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Cavallo Nero

370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C2, Canada
+1 905-648-8888
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (22 reviews)
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve eaten here half a dozen times and eaxh time wonder why we don’t go more often. Easily the best business this location has hosted, with a nice modern decor and a great patio. The staff is always attentive and professional and the food is...More

Thank nuclam
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is not the first time my family and I visit Cavallo Nero, but this time is definitely the worst. Or reservation was for 7:30, and the first dish arrived at 8:50. I had the ravioli and it was undercooked; not hard to the bite,...More

Thank Lina Q
Reviewed 4 days ago

I met friends for lunch here. Menu is nothing spectacular. My food arrived cool, the cole slaw with mayonnaise dressing tasted funny so I didn't eat it. Two friends ordered a cobb salad which came with no dressing and the avocado which was supposed to...More

Thank Attendee
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Went here today for the first time for Mother’s Day Brunch. The food did not come out altogether which was disappointing & honestly it wasn’t that great. When the food did come out some of it was cold. Service was friendly yet quite slow, &...More

1  Thank Missbhavn
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Ate here a few times while staying in Ancaster. Service is friendly and efficient without being overbearing. The food is good Italian-style. I mainly had pizza, my wife the soup-of-the-day or a salad, and my daugher one of the pasta dishes. Good selection of wines...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We were greated by friendly employees. Tried their special mint-flavoured cocktail to begin our meal and it was amazingly flavoured. We had a nicely-spiced soup, thoughtfully put together house salad, and a salmon-rice dish (a little thin on vegetables) for our meals.

Thank John B
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Just returned from my third visit and this establishment continues to provide consistently great meals, reasonably priced in a pleasing atomosphere

Thank jimf01922
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious everytime! The lasagne is the best, the beet salad different but delicious. The scallops fresh and tasty. Highly recommend. Great live music too on Thursdays and Fridays.

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 24 March 2018

My husband and I just returned from dinner at Cavallo Nero and I immediately wanted to write a review, it was delicious!! We started with ceasar salad and it was one of the best I've had, with a very fresh homemade dressing. I had the...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I have been here many times and always enjoy the food the service and the ambiance. From live entertainment to an excellent selection of wines, paired with excellent fresh local ingredients this is one of my favorites.

Thank neon8rn
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Harry C
21 September 2016|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
370 Wilson St E., Ancaster, ON L9G 4S4.
Henry G
7 January 2016|
Response from MississaugaTEACHER |
food was very boring, service was terrible. One salad came. the rest of the salads came 20 minutes later. prices were way too high. cannot think of a positive thing to say. contemporary surroundings were okish... More
24 December 2014|
Response from Cdntraveller1996 | Reviewed this property |
Never stayed there but from the info on the web both are great hotels but I think the Palace is superior. It then comes down to the cost.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 905-648-8888
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