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16 Sydenham St., Dundas, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 2T4, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 41 Restaurants in Dundas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: King Street
Description: Chefs Fraser Macfarlane and Georgina Mitropoulos opened Quatrefoil Restaurant in May, 2010. Since then, the restaurant has been named among the top 10 best new Canadian restaurants of 2010 by enRoute Magazine, and among the top 10 best new restaurants of 2011 in Toronto by Toronto Life magazine. Quatrefoil Restaurant is also featured as a prime dining destination in the 2011 edition of Where to Eat in Canada. Located in the quaint community of Dundas, Ontario, the restaurant offers contemporary French cuisine in a charming heritage home turned modern eatery. Macfarlane and Mitropoulos, a husband-and-wife team, met in the kitchen of Toronto's Scaramouche Restaurant, before heading to Europe to seek out new food styles and experiences. Together, the pair has cooked in some of the best Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe, training under notable chefs such as Marco Pierre White, Gordon Ramsay and Gary Hollihead.
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135 reviews from our community

93% Recommend
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Oakville, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Close to a perfect experience. Elegant without being pretentious. Service was fantastic. Food was outstanding. What more do you need?

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Roden, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a very very lovely lunch in this restaurant. Everything was oke. Nice entree, excellent food and wine, great atmosphere. Really a place to visit again ( and again).

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Woodstock, Canada
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Food is delicious but appetizers are on skimpy side for the price. Enjoyable but not outstanding experience. Turned off by server who put fingers on edge of cup where lips go. Yuck. Worth going to but try other options too.

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Hamilton, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

The taste was wonderful The food fresh Beautifully presented Portions small in the Friday night sampler and if we had not eaten all the bread we would have been hungry Staff very pleasant and attentive

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Caledonia, Ontario
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went to celebrate an anniversary. Easily got a reservation on the phone that was handled pleasantly. We arrived and were greeted warmly and seated quickly- it wasn't busy on a Tuesday night. Decor is very bright and clean allowing the food to stand out even more.We had menus and wine and drink lists promptly. The wine list is extensive,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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377 reviews 377 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

French inspired cuisine is creative and intricate in flavors. Foie gras torchon was fabulous, with many complementing flavors on the sides. Gnocchi was el dente, very tasty sauce and served with fresh garden peas. Veal loin was done to perfection and all sides were wonderful. The striped bass was an unexpected success and the portion was substantial. Rhubarb panna cotta... More

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My husband and had celebrated our wedding Anniversay on July 15, 2014. This restaurant resonates a wonderful ambiance. The staff are very attentive to details and made our night an amazing one. Food is delicious. We had the gnocchi and fois gras for appetizer, crusted salmon and tenderloin as entrees. The steak was cooked to perfection, was so tasty and... More

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Rockland, Maine
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Preparing Salmon (or any fish for that matter) or Scallops is difficult at best. Both were prepared and cooked to perfection The decor, outdoor seating area and atmosphere were very pleasant, friendly and inviting.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Quatrefoil has excellent food, atmosphere and service. Every time I have visited it has been up to the highest standard and is worth a visit if you are after a top "fine dining" experience.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Our first time at Quatrefoil, we decided to take a chance after attending our daughter's "university graduation ceremony". Good thing it was still an early evening, we managed to get a table. Do not take a chance, book your table in advance. Beautiful, quaint, elegant restaurant. Great food, I highly recommend this restaurant as it is a "step away" from... More

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