We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Famous Recipe

Is this your business?
158 King St W | Unit 1, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A5, Canada
+1 289-389-9740
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“roti” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
Caribbean, Fast food
158 King St W | Unit 1, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A5, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (15)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed March 7, 2018

My go to place for the best roti in the city. Not a lot of room for dine in so it's takeout for me. Food quality is excellent, huge portions, very reasonable price.

Thank Iris K
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

It’s been awhile since my last visit but still excellent. The shop is tiny and not for dine in but the food quality is excellent. I ordered the boneless chicken Roti with gravy, hot sauce on the side. The curry flavour was great along with...More

1  Thank SteveRic
Reviewed March 1, 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
Reviewed August 13, 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
Reviewed April 23, 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...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed August 21, 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...More

4  Thank Sashad14
Reviewed June 18, 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...More

Reviewed March 11, 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
Reviewed December 13, 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...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed December 4, 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...More

Thank Shayhays
Nearby HotelsSee all 21 hotels in Hamilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hamilton Ontario
759 reviews
.13 km away
Staybridge Suites Hamilton - Downtown
289 reviews
.20 km away
Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
761 reviews
.22 km away
Hamilton Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
283 reviews
.80 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ora Italian kitchen + bar
167 reviews
.30 km away
Anchor Bar
269 reviews
.10 km away
114 reviews
.21 km away
LOFT Lounge
30 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Art Gallery of Hamilton
129 reviews
.16 km away
Whitehern Historic House and Garden
52 reviews
.42 km away
Hamilton Farmer's Market
66 reviews
.33 km away
First Ontario Centre
126 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Famous Recipe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing