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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%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (23 reviews)
“sushi” (26 reviews)
“roast beef” (14 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i give gift certificates a lot and are greatly appreciated whistlewing why bother going in the first place really, there are some pretty fancy buffets in town for cheap can't figure out if your broke, cheap or a pain in the rump

Thank Ed T
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

I used to love going to the Mandarin for the crab legs, I'm very disappointed that they discontinued them. I loved going for the crab, my family would go twice a month. I haven't been since they stopped the crab. I dont think the price...More

Thank ACharliesangel
Reviewed April 29, 2018

If you are willing to pay $20 plus per person for a Chinese buffet, this is your place. Look at it if you go for lunch you really won't be having a big dinner. The range of food is what impresses. There is a large...More

Thank termar20
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We have been going to the for many years and find all locations pretty equal in ambiance and performance. The addition of a lamb leg on the menu was nice, the product served was over done but very good when one takes into account the...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Real good food nice atmosphere Frendly servers a little bit expensive the ribs are very tender lats variety of desert and a good expresso.

Thank pupilos
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Ate at the Mandarin Restaurant on Sat. March 18. The food was delicious, but quite expensive. They have taken the crab legs off the menu which makes the price more out of line. Very good friendly service. Very clean environment. Would return if the crab...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Went to The Mandarin with son and daughter in law to celebrate my wife's birthday. The staff were incredible especially Joseph, who was very helpful, had a good sense of humour and had a great personality. Now for the food. I used to eat too...More

Thank johnnyb2
Reviewed January 15, 2018

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 January 14, 2018

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 January 11, 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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