183 Centennial Pkwy. N.
Hamilton, ON L8E 1H8
Phone: (905) 560-4500
Fax: (905) 560-6223
The Pour House Restaurant & Rock Bar is popular among locals and visitors looking to have a good time. This locally-owned establishment offers a wide range of beer, wine and spirits as well as creative cocktails and shooters. Pair your meal with homemade American fare including classic Fish n Chips, New York strip loin, wings, burgers, brushetta and nachos. Weekly live performances by their award-winning house band are a big draw among patrons.
Hankering for some donuts and coffee? Then stop by this Canadian classic! This beloved donut and coffee franchise was founded by the late Tim Horton, an ice hockey player who died in a tragic car crash in 1974. Since his passing, the chain has opened over 3,5000 locations in Canada. Open 24 hours a day, it serves a wide variety of hot and chilled beverages, as well as the ever popular trademark Timbits (donut holes)! Finally, this branch of Tim Horton's has a special significance, since the restaurant was originally founded in Hamilton. A drive-through is also available. Satisfy your midnight cravings and head over to Hortons!
The Black Forest Inn is a local Hamiltonian favorite, serving up traditional Austrian, German and Continental dishes made with lots of love. Popular dishes include goulash, endless varieties of schnitzel and the Farmer's Feast, featuring several kinds of meat served with sauerkraut and potatoes. For the less adventurous, you can order Caesar salads, soup and sandwiches as well. A children's menu is also available. On a warm summer day, enjoy their outdoor Biergarten patio.
With the smell of freshly roasted green coffee beans wafting throughout, Homegrown Hamilton is a happy place for coffee lovers. Its not only their coffee that is organic, but everything you eat is wholesome and superb over here. They also have a good selection of craft beers. Enjoy late night dinners and live performances in this buzzing place. You will definitely come out with a big smile on your face.
Thai Memory is the only Thai-owned, Thai restaurant in Hamilton. It's owned by a lovely married couple who are originally from Thailand and will stop at nothing to create the ideal Thai dining experience. The dining room is decorated with beautiful plants and Thai decor, giving it a garden-like ambiance. They offer the usual Thai fare along with some unique favorites: pineapple red curry, fried calamari, mango salad and more. A children's menu is also available. Plus, they're environmentally conscious: Bring in your own reusable container for takeout to receive a discount.
Acclamation on James North offers fine, contemporary American-European cuisine paired with excellent wines. Popular dishes include seafood, pasta, pizza, burgers, salads, pressed sandwiches, risotto and antipasti. The elegant ambiance is not to be missed, either.
Gate of India claims to be the first and only Indian restaurant in Hamilton. They offer a significant student discount and free delivery within the city. The menu comprises preparations in lamb, chicken, shrimp and even beef dishes. What more could you ask for? They were even voted Best Indian Restaurant by the Hamilton Spectator Readers Choice Award!
Kampai offers all the usual Japanese favorites: sushi, sashimi, nigiri and rolls. Hot dishes are also available, including udon and family-style shabu shabu (hot pot). The restaurant even features traditional Japanese decor.
Papagayo serves up Mexican favorites with a twist; both of its chefs were originally trained in French cuisine. You can get a wide variety of traditional and American dishes here, including quesadillas, chicken mole, cactus, burritos and chimichangas. They also offer party platters, a wine list and a variety of tequila.
If you're looking for a great place to dine while in Hamilton, then book a table at the Sizzle Restaurant & Standard Lounge. The restaurant also features regular events that include live music and dancing. For more on their menu and activities, call ahead or check out their website.
A magnificent view of the Vineland Estates vineyards graces almost every diner at this memorable restaurant. Whether you're in the warmly appointed interior, or on the restaurant's outdoor deck, you'll be as delighted with the view as you'll be with the food. Executive Chef Jan Willem Stulp creates dishes using the freshest seasonal products from the area. Helpful staff can help select one of many fine wines from the surrounding vineyard to accompany your meal. The Vidal and the Riesling Icewines enhance just about any dessert.
Located across from Cave Spring Cellars in the Niagara Escarpment town of Jordan, near Niagara-on-the-Lake, this restaurant has been rated among the best in Canada and is a Distinguished Restaurants of North America award winner. Intimate yet airy and overlooking Twenty Mile Creek, its decor includes works by top Ontario artists. The menu features local produce, usually combined with Niagara vintages. Dishes include Trout with Riesling Rhubarb Butter, Partridge in Hazelnut Chardonnay Butter, and Foie Gras Ice Wine Pate in Brioche.