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Boo's Bistro & Wine Bar

164 James Street, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3A2, Canada
(905) 296-759
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Ranked #72 of 919 restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 15, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A friend and I had heard many good things about Boos and decided to have lunch here one day. The ambience is nice and the service is good. Coming from Australia, we were both craving lamb and decided to try the rack of lamb. My goodness, it was one of the best racks I had ever had. Even my friend... More

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Hamilton, Canada
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The food here is so delicious I couldn't stop licking the plates. We had Wagjag coupons but couldn't use them as they are not redeemable on the weekend, so by the time we found out, we were seated anyway so we had to stay. We had the Cuban chicken skewers, the curry chicken and the breast of duck with a... More

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Hamilton
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

I came to this restaurant because a friend of mine is friends with one of the chefs. All she could do is rave about the food, So I took a chance. I was not disappointed! I had the mussels in an apple and bacon sauce, so good I could have licked the plate clean! (I tried as good as I... More

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HAMILTON
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91 reviews 91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I dined at Boo's tonight. Being a Wednesday night it wasn't as crowded as usual which I guess was good for us. Service was excellent but we never felt rushed. My husband fancied the mussels from the listing of house specials, so he also ordered the Mango and Stilton Salad (Bibb lettuce, sliced mango, White Stilton, crystallized... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I have taken my mom and family to this restaurant and have enjoyed it every single time. My favourite dish is the tornado steak with peper corn wine reduction. I love the vegetable and how they are prepared. I always make a point of going to this particular restaurant for family celebrations or just when I have a craving for... More

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Shelburne, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is with regret that I write the following review of this restaurant where, a couple of month's ago, we enjoyed a very good meal. Because our first experience was so positive, we decided to bring two friends to Boos with the knowledge that our treat would be well received. Alas, the opposite occurred. The tiger shrimp appetizer was served... More

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Toronto
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I rarely write a negative review about anyplace that my wife and I go. But tonight the experience we had at this restaurant was so bad I need to tell people about it. We walked into the restaurant an we should have turned right around and left. It was so hot an muggy we started sweating as soon as we... More

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

funky little restaurant. Everything ordered was superb. Staff very attentive but gave you lots of space and time between courses. From the crab cakes and scallop appetizers to the chicken and lamb mains to the cheesecake and creme bruelee desserts everything was delicious. Would go back in and heartbeat.....and we will be soon!!

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ancaster
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Best beef tenderloin I have eaten anywhere-cooked to perfection and didn't need a knife. My husband ordered the roasted squash soup (delicious with some nice heat) and the halibut for his entree. While his portion was not huge (unlike his appetite) mine was the perfect amount. Parking on a Sunday night was not a problem and the restaurant was full.... More

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Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Four of us had dinner here after work. We all ordered something different and we all enjoyed our meals very much. The hostess was extremely pleasant, knowledgeable and efficient and made helpful recommendations. The winelist was very good offering a wide selction and all price ranges. The hostess (whose name I am very sorry that I can't remember but it... More

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