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Rousseau House Restaurant

375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
+1 905-648-8863
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“beet salad” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely historic residence, which is now a restaurant. The meals are very salt and pepper and lack imagination. Service was lovely. Walk across the street for better value and delicious meal options.

1  Thank rhus1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve come here often and the food and service has always been great. The outdoor patio in the summer is even better! I live in the area and have come here for birthdays and dinners. Highly recommend this place!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for lunch with a friend and we both ordered the Waldorf salad. It was delicious - it was a meal-size portion of lettuce, walnuts, apple slices, really tender chicken and though it came with blue cheese, they we were willing to substitute goat...More

Thank Vivian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to try something new, it looks very elegant from the pictures. While it is nice inside, it was very average. Expected more for the price. Had the steak, and it was cooked properly. The broccoli was decent, but the mashed potatoes had a...More

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a Christmas dinner with colleagues. My husband and I used to go 3 to 4 times a year but the last time was just ordinary so we exercise our other options. Unfortunately, my soup was tepid, my fish over cooked and the...More

1  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Good food.Casual dining in one area(tapas) and formal dining in dining room.The dining room costs are quite expensive but the casual dining of tapas etc is reasonable.Service is good.

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The Rousseau House is our favourite family restorant. The historic house is causy and inviting. The food is always 10/10. We have a favorite spot at the veranda that is just as biutiful in the winer as it is in the summer. Lots of parking...More

Thank n f
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We just finished our company Christmas party at the Rousseau House. The staff was more than attentive and welcoming! We were recommended tapas that everyone thoroughly enjoyed. From our main courses which included the salmon to the short ribs to the beef strip loin all...More

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been for lunch several times to Rousseau House because the location is good and the surroundings are warm and inviting. The food, on the other hand, is just "okay". Salads are good, burgers... Ho Hum, Sandwiches are unimaginative.

Thank betsgirl2017
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Were travelling around the Hamilton area and stopped for a quick snack on a Saturday afternoon. The building the restaurant is in is beautiful - old wood, nice detailing (including stained glass windows), stone exterior. We ordered drinks - mine was called The Blackbird (prosecco,...More

Thank Goose323
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Laurie D
24 February 2018|
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Response from rhus1 | Reviewed this property |
Casual to casual upscale.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 905-648-8863
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