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Hillbilly Heaven - CLOSED

647 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 2Y9, Canada
905 538 4525
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English first
Hamilton, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Went there with the family just to see what it was like and what a surprise. Great food, great atmosphere and even great prices. Loved every second and we all went home full and with takehome as well.

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Hamilton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Of all the BBQ places around (and they're popping up everywhere), this one certainly has the biggest helpings. Homemade sauce, great food. The menu is small, as is usually the case in a BBQ place. I've eaten and reviewed BBQ all over the US. You can't duplicate it, but, you can still make great BBQ. I'd certainly recommend it. People... More

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Oakville, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Great sandwich, enough for two, great value and taste for the money! BBQ sauce was really tasty, a little spicy for me but. We will be back.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I will say that this place was an experience. The two sandwiches we got probably had enough meat on them to make two more. great value and taste for the money!

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Hamilton, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Limited menu and quality of order was poor. Premises of eat in didn't appear too inviting. Their signage is offensive, not witty or humorous.

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Went to the downtown location on King St. The only good thing about this restaurant is the location. The service and food is horrendous. We ordered the BBQ sampler. The pulled pork, chicken and ribs were dried out. I think this place is overhyped for what it is. Will never return even if it was for free. That's how bad... More

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Cambridge, Ontario
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79 reviews 79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

We got to the restaurant and it was quite busy, which we took as a good sign. We found a table right away and the waitress was prompt. They were out of what I wanted, but were willing to make a substitution. So far, so good. The decor was quaint, with a distinctive southern bent and the restaurant was small,... More

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Quebec
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70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I read the other reviews, and I think they were being harsh. No, it's not great southern bbq, but it isn't that far off the mark. Beans were awesome! We had ribs and pulled pork, and my husband commented that the ribs were cooked better than some we had had at the BBQ fest in Burlington. No, we didn't love... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Great food, Good people, Ignore the Newpaper & Television coverage, just go with an open mind and empty belly and enjoy some great food. Pulled Pork and Ribs, and Chicken are fine, tastey , and good portions. Owner just opened a second location Downtown Hamilton and is trying to employ a couple of people but lots of doom & gloom... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Having recently moved here, the BBQ here is far from what true BBQ should be. Too much of an emphasis on the smoke flavored, and service is sub-par.

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Additional Information about Hillbilly Heaven

Address: 647 Upper James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 2Y9, Canada
Phone Number: 905 538 4525
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
Cuisine: Barbecue

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