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Harbour Diner

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
+1 905-523-7373
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“meatloaf” (11 reviews)
“pies” (15 reviews)
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American, Diner, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I was sad to see the old owners go, but the new owners are doing just fine! I had my usual (the harbour breakfast) and it was just as good as I remembered it, if not better. The homemade sausage really was great! The server...More

2  Thank mikekF2633IQ
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great place to eat. food is really good and reasonable.it is small and ecletic which is fun.Could do with more room maybe. Open 7 days a week.

Thank bevaloo
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We went a frw yers ago, only t be turned away because of the line up. We were mosy pleased to be the only table there! The diner was like hoing back in time. The food was good.... not amazing as I had expected. I...More

Thank AUD1Canada
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We have dined before last night. They had a great turkey dinner, and a delicious turkey sandwich. What happen? New staff? My husband wanted an omelette, and they do have all day breakfast on the menu. So he asked for an omelette and the staff...More

Thank Temi D
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We found this gem online when were trying to find a restaurant to eat at in Hamilton. Location was great, not too far off the 401 so it was a perfect place to stop. The diner is small but they were able to accommodate our...More

1  Thank Michefer
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Had the lobster and shrimp Benedict on a croissant. Yum! Great home fries. Reasonable parking and usually busy.

1  Thank Elaine363
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We drove to Hamilton for breakfast on our way to Niagara-on-the-lake and just fell in breakfast love with the Harbour Diner! Down, off the main strip in Hamilton, this unassuming diner is kitschy cute and serves up a great (very generously portioned) breakfast...for a bargain!...More

1  Thank Megan M
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Our family had a good meal at the Harbour Diner. Service was friendly. My wife and I both tried their fish and chips (different in that they are not battered so keep that in mind). Food was quite good and we would like to come...More

Thank NKLounger
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The sour cherry pie might be the best I've had. There other pies are also very good. The food is good generally. Casual atmosphere, very busy on the weekends for brunch. Prices are a bit steep for casual dining but the food is quite good.

1  Thank JENnnnnniferr
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I had visited the Harbour Diner on two occasions prior to this one---both times I happened to be there for breakfast. The idea to try dinner has been in the back of my mind for nearly two years---the time finally arrived on Saturday. Their Lobster...More

2  Thank Tina M
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Jim M
21 September 2017|
Response from Jessie S | Property representative |
Hi Jim. We serve the full breakfast menu until 11am Mon-Fri and until 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. We do have 2 breakfast items on our lunch/dinner menu as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 486 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 1J1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-523-7373
Family run Diner with an emphasis on home cooking. Everything now made in house, from scratch. Comfort food at it's finest!
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