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lo Presti's at Maxwell's

Downtown Hamilton
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Jackson st.e, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Staff Awesome Food !

From the moment we entered the restaurant until we left first class all the way! The wait staff were so pleasant attentive and very knowledgable that he made everything sound so wonderful that you wanted to order it all. The various little separate rooms and area made for a very personal and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
DonnaNewstead
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Hamilton Ontario Canada
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hamilton Ontario Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

From the moment we entered the restaurant until we left first class all the way! The wait staff were so pleasant attentive and very knowledgable that he made everything sound so wonderful that you wanted to order it all. The various little separate rooms and area made for a very personal and intimate gathering for our group of seven. We... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

When you want to feel pampered our waiter is the man to do that for you, a man who gives great attentive service without hovering. No complaints with the food either as my pickerel entrée was fork fluffy and tasty and my partner's steak was cooked just the way he ordered it. Dinner, tax and tip (no alcohol) came to... More 

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surrety
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I had the pleasure of dining in your restaurant in late January with both of my sisters one of whom was in a wheel chair. It started the moment I walked in the door and ask if they were wheelchair accessible. One of the workers put out a ramp to get my sister in the door. They changed up some... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was our second New Years going for dinner here.My husband and I had our small(26 people,we had the front rooms) quaint wedding reception here 20yrs and have never been disappointed at the service or food and there has been many changes along the way.Werner and his wife Sandra are remarkable and make everyone feel at home.Food was fabulous however... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I've been going to Maxwells since I was a little girl, and can honestly say it's the best restaurant in Hamilton. The menu is always changing and never disappointing. I can never go there without getting 3 baskets of garlic bread. My favourite meal on the menu is the filet mignon. They cook steak to perfection. I've tried varieties of... More 

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Dundas, Ontario
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We looked forward to exemplary food and service as we'd experienced a couple of times before at Lo Presti's. This time, we visited with long time, loyal "regulars" and were given a lovely table in a room by ourselves. Unfortunately, only the "regulars" were given much attention. We found ourselves to be quite invisible by the staff. The crab cake... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I was looking for a nice restaurant in Hamilton in which to celebrate our son's Graduation from McMaster University. We were coming from Ottawa and staying overnight. I found this restaurant through Trip Advisor and we were absolutely thrilled. We had made reservations early on and we were very warmly welcomed. There were nine of us and we had a... More 

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Fort Erie, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My mother and I went for dinner and it was fabulous. Right from the minute we walked in the door they all made us feel welcome. The food was amazing and the service was outstanding. You get what you pay for and was worth every penny. Will defiantly be back!!

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Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I'm not saying this is a bad place but I can't say it's a good place either. I just don't see the value. The food and atmosphere do not match up with the cost of the Meal. They aren't bad and the service wasn't either. Our meal Friday night was at La Cantina and that was amazing. I'm probably being... More 

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Perth, Ontario
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We were a group of 8, all running in Around The Bay, 30k road race. We had our pre race meal here. Delicious! I was really sorry I couldn't have a glass of wine with dinner because that would have made it perfect!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jackson st.e, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Hamilton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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