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All 54 Ancaster Restaurants

Bella of Ancaster - Philip Shaver House

1034 Garner Rd W, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3K9, Canada
+1 905-648-5225
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Ranked #8 of 54 Restaurants in Ancaster
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We attempted to make a reservation for dinner for four people. My husband e-mailed and received no response. The website stated that they were in fact open on a Tuesday night. Later that morning, he phoned the restaurant and left a message. No one responded. We took the chance that the reservation was in place. Unfortunately, we were wrong. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Friends took me out for my birthday to Bella’s this past Saturday evening. The historic house had a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. The tables are well spaced and set beautifully. Our meals were flawless, as was the service provided by Cathy. She picked a good wine to accompany our varied meals. We will be visiting again and again to sample the... More 

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Ancaster, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Bella's is our favorite restaurant and we love it. The food is wonderful and the service and surroundings are amazing. Food is really well prepared and will accommodate for vegetarian and other preferences. The very best for romantic dinners or mid day lunch.

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Ancaster, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great spot. Very good food. A very quiet and pretty setting. Bella's is a wondeful addition to the local dining scene. The staff are very helpful and accomodating. Highly recommended.

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Burlington, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were invited out this past weekend to dinner with our dear friends. We had an exceptional time. The jazz music provided an upbeat atmosphere. The wine selection was varied and selection good with fair prices to meet our budget, food appetizers and main courses and daily specials were varied and tasty. I had centre cut beef,(prepared correctly the way... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

In an historic house in suburban Hamilton, Bella of Ancaster is well worth the visit. There is a small main dining room, a larger very bright solarium and a third room with adjacent patio. A small gift shop occupies an alcove near the bar area. The building and grounds are very nicely kept - an indication it turns out, of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I came here for dinner and regretted visiting this establishment. We had visited a few times prior and had decent meals, but this time my steak was chewy, and the dessert was a sloppy mess of whip cream and some strawberries. I wont be back, there is way to many good restaurants in the area.

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Sun City Center, Florida
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139 reviews 139 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Good and not so great! First, the grounds and the restaurant are beautiful. The ambiance is charming. Service was excellent, efficient, helpful, cheerful and was probably the hilights of our meal. We shared salmon cakes with banana relish for an appetizer. This was excellent and I give them a lot of credit for making such an original dish, which was... More 

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Toronto
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My experience at Bella's this past week was simply superb. The food was absolutely delicious and the service impeccable. I can't believe that hot waitress in the leggings is over 50 years old, wow - she's a beauty and obviously worked and trained in other fine dining establishments, as above average hospitality skills are so rare these days. We enjoyed... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I normally don't write reviews about Restaurants.....but apparently I should. I dine out often and have been to Bella's several times with several friends and have nothing but great things to say. In saying that, it was much to my dismay that I read a review that was appalling! I don't know who this person was or where they came... More 

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Additional Information about Bella of Ancaster - Philip Shaver House

Address: 1034 Garner Rd W, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3K9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 905-648-5225
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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