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Harbour Diner

) #32 of 1,030 Restaurants in Hamilton $$ - $$$ American, ,
486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
+1 905-523-7373
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“meatloaf” (11 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Diner, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
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Reviews (83)
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61 - 70 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 23 March 2016

Enjoy eating here. Only pleasant surprises. Suggest it often for lunches, especially for our visitors from out of town. Cozy retro decor and tasty food.

Thank Horsemama
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were told if we liked Easterbrooks, we'd love this place - and they were right A non-pretentious neighbourhood diner near Hamilton Harbour, at first glance you might be dismayed at the 50-60's kitchen furniture. But the occasional line-up tells you different. A varied menu...More

Thank Lanceoak
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have eaten at this little treasure several times.. whether it has been for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the staff treat you like family.. greet you as you walk in and I have never been disappointed with any meal.. one of the best hide- aways...More

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

We came for a late lunch today after a visit at St. Joes. My husband had the all day breakfast and I had the Manhattan sandwich served with a homemade coleslaw and their house made potato wedges. Finished off with a piece of homemade blueberry...More

Thank Nicky C
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

So my husband and I were invited back by the new owners after a less than stellar visit before they became the owners. We had the Greek salad, onion soup, wedge potatoes, pulled pork sandwich and lobster croissant. The sandwiches came with creamy coleslaw and...More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 29 February 2016

went for breakfast yesterday..hoping to enjoy a great breakfast..very disappointed in the quality of the food for both myself and my husband he had lobster and shrimp benny not as good as before and I had all aboard which was mainly un-edible..to their defense I...More

Thank scothert
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

This was my second time at the restaurant. The first time was 2 years ago after I'd watched their piece on You Gotta Eat Here. New owners--as long as the maintain their fresh preparation and friendly atmosphere, they will do well. I enjoyed my Croque...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I think my expectations were really high with this restaurant since I am a fan of Chuck's Burgers, the same owners. Had lunch and it was okay / good. Now I had the turkey club which was okay but noticed that the sheppards pie looked...More

Thank tripper098
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I'm a big fan of comfort food (meatloaf, chicken pot pies, etc.) in general and diners in particular. You know, food that just "feels" good in addition to tasting good, and a place where the service is easy and friendly and the décor/location etc. are...More

Thank CdnBondGuy
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We went for breakfast on a weekday morning and had very good meal and positive dining experience. We enjoyed the decor. Everything from the pipe and vinyl chairs to the huge boom box behind the counter. We sat at a table in the window and...More

Thank BenOntarioCANADA
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-523-7373
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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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