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Jack and Lois

$$ - $$$American, ,
301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
+1 289-389-5647
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“grilled cheese” (28 reviews)
“burger” (39 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard a lot of talk about this place so had to try it out. We all ordered fries and burgers. The fries were great! I ordered the Saprano burger was a little disappointed. Service was slow as we were on our lunch from work. Will...More

Thank Anna-Maria B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The eggs benny was awesome! The English muffin so tasty , great home fries and excellent coffee. We are on the patio hidden in the back. We will be retuning now that we know of this place !

Thank JeniaToronto
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The patio in the back is a really cool spot, though kind of hard to find. The food was good. Very tasty but man, it took a long time to come. There was not enough wait staff either, felt really bad for the 2 waitresses...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Took an hour for our order to land on the table - grilled cheese and mac and cheese - not rocket science and only two of us at the table. Cockroaches. Actually saw cockroaches. SMH

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The patio behind the restaurant is adorable! I loved the art on the wall and the vintage style light strings. The bathroom could use some work, but it did the job. I had the John Candy, no bun with a side salad. I was stuffed...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We came here and sat on the patio on a Saturday, they had a DJ spinning some tunes and it was pretty nice. The food is delicious, I had the pigasus and it tasted like a sausage made into a hamburger, not that it was...More

1  Thank Goodburn
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch with my wife and son on a Tuesday and we were the only ones inside (there might have been other customers on the patio out back). Decor is great if you are longing for your grandmothers 1970's kitchen table and chairs....More

Thank drhamr
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We wanted a quick lunch while doing some business downtown. This is not the place for a quick anything. We opted for the (secret) patio. You have to exit the restaurant and go around the corner through a parking lot to enter. It's a great...More

Thank sandybeach12
Reviewed 2 August 2017

First time.. went to the patio.. kinda of a different set up.. had to walk around the corner to get to it.. but now I know for next time. Good service and friendly staff. They have an all day breakfast at affordable prices.. we went...More

Thank Andrea I
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Arrived with my 2 grandchildren. I'm new to the neighbourhood and trying out various restaurants in the area. Kids liked the menu. We waited for over an hour for our food to arrive. Other customers were waiting just as long. We were advised that the...More

Thank Ursula B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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