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Two Black Sheep

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163 John St S, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 2C3, Canada
+1 905-525-1001
16:00 - 02:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...this place deserves it. Cool, laid back and fantastically priced oysters from 4 to 6. Friendly, knowledgable servers and a treat to visit. Just don't tell too many people... ;-)

Thank WaterlooReviewer
Waterloo, Canada
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I loved the concept of this place the minute we stepped inside. Chalkboard menus for cocktails, wine and beer, oysters and a charcuterie menu. We were there for the buck and a bit oysters. We had two dozen- half were Irish Point and the other half were Shiny Seas. They were served with three types of hot sauce, seafood cocktail... More 

1 Thank Shannon D
Ancaster, Canada
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43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Been here many times, always leave happy. Like it's big sibling Rapscallion across the street, Two Black Sheep is about passion. To me, you come here for a proper cocktail. Great bar, trendy location in shabby downtown. It's a special place for drinks and snacks. Unique. Happy hour oysters at $1.25 until 6:00pm are a winner. As is the chicken... More 

1 Thank Jules_S_Ancaster
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Oysters were amazing and service was great. Go visit this place it is so worth it. The meat was amazing as well.

Thank Jasmine S
Hamilton, Canada
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Arrived in Hamilton off the go-train and met my daughter there for a beer and oysters. It is convenient to the go-train. We sat at the bar (because the place is small) and luckily it was 'happy hour for oysters'. I have to say, these were some of the best I've had. Didn't stay for dinner but wish we had... More 

Thank shelley_2011999
Burlington, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this establishment to have a few drinks, tho they offer oysters for those who like that stuff. Great selection of beers, wine and cocktails. Nice and knowledge staff. Make sure to come early as the place is smaller and space is limited. Will be back for more drinks next time we're in Hamilton.

Thank Nic K
Waterdown, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Since moving to the Hamilton area a number of years ago, we'd been waiting for a place like Two Black Sheep to open. Small, relaxed, a bit chaotic at prime time but always friendly and welcoming. The oysters are fresh and well presented. Yes, the everyday buck-and-a bit-a-shuck is a treat but there's always a half-dozen or so other varieties... More 

Thank Remy_VB
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The best cocktails in the city... incredibly fresh oysters with a great variety... friendly staff.. cozy atmosphere. It's no wonder my friends from Toronto call this their favourite place in Hamilton! We've celebrated graduations, birthdays and a just plain ol' end-of-the-week toast. Love you guys!

Thank Kristin R
Hamilton, Ontario
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple times oysters are fantastic as well as the shrimp cocktail always a great atmosphere very friendly staff would recommend this place for a first date or just a little escape from life the have a great selection of oysters as well as meats , cheeses wines and other interesting drinks the menu changes all the time... More 

Thank djfester
Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed atmosphere! Love the wood style, and the big common table you sit at with strangers surrounding you! It's very chill. Oysters are their thing as well as cocktails! They also have amazingg cheese and salami boards! Yum. Have gone about 4 or 5 times and will continue to visit! More like a cocktail and apps kinda night

Thank nevsav

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 John St S, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 2C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-525-1001
Cocktails, oysters, charcuterie and happiness.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?