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Valentino's

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Italian, Pizza, Bar
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824 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1K3, Canada
+1 905-523-4240
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Hamilton
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203 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Total surprise. Been driving by for years. This is the first time I came in, thanks to my friend Jenny. UNBELIEVEABLE tasty and delicious. Great service and just about the right wait time.

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Thank spiderwoman808
Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been in the industry for 10 years and this is some of the worst staff I've seen. My family and I sat on the patio last summer and waited almost 1.5 hours for our meal. There was no communication and we even had to flag down a waiter for drinks. My dad and grandfather are big drinkers and as... More 

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Thank Pam E
Dundas Ontario
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Friday evening for pizzas and beer. Pizzas were very good (we had the arugula, traditional and a choose your own toppings) but the beer, which is made in house, was the highlight of the meal! I had the Brown Ale, my husband had the other, lighter offering (they had two distinctly different made-in-house beers available) and we... More 

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Thank Sandra E
Dundas, Ontario
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Went with my daughter to get a bowl of pasta. Arrived at restaurant around 1605hrs. We always get the same thing. Ordered a salad, 2 penne pasta and 1 pasta to go. There were 3 other tables of 2 people in the restaurant. We ordered right away. We sat for almost an hour for 2 plates of pasta. The waitress... More 

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3 Thank carynschaefer
Byfield, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great selection and large portions. Service is excellent with to die for desert selection. Eat in or Take out

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Thank jimf01922
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Took my family here for a mid week treat. The restaurant is clean and acoustically good which is important to me. Garlic bread and bruschetta to start which was really good. However, the main course took too long to come and was not hot enough which was a shame because the restaurant was basically empty by that time. Service was... More 

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Thank John W
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Valentino's was recommended by hotel front desk as one of the best Italian restaurant in town. I made reservations for seven of us for dinner. When we got there no one was there to receive us. I grabbed one of the server and told him about our reservations. We were reluctantly told to go and sit on a table, which... More 

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Thank gulab L
Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Valentino's was in its hey day during the 1980's and even the 1990's. I guess the owners are not interested in who they hire (I assume they are hiring family and/or friends) because you really don't get that warm welcome when you enter this restaurant. The food portions have also decreased in size yet have kept the same price. And... More 

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1 Thank Salvina L
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Best panzorottis in the area. Very good food, good salad, very good garlic bread. Good service. Love the gelato. Very good Italian restaurant.

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Thank Brad N
Ontario, Canada
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Valentino's location is off the beaten track. It deserves lots of business. We ate there on a cloudy evening. The restaurant has recently been redone inside and out and looks quite smart.Our server, Kayleigh, was superb. She was attentive but not obtrusive. She had a pleasant, friendly personality. We ordered pizzas and a chef's salad each. The ingredients in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 824 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1K3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-523-4240

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