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Purple Pear

$$ - $$$International,
946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
+1 905-527-7179
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (5 reviews)
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International, Canadian
$$ - $$$
946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us decided to go to the purple pear about one week ago. We all had a great meal. One had the salmon which she thought was great and there was a very unusual sauce on the fish. Something a little different than normal....More

Thank BarbaraA68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great old school steakhouse vibe. Surf and turf was fantastic, and the steak and lobster were both cooked perfectly. Nice wine list without a big markup. We will definitely be back!

Thank DanRoppelt
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a dinner date night and the food was delicious. Best lobster tail I've had in a while, the wine option was good to. The service was friendly and welcoming I will be back.

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A couple met up with us to visit what we consider to be a hidden Gem, the purple pear. We arrived and we're greeted by the owner Victor who promptly seated us. We received a good selection of home made table bread, (the jalapeño biscuits...More

Thank thisiscliff
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

First time at the Purple Pear, excellent service. The owner paid for our bottle of wine because our food was taking a while to come to us. I ordered the rack of lamb it was savoury and sweet, huge portions! My husband had the steak...More

Thank DeeM2017CAD
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had reservations (which are definitely recommended) and when we arrived they knew our names and greeted us by them which was very classy. The old school feeling inside was perfect. The waiter was the best. We had surf and turf and it was the...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Come, sit, eat, enjoy and stay! No rushing you out the door, a evening here is relaxed and delicious. A lovely house wine although next time I think I'll upgrade to a Valpolicella. Bread basket to start, an amazing onion soup for me and calamari...More

Thank J C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

OK you will see mention of the décor a little dated, which it is with all the dark woods and not sure what to call the carpet. However if you want really good, friendly service, and a good meal this is the place. The owner...More

1  Thank StanleyB1
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

On Barton ... not where you'd expect ! Old school quality and amazing value !! Great food , drinks . Excellent menu !!! The host is stellar ! Try this off this hidden gem ! You'll be hooked !!!

Thank Robin J
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Wagjag coupon. Don't bother buying. Food ok. Nothing special. Why sell wagjag coupon if you don't like redeeming them.

1  Thank craigtrotman947
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Questions & Answers
Rose P
26 January 2017|
Response from TorontoRover | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain about Vegan options. You would do better to contact the restaurant. I am not Vegan and as for dress code questions, I would say casual is okay but it is a Dining Restaurant so let me say to be more 'uptown... More
Diane V
28 January 2015|
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Response from jdacosta16 | Reviewed this property |
It was called Martins steak house, owned I believe by a wrestler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
International, Canadian
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-527-7179
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