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Modern India Buffet

163 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
+1 905-524-2815
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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“indian food” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
163 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Myself and my family were impressed with Modern India Buffet. We tried to find a spot last minute for a menu based Indian place and everything was booked. We were reluctant to try a buffet as generally you worry the food might be old/stale and...More

Thank Brian Y
Reviewed 1 December 2016

It's a clean, low priced Indian Food Buffet. They seem to use one or two main sauces for all of the dished that they serve. The environment was clean and comfortable. The food was all right, but nothing special.

Thank digitalpics
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Indian buffet. A good variety of tasty foods. Very reasonably priced with spicy and non spicy items. Great vegetarian

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I google the place for Indian food in Hamilton and I was luck I found them.The place is right in the middle of city and the food is really good. Huge number of options both in Veg and Non Veg and that too for a...More

Thank Rahul1911
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I've visited a lot of Indian restaurants and Modern India makes hands down the best vegetable korma I've ever had. Their butter chicken is also excellent. Most Indian buffets I've been to have 6-7 options. Modern India has over 20. I'm actually sad to leave...More

Thank JoshJoshJoshJosh
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I’m in Hamilton quite a few times of the year for work and my one stop without fail is Modern India Buffet. The service is always great and staff are helpful and very knowledgeable to dietary issues (Gluten for me!), especially Jamila. I noticed they...More

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time and the food was so delicious. The selection and staff was very nice. The prices were reasonable. I was happy to find such a hidden gem in Hamilton. Seems like they are doing renovations and their new location...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 May 2016

First off the picture needs to be updates as that was the old building and location, next time I am passing by will try to remember to take a pic. I went there recently and have always really enjoyed my visit, I would never have...More

Thank robkharper
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Hi, Do you have a coffee shop or a cappucino maker at the bars? thanks, Tina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, 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