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Shehnai Restaurant

447 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1K5, Canada
+1 905-577-0002
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
447 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1K5, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous ! Authentic all the way... Warm and Cosy atmosphere, excellent service. & The food was absolutely great!!! We had the dinner for 2 special (B) very tasty & plentiful. Well done folks... We'll be back We highly recommend !

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I went here with some friends, they accepted a reservation. They had the tables arranged when we arrived but seemed understaffed to handle our group plus the other diners. Service was slow and they were getting our orders mixed up and totally got one order...More

Thank TravellingBizGuy
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It was a great place to take our time and catch up with a dear friend. Great selection and super staff!

Thank Garry S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Walk in at 2:00 to enjoy a quick lunch buffet and the guy says they close in 10 minutes and we have to order take out. Went before and the food wasn't that great but decided to give it another shot. Now I know why...More

1  Thank Bagged_TL
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

First time here, wonderful. Started with Samosas, ordered a pile of dishes because we like to take it home. Butter chicken, chicken curry, mixed grill, sag paneer, mushroom bahji. Chicken curry was ordinary, rest was amazing. Will be back.

1  Thank Harry D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have loved Indian food since I was first introduced to it many years ago. My go-to place for Indian Food in Hamilton is the Shehnai. I have eaten here with family and friends dozens of times over the last 20 years. The food is...More

1  Thank Sn0wb0y
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The food was excellent, we ordered the the dinner for two combo 1 and to be delivered. The chicken and Naan bread were outstanding as were the potato/onion appetizers. This is our second time ordering and we will do it again. Thanks, guys, great work.

1  Thank Phil4765
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I strongly reccomend this restaurant if you like Indian food. The lunch buffet options are well made with quality, time and effort; it shows in the flavour of the food. The option are few compared to other buffet restaurants. They always have butter chicken, tandoori...More

1  Thank wilhelminajansen
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I've been here a few times, but its been a few years. I forgot how good the food is and a good variety. I can suggest the Beef Curry, but I remember the Beef Madras is very spicy. If you like spicy hot try the...More

1  Thank Frank F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great food and good service.Menu easy to go through, but there are lots of options. Servers are very knowledgeable so don't hesitate to ask questions

1  Thank Cynthia C C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-577-0002
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