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Zum Linzer

Austrian, German
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537 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
(905) 528-0023
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pretty good food but a very long wait

It was the day after Valentines, we had a reservation, and so did everyone else. They must have seen by the amount of reservations that it was also going to be a busy night. Alot of the things our friends and my husband and I chose were not available. There was one server working plus and elderly... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
monkMississauga
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Mississauga
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mississauga
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It was the day after Valentines, we had a reservation, and so did everyone else. They must have seen by the amount of reservations that it was also going to be a busy night. Alot of the things our friends and my husband and I chose were not available. There was one server working plus and elderly lady in the... More 

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Hamilton
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We booked Zum Linzer for a celebration. 14 of us at a table. Our waiter was great. Pleasant the whole time and even served the cake we brought in. Food came in a timely manner. We all found all the dishes to be very good. A very good experience and I would recommend it to all that are interested in... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

You will NEVER find food this authentic and this delicious on unless in Austria or Germany. It's a small place, reservations a must or you will wait forever, but once seated and served, you are in for a treat. There is nothing commercial about this place. It's small world and a small dining room which means every dish is truly... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The waiter / barkeep was rude and his sense of humour was not appreciated. His attempt with friendly repartee with was borderline rude. You do not ask one guest what they want and look an another guest and when the guest you are looking at answers say " I wasn't talking to you". We almost left at that point but... More 

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great German food, portion were large and tasty. On the down side the restaurant was cold and there is no parking but all in all great value and you sure don't leave hungry.

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Bracebridge, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Every December we meet with close friends at Christmas Party and this year we came back to Zum Linzer after a 2-year break, during which we explored 2 other restaurants. And this comeback was a really great decision! For as low as only $20 per person for food (drinks extra) we experienced a very well organized and absolutely friendly service... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Zum Linzer is a charming German/Austrian food restaurant lost in the middle of barren Main St East. It's a welcoming surprise for someone who likes that kind of food, and they also have traditional beers. There's a small but neat patio, and the inside is also quite inviting. The food was very good and we felt quite welcome.

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Ancaster, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It took three last minute attempts to get reservations before we realized a little planning was required if you want to eat here. Not the first place which came to mind for German food in Hamilton but only due to low profile location and lack of advertising. Why spend money to advertise when you are always busy? It certainly isn't... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great authentic Austrian menu items Authentic Austrian beer selection Service staff keep things moving along very well without rushing you Portions are HUGE, Consider SHARING appetizers! Definitely need to go back in order to try the Wiener Schnitzel,

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This place has so much to offer. Call ahead and make reservations. Get the fried mushrooms as an app or one of their homemade soups. Then try the country pork platter if you are coming off a hunger strike. Their schnitzel entrees are unparalleled in Hamilton. The Steak Madagascar is huge and cooked to perfection. This may be the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 537 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (905) 528-0023

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Austrian, German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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