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Purple Pear

946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
+1 905-527-7179
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
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International, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Don M
Reviewed 3 February 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

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Reviewed 29 January 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

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Reviewed 7 January 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

Thank Nolan G
Reviewed 6 January 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.

Thank monaghanjr
Reviewed 23 December 2017

My wife had been to the Purple Pear several times and always commented on good food and a reasonable price. We purchased a new BBQ and got a gift Voucher for $ 25 for the restaurant. Last night we finally went and I was very...More

Thank billsted
Reviewed 15 December 2017

There was a group of us and we all enjoyed the food very much. Service was good as well. It's an older restaurant and doesn't have a huge amount of seating so it is nice and intimate. It is more appealing to us older people...More

Thank Timbale2140
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

7 of us were out to dinner tonight and while most of them had a good meal not great my ribeye was the worst steak I have had in 40 years. It was fill with grizzle (1/3 of it) was unbeatable and left on in...More

Thank JohnVar
Reviewed 10 November 2017

4 of us decided to go to the purple pear about one week ago. We all had a great meal. One had the salmon which she thought was great and there was a very unusual sauce on the fish. Something a little different than normal....More

Thank BarbaraA68
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great old school steakhouse vibe. Surf and turf was fantastic, and the steak and lobster were both cooked perfectly. Nice wine list without a big markup. We will definitely be back!

Thank DanRoppelt
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Rose P
25 January 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
Diane V
27 January 2015|
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Response from jdacosta16 | Reviewed this property |
It was called Martins steak house, owned I believe by a wrestler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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