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Wild Orchid Cafe

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286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
+1 905-528-7171
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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Portuguese, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I've heard good things about the food at Wild Orchid. Since we were planning to go the the Super Crawl in Hamilton, we planned on eating at the Wild Orchid for dinner. This was by far the worst service I have ever had in a...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

i have not been there for a while. they have just renovated the restaurant and it looks pretty good. the waitress we had was new and did not know a lot of things but she was pleasant and cheerful which made up for her lack...More

Thank bruno l
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I didn't't make a reservation and was hoping that they would still accommodate a party of 6. Although they were quite busy, they welcomed us in and gave us a table. The server Claudia greeted us immediately with fresh water and choice of beverages. The...More

Thank Nadia35
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Twelve of us went during James Street Art Crawl. Even though we all ordered differ menu items, everything came out hot and at the same time. Food was delicious, well priced and the service was exceptional. I had the Piri Piri Chicken....so good!

Thank Janshman
Reviewed 31 July 2017

So we started with Chorica assada- oven roasted sauage with goat cheese. So that is exactly what we were expecting, until we got this plate of cut up slivers of sauage (there were 11 slivers of sausage in total) yes we counted!!!!!!! How embarrassing to...More

Thank Age07
Reviewed 24 July 2017

If I'm in Hamilton for an period of time, I will make sure that I go to Wild Orchid! The food is always amazing and the service is always welcoming and this time was no different. There was 9 of us attending dinner on a...More

Thank 839alexandriak
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We came across this restaurant as we explored Hamilton's James Street. The menu looked like it had enough of a selection. My son was quick to point out that the patio chairs needed some attention to (they were plastic and the sun had disclored them)...More

Thank 4,163,951,670
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a very nice restaurant. There were four of us who were on a girls night out to see cirque de soliel. The food was great. Our waitress was amazing and went out of her way helping us with our broke down vehicle. The...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A college lives near Hamilton recommended this place. It was as good as being described. Everybody enjoyed the food,

Thank Michael Z
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It was a nice dinner. The food was good, and the waitress was very friendly and took her time to explain the dishes. We came at 9pm and since it's Wednesday it was time to close;but they checked with the kitchen and let us stay....More

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24 March 2017|
Response from Phil L | Reviewed this property |
The best answer is nowhere. But there are some parking lots a block or two west of john.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-7171
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