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Jack and Lois

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
+1 289-389-5647
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“grilled cheese” (29 reviews)
“sandwich” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have only been here once for breakfast but I most definitely had a hard time choosing! Breakfast was very tasty and the restaurant has a very cool atmosphere. I would love to return for lunch or dinner sometime.

Thank Lily L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like to support the Mom and Pop restaurants and cafes in Hamilton. Jack and Lois is a very cool looking retro restaurant - and was busy when I arrived. They had some soups available so I took the roasted tomato. They severed a medium...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a Sunday around 4pm, was not busy when my party arrived. Out of home fries and a sandwich menu item right off the bat. Some folks ordered onion rings instead. Told they were out of them as well. No choice but to...More

Thank JB T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food: 4/5 Drinks: 3/5 Service: 3/5 Atmosphere: 4/5 Great food and options! We wanted to order half of the menu. The food took a while to come out but the portions were large and worth the wait. The servers were friendly and lively. Decent drink...More

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Went for a quick lunch based on a good prior experience. It wasn’t full yet the server seemed to be struggling (or didn’t care) to provide prompt service. Salads and soup were okay but nothing special.

Thank mhny2525
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

On our first night in Hamilton we were looking for some nice Canadian comfort food and stumbled across Jack and Lois. The staff was nice and welcoming and the retro interior was charming. You cannot go wrong with rootbeer and real beer. But be careful...More

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We stood at the door for about 20 minutes before a table opened up. Our order took about 15 minutes to get to us. The bacon was tasty. The grilled cheese that came with the hummingbird breakfast seemed like it was reheated leftovers. Toast seemed...More

Thank BazRasty
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Came here with firends for breakfast on a Sunday morning. Luckily we came before 10 am and we were able to get a table right away. Service was good. Two of us had the Traditional - Eggs Benedict. It came was thick slices of peameal...More

Thank 35CanuckGirl
Reviewed 20 February 2018

My husband and I were taken to dinner tonight by our son and daughter in law. They had previously eaten here and had always left satisfied. Tonight we were all extremely disappointed with the meals served. My husband and I ordered the Chancellor parm chicken...More

2  Thank kiwiroo2015
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Small cozy diner. Good selection on menu and very prompt/friendly service. Chicken was cooked perfectly. Will definitely go back when in the area.

1  Thank hammy1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 289-389-5647
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