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Jack and Lois

) #54 of 1,030 Restaurants in Hamilton €€ - €€€ American, ,
301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
+1 289-389-5647
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“burger” (54 reviews)
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American, Bar, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the food it was sooooo good! Very generous as well. Don't need to order two sides and two entrees ! Loved the sandwich with eggplant. I still dream of it. Love the decor!

Thank gillybean28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jack and Lois is a fantastic quirky dinner on revitalized James St in Hamilton. The food is excellent. They have fantastic sangrias. Great meat and veggie selections both. They decor is an eclectic mix. The patio in back is wonderful in the summer.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome. This is the first restaurant we tried when we arrived in Hamilton, and now we go there all the time!! The food is really good, it is cheap, and the service is really good as well. They have a patio which...More

Thank Floriane V
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My daughter and I had breakfast here today, before our drive home, and it was so filling I`m still not hungry (5:00). Desperado burrito was filling and not too spicy and the When Nature Calls eggs benny showed us a new way to introduce black...More

Thank Leslielynn2013
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This small restaurant has big value and excellent food. The decor is very 50s, with chrome suites from my childhood! The menu offers lots of choice, including vegetarian options. Service is friendly and attentive. The meals arrived quickly and were delicious. Although it was too...More

Thank DonkN
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I liked the nostalgic decor in this fun and funky diner. Service was a little slow, but was friendly nonetheless. He had the John Candy burger with fries. I had the Peter Rowe sandwich - breaded eggplant and portobello mushroom with cheese and marinara sauce....More

Thank ruby2sday
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been going to Jack and Lois since they opened.we have had lunches and craft beer but haven't had their eggs Benedict. They were fantastic, great peameal bacon on fresh muffins with delicious home fries. Included was Relay coffee which is...More

Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The service was very nice, though their new location is quite tacky. The kettle chips that were served to us were still soft in certain spots- we were given two trays, both not cooked evenly. The burger I ordered was the Soprano- "8 OZ. Of...More

Thank Abbey R
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this charming little restaurant for breakfast. I ordered the pancakes and they were exquisite. Up there in my top 5 as far as pancakes go. The decor is vintage eclectic and is fun to look at. The back story of the place and their...More

Thank SugarLaLaLa
Reviewed 19 March 2017

James, our server, made it very clear "Your diet ends at the door!" Our group of 7 was seated easily as we arrived around 3pm. Menu is filled with so many great choices it made the meal selection difficult but a great excuse to go...More

Thank DragunFamily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 289-389-5647
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