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“Unassuming atmosphere but great food”
Review of Work

Work
Ranked #184 of 1,231 Restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: Canadian
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Ottawa, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
172 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Unassuming atmosphere but great food”
Reviewed May 7, 2014

Interior of the restaurant looks basic & boring, but the dishes are great. Super-tasty edamame with bits of ginger, sumptuous pork belly bahn mi sandwich, crispy tempura vegetables, and good local beer.

  • Visited May 2014
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Value for Little Money”
Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

What an unusual place Work is! Basic decor, inexpensive meals, but great food! The avocado fries were really good as was the tempura broccoli. The zucchini pasta was unbelievable! How do you make zucchini in a creamy sauce taste so much like a fabulous pasta dish? I had the pork nachos and it was a great meal. Seven of us ate there tonight and there was not a single complaint. This is not a classy place to eat but when the food is so good, leave your snobbery behind and enjoy a great meal!

Visited September 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Nice little place”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

I had a great experience at work. Trendy ambience, nice lighting. The staff are very nice and attentive. Our waitress was very friendly. The menu is quite unique. It's like gourmet bar food, mostly sandwiches and stuff. The menu is cutely placed on a chalk board, and is changed on a regular basis by the chef, who is also the owner. A must try!

  • Visited July 2013
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Hamilton
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Cool joint”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

Diggin e food, booze and vibe. Menu is different and everything we have tried has been excellent. Good choice at the bar. No posing.

  • Visited August 2013
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Hamilton, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great find”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

I recently ate at Work on the recommendation of a friend. It is a great find. The decor is fun and funky and they a selection of draft as well as bottled beer. The menu is small but changes with the availability of seasonal produce. We had the radish kimchee natchos and the avocado fries for an appetizer. Both were delicious and unique. The Cajun portobello mushroom burger was awesome, as was the shrimp burger ordered by a friend. Give this place a try!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Sally P
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