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Gate of India

#131 of 1,002 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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201 James Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-528-5548
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 11:30 - 13:30
Sat 11:30 - 14:00
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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have been here probably 6 or 7 times since we moved in the area. This place just never disappoints. The food is superb and the best Indian I have had since visiting London England. Great menu choice and I look forward to trying new things every time we dine there. The owner is such a lovely guy and the... More 

1 Thank Mary M
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I looked on line and saw only fair ratings for this restaurant but a local recommended it to me so I went. Had the Rogan Josh and liked it very much. Fair size portion, excellent value, relaxing surroundings. Will go back next time I have business in Hamilton.

1 Thank Keith F
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Always the same, amazing food, warm service and cozy, atmosphere. Great for one person, romantic dinner for two or a family night out.

1 Thank Instakt
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Good portion size, but poor flavour! I didn't really noticed any flavour on the chicken, and the garlic naan looked/tasted more like old plain naan. Not the best Indian food!

Thank drcemauro
Hamilton, Canada
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A group of us from work went to Gate of India last week for dinner. I had never been there before and I loved it. Truly, loved it!! I had the samosa (you get two, along with a sauce), which were just the right level of spice and the sauce was a bit sweet. For my meal, I had the... More 

1 Thank cruisinchristine2017
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend heard this place was the best for Indian food. We both agreed on the exact opposite. Butter chicken was more like sweet sauce leftover tandoori chicken. The other 4 dishes were also disappointing. We won't come back.

Thank Shawn N
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The staff are wonderful. The atmosphere is very peaceful. We have taken the family several times and have also had many romantic evenings here. The food is fresh and made to order. We highly recommend this family business!

1 Thank John V
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

While the Gate of India is perhaps not what it used to be, it's still decent. Went there just before Christmas with a colleague and enjoyed the dinner. My companion felt the naan was too thin and therefore a little over crispy, I like it like that! Baaji's and pakoras seemed a little mass produced but were tasty enough. Lamb... More 

Thank djd304w
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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121 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We went to Gate of India for a family dinner after hearing it had some of the best Indian food in Hamilton. Not true. The four of us ordered about 12 dishes all together, which came in the most bizarre order. The first series of plates brought to the table were a mixture of appetizers and entrees, plus all the... More 

Thank Chattyscrapper
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Was there for a retirement dinner with coworkers. Arrangements had been made prior for a fixed menu served family style. Everything came out in a timely manner and was quite tasty. Everyone had a great time. Would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Ann H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 James Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-5548

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?