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57 Discovery Dr, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 8K4, Canada
+1 905-528-5757
15:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Situated on water, great view, nice ambience. Food a bit pricey but the item I ordered was very good, had to share though as too much to eat for lunch. We came at a busy time, so service wasnt good, so suggest going when not so busy. Great place to eat at however, right beside the water and great place... More 

Thank Jude1885
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Short version. Don't go here for brunch. It is bad and overpriced. Long Version. Went here for brunch. We'd been here a few times over the years and every time it gets worse. This time it was the worst yet. Self serve coffee without any offer of wine or drinks. Strange. Had to send back half the glassware at the... More 

2 Thank namealreadytaken2010
Stoney Creek, ON
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Went there for our anniversary! Great, fun place to be! Live bands, excellent food, awesome service! They also have outdoor bar and HUGE patio where you can stroll with the drink in your hand and lounge on many outdoor sofas while listening to live music! Love it!!!

Thank Anitka1
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Food is always amazing here, it is pricey but worth it! The view is insane in the summer, with boats cruising around and sitting on the patio. The only issue is the timings/days open for this restaurant. Other than that, love this place

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Food and service were poor. We waited for ages just to order drinks. After 2 hours we had to leave without dessert as we were awaiting DARTS transit for a family member. Staff seemed to cater to guests partying outside in groups. We were only 3 people outside as well. An appetizer, which was recommended by the server was popcorn!... More 

1 Thank Lynn M
Hamilton, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I scheduled a lunch meeting at Sarcoa during the summer. The wait to be seated was so long and disorganized, even with reservations. The manager had to get involved, took about 45 minutes to be seated. Once seated, the service was once again very slow and disorganized. The one hour lunch meeting took over 2 hours and most of the... More 

1 Thank Vegas_Firsttime
Hamilton, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a must visit, a beautiful location on the Hamilton Bay The food is the best, friendly staff A very good spot for any event, small or large. In summer you can sit outside and enjoy the boats sailing by and a fabulous view

Thank Joann4428
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We have not been to Sarcoa;s for awhile now but it is a wonderful restaurant on the bay, views are amazing! The food is good and quite pricey but you are paying for the location and atmosphere. Would recommend a visit to Sarcoa's for a special occasion and definately in the summer!

Thank Cheryl P
Windsor, Canada
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74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My friends and I came here for Thor New Year's Eve party, tickets were $100 and included dinner, late night toast and open bar. They seemed to be cheaping out to be honest. They didn't start serving dinner until after 9, which means we weren't done eating until after 10. The portions were small but plenty for someone like me.... More 

Thank Haley M
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Sarcoa is set up in a beautiful modern building overlooking the pretty part of the harbour. It has a massive patio with a set up for DJ or perhaps live music. Dressed up as a modern quasi-upscale joint, Sarcoa's food is below average. My wife and I have been turned away because we did not have reservations even though the... More 

1 Thank MatthewDaniel84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Discovery Dr, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 8K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-5757
Welcome to Sarcoa, Hamilton's premiere waterfront dining experience and events centre.

Using fresh local ingredients, our chef's make everything possible in-house. Our goal is to provide you with gourmet comfort food in a warm, contemporary setting.

Our 350 seat Waterfront Patio is the jewel of Hamilton.

This year on the Waterfront Patio, we no longer be utilize an outdoor kitchen with a separate menu. Instead, the area behind the outdoor stage is now a self-service lounge area. This lounge space is for enjoying drinks and waterfront views. We kindly ask you grab your own drinks at the outdoor bar, and take them back to enjoy the lounge.

If you are interested in joining us for lunch or dinner, you will need to make a reservation in advance, and will then be seated in a designated area with service: the interior of Sarcoa, Sarcoa's Upper Patio, or at a glass table in front of the patio stage.

We understand the concept of our patio is a little different; however, because our chefs strive to serve the highest quality of freshly made menu items, in doing so, we must compromise with the ability to only serve a limited amount of guests at one time at a slightly slower pace.

We kindly ask for your cooperation and understanding in regards to the way we orchestrate our patio. Our goal is to give you and your family and friends a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy well-crafted food on the best patio in Hamilton.

We hope to see you out there soon!



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