Shopping in Hamilton

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Shopping in Hamilton

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  • Sara W
    Dundas, Canada16 contributions
    Beautiful old building that once held the Library nicely renovated. Rotating displays all items can be purchased. I bought a unique raku polar bear. Unfortunately, the 'clerk' we had was unfriendly and came off as snobbish. Did not suit the small town feel of Dundas...Maybe better training is needed? Still worth a look around.
    Written February 11, 2020
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  • Jenny C
    Ancaster, Canada93 contributions
    Quality local fresh produce, baked goods, jams, honey, apple cider, seasonal florals, etc
    Love this little county market. Been coming for years.
    Closed on Sundays.
    Written April 16, 2022
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  • Maurene_K
    Dover, NH9,359 contributions
    While visiting Canadian friends with some friends from home, we had mostly group activities, but one day was a free day to spend doing things with one’s home host or hostess. On that free day, we went to the CF Lime Ridge Mall late in the afternoon.

    The CF Lime Ridge Mall is a large two-story enclosed regional mall with 200+ brand name stores, restaurants, and entertainment. It covers over 815,000 square feet.

    The Hamilton Street Railway bus terminal is located on the west side of the mall at Upper Wentworth Street so it’s accessible by public transportation.

    When we visited, we found plenty of parking spaces at each place we wanted to shop.

    Hudson's Bay Company is the anchor store. Whenever I’m traveling, especially in Canada, I look for a Hudson's Bay Company store. It’s been in business since 1670. I think part of the company’s success is the marketing and how it stays contemporary. I love the brands the company’s stores carries and the way the stores are laid out and arranged. They have everything from retail brands that are popular in the United States, such as Champion, Nike, Columbia, Puma, to Italian sportswear brand Kappa, Canadian brand Lole, Toronto-based Foxy Originals brand, and the London-based French Connection brand as well as higher-end American brands, such as Vince Camuto.

    Then, moving around the mall, I found many brand name stores that are everywhere in the United States – Gap, Foot Locker, Yankee Candle, Guess, American Eagle Outfitters, Sunglass Hut, Victoria’s Secret, Old Navy, Forever 21, Naturalizer, etc.

    Other retailers of note were on the second level. They were: Ardene that carried younger women’s apparel and MINISO, a Japanese designer of low-cost lifestyle products that include everything from home furnishings, electronic, kitchenware, to accessories, cosmetics, and stationery. That company has only three stores in the United States. All three are in California.

    There is even an FAO Schwarz store there.

    There were two chocolatier shops: Purdy's Chocolates and Lindt Chocolate.

    This mall had a lot of dining choices. The Fox & Fiddle was a full-service restaurant with a bar area that served everything from wings, poutines, flatbreads, and nachos to soups, salads, burgers, fajitas, and popular entrées. It’s too bad that it was not well-rated on TripAdvisor. When I checked, its rating stood at only 2.5.

    But, there are plenty of fast food places to cheese from there. Ones I noticed included commonplace mall choices: Tim Hortons, Starbucks Coffee, Subway, KFC/Taco Bell, Arby's, and Baskin-Robbins. There are also the less common A & W and Thai Express.

    Fast food places I didn’t recall seeing in the United States included Bourbon St. Grill, Copper Branch, Manchu Wok, Villa Madina, Harvey's / Swiss Chalet Rotisserie & Grill, Extreme Pita, Kernels, Umi Sushi Express, Jimmy The Greek, Teriyaki Experience, Mucho Burrito, and LA Prep.

    Places for tea or coffee include Second Cup and DavidsTea, a specialty tea and tea accessory company that has expanded from Canada into Massachusetts with several stores, one of which is in 3rd Avenue Burlington, a small mall with about 20 stores.

    I thought that CF Lime Ridge Mall was very good because of all the stores, dining choices, and prices.

    The mall is handicapped accessible. The mall even has a loaner program for wheelchairs and walkers.

    I rate the CF Lime Ridge Mall at 4.50 and can recommend shopping here.

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    Written February 21, 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • lakeshorelady_10
    Windham Centre9 contributions
    Ivor did the most fantastic water color paintings, the best gift ever.
    With his years of experience, he brings your picture to life.
    And beautifully framed as well.
    His British humor lights up the room, very funny too.
    Written May 1, 2019
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  • CKTA
    Hamilton, Canada680 contributions
    We were there for their Christmas event. It wasn't crowded at all. We have been going there for years, when it was The Circle M. I don't think you can leave here without finding something that you just cant live without :)
    Written December 10, 2018
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  • Roxy R
    Region of Waterloo, Canada2 contributions
    Amazing visit with my daughter and my mom. Josh agreed to be interviewed by my daughter for a school project on Canadian artists. He was so awesome. We were thoroughly impressed with him, his incredible work, and his cute pup, Mo! I would suggest a visit to this gallery by anyone of any age. We are three newly converted hyperrealism art fans! Inspiring art by an inspiring artist. And I can’t wait to display my new print!
    Written October 25, 2020
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  • Chuan Chee
    Toronto, Canada1,124 contributions
    This farmer's market is huge, located in downtown Hamilton. There are 2 levels and is nicely decorated. There are so many vendors. The whole place is welcoming. They are only open Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun.

    I think this place is better than the St. Lawrence Market in Toronto. For example, the food vendors are more like restaurants and have seats for their customers.

    I might do separate reviews for a few vendors.
    Written October 13, 2019
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  • betta d
    Hamilton, Canada1 contribution
    Amazing Finds ,Friendly Staff and Prices are Low. THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE HERE. Great Shopping experience Toronto this place is Amazing and it's Hamilton! Hamilton's Best kept Secret You have 4 Floors of Fun Fashion Retro Chic
    Great Restaurants around too so make a day of it you won't be disappointed!!
    Written August 4, 2021
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  • Auchkie
    Stoney Creek, Canada387 contributions
    We enjoyed our tour and saw art from famous musicians. This is art museum I went to with Michael Weaver yesterday was amazing!
    True North Gallery, also known as The Music Gallery of Fine Art, is the world's first fine art gallery dedicated to visual art by musicians, ...
    Art by the Beatles and Leonard Cohen and Andy Warhol, David Bowie, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan etc. My favourite was Grace Slick from the band The Jefferson Airplane.
    Written May 17, 2019
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  • Garry M
    Orillia, Canada999 contributions
    Saw lots of things we were interested in, made some nice purchases. Worth the drive. We will be back for sure.
    Written September 18, 2019
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  • Mary Ann L
    Ancaster, Canada30 contributions
    Creations has a large selection of art, many genres. It has been family owned and operated for as long as I can remember. Very good service and high quality framing of anything you might bring in to them.
    Written January 6, 2019
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  • JeniaToronto
    Hamilton, Canada162 contributions
    Very neat theatre with lots of culture . Be careful in he area when leaving a show as in a shady part of town. Street parking. Do t go alone !

    There are stairs going into theatre so not wheelchair accessible
    Written October 1, 2018
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  • Auchkie
    Stoney Creek, Canada387 contributions
    Relaxing place to walk around, for the first evening of exhibition there are booths for wine and pop and water and there is free food. Most artists are present and their paintings and art projects can be purchased. Art is displayed on two floors. There are comfortable couches and floors are all decorated at Christmas. There are university offices here associated with McMaster for research, science etc. Great art displays (varied media) and one section for students as well. Art has to be submitted and reviewed by committee before it is selected for display.
    Written August 1, 2018
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  • MB-1WorldTraveler
    Hamilton, Canada1,135 contributions
    I was so glad I found this antique shop. The owner sells objects from jewellery to toys to tools and more. Objects that brought me back in time to wonderful days. There's parking in front (I'm not sure about the back). The prices are reasonable. Double check the hours though via the website or call. It's only open a few hours on certain days. Will definitely be returning!
    Written February 24, 2017
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  • 2014Jandy
    Nottingham, UK6,587 contributions
    Visited Hamilton's main shopping street and was surprised to find lots of antiques & collectable shops in one place. This one had the shabby chic sort of furniture as well as lots of small vintage items. Plenty to see and you do need a while to browse everything.
    Written October 13, 2017
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