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Rapscallion Rogue Eatery

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61 Young St., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-522-0088
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this gem on weekend visit to Hamilton for that city’s marathon. With its ever changing chalkboard menu, Rapscallion is Shangri-La for the foodie set. The waiter, expertly briefed on the menu, recommended the small plate approach to facilitate sharing. My 6 year old opted for the charcuterie plate, 10 year old went for the cheese tika masala, wife got... More 

Thank Ben G
Frank A, Person Who Cares About Your Experience at Rapscallion Rogue Eatery, responded to this review

Hi Ben. We don't even know know where to start. Thank you *so* much for the feedback and for the kind words. We're so happy we were able to satisfy you and your family. Sincere thanks for thinking of us for your visit, and kudos to your six-year-old for diving into some charcuterie. That just makes us smile. Hope to... More 

Burlington, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ideas of great dishes were there but they really lacked flavour. Not enough seasoning. Presentations were just eh. Overall not that impressed which was disappointing because reviews were good. We ordered the 'pear'fect salad and kept crunching on dirt. These owners also had The Alex in Burlington and I felt much the same about that as well.

1 Thank J V
Toronto, Canada
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good, but maybe it was talked up too much and didn't quite meet my expectations. They had decent drinks and the food wasn't anything to die for, but it was fairly good! I think I'll go back to try it again. Nice location and the servers were very pleasant:))

Thank nevsav
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for my anniversary dinner and it was awesome!! The food was interesting and very creative. Our waiter was attentive an knowledgeable! Definitely will go back!

1 Thank Treeregn
Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

What a pleasant surprise to find such a unique restaurant in the steel city. The setting is alive and casual with menu items scrawled on the windows and walls. Since all portions are small, you order 2 or 3 even for one person. This way you have an opportunity to try the chef's original take on good. The lamb I... More 

Thank Greg263
Frank A, Person Who Cares About Your Experience at Rapscallion Rogue Eatery, responded to this review

Thank you so, so, so much for the feedback. We just launched a full vegetarian/vegan menu this week, on top of our other fare, so we may just have a reason for you to come back :) More 

Hamilton ON
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136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My first time there for a business meeting. We were seated at a great window corner table and promptly served and explained the concept. Loved all the dishes. The lamb fries and duck bomb fabulous. The chocolate desert wonderful especially with BACON! Yes !!! bacon! My only complaint was the portion size was too small -even for the sharing tapas... More 

Thank Ron V
Dundas, Canada
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome unique wide range of shared plate and descent wine list. Cool comfortable atmosphere with a true sense of quality. On the expensive side but worth every penny. Never disappointed

Thank TheLankyTraveller
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My husband and I live in Hamilton and we love trying new foods. We tried this on a recommendation and have been back many times. This is our go-to restaurant when we have visitors. I have loved everything I have ever tried here. If you are expecting a classic Canadian menu you might be a little disappointed because this restaurant... More 

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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 5:45 on a Tuesday evening & was asked if we had reservations. We didn't. We didn't really get a table we liked. But that was ok. No menu. Just a chalkboard with no explanations. It was 2 can dine for $69 night. (But only 1 desert) ? Was the food delicious. Yes !! Would we come back. Not... More 

Thank Shawn N
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I am disgusted and offended by the use of the word Glutarded on the menu. It offends so many and in today's world it should never be used. It is not cute or trendy. Just the owner being derogatory.

13 Thank DiveDivaOntario
Frank A, Person Who Cares About Your Experience at Rapscallion Rogue Eatery, responded to this review

Hi there. In response to feedback, the word was removed from our website earlier this week. Hope you'll consider amending your review in light of this. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Young St., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-522-0088

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