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Rapscallion Rogue Eatery

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61 Young St., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-522-0088
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17:00 - 23:30
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Waterdown, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our friends invited us to go with them to dinner at Rapscallion and I was looking forward to a good meal and nice night out. But the food was absolutely horrible. It's a shared plate idea, which I normally love but it's basically all meat dishes and they do NOT taste good and on top of that are extremely small... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for our anniversary dinner. It's a quirky place with menus written on various walls for you to peruse. It's all small plates to share. There are some really good dishes and some very odd ones too. The wine list is good though a bit expensive. The vibe is very hip and casual. The servers are all very knowledgeable.... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was both my friend's and my first visit to Rapscallions and we were blown away. The servers were knowledgeable, really friendly and helpful. The menu is hand written on nearby walls and windows and our server was happy to describe the dishes to us where needed. We ordered Chicken Liver Brulee, Halloumi Tikka Masala, Jambalaya St. Jacques and Duck... More 

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1 Thank FamilyTravels01
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Open kitchen concept restaurant. Menu is a large chalkboard in the kitchen area and the place doesn't look very appealing but the food is excellent and very different. The menu consists of small tapa's plates to share, we ordered 5 plates after asking what some were. They came out in an order chosen by the chef. We were not rushed... More 

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1 Thank Kevin P
Ontario Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Drove to Hamilton SPECIFICALLY to eat at Rapscallion, and we were THRILLED we did! Requested the chef to select his favourites for us, and to include the stuffed wings and bone marrow. WOW! Fell in food-love with the Chicken Liver Brulee! Charcuterie platter, Stuffed Chicken Wings, Lambda-Lambda-Lambda, Sweetbreads, Bone Marrow ... Everything so inventive and delicious. Chocolate Ganache Bar w.... More 

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Thank RedstoneGirl
Hamilton
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

An interesting place, kind of pub like, sort of like a little club restaurant. Not fussy or fancy but clean and comfy. Food was interesting. Little plates to share. Every plate was a hit. Had the stuffed chicken wings, cassoulet and the foie gras. My friend and I both agreed that every dish was delicious and interesting. The combination of... More 

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1 Thank 391maureens
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

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 

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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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

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.

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1 Thank J V
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 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:))

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Waterdown
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15 reviews
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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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:30
Monday
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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?