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Bean Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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1012 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1L4, Canada
+1 905-524-2326
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The staff is great and food is always amazing. We have to get the sandwich "To Die For." Just get it. It's that good! We also enjoyed a Quinoa Cobb Salad which was great. My wife went to McMaster and went to this restaurant often. When we visit the area we always stop by. We can't help ourselves.

Thank cdev08121983
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132 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here based on a high recommendation from a friend for dessert after dinner elsewhere. I had the Momo (?) and my husband had a caramel chocolate slice of skor-like heaven. Outstanding. Our server was adorable and friendly and so much fun. I can't wait to return next time!!! Best cheesecake I've had in ages!!

Thank PocketGuide
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went back to enjoy their turkey burger which was excellent a few years back. This experience was terrible...the burger was a frozen patty, dry basic bun and little garnishing.....almost $5 to add fries that were just satisfactory and not overly abundant but what tipped the scale was the condition of the bathroom....will never return!!

Thank jubeAncaster
Dundas, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bean Bar is a large casual restaurant in Westdale featuring bistro style cuisine. The service is good and the food is fabulous. Try some french fries cooked in truffle oil, or a warm cheese and apple sandwich with syrup for dipping called "Apple Paradise". And P l e a s e.....do not forget to check out the dessert case... More 

Thank TravelAgentCynthia
Ancaster, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Bean Bar last night for supper with two other friends. We were seated right away. The waitress appreciated the fact it was a girls night out and passed by often enough but did not hover. Expansive menu meant there was something for everyone and we had it all! Wine, salad, pasta and dessert! I enjoyed the evening... More 

Thank Sandra M
Caledonia, Canada
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120 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bean Bar in Westdale has an extensive menu and always 20 or so different--and amazing--desserts in the cake display case. We enjoyed the curry chicken and the sweet potato quesadilla, both very tasty dishes. I have been told by regulars that everything on the menu is fantastic but there is something odd with the Moroccan stew.

Thank caledonia7
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77 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at Bean bar on a weekday since it is close to McMaster. First we had the fried cauliflower which was blunt. For main I had the beef stroganoff which was a awful. The beef was all fat, the cheapest cut and the sauce was lacking taste. They were nice enough to replace it for me with the... More 

Thank serge k
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have family in the area so this was my first visit. The Eclectic design of old and new is inviting and interesting. I especially enjoyed the massive metal wall sconces. Our dinners were very good, hot large portions and nice presentation. My wife and other patrons enjoyed viewing the cakes that were beautifully displayed. I would have given the... More 

Thank Kent F
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a rare find. My family is always on the look out for the 'unusual, exceptional and unique' culinary experience. We have found some in Florida, France, Germany and a few in Canada. The bean Bar in Hamilton is very unique and has qualified to meet the 3 attributes......I will explain: it is Debbie and staff + food +... More 

Thank Louis F
Hamilton, Australia
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by with a friend for a couple of drinks and dinner one evening and we really enjoyed the feel of they place. It was busy but not crowded, and noisy workout being loud. The menu is extensive and everything we had was really good. The salads are huge and fantastic! Absolutely a great place to enjoy a chilled out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-524-2326

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?