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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%
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“crab legs” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (25 reviews)
“roast beef” (13 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All 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 yesterday

I took my mother to this restaurant as a Christmas present and we both enjoyed the experience very much. All the food was very good and warm. I can't wait to go back.

Thank PM7470
Reviewed 2 days ago

The team at this Mandarin location work together carrying out an excellent job of providing fresh tasty food for their very diverse buffet menu. Lots of meat dishes to choose from for the carnivore and plenty of dishes for the vegetarians out there. They had...More

Thank Ted P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in at the Mandarin for a buffet buffet visit. The one thing I've noticed after visiting maybe one time a year is they've continued to increase the quality of their food, the sushi has gotten better, the selection is better, and overall it tastes...More

Thank thisiscliff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mandarin is the standard by which all other Chinese Buffets should be judged. The way that this buffet is run, the high standards of quality with the food, the beautiful presentation, the excellent service, the decor, it is all a 5/5. The only way a...More

1  Thank SailorAirman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very fresh as we were there when it first opened at 1130 am and we were handed our warm moist cloths at beginning and end of meals as mandarin does. They have an excellent mix of everything and there was two adults and...More

1  Thank Kstewart23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mandarin buffet never disappoints especially on special occasions such as Christmas Eve. Although it was quite busy (as to be expected), our server was quite friendly and attentive. The food selection was good too.

Thank Salvina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mandarin is always a good experience. Went for a Christmas lunch with friends and it seemed that the price had increased because it was the Christmas season. They did give everyone a Chinese wall calendar but I would have preferred a cheaper price and...More

1  Thank Attendee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a craving for chinese food while we were staying in Hamilton. Not knowing the area and the quality of food from local chinese food restaurants we opted for a known commodity, the Mandarin. We went for a late lunch at 1:45 pm. We...More

Thank PawsMona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Fresh..seatimf took a little while to wait which is normal around dinner time. A little of everything here..a little pricey but buffet food is always a good choice. Can't go wrong here.

Thank Ashleyy C
Reviewed December 2, 2017

I was on a bus trip recently with some friends, and our destination for lunch was the Mandarin Restaurant. lemme tell you, that I have never seen so much food to choose from. now, since I am a fussy eater, I must say, that there...More

Thank chickqueene
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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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