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Wild Orchid Cafe

) #218 of 1,028 Restaurants in Hamilton €€ - €€€ Portuguese, Seafood, European
286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
+1 905-528-7171
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Portuguese, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

If I'm in Hamilton for an period of time, I will make sure that I go to Wild Orchid! The food is always amazing and the service is always welcoming and this time was no different. There was 9 of us attending dinner on a...More

Thank 839alexandriak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this restaurant as we explored Hamilton's James Street. The menu looked like it had enough of a selection. My son was quick to point out that the patio chairs needed some attention to (they were plastic and the sun had disclored them)...More

Thank 4,163,951,670
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a very nice restaurant. There were four of us who were on a girls night out to see cirque de soliel. The food was great. Our waitress was amazing and went out of her way helping us with our broke down vehicle. The...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A college lives near Hamilton recommended this place. It was as good as being described. Everybody enjoyed the food,

Thank Michael Z
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It was a nice dinner. The food was good, and the waitress was very friendly and took her time to explain the dishes. We came at 9pm and since it's Wednesday it was time to close;but they checked with the kitchen and let us stay....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We ordered the large seafood platter..EVERYTHING under the sea was in it..Cooked to perfection. Service was great didnt bug you while eating.!!! Prices were fair for the amount of food we had.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My family visited the Wild Orchid for a birthday dinner and we were left dissapointed. We tried their rice seafood dish and although it had an okay flavour, it was way to fishy for our liking. We also ordered a pasta which was served cold....More

Thank _nicoleivaniv
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent seafood, probably the best seafood in Hamilton. The grilled calamari for a starter is amazing. I have had their pork and potato dishes, their sea food platers and their roasted chicken, all were absolutely satiating. I recently ordered their steak option, served with an...More

1  Thank MatthewDaniel84
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great little restaurant. Food was excellent and piping hot. I had the piri piri chicken which I'd highly recommend. Others in the party spoke equally highly of the various fish dishes. Well worth having the Pasteis de Nata (custard tarts) which are made on the...More

Thank RichardWoodward162
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Cod was dry, tasteless and full of bones. It does didn't taste fresh, and I couldn't eat it. When I mentioned that I didn't like it, The manager said that I would still have to pay for the meal and she wouldn't substitute something else....More

2  Thank brianjh59
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25 March 2017|
Response from Phil L | Reviewed this property |
The best answer is nowhere. But there are some parking lots a block or two west of john.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-7171
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