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Mandarin Restaurant

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1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
+1 905-383-6000
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hamilton, Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of different food choices plus a extra bonus they have a cotton candy machine omg yummy would go back a little over priced but good food

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Thank djfester
Stoney Creek, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After being away from the Mandarin for many years (I had been having a love-affair with sushi), I decided to return to the best buffet in town. I don't know what happened! In my opinion, the food no longer has flavour or spices, and their only seasoning is SALT! The fried rice is a soggy, boiled dish with frozen vegetables... More 

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Thank Fiona W
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food from different cultures, nice decoration, comfort sits and friendly serving. We wait for 5 minutes to get a table even it was so busy inside. Try it and enjoy it

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Thank majd5
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the best place for Chinese food buffet and now all the additional food to accommodate the kids. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends and family. It's a good place to celebrate your special occasion.

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Thank Joe B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's always a long wait when you go to the mandarin. Personally I find it over priced and it's just average Chinese food. Your better off to just order in

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Thank ShaneMW1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is huge and always busy. For large parties call a head and book. Family oriented. Food is good but not "gourmet" with taste acceptable but not exceptional. Very large variety of dishes. Ambience is good but again feels busy and sometimes like a cafeteria. Overall good Chinese.

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Thank adelZman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like to eat at Mandarin. The food selection is great especially in the weekends and dinner time. Friendly staff and fun to talk to them.

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Thank Hassan A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always worth it when you can't make your mind up what you want but it's gotta be asian😲😲😲 great selection of all kind of food excellent prime rib

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Thank Glenn B
North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took her mother out for dinner at the Mandarin. This was not our first visit as my wife and I have been enjoying their buffet since they opened their first restaurant in in Brampton upstairs in a little plaza on Queen St. I love it when they have their crab dinners. They always keep it full... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food and amazing variety, although it's starting to get a little pricey, especially on weekends however if you don't mind the cost and have a big apatite then go for it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $25
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Canadian, International
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?