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Cavallo Nero

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370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-648-8888
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cavolo nero” (37 reviews)
“pasta” (20 reviews)
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can't say enough wonderful things about this fantastic little gem in Ancaster! All of the staff is very friendly and helpful, the food is delicious (the lasagna and gorgonzola tenderloin are incredible!!) and the atmosphere and live entertainment are top notch. Mark and the...More

Thank Kim O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back from dinner with another couple which was a first visit for all of us. Let me start by saying that the food was pretty good. Calamari appetizer was very good. We had the gnocchi both ways; one with the chicken and the...More

Thank bgdann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prices were reasonable. Tomato sauce on the bland side. More Italian seasoning and salt would help. The fried gnocchi was good and the sausage spicy as described. The calamari is good with two sauces to dip in. The staff is friendly and checked on us...More

Thank Marathon59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't believe how terrible this restaurant is. The food is oily to the point where my wife and 2 children could barley eat it and what we did eat made us all feel horrible.

Thank Mel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was not overly impressed with my meal at Carvallo Nero last night. I ordered the Gnocchi with roasted chicken. The chicken was dry, the gnocchi was browned on one side and more stodgy than melt in your mouth, and the tomato sauce, unremarkable. The...More

Thank mmmHamilton_Ontario
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions and have found the food, wine selection and service to be very good. On my last visit we celebrated my mothers 90th Birthday with about 10 guests. I had looked at a number of options, including...More

Thank luvtotraveltheglobe
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Arrived at our reserved time, sat down and it was 15 minutes before anyone came to our table. When someone finally did come they told us about the specials and left, no drink order or anything. When they finally came back we ordered drinks and...More

Thank ry_24_98
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good but the pace was really quick...here is the wine, here is the bread, here is the appetizer, here is your main....oh, it's time to go already? The wines were a generous pour. My Chicken Piccata was tasty and contained enough chicken for...More

Thank TreadmillTina
Reviewed 26 April 2017

You have to try the sweet potato fries! With a garlic aioli they were an awesome appetizer. I had a braised lamb shank which was cooked perfectly. Tender and "fall off the bone" meat with veg and garlic mashed potatoes. Delicious! My companion had a...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyes the chef's appetizer and a salad each. A glass of wine ($5 on Thuraday) and a fresh and tasty meal. Quick and pleasant service and atmosphere--life music.

Thank John B
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Nearby Attractions
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1.87 km away
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.27 km away
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.35 km away
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4.62 km away
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Harry C
The address
20 September 2016|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
370 Wilson St E., Ancaster, ON L9G 4S4.
Which Barceló is the better to stay at,The Beach or the Palace
23 December 2014|
Response from Cdntraveller1996 | Reviewed this property |
Never stayed there but from the info on the web both are great hotels but I think the Palace is superior. It then comes down to the cost.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 905-648-8888
  • E-mail
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