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Acclamation's Bar & Grill

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Downtown Hamilton
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191 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
+1 905-523-7269
11:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have to say I was excited to give this place a try, but was unfortunately let down. We had a party of 24 people for a Christmas function. Before you start thinking "well it's a small place, that's a lot of people to accommodate, etc etc" ...we booked our party a good month in advance AND we pre-ordered all... More 

Thank Tonya A
Hamilton, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

As soon as you enter this estalishment you can see happy customers enjoying different dishes with gusto. The menu has an ample variety of Mediterranean specialities and the service is friendly and attentive. We asked for the Cuban special menu and ordered tipical food that we enjoyed in other cuban restaurants. The dishes served in Acclamation's were extremely generous in... More 

Thank Liliana258
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Quiet, intimate and delish ☺ We enjoyed our dinner of chicken and chirizo and seafood pasta. Finished off with fresh brewed coffee and blueberry creme Brule mmmm

Thank Suzanne P
Hamilton, Canada
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I popped in late on a Saturday night. We ordered a plate of mussels, garlic bread and some wine. The food was fresh and tasty and the staff was friendly and attentive. Not much goes on on James Street on Saturday but we were very happy with our visit to Acclamation.

Thank Colleen B
Dundas, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Really enjoyed our dinner this evening. The service was bang on and the atmosphere was modern and yet somewhat elegant. Had the fish! Pickeral.... yummy.

Thank RBzoom
Hamilton, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Phoned a week ahead for a reservation. They took our reservation for 4 but the 2 people who were sipping their half glass of wine at the table reserved for us were not leaving anytime soon. Rather than kindly suggest to them that they could finish their beverage at the bar and could have another complimentary glass of wine for... More 

Thank Serenitynoworsoon
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

We had dinner on a week night recently. Service was attentive and friendly. Menu items were described 'by rote' , apparently, rather than by knowledge of the menu. The entree I ordered had been significantly changed from previously. The server did not acknowledge this and made excuses, that perhaps I had 'forgotten' it or had had something different before. No... More 

Thank SSusio
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We parked in the Acclamation lot and thought the least we could do was pop in for a drink and bite.They had wine of sufficient quality to please my wife. They have decent beer but nothing great.We had fish and chips which was grilled pickerel.They tried to present as something special and the effort was appreciated but the price of... More 

Thank Bud33eboy
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

This is the second time our group of 10 or so has gone to Acclamation for our Xmas lunch. It's great for work group because of the varied menu. This time was a disappointment, mainly because of the service which every single guest commented on. It started out ok but ended with positively surly. I had caesar salad which was... More 

Thank troisfleches
Dundas, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Our business networking had a Christmas party there on Dec 1st.. not only were they ready for us, the appetizers were hot and tasty and replenished in a timely manner.. the staff as attentive and at our beck and call yet did not get in our space... they allowed us to mingle and visit and really made us all feel... More 

Thank Marianne V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, International, Pub, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-523-7269

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