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Hess Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (Downtown Hamilton)
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Ranked #270 of 943 Restaurants in Hamilton
Price range: $21 - $26
Neighborhood: Downtown Hamilton
Good for: Romance, Doing business
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Came in with a big group for dinner and drinks..I had cocnut shrimp, and the Koi burger. It was phenomenal, best buger in Hamilton to say the least. Our server was very attentive. Wasn't too impressed with the lack of a drink menu she said they were renewing it. She gave several recommendations though and we enjoyed every single one.... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

For the winter from 4-6 half price apps. Can't go wrong at all. I had the calamari and coconut shrimp for $7 and a huge jug of sangria for $13.

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Dundas, Canada
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175 reviews 175 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Hess Village has become a culinary nuclear holocaust! The groan and grovel and the other pubs only want to serve beer, so the food is an afterthought....barely. They are all mostly gagging plates. But Koi offers creative, fresh, well prepared and well presented meals at a very reasonable price. You can tell that this place is run by a chef... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

We popped in at about 6pm on a Friday night. I had the special...Parmesan chicken. You got a plate, breaded chicken (i think it was PC Choice frozen) which a bit of melted cheese, a little, if any sauce and some salad on the plate. No side vegetables or pasta. I make a better one at home. My wife's burger... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

The beer is cold ( a nice change from many restaurants) the food was good (had a salad with chicken, bleu cheese, grapes) Check for specials.

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hamilton
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

What a complete facade. A booze can pretending to be a high end restaurant. What else could you expect from Hess village. If you are good looking and dressed hip or are friends with the server then you will get good service. If you are a couple of schmucks looking for some sushi and beer then you will be sorely... More 

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ontario
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed this place. Had lunch there on a Monday so not very busy but the food was fresh, made to order, delicious and reasonably priced. Their burger is REALLY good! but all our food was great and the beers were super cold (as they should be). Service was fine, no complaints at all. Will definitely return to try some... More 

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Dundas, Canada
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175 reviews 175 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

This place is an oasis in the desert that is Hess Village, where edible food is not to be found. Try the specials, as the chef is creative and good

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Burley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

Stopped for lunch on the way to Niagara. Ordered one of the specials of the day and it was beautiful. Seafood linguini with plenty of tiger prawns and a large White fillet of fish that was perfectly cooked laid across the top. Price... $9. have been raving about it since.

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Canada
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295 reviews 295 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2008

Way overpriced and they're not sure what kind of food they want to specialise in. Definitely not Japanese!

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Address: Hess Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
Average Prices: USD 21 - 26

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