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Shakespeare's Steak House

) #64 of 1,032 Restaurants in Hamilton $$$$ , Steakhouse, Seafood
181 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H2, Canada
+1 905-528-0689
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (13 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
“jelly beans” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
181 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fine dinning at it's very best ! Food was out this world and the staff had the perfect balance of being extremely attentive without giving the impression of "hovering " . All in all an amazing evening from start to finish !

Thank Bonofan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Shakespeare's several times over the years and have never had a bad experience. Tonight was no exception. We had for business associates for a lovely dinner. The menu is very traditional but every dish is outstanding. Two of us had seafood and...More

Thank WichtaDan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my parent here for their 50th anniversary. Staff were VERY pleasant and welcoming. I ordered the Napoleon Steak. It was PERFECT!!!! AMAZING!. Decor was dated (70-80's), but my older parents enjoyed it, since that was their era. I would highly recommend this restaurant if...More

Thank Terrance G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food is excellent, best steaks ever from any restaurant I have every been too. The service is great very attentive and the tray with pickles cheese and bread is perfect for your wine they bring out before the meal( it's free😊) the shrimp are...More

Thank annie k
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times while in Hamilton for business. The service is consistently excellent. The staff are thorough professionals that know the menu back and forth as well as the wine list. Backing up the excellent service is an amazing chef. Everything that...More

Thank briansmalley
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We celebrated our 50th Wedding Anniversary and wanted something special. Well we certainly got it. From the greeting at the door to our final good-bye I couldn't find fault with anything. The opening touch with the pickles, feta, olives and warm garlic bread was a...More

1  Thank HappinessBinbrook
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My parents have been going to Shakespeare's since it opened. Now on to the 3rd generation of family visitors, and each meal is an occasion. I've never been treated to such a perfect combination of hospitality, delicious food and incredible atmosphere in all my years...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Shakespeare's last night for a friends 40th birthday, there were 20 of us and we had a nice room all to ourselves. They start you off with a very tasty pickle/cheese/olive tray and some delicious garlic bread. They are very generous with both...More

1  Thank Phil D
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Excellent Service , Great food. A wonderful trip down memory lane for people who enjoy a traditional steakhouse.

1  Thank aclaing
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there last night and the food was very good. At the end of each meal a big bowl of candy, with a spoon, is brought over to each table. I noticed an elderly woman who was there with her daughter, picking her teeth...More

4  Thank Lucy L
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Evelyn T
26 May 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
Same owners, family affair. Franco is now head chef, Leo runs the front-of-house.
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Kathy B
18 January 2017|
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Response from CKTA | Reviewed this property |
Hi; I'm not sure if my response was sent properly, so I am sending it again. I have seen people in there dressed very casual.. We prefer to dress up a notch when we go there. I have seen men in nice jeans and a shirt. It... More
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Paul Z
19 April 2015|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
Under the 'menu' tab on on their home page
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-0689
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