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Mandarin Restaurant

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1508 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1K3, Canada
+1 905-383-6000
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
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Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choice choice and more choice If you love sea food, good Chinese food, roast beef to die for, fresh fruit and veggies, in an all you can eat buffet the Mandarin is the place to go. Get there early Place fills up quickly on weekends. They can seat up to 200 people. You have to enjoy food and lots to... More 

Thank David Z
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation, so we were seated right away, even on a busy Sunday evening. Love their crab legs!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tillsonburg, Canada
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203 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is amazing how many various menus are available for each guest. the buffet tables are continually restocked with fresh foods as needed. of note, this location offered very clean floors and environment--best one yet that we have visited

Thank _samlamb37
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Mandarin is a Chinese buffet done well. The restaurant has a very classy decor and The staff is attentive and they bring and refill drinks promptly. The buffet includes hot and cold dishes presented beautifully. There is a sushi station and a Japanese grill station along with a table with salads, cold shrimp and mussels. The desert table is incredible.... More 

Thank captnoindustry
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent buffet. Nice atmosphere. Many food options. Good value for the price. Great place for larger groups.

Thank Danuta L
Porto Alegre, RS
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It is a very democratic Chinese buffet. It is the kind of place you can go with anyone, even if they don't like chinese, because they have absolutely everything!! I went there on Valentine's Day and it was really easy to book a table. Our waitress (Wendy) was the sweetest, just as the rest of the staff.

Thank Bernardo D
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Took our son to the Mandarin for lunch on a Friday. I haven't been here for years. I was so impressed. First, it was clean and atmosphere was lovely. The food was displayed very creatively. I was very impressed that each item had the calories listed under their title. But the best was that the food was fresh and delicious.... More 

Thank Sandy_Terry
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Mondrian is one of the best all around restaurants that offer buffet style eaters with huge selection of menu

Thank Mike M
Hamilton, Canada
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The staff is always so happy ; the food is always good ' highly recommend if your looking for a buffet with allot of options

Thank melissagoulet
Pittsworth, Australia
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

An incredible selection of all types of cuisine... food is fresh and tasty. There is something there for everyone.

Thank Gillian L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:30
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?