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One Duke Restaurant & Lounge

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1 Duke Street | Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1W9, Canada
+1 905-540-3853
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“oysters” (12 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Diner, Contemporary, Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Duke Street | Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1W9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a visit on a Saturday evening. Sat down immediately, ordered a pitcher of beer on sale for $16.00. We both had burgers with salad. (Choice of sides). The burger was juicy and full of extras. The salad is well done and comes with...More

Thank Jamesfour
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your comment is deeply appreciated. Our entire team works very hard on all levels to please and comments like this are energizing. Please go to our web and sign up for the VIP group. See you again soon. :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the opportunity to lunch with friends a few days ago after they told me about the new renos, and great food at Duke. We experienced exceptional service and attention by staff and the owners! Love the new Decor. Looks awesome and has a...More

Thank Staff791
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very pleased that your experience with us was exceptional. A postitive 'fried haddock' comment from a Newfoundler is great to get. :) One Duke management and staff always work to be top of their game making sure that you enjoy a wonderful night...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One Duke has become my favourite spot for a meal. The atmosphere is cozy & hip, the food is outstanding, and the service is always quick & personal. After owning it for just a short time, it is clear that the new management team is...More

Thank Nicole P
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Nicole, it is a review like yours that ripples throughout our management and staff injecting a sense of accomplishment and pride knowing that the work we do, often behind the scenes, ehnances your leisure time and experience with us. Thank you for your public acknowledgment.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

In a city where the old architecture is maintained, and the quaint atmosphere of many neighbourhoods is kept as a treasure, your eating experience is in the hands of a large choice of restaurants, all featuring that (hopefully) perfect balance required to make their eatery...More

Thank travelBUG1953
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We certainly hope that you come to visit One Duke in Hamilton again to 'to relive this fine experience' as you stated in your very fine review of our restaurant. When we made a choice to be in the hospitality business we knew that it...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Went to One Duke for dinner with my husband, we don't get out often so date nights are special. First we walked in and there was no air conditioning, it was 30 plus degrees outside!! So we opted for the patio... We waited for menus,...More

Thank Robyn_Lynne
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Hi Robyn, It was sincerely difficult reading your review and feeling your displeasure and disappointment. We appreciate you taking the time to express your thoughts explaining your experience. There are no excuses only a brief explanation. As new owners, only 10 months, we had not...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I moved to downtown Hamilton a year ago this month. One of the reasons for moving downtown has been the renaissance of the core. Hamilton has had an explosion of new really great restaurants and One Duke is no exception. Under the...More

Thank Douglas A
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Doug, thank you very much for coming back to One Duke and noticing the myriad of changes we have made giving you a more pleasurable experience. Thank you for taking the time to comment publically as this lets us know that our efforst to...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I have to say that this place was a total surprise. A good one to say the least. The service was exceptional and the food was very good. Will have to visit this place again.

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zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

We thank you very much for your visit and we are most certainly pleased that it was a 'pleasant surprise'. We are in the process of creating a nice lunch menu. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after Monster Jam with the family and had a fantastic meal. Great service, great atmosphere and we all loved our meals. Poutines and burgers all around and everyone was full and happy! Fantastic service... Friendly and accommodating! We would definitely return and recommend...More

Thank Sheryl G
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Sheryl, we are most appreciative of you taking the time to give us such a nice endorsement. We are very pleased with the 'heart of Duke' (the kitchen staff) and all others in the front that do such a great job in the area of...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great spot.... we dropped by with family and really enjoyed few burgers, salads and poutine. Ice cream across the street to finish if any room left 😊More

Thank ARG7777
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

We are pleased to have served you and helping you enjoy your day. As the new owners we have been working very hard to make One Duke an experience and now with the renewed patio, with 2 new pergolas and lighting we will be a...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

I cannot get over the quality of food at One Duke. There has not been one menu item that I have tried that has not exceeded my expectations! The atmosphere is so relaxing and the service adds a certain feeling of belonging to the experience....More

Thank shaylynmisiak
zigmisiak, Owner at One Duke Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for you kind words. We are very happy to be a part of Hamiltons wonderful social and cultural renaissance. See you soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
Diner, Contemporary, Canadian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Duke Street | Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1W9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-540-3853
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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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