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Montana's Cookhouse

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1508 UpperJames, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Good lunch

food was good and reasonable priced. had more than enough to eat and took leftovers home. would go there again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Cindy P
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Hamilton, Ontario
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for some good home cooked food with a roadhouse touch than this is the place. We go twice a month and have had great service every time.

Thank craigar2015
Waterloo, Canada
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552 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 468 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for a quick dinner as there was nothing else around, and I've never dined at a Montana's before. The atmosphere was quite lovely, it looks like a cabin inside and it was quite cozy and warm on a cold January evening. The service was friendly and fast but not too intrusive. I had the Apple Pecan... More 

Thank Travel_Bug81
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited Montana's on Upper James for dinner (the evening of Jan 15). When our food came, we didn't have any cutlery. After unsuccessfully flagging down our waitress, my wife went up to the counter to get her attention. Later she came by to check to see that we "got everything that we ordered". She never did return to... More 

Thank J0hnJ66
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time at Montanas: it was very good! The waiter was friendly and kept making sure we didnt need anything. The food was delicious, we got cornbread, ribs and pulled pork sandwich. The restaurant was clean and the booths comfortable. We enjoyed it!

Thank phoenixfeather86
Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I frequent the Montana's located on Paramount Drive in Hamilton. Today, because we were in the area of Upper James, we decided to go to that location instead. The difference between these two locations is night and day. The service we receive at Paramount is always prompt and friendly, and our orders are almost always accurate (and... More 

Thank Hendesm
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

food was good and reasonable priced. had more than enough to eat and took leftovers home. would go there again.

Thank Cindy P
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142 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We frequent Montana's in various locations. This time visiting relatives in Hamilton we went as a large party. And although this one was not unusually busy for a Montana's, the food even apps were extremely slow. Although the children were provided with crayons, still they will only wait or be patient so long. And when the dishes finally arrived the... More 

Thank jocosa
Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I have been a regular visitor to Montana's yet I am hesitant to go again. In three consecutive visits at this restaurant, the back ribs have been nothing but disappointing, mostly because they were so dry! The sauce is thrown on but underneath, the meat is simply dry and tough. On a positive note, I always enjoy the nachos and... More 

Thank Katherine D
Hamilton, Canada
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Boring to say the least. Guess that's why most Montana's have so few customers at lunch. Food is boring, tasteless and not great value for the money

Thank Len D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

I generally like Montana's. But I will stick to the Ancaster location going forward. My daughter's chicken strips came out with a hair right in the fries. Then I cut in to my "medium" top sirloin steak. It was cooked "well done". I am currently still sitting here waiting for my replacement 15 minutes later. Should only take a few... More 

Thank Jeremy C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1508 UpperJames, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: 19053183992

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 19

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