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Purple Pear

) #90 of 1,020 Restaurants in Hamilton €€ - €€€ International, , Gluten Free Options
946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
+1 905-527-7179
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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International, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
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11 - 20 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had reservations. We were seated with our water almost immediately. Within 15 minutes we had a glass of wine and our orders had been taken. Nothing extra just 1 soup of the day and 1 French onion soup. Took maybe another 15 minutes for...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great food, service, and old world ambiance. The owner always remembers you and you feel welcomed immediately.

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Fabulous food, great prices. Old school setting makes for a nice change.We had made a reservation for 4 for a friday night to celebrate a birthday. This was all of our 1st time there. The host Victor was very pleasant & made us all fell...More

Thank D3723LSjanb
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The atmosphere is very open and quite loud. There were a couple of parties going on which I am sure contributed to the din. Especially the 7 year olds birthday party. I certainly wouldn't call it elegant, it was pretty basic. Food: Shrimp was overcooked...More

Thank Lachner12
Reviewed 26 December 2016

9 of us for christmas dinner. Over an hour between salad and dinner. Stood in the entrance way for 20 minutes before anyone greeted us. Server mixed up drinks. Served warm tomato juice. Food was good.

Thank Jodi A
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Visited this passed weekend for a Christmas Party and I must say it was fabulous. So much amazing food and friendly staff. Expectations blown!!!

Thank Haley W
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had heard and read that the Purple pear was an excellent place to dine. And based on the number of people that were seated, it would prove the point. However, my wife's fish was drastically overcooked and my prime rib with Yorkshire pudding, I/we...More

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is the second time here. The first was Easter and now Thanksgiving. Both times the food was well prepared, and well presented. Good flavours and good service. Everyone in the restaurant was well attended and appeared as pleased as were we. It is very...More

Thank TorontoRover
Reviewed 2 November 2016

From the moment you walk in the door, it is like stepping back in time when a steak house treated you like a somebody! Love the owner's touch, love the staff's commitment and love the selection and prices. Great date night! Thank you again :D!

Thank Lesley A
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We were told to go here by family who said it was very tasty. They had lovely wine selection but other than that, we were not impressed. We found the service was adequate but we were ignored for a bit with only 2 other parties...More

Thank katestar99
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Questions & Answers
Rose P
25 January 2017|
Response from TorontoRover | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain about Vegan options. You would do better to contact the restaurant. I am not Vegan and as for dress code questions, I would say casual is okay but it is a Dining Restaurant so let me say to be more 'uptown... More
Diane V
27 January 2015|
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Response from jdacosta16 | Reviewed this property |
It was called Martins steak house, owned I believe by a wrestler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-527-7179
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