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Harbour Diner

486 James St., North, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #163 of 947 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Continental
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: If Gordon Ramsey could envision a diner, this would be it. A top chef making breakfast & lunch an artform. Dinner is great, too.
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English first
Ontario, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

On Saturday, January 17th, 2015, our lunch came with a insect in the food. The insect was alive and covered in the coleslaw dressing. It can be seen in the circled area of the attached picture. The restaurant's response was to offer fresh meals. We did not take them up on that offer. The City of Hamilton public health department... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the best place ever to go for Breakfast, lunch and dinner!!! I almost always get the specials they offer because they are always so different and mouth watering. The service is top notch and the prices cannot be beat for the quality.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This has to be one of the best bargains in Hamilton for a good quality full serve restaurant. Unfortunately, it's not a secret. Constantly busy but worth trying to get a table if you are in the area. Try the Seafood Soup. It's the best I've had locally. Not always on the menu but quite a regular special and not... More 

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Dundas, Ontario, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A diner with a twist this place has fabulous food! I had the bowl of homemade butternut soup and the meatloaf and and my friend had the Cobb Salad and everything was excellent! Service from a very pleasant young girl was prompt and excellent. Finished our huge portions off with a piece of homemade raspberry pie and a piece of... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Had fish and chips , terrible fish , chips were huge and not cooked. Gross. Would not recommend this place they have dropped their standards

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Niagara Falls, Ontario
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Pros - great staff - creative menu - delicious grilled cheese and smoked salmon eggs Benedict - small "kitchen" feel - breakfast menu featured many dishes which looked amazing Cons - none - loved it all

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2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Popped in for breakfast on the recommendation of a friend. party of two, we ordered pretty standard breakfast fare....eggs, bacon,sausages, homefries, toast. Service was good. The issue was the food (believe it or not)...the sausages seemed a little 'pale' and 'undercooked.' The toast didn't arrive until five minutes after we were given our breakfast....a little odd..BUT, the biggest issue was... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Great food and friendly service. Price is right one of the sweetest places to dine! Turkey dinner with coconut cream pie.. Yummy

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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After a recent Tiger-Cats' football game, our group of four decided to go out for dinner. And the internet provided the name of The Harbour Diner. We called and made a quick reservation to arrive fifteen minutes later. If you are driving, keep a close eye, because the restaurant is not entirely easy to spot. There are very few tables,... More 

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Dundas, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My first time at this restaurant. I ordered a turkey dinner sandwich. The sandwich was stuffed with mashed potatoes on a bun, and came with turkey gravy and cole slaw, it was delicious. My husband had the ultimate steak sandwich. It came with cole slaw and potato wedges. Very good as well.The service was good. They had a wide variety... More 

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Additional Information about Harbour Diner

Address: 486 James St., North, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 905-523-7373
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Continental

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