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Famous Recipe

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158 King St W | Unit 1, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A5, Canada
+1 289-389-9740
11:00 - 00:00
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Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Tender, cooked to perfection, right balance of flavours. The owner gave me a choice of saucy or not. And of course the Scotch Bonnet pepper sauce is brings heat and flavour. So big I had to eat it in two go's.

Thank Campbell Y
Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My wife always gets a chicken roti, with some hot sauce on the side. The shell and innards are the best around. I usually get curried chicken. It comes with rice (and kidney beans) and Cole-slaw on top.

Thank camper226
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

First of all, great roti -- tasty filling and large portion. We visited Christine at this small take away food stop and found she was incredibly friendly. We were there tonight soon before closing, but she still had most of the menu still available. Wife had ox tail, and I had the chicken curry- bother were excellent. Average price but... More 

Thank Andrew H
Brampton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

By 3pm this place has usually run out of doubles, so I thought this might be a sign that people love them... WROOOONG... these are the worst doubles I have ever had... I dont think they ever changed the oil that the fry the dough in. The filling lacks flavour and the chickpeas are undercooked. Quite disappointing. Won't be returning.

3 Thank Sashad14
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

Just tried this place today. I was really impressed with my meal. My business client was from Trinidad. She said it was surprisingly authentic. This is a place just for quick takeout. I had The chicken roti.. A very generous portion of deliciousness. My client had the goat roti. Fantasic! she said. Have to return soon to try other items.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2014

The roti, doubles, curry and samosas are the best in Hamilton! Always fresh, hot and served with a huge smile! We stop here every time we're in the downtown/west end.

Thank K_W_Ontario
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 13 December 2013

I came to Hamilton from Toronto 13 years ago and there I was easily able to find quality caribbean food. Hamilton at the time was lacking in that partof eh restaurant industry. Over a year ago I discovered this restaurant and since that time I try to visit once a week.They serve authentic food at a very reasonable price. They... More 

Thank Cindy W
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 December 2013

I came across this place by chance.. Luckily!! The roti was very tasty and the portions are big for the money. I also had the soup was it was straight from tanti kitchen. True Trinistyle cooking!! The owner is friendly and welcoming. I will be back..

Thank Shayhays
Ontario Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Best hole-in-the-wall restaurant in downtown Hamilton. You need to eat here if you're in the city. Chicken Roti is amazing.

2 Thank mcrawford
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Want a good value for your dollar got to Famous Recipe.Great Food no bull..Home made not like those corporate stores.Great Mom & Pop Restauarnt. Tradation at it's best.

1 Thank reggieb68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 King St W | Unit 1, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 289-389-9740

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