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Harbour Diner

) #26 of 1,032 Restaurants in Hamilton €€ - €€€ American, ,
486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
+1 905-523-7373
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“meatloaf” (11 reviews)
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American, Diner, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for breakfast for the first time and loved the decor and atmosphere. Family style restaurant. Small and quaint. Cute China cups and fab wallpaper. Coffee was strong and hot. Had the harbour breakfast whic h was good. Not quite a fan of the potatoes....More

Thank JeniaToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time here and it did not disappoint. This is quite a small restaurant(only 9 or 10 tables) located in the north end of Hamilton away from most of the "restaurant action". The service is very friendly and efficient, but a little slow when really...More

Thank samperle
Reviewed 1 week ago

A mall quaint little restaurant. It has a great menu very reasonable and lots of specials that change every day. It had the best coconut cream pie I have ever had. Great service very friendly. Was on that show you gotta eat here.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw this restaurant on the TV show "You Gotta Eat Here" a while back and decided to try it while visiting Hamilton. We ordered the prime rib and pulled pork sandwiches. Delicious! Before leaving the restaurant, the table nearby received their meatloaf order. Wow!...More

Thank Jose B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I could not love this place more! My family of 6 was made right at home at a big comfy table. The coffee was good & strong and the peach mimosa fresh! I had the California eggs Benedict and man was that good! The kids...More

Thank Aimee G
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Simple atmosphere but delicious home cooking. Cobb salad had real roast turkey and salad dressing was very good

Thank Patti M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The food at Harbour Diner is great. The staff was friendly and the dessert is fabulous. If you are visiting on the weekend and are planning on going during the dinner hour it is better if you have reservations. We arrived at 4 without reservation...More

Thank 1Love2Travel789
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I ordered a fish taco expecting a deep fried battered dish. I was pleasantly surprised when fresh fish, veggies and enough food to fill me completely. And without the caloric guilt!

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The place is under new ownership since the TV show in 2012 went there with family yesterday service was good food was good blueberry pie was very good. They close at 9 PM we were there till 920 made us feel very welcome.

Thank Marcogp7
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Saw this restaurant on "You Gotta Eat Here " show on the Food Network. It did not disappoint in the food department as everyone of us (14 in all) enjoyed their meals. Most people in our group had something different and raved about it. The...More

Thank fireguy329
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-523-7373
Family run Diner with an emphasis on home cooking. Everything now made in house, from scratch. Comfort food at it's finest!
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