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Purple Pear

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, American, International
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946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
+1 905-527-7179
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Southern Ontario
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is very open and quite loud. There were a couple of parties going on which I am sure contributed to the din. Especially the 7 year olds birthday party. I certainly wouldn't call it elegant, it was pretty basic. Food: Shrimp was overcooked on the seafood pasta. French onion en croute had nice flavour but the cheese was... More 

Thank Lachner12
Dundas, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

9 of us for christmas dinner. Over an hour between salad and dinner. Stood in the entrance way for 20 minutes before anyone greeted us. Server mixed up drinks. Served warm tomato juice. Food was good.

Thank Jodi A
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this passed weekend for a Christmas Party and I must say it was fabulous. So much amazing food and friendly staff. Expectations blown!!!

Thank Haley W
Hamilton, Canada
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We had heard and read that the Purple pear was an excellent place to dine. And based on the number of people that were seated, it would prove the point. However, my wife's fish was drastically overcooked and my prime rib with Yorkshire pudding, I/we could have done better at home. And I had to ask for the "jus"! When... More 

Thank Ted L
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This is the second time here. The first was Easter and now Thanksgiving. Both times the food was well prepared, and well presented. Good flavours and good service. Everyone in the restaurant was well attended and appeared as pleased as were we. It is very reasonably priced compared to other similar venues and we will be back more frequently.

Thank TorontoRover
Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

From the moment you walk in the door, it is like stepping back in time when a steak house treated you like a somebody! Love the owner's touch, love the staff's commitment and love the selection and prices. Great date night! Thank you again :D!

Thank Lesley A
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We were told to go here by family who said it was very tasty. They had lovely wine selection but other than that, we were not impressed. We found the service was adequate but we were ignored for a bit with only 2 other parties in the restaurant. The steak I had was mainly fat and it was expensive. I... More 

Thank katestar99
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a close by restaurant before the Ticat game and was recommended by a co-worker to definitely try the Purple Pear. We had been to this location many years back when was named Martin's Steakhouse. The outside of the building was very inviting with its stone front, large wooden door and has ample of... More 

Thank Cheryl D
Hamilton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Food was excellent and servers very friendly. Prices were very comparable. Would definitely go there again.

Thank Marcia M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A large group of us went to the Purple Pear for dinner Saturday night to celebrate a few birthdays. The food was very good and the service was excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. I am looking forward to go there again. Cheryl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, American, International
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-527-7179
Menu prices listed on this site are subject to change.

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