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“Work lunch”
Review of Cook Street Social

Cook Street Social
Ranked #229 of 390 Restaurants in Hamilton
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Great place for a quick meal for our lunch. The boys mostly had steaks or burgers and were very pleased. I had eggs Benedict as did not feel like a huge meal. It was lovely but I would next time order it on thinner bread. The bread / toast was about 2 inches thick and I not into that, the sauce, hollandaise? was way over the top. Lovely but far to much on the plate. Another ordered french toast and thought that was quite nice, once again too much bread though.

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Thank nzwestie
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

We went along to the Cook for lunch on a fine Saturday in March. It has been awhile since our last visit so we thought we'd give it a go.
The menu & drinks selection was good and we all ordered burgers. 2 x beef and 1 x chicken burger which all came with fries and salad. Service was prompt and efficient when ordering at the bar. Our meals arrived in good time. The overall consensus was the burgers looked good and were very tasty. The fries got a tick from 2 out of 3 while the salad was really cole slaw and approved by 1 out of 3.
Drinks were 2 x wines & 1 x beer which hit the spot.
Overall not bad and an average rating.

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Thank KevyH73
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

I've visited the Cook several times in the past two years and am sad to say there has been a consistent downward trend in the quality of their food.

It is a great location, friendly staff and some good events are held there. It has a good pub atmosphere and if all you want are bar snack type food then the quality is reasonable.

What has happened in the last few months has been a decrease in healthy options and former favourite dishes have become very greasy and on occasion unpleasant. This even includes a chicken salad which came dripping in bacon fat.

We used to love eating at the Cook, it was good food and generous portions at a decent price, but the quality is just not the same as it used to be.

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Reviewed January 15, 2014

Very good food with possibly the best vegetable soup I have ever had. The portion sizes were good but the prices were quite high as a result especially for pub food. We attended on a Monday night which was quiz night so lots of people and plenty of atmosphere. So had an education as well, did you know that peanuts are an ingredient in dynamite? Well you do now.

Thank Dec S
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Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

It is a good place to have a meal .. We like food was good , service is poor .. Over all worth money .. Great building .. Like the open space

Thank kpshaju
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