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Purple Pear

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International, Mediterranean
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946 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
19055277179
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Menu prices listed on this site are subject to change.

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Purple Pair -nice enough!

My husband and I for a variety of reasons, found ourselves eating at the Purple Pear 2 times in the past couple of months. Upon entering, it is a bit dark and dated. There is coat rack at the entrance, some dated curtains hanging that they could loose. The staff greet you and get you seated. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
lambiej
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Hamilton Ontario
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Hamilton Ontario
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I for a variety of reasons, found ourselves eating at the Purple Pear 2 times in the past couple of months. Upon entering, it is a bit dark and dated. There is coat rack at the entrance, some dated curtains hanging that they could loose. The staff greet you and get you seated. We found staff on... More 

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Thank lambiej
Hamilton, Canada
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Unfortunately we were left waiting at the front entrance for at lease 5-10minutes even though we had made reservations for two people at 6:00pm. Service was very friendly and efficient, even going as far as providing me with the recipe for the wonderful flat bread that is provided with the bread basket. I wish that the King Crab had been... More 

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Thank Jennyb1955
Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We went on the Wagjag price fix deal. The seafood combo was delicious, the vegetable were good but a bit over cooked. The steak was extremely tough. The service was good. The cheese cake desert was excellent.

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Thank PM7470
Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Although the atmosphere was pleasant and the service fine, I think the cook must have had an off day when the six of us ate there this week. The reviews led us to expect great food but we were all disappointed. The steaks were tough, the prime rib looked pale , tasted bland and was presented on top of an... More 

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Thank Luapram
Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This was our first visit to this restaurant. The exterior is somewhat unprepossessing, but the interior was warm and inviting. The number of diners who filled the room was testament to the restaurant's popularity. Our drink orders were taken promptly, and a basket of fresh rolls appeared quickly. My steak dinner included an 8-ounce filet, mashed potatoes and vegetables -... More 

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Thank Sheila P
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! Party of 8 for bday celebration. Great service, decor and amazing meal. Was all delicious. 1st time and will be back. Hidden gem!

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Thank Jay F
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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71 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The restaurant is only open limited hours in the evenings so reservations are required. The choice of food is excellent. Prices are very reasonable. I had the prime rib and loved it. The lamb is also good and so was the steak. Service was prompt. It doesn't impress from the exterior but the interior is good for fine dining. I... More 

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Thank cacruiser_10
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Food is wonderful, cooked just the way you like it. Prices are reasonable, service is very attentive, atmosphere is excellent for a fine dining experience.I have been here a few times before, and will keep coming back.

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Thank Dogmum6
Hamilton, Canada
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The plain exterior of this restaurant leads to a fairly large dining area that has tables spaced so diners do not feel confined. The service is excellent. The food is wonderful. The owner, Victor, was on the premises and stopped at each table to see that all was well with the meal. The steaks were excellent, the vegetables a lovely... More 

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Thank Photolady73
Hamilton, Canada
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456 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Although the outside of the restaurant isn't much to look at, the inside is amazing. The atmosphere is excellent for a fine-dining experience. The owner, Victor, makes the rounds of the tables to make sure that everything is just the way it should be - great personal service. The wait staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive but not intrusive. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 946 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 19055277179

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Menu prices listed on this site are subject to change.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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