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Jack and Lois

) #54 of 1,028 Restaurants in Hamilton $$ - $$$ American, ,
301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
+1 289-389-5647
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“burger” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went out for dinner on the patio and had a great time!! I got the buck 65 and if you're in the mood for carbs... this is the one. Great atmosphere and a large menu of the chefs creative dishes.

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all - in a town with at least 50 funky, 30-ish seat restaurants and an impressive roster of great burgers - 'The Pigasus' is worth a trip to J&L all by itself. My favorite burger ever - but that's just my taste.This is...More

Thank Dean F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking for a sit down place to grab some lunch and saw great reviews about Jack and Lois. The restaurant is very tiny and if you want to sit outside, you have to walk around the block, find the alley and wander in from...More

Thank k9rn78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went for lunch and had it on the patio. If you enter from the back it is around the corner, through a small parking lot, and through an opening in a chain link fence. I said to one of my friends that...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jack and Lois is very vintage, the furniture reminds me of my grandparents house. It is small inside but well laid out. The food was great and very filling. We had the grilled cheese, eggs Benedict, the Big Extra sandwich and the Steeltown omelet. They...More

Thank 1Love2Travel789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great breakfast for 3 today (Canada Day) and though the food was great when it came, we sat for maybe 50+ minutes with drinks before anything came from the kitchen (3 coffee refills). Server was super pleasant; love the decor; loved the food.....but...More

Thank Toby Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome when we want a burger we head out to Jack and Lois! I has the John Candy (requested no bun) served on Romain lettuce so delicious. Fantastic beef from Jepson's (Hamilton Farmers Market) yum!

Thank Kim526282
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Loved the food it was sooooo good! Very generous as well. Don't need to order two sides and two entrees ! Loved the sandwich with eggplant. I still dream of it. Love the decor!

Thank gillybean28
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Jack and Lois is a fantastic quirky dinner on revitalized James St in Hamilton. The food is excellent. They have fantastic sangrias. Great meat and veggie selections both. They decor is an eclectic mix. The patio in back is wonderful in the summer.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. This is the first restaurant we tried when we arrived in Hamilton, and now we go there all the time!! The food is really good, it is cheap, and the service is really good as well. They have a patio which...More

Thank Floriane V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 289-389-5647
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