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Harbour Diner

$$ - $$$American, ,
486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
+1 905-523-7373
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“meatloaf” (14 reviews)
“pies” (12 reviews)
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American, Diner, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a rather ordinary restaurant, and at first glimpse a bit of an "eyebrow raiser". That would may be due to the mixed chairs and tables, and no real decor plan. We almost didn't stay but my wife mentioned the numerous good reviews. I...More

Thank Windy_Feet
Reviewed 4 days ago

Large portions. Great food. Not sophisticated. Lots of specials. Go to their website. I had the best prime rib sandwich in Hamilton for sure. Pie is home made and excellent.

Thank cflaherty
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you don't want to eat in a chain restaurant but want homemade food, freshly made each day, this place is for you. Atmosphere makes you feel like your eating at home, right down to mismatched plates, loved it. Service was excellent, friendly and fairly...More

Thank Daphne E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food for you buck your get quality food that’s made with love friendly staff can food from scratch even with the hearty portions there still a variety of homemade

Thank Tandofire S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Love this place great food, best Eggs Benedict hands down. Menu is always changing you never get bored, and home made pies. Main meals are so filling hard to find room for pie. Great atmosphere very relaxed and laid back, staff friendly and helpful. When...More

Thank Bangor1
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My wife went to the harbour diner and at first reluctant to enter as appearance can initially make one make a decision too soon. We did however go in and we were so glad we did. The service was excellent and the food was even...More

Thank Len C
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Food is great, service is great and the pies are amazing. I ca t stop thinking about the coconut cream pie and went back 2 weeks later!! Highly recommend.

Thank Orgchaos70
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Good casual brunch spot. I would have likely rated higher if for lunch or dinner. They have a good selection of beverages and pies! I went for a benny breakfast and it was very good, but rating higher than a 4 for breakfast required something...More

Thank George Randall H
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Perfectly cooked eggs, the California Benny is Delicious, and was rather large no need to eat lunch, my boyfriend had the special of day a goat cheese and sausage Benny and it was equally delicious. Coffee is better than your normal dinner coffee. Service is...More

Thank Shan C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I ordered their meat loaf and it was dry, portobello mushrooms almost raw, onions raw, gravy too salty and mashed potatoes luke warm. Turkey dinner the same, turkey was dry and could not cut it with a knife..sent it back and guess what, got the...More

Thank willaroo
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Jim M
21 September 2017|
Response from Jessie S | Property representative |
Hi Jim. We serve the full breakfast menu until 11am Mon-Fri and until 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. We do have 2 breakfast items on our lunch/dinner menu as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-523-7373
Family run Diner with an emphasis on home cooking. Everything now made in house, from scratch. Comfort food at it's finest!
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