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Shehnai Restaurant

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447 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1K5, Canada
+1 905-577-0002
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 I didn't like it.

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Thank Bagged_TL
Hamilton, Canada
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Harry D
Dundas, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 wonderful in terms of taste and variety, and is reasonably priced. Our favourites include Chicken... More 

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Thank Sn0wb0y
Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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.

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Thank Phil4765
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 chicken and rice with about 5 other hot food options(goat, veggies, dal, bean dishes etc).... More 

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Thank wilhelminajansen
Hamilton, Canada
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 Beef Madras or Chicken Vindaloo, but they will tone it down for you.

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Thank Frank F
Hamilton, Canada
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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

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Thank Cynthia C C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My wife and I have been going to the Shehnai since we began dating 10 years ago. We love their food so much, they were our first and only choice to carter our wedding (fyi, not that it should matter, we are not of Indian heritage). The food and service are equally exemplary, and the prices are more than fair... More 

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Thank Dan S
Dundas, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Very small buffet and small restaurant. Not what I was expecting. We had a WagJag deal so my daughter and I went and stayed since we already paid, otherwise we would have left and eaten some where else. The food was okay to good but very limited choices. My favorite Naan bread was hit and miss -some had been there... More 

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Thank MoreAdventureAwaits
Hamilton, Canada
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Dinner after a golf game at Chedoke with friends. The Butter chicken tasted just like condensed tomato soup and was not tender at all. Waiter gave us the wrong Naan bread Very disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
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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