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1012 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1L4, Canada
(905) 524-2326
Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Such great food.

We come here for lunch when in town to visit on of the kids at university. The menu here is HUGE, and everything is just SO yummy! This time I had the French onion soup, which came with this AMAZING croissant-like, butter-laden bun. Also had the Bean Bar salad, which was generous in size and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
MarafromToronto
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Toronto
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English first
toronto
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had dinner here last night and again very impressed! From the moment we walked in a very warm welcome. Our server was a real professional! He made us feel comfortable and took excellent care of us. Never had to ask for anything because he just always knew what we needed! Food came up quickly despite the place being busy and... More 

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Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

For the most part everyone in our party of six enjoyed their food. My son-in-law ordered the nacho platter and didn't care for it at all. I had the Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese. It was very good except I found the ground beef to be too sweet. The sweet potato fries were crispy and perfect. My wife had the Chicken... More 

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Dundas, Ontario, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Dined there last night for my husand's birthday. We went early and service was fine. The meals however were pretty mediocre. The Portobello Burger simply doesn't suit a regular white bun with lettuce, tomato and pickles - what happened to the open face one with sprouts and aoli ? I paid an extra $5.00 for the bruschetta on top -... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I thought I would try Bean Bar as I heard it was a great spot to hit up and enjoy some nice quality cuisine... my mistake to go there. I stayed for 2 hours and ordered a couple different things: their French onion soup $9 is no where close to what french onion soup should be, and is crazy over... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I dined with my family in the middle of February and Bean Bar did not disappoint. Living in Hamilton, this restaurant has proven time and again that it serves high quality, delicious food. I had the Bean Bar Club with Truffle Fries and it was very tasty. My mother had the Vegetarian Chilli and she said it was probably the... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Went recently for dinner, went back for dessert a couple nights later. I had a salad (add steak) and my boyfriend had a spicy pasta with meatballs. My steak was prepared to a perfect medium-rare and the salad was perfectly dressed. My boyfriend really enjoyed the pasta. We decidedto skip dessert, but came back a couple nights later and had... More 

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Mississauga
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Since my son has been studying in Hamilton, the Bean Bar has become one of our favorite go-to restaurants. The kitchen is innovative, dishes always hot and delicious. My personal favorites are a Moroccan? vegetarian stew, really fragrant and hearty, their fried Calamari, and they always have some excellent beers on tap (beer at its best IMHO). If I had... More 

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Toronto
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531 reviews 531 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We come here for lunch when in town to visit on of the kids at university. The menu here is HUGE, and everything is just SO yummy! This time I had the French onion soup, which came with this AMAZING croissant-like, butter-laden bun. Also had the Bean Bar salad, which was generous in size and beautifully done. Overall, another great... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have been here twice now. Great menu items and lots of selection, even for those with gluten sensitivities like myself. Most recent visit was with my mother and 2 80+ grandmothers. All were pleased, even the picky pallets of the older ladies :)

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I dropped in to the Bean Bar this week for lunch. Last time we had questioned the meal, but this one took the cake-being so good. My wife ordered an apple and cheese sandwich on multigrain bread and it looked quite elegant when it arrived-she said it was delicious. I ordered a Cobb Salad which is usually... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1012 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (905) 524-2326
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?