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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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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 30 July 2017

Returned to Mandarin to enjoy our Anniversary supper. Were there 3 weeks prior. The manager, Barry Yeung greeted us as if we were old friends. The hostess took us to our table promptly upon arrival. Great service was provided by Kim, Naomi, Angus and Kyle...More

1  Thank Ted S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a family dinner to celebrate a special occasion. Food was fresh, well cooked and stocked mostly in timely manner. We tried almost all cousins and kinds; BBQ, Asian/Japanese, American, sea food, etc and got few tours after taste tasting. Paying extra for coffee...More

1  Thank YoungTurk1999
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Wide selection of foods. Very attentive staff. Something for everyone. Others in party made numerous trips.

1  Thank Look4-2
Reviewed 10 July 2017

great experience even cheaper for lunch and great assortment of Chinese dishes plus Canadian dishes.great deserts

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 3 July 2017

American relatives came for the Canada Day weekend and a visit to the Mandarin was essential. Wow! Friendly service, spectacular variety of dishes, everyone happy with the experience. The family told us there just is nothing that comes close to this quality anywhere! Staff work...More

Thank Travellerfish
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I ate here with family. Reservation is convenient and not much people at 430PM. Staffs are pleasant and will direct you to your seat. Its a buffet. No take out. You have to finish meal there. Selection is various. Chinese food are common. Main course,...More

Thank AramidOntario
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I have been to Mandarin many times ever since I was younger. The restaurant is buffet style. There is lots of food variety to choose from if you are a picky eater, vegan, or whatever the case may be. There is a soup buffet table,...More

Thank _Ant0n1a_K
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We come here fairly regularly. Excellent Chinese buffet with some Canadian selections and salad bar. Very friendly and competent staff. Good service. The Managing Partner, Barry Yeung, make the rounds visiting the guests' tables - still a nice touch. The prices did go up a...More

Thank schmidklaus
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a chinese food buffett on a massive scale. Restaurant is very popular and depending on the time you arrive there may a wait without a reservation. Multiple rooms with seating along with multiple buffett tables of hot food, seafood, salda bar and dessert...More

Thank JuneRL
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Compared to other Mandarin's in the past, this restaurant in particular had wonderful customer service, who were polite, respectful, and made my visit extremely enjoyable.

Thank Robert F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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
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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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