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Chuck's Burger Bar

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194 Locke Strreet South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4B4, Canada
(905) 525-1000
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great burgers, but tough to find a spot in this small restaurant

The food is great, but the space is really small, so you will have to wait a fair bit for a table...

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Anna S
Toronto, Canada
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English first
Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a long time fan, I never thought I'd write this but Chuck's Burger Bar has gone seriously downhill in the last year and half. I still buy burgers there on the hope that they will turn it around but I have been disappointed the last five visits in a row. Everything from undercooked meat to sloppily assembled burgers to... More 

Thank James D
Burlington, Canada
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their burgers are okay, I rate them a Deninger's on a burger scale, just fine with some funky toppings you won't find at Deninger's. To me though, I'd rather a perfectly executed burger with little on it that a dressed up mediocre one. You wait forever, while staring in the mosh pit that is the kitchen. It doesn't seem like... More 

Thank Nigel D
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is great, but the space is really small, so you will have to wait a fair bit for a table...

Thank Anna S
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675 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small place, no reservations. There is an extensive gourmet burger menu, and each burger comes with a wide choice of sides, including poutine and pulled pork poutine. Rightly, this place treats the customer with respect! The beer/drinks menu is great. Lots of original items. I had the blackberry cider. It was SO refreshing and perfect. Each of... More 

Thank MaraFromToronto
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed having a lot of flexibility with the toppings and meats. Service was chatty/friendly. Good selection of local beers as well. Would like to have the ability to pay by card but it was cash only when I went.

Thank CamW_Sydney
Hamilton, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

came here for my wedding anniversary, what a big disappointment this place is...i dont understand why people line out the door to eat here....frozen patties for $19....please....if you charge so much money have a decency to make your burgers from scratch.....terrible, will never return

Thank Veronika T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The food here is delicious. It is expensive though. From my experience, the service has been great. I'm a semi-regular there. There were a couple of times when there was a mix up in my order, but they took care of that and made sure I was happy. The fire grilled Spanish sausage poutine is the best.

1 Thank John Kyung Sun L
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We seem to end up here every few months and never regret the visit other than eating too much! We had beef burgers, turkey burgers, fries, poutine and wings and all were great. Waited a little longer than normal for our food but it seemed that everyone in the place arrived at the same time. We all got our food... More 

Thank mac523
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I love Chuks, I really do. I have recommended it to people for years. My parents drove 230 kms to see me this afternoon and wanted the BEST burger in the city. Obviously I brought them to Chucks. We arrived at the tail end of the lunch hour as the place was starting to clear out, and there was only... More 

Thank JoelAnthony1984
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

just had there "bacon burger". It was extremely un cooked. When brought to there attention. They simply said that is how it is suppose to be. Well they can keep it. We tossed them. And will never recommend this place to anyone. Don't eat raw meat. Go to the works burgers on upper James. They cook their burgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 194 Locke Strreet South, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4B4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (905) 525-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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