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Mandarin Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
+1 905-383-6000
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got home from the Hamilton location. When we went to pay for our bill we were told the machine was down. So now debit and no credit is available. They told us if we needed cash we had to use the ATM at the front. I go to use the ATM and it's 1.75 fee. I disputed it and... More 

Thank Megan H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great prices, friendly service, Amazing food and great quality. Will be back!!! Great for families and a large selection for both adults and kids.

Thank Angelo C
Medicine Hat, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had identical bad experiences at this place one year apart. I arrived at 2:43 PM, with full knowledge that lunch ends at 3 PM. I was greeted at the door and was told that all the plates would be taken away in 15 minutes. I said that is fine I can get what I need to eat and have... More 

Thank Look4Us61
Beamsville, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like this Mandarin the best. Good food,clean and great service! But year to year it has become almost too expensive to eat here.

Thank twool2017
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no reason no one would not find something to eat here. The variety of food is endless and appeals to everyones palate young and old. I find the prices to be a little high but you know you will not go hungry and they also have a great dessert choose too.

Thank Carlo D
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383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to many Mandarin locations and they are all basically the same. The food is generally good and fresh as long as there are enough customers helping to empty the bins so they can be refilled often. The biggest issue I continue to have with Mandarin is the price of the buffet, it keeps climbing and climbing but the... More 

Thank Pat M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

-an array of food selections-overwhelming/and loved by too many customers.Any kind of anything-from vegetables/salads/meat/appetizers/desserts/ice cream-is there.Service/promptness of service-really no complaints.

Thank Josephine E
Niagara Falls Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here while in town and were over whelmed with the service. The buffet was what one expects at the Mandarin but we were there during the Chinese New Year celebration and the dumpling fest. All the staff were eager to talk about the festivities and the manager came around to explain the different dumplings and offered a lucky envelope... More 

Thank Locksley9
Muskoka District, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to the Mandarin for lunch mid week the place was busy but not over crowded service was great food selection was vast and plentiful. We were pleased with the cleanliness and atmosphere. Enjoyable lunch indeed will return for dine in. Take out we have another go to in Hamilton but if you want sit down buffet this is the... More 

Thank 482andrew2015
Whitby, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Good food consistent quality with other Mandarins I've been to. More friendly and very attentive staff.

Thank JKM007JKM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $24
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International, Canadian
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
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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
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?