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One Duke Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$, ,
1 Duke St | Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1W9, Canada
+1 905-540-3853
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“oysters” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Diner, Contemporary, Canadian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1 Duke St | Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1W9, Canada
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

I love coming here the food is always amazing and they treat us like family. Here is my suggestion for a pasta dish for the menu. Sicilian Pistachio Pesto Recipe Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 15 mins Sicilian Pistachio Pesto Penne Cuisine: Italian Sicilian...More

Thank shaynaplunkett
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Hi Shayna. Thank you very much for your wonderful review and your dish suggestions. We will have a look and let you know what we can do. We very much look forward to seeing you again soon. (oneduke.ca)

Reviewed May 6, 2018

I wanted oysters and decided to call my friend, Lyndsay, if she wanted to join me at this restaurant/bar for a late lunch. We arrived at 3 pm and the place was busy, the patio was open, our server was quite busy because he was...More

Thank joe d
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Hi Mr. DaCosta. Thank you for your visit, 4 star rating, and your detailed and complimentary commentary. Our oysters have increasingly become more popular and even though we get several shipments a week we occasionally run short but they are replenished the next day. We...More

Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

One Duke has a great atmosphere where you can have fun, have great drinks and even better food. The food is fresh and flavourful with Wine that pairs nicely to it. I will definitely come back!!!More

Thank Alliechaps88
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Hi Alliechaps88. Thank you for your wonderful public statement regarding all our collective efforts at One Duke to make our 'guests' experience, like yours, a great one. We have more changes coming up soon like 'Duke 'til Dawn' introducing a selection of great cocktails with...More

Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here several times, and I just keep coming back! The food combinations on the menu create a mouth-watering dining experience! Do yourself a favour - get a One Duke Lager with an order of Seared Scallops on Pankhurst Crusted Portobello!More

Thank Nicole P
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Hi Nicole P. Thank you for your wonderful public statement and your '5 star' rating. Your choice of One Duke Lager and Scallops is a great favorite; you have nice taste. We really do appreciate your return visits. Soon 'Duke 'til Dawn' cocktails will be...More

Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

The sirloin burger was moist, cooked to order and served on a fresh pretzel bun. I had the Canadian burger with peameal. Very good. Fries are home made, fresh cut and tasty. The spicy chicken sandwich was also very good. Definitely would go back to...More

Thank Don_Kovacs
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Hi Don. Thank you very much for your visit and wonderful review of the items you ordered. You will be equally pleased with the dinner selection and taste. We have introduced 8 new items on our Pub Pasta menu that are being recieved quite welll...More

Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Go with friends or meet new ones, the casual and easy atmosphere is welcoming enough. From oysters to burgers to pasta, the food is creative and delicious without being pretentious. They have wine and beer. They may have hard liquor but I didn't ask. Enjoy.More

Thank Vicki B
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Hi Vicki. Yes we do have liquor as well :). Thank you very much for your visit and '5 star' rating as well as acknowledging us in such a complementary public way. We really do pride ourselves with our food variety, quality and moderate pricing...More

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Food is always really great. Good variety and consistent quality. Servers are super competent and work hard to make your dining experience wonderful. Staff are doing all this great work but management need to step up when it comes to the venue itself. The windows...More

Thank Horsemama
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2018

Hi Horsemama. Thank you for your wonderful comments and rating related to our food, service and quality. We do apologize for the 'drafty' windows. As we all know it's been an exceptionally cold winter and we have been assessing and formulating a plan to rectify...More

Reviewed December 30, 2017

We had yet another delicious lunch here on a very frigid December day. OMG. The cream of broccoli soup was spectacular. I could have just had multiple bowls! My partner enjoyed his double stacked cajun fish sandwich on a pretzel bun, served with a choice...More

Thank Maryanne37
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2018

Hi Maryanne. We are very pleased that you and your partner had 'yet another delicious' lunch visit with us. Thank you for the '5 star rating'. Reviews and comments like yours are very important to staff and management and incentivise everyone to continue to do...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017

My wife and I have been to One Duke at least five times within the past 1-2 years, and we've had a great experience on every visit. The menu options are quite varied and offer something for every one, from appetizers to entrees to desserts....More

Thank Brent M
zigmisiak, Public Relations Manager at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017

Hi Brent. Thank you for your continued patronage. We are sincerely happy to have made you and your wifes experiences pleasant each time you were with us. We have now introduced Pub Pasta dishes, 4 are available and another 4 will be posted soon. They...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017

We stopped by for lunch during the Novemburger fest. One Duke is a participant in this event and their burger on a pretzel bun did not disappoint. I was unable to have a draught from their diverse variety of ales, beers and at least one...More

Thank Phil4765
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful public expression of your experience during your recent One Duke visit. You hit the nail on the head when you said "This is an unpretentious place that simply serves good food". We are here to please. See you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Diner, Contemporary, Canadian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Duke St | Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1W9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-540-3853
  • E-mail
Description
Lunch/Dinner in a casul rustic setting; an outdoor 600 sq. ft. pation with 2 pergolas & night lighting. Oyster specials every day. Pork, beef, chicken, seafood and appetizers. Ongoing specials in FOOD & BEER/WINE/LIQUOR. Visit One Duke Web for menu & details.
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