selections and salad bar. Very friendly and competent staff. Good service. It was an extra nice touch to see the Managing Partner, Barry Yeung, make the rounds visiting the guests' tables

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1508 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-383-6000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
  • Cuisine: Chinese, International, Asian, Canadian

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 entrées, and desserts. Also offering a-la-carte, take-out and delivery.

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