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Express Restaurant

349 Grays Rd | Ont, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 2Z1, Canada
+1 905-560-1475
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“caprese” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
349 Grays Rd | Ont, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 2Z1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I both grew up in Stoney Creek and decided to meet for lunch at The Express. We are so glad we did. This restaurant has been here for many years and the service and the quality of food is definitely the reason...More

Thank Ythomson
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my father's 90th birthday party at The Express Restaurant. The food was amazing from the appetizer to dessert. Sunny and his staff made this day very memorable for my father, guests and my family. We celebrated another function at The Express and that's...More

Thank moped
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Have been here a few times and have yet to try anything but the pizza (it's so good) and caprese plate. The caprese plate was delicious, despite being off-season for tomatoes (imagine it would be fab in the summer). For pizza, I highly recommend the...More

Thank J-me C
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Our first visit to Express for a birthday party with a group. Large location, very easy to find just off Barton St on Grey's Rd. There is plenty of parking in the rear. First thing you smell is that wood burning pizza oven and it...More

Thank Joe F
The Express R, Manager at Express Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hello Joe Thank you so much …We look forward to serving you soon

Reviewed 15 May 2017

The pasta was perfectly cooked and tasty. Nice to go with friends for a wine and dinner. I liked the look and staff were friendly. Good service.

Thank Jen D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Recently had a family party there and not only was the food great, but the staff was so friendly and helpful. We had a fixed family style dinner in a separate corner of the restaurant. I can't think of anything that was missing from our...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The express is, in my opinion, hands down the best Italian restaurant in the Hamilton Area. Compared to the other major spots of the last decade or so, (Viscas, Tivoli, cafe palazzo, monte verde, valentinos (all 3 locations) ) the express has maintained a superior...More

Thank Kitaguma
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The place is very large, and it has been many years since my last visit. It is still busy with many families and large groups as it is reasonably priced for a night out. Food is good, and as expected for an Italian restaurant. My...More

Thank Li M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

delicious Italian food ( I had the ravioli - yum!!!) and great service. Does not look like much from the outside but inside - oh my goodness..... I would highly recommend this place - for party of two or twenty - but make a reservation.....we...More

Thank Gabbi B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The best risotto i have ever eaten, and that says a lot as i have been to Italy, and eaten risotto there! I had the vegetable risotto, with chicken added, and it was perfect! I also told them about my fish allergy, and they were...More

1  Thank Temi D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Grays Rd | Ont, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 2Z1, Canada (Formerly Express)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-560-1475
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The Express restaurant represents fusion of northern, central and southern Italian cuisine. Our open kitchen concept serves made-to-order wood fire pizzas, fresh in- house pasta and hand tossed gourmet salads that will make your visit a memorable one!!!.
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