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Modern India Buffet

€€ - €€€Indian
163 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
+1 905-524-2815
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“indian food” (13 reviews)
“dishes” (18 reviews)
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163 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First of all I have to say, The address listed is wrong. They are on Caroline at Main. I don't remember them ever being on James st and I "WAS" a long time customer. Not anymore. I haven't been in for some time because of...More

Thank sinisterink
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We used to go to this restaurant weekly and really enjoyed the buffet as it was the only one around. Now the buffet is gone so are we. There are far better a la carte Indian restaurants in the area. I think it's days are...More

1  Thank KACT
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been going to this restaurant since it's opening on Walnut St. It was a pleasant experience until now. Our recent visit yesterday proved to be an astronomical disappointment. There is huge visual sign indicating "Indian Buffet" however to our disappointment...More

Thank FS1993
Reviewed 24 September 2017

On Saturday Sept. 23, 2017 at just after six the place was empty. Another family was there ahead of us. Place used to be a buffet and have been going there with my wife and my son's family for years (over 10) and food and...More

1  Thank barrie125ca
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A group of us used to go all the time and it was great. Lots of different flavours and options, but the last couple times we have gone it was not the same food at all. We gave it a second chance as everyone has...More

2  Thank HappyONTraveller
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My wife and I just moved back to Hamilton and I had a craving for some Indian food. She was out for part of the evening and went on a whim. I had forgotten how bad the last experience really was. Some of the dishes...More

Thank camper226
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I love Tandoori, chicken masala, vindaloo and butter chicken. This place never disappoint us every time we go there... just make sure to pack Eno or Tums because somehow your eyes are bigger than your tummy... lol... love it... we always come back for more...

Thank drewgur22
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

$15 buffet per person. Twenty four items to select from plus a small salad bar, a couple desserts, and an ice cream freezer. Food was tasty. Restaurant furnishings are very plain. Also has a banquet hall for 200 people upstairs. A number of people used...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Went on-line and saw that this restaurant had a $9.99 lunch buffet, when I arrived they had a sign that said it was $14.99. The buffet is large with many choices, which was great. The main issue is the restaurant was cold and the food...More

Thank SteveRic
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is not my first visit to the Modern India Buffet. I finally decided to submit a review. It always satisfies my last minute urge for Indian food. Not the best Indian Restaurant I have eaten at, but does the best buffet selection and tastes...More

Thank Frank F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-524-2815
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