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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast portion is value for money and the hospitality of the owner and staff are top notch. The food was very tasty and I enjoyed the smoked salmon, however the family didn't touch the bacon as it was having a bad after taste. Other than...this I loved the place and will visit for lunch if I do happen to travel to Hamilton from Toronto again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

This quaint little restaurant has such a homey, comfortable feel. We were blown away at the quality and flavour of the food here! I ordered the Huevos Rancheros. I wasn't sure what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful melding of Mexican-inspired...flavors. My partner had the cod and chips - they were out of this world! The cod was tender and juicy with a thick crusty batter that was salted perfectly. Everything here is home made and well thought out from the tartar sauce which was unlike anything I've ever tasted to the side of coleslaw which had this creamy yet tangy dressing. All in all, I would absolutely recommend this place and will be returning again soon!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

Rated top spot in Hamilton and now i know why. Had the PAPA'S EGGS. If you love avocado this meal is for you. I had it with the chorizo sausage. Amazing breakfast. A great place to drop into if your craving a good, tasty breakfast....Hats off to the chef and pleasant staff of Papa Leo's.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

Had Valentines lunch at Papa Leo’s..naturally busy especially as today was Valentine’s Day! Had to try the Crab cakes with sweet potato fries on the side (oh my) how delicious that was! Partner had the Mediterranean omelette and really liked it.. This place is amazing...and definitely a place to keep coming back to... you won’t be disappointed. Well done Papa Leo and staff 💕More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

This is a great little spot for breakfast! The food is always fresh and delicious. Today I had huevos ranchero- eggs were cooked perfectly and the flavours all amazing! With great, creative specials, good coffee and friendly staff you should check them out!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 7, 2019 via mobile

Awesome freshly roasted coffee! Awesome poached eggs on salmon and avocados! Awesome service! Hope to go back soon :)

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed August 4, 2019

We have been going for breakfast almost every Saturday morning all over Ontario for the past three years. This was far and away one of the best breakfasts we have ever had. The menu was creative (which doesn't always happen for breakfast), the food was...delicious and the staff were attentive and super friendly. We don't often repeat breakfast places as we like to try as many as possible...but we will be back for sure. A gem in Hamilton.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Spectacular little restaurant. Amazingly Awesome ingredients. My wife Loved the “Sour-Dough French Toast”. “ A little piece of Heaven” You will not be disappointed to make the trek to Papa Leo’s. Excellent Attentive Customer Service

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 24, 2019

been for breakfast but now i have tried lunch. great. the menu is varied and different from any place on the top of hamilton. simple well prepared and portioned. there are 9 dished i wnat to try when i was there. its not exotic its...like good burgers dirty fries... with cheese and bacon topping fries with salmon on them etc... small and always busyMore

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I took our grandchildren to brunch last Sunday at this place. My son and daughter-in-law joined as well. The food was excellent and the service was speedy. Given the ages of the children, the speedy service was most appreciated.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Hi, Yes, sort of. There is a small ramp up to the door so you should be able to get in no problem.
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Yes, Papa Leo's Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Yes, Papa Leo's Restaurant offers delivery services.

Papa Leo's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4