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Purple Pear

946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
+1 905-527-7179
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (18 reviews)
“steak” (29 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

While children went to a concert at firstontario center, we found this little gem close by. I wanted seafood, he wanted steak. Fit us both perfectly. We walked in with no reservations Saturday eve at about 530. Got a table right away, cozy in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cheryllO5407MT
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Found place very busy waited a while for meal which is normal for a good restaurant but when meal did arrive found meal to be overcooked.not to pleased probably won't return.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank pattipontin
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Very good meal, split the ravioli dinner as an app. Prime rib no longer on the menu but my steak was perfect. The phyllo wrapped cheese cake was fantastic.

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Solid once again. This time wife had the chicken Parmesan with roasted garlic potatoes (omg) and veg medley and I had the chicken curry. Both were excellent. We both started with the crab covered scallop. Also excellent. Highly recommend. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 818coreym
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We were very disappointed. I specifically asked for medium with pink & juicy throughout for my filet mignon but had a fully cook piece of meat and all 3 of us had lobster that was over cooked. Not once did the waiter come by to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lucie B
Reviewed February 16, 2018

We made reservations for Valentines Day. We were greated by the the owner and were thanked for coming (yes they actually want you to eat there) We both ordered the filet mignon and were very happy with our meal and the service. With a bottle...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Don M
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing. My partner had the pork tenderloin which was good and hot. I had the steak which was cold. When I mentioned it, they took my plate. It was returned several minutes later undisturbed... but warmer... clearly it had been microwaved. How classy! In...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Judy D
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

We dine at this restaurant regularly and I recommend it to all my friends and family. We have tried most of the dishes on the menu and have never had a single complaint. The vegetables are always my favourite. I never liked beets until I...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Destination749590
Reviewed January 7, 2018

They doubled almost tripled their prices for New Years, it is a shame when a restaurant does this as they should respect their customers. Had the spanakapita as an appetizer to start, one tiny, tiny little triangle, was very good mind you, but wow proportion....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank NolanG57
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Don’t be put off by the location, once inside the restaurant you will be pleasantly surprised by the standard of food and service offered by this convivial restaurant. Nothing pretentious just good honest fare at a reason price.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank monaghanjr
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Questions & Answers
Rose P
January 25, 2017|
Response from TorontoRover | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain about Vegan options. You would do better to contact the restaurant. I am not Vegan and as for dress code questions, I would say casual is okay but it is a Dining Restaurant so let me say to be more 'uptown... More
Lynn D
March 21, 2016|
Response from joe d | Reviewed this property |
Casual wear, even blue jeans and tee shirt. Wear what is comfortable to you
Diane V
January 27, 2015|
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Response from joe d | Reviewed this property |
It was called Martins steak house, owned I believe by a wrestler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-527-7179
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