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Harbour Diner

486 James St., North, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
905-523-7373
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Ranked #137 of 930 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Dundas, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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ham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Sorry to give a poor review, but when I tasted the coleslaw I nearly spit it out due to the overpowering smell of ammonia. We obviously didn't eat it and when we advised the waitress of this she said "Oh yeah, we had someone else comment on the coleslaw"..How do you keep serving something that has gone so bad? They... More

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Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Service was terrible having to wait for over 10 minutes after seating ourselves for the table to be cleaned and then a server dealt with another table that came in after us before even seeing us...it is a small enough place to not go unnoticed. The pricing is good, but the food is honestly terrible. Half the food is cold... More

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Oakville
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Went to the diner this past weekend, and was pleasantly pleased with the fun eclectic vide of diner, with a mixture of colours, chairs, & tables. Nothing matches but works together. Someone has a good eye for design. We were greeted with a friendly "sit where you like", and a quick "what can I get you to drink". The menu... More

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