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25 John St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1H1, Canada
+1 905-525-7811
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 15:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 15:00 - 00:00
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Cambridge, Canada
Level Contributor
25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As mentioned in previous reviews, the service here is very slow, that is to say.... extremely slow. No fault of the only waitress on the floor, pour woman is running around trying to serve all tables. I could have dealt with that, as we were not in a rush, but when the food finally did come it was gawd-awful. Fettucini... More 

Thank day_V51
Niagara Falls, Canada
Level Contributor
77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Capri was a restaurant I frequented when I lived in Hamilton 30 years ago and the downtown core was more vibrant. They still,serve big portions of homemade Italian food. The staff is friendly and service us good. The fresco of an Italian landscape is still there on the rear wall. Reservations on the weekend are necessary. By peak dinner... More 

Thank GardenAngel58
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Capri was one of my favourite Italian restaurants in Hamilton and we frequently ate there. However, a few years back the food started to decline. The tomato sauce looked like tomato juice and was flavourless so we stopped going. However, my boyfriend had dinner there while he was on jury duty and he said that the quality of his... More 

Thank Kim H
Cambridge, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Unbelievable service, was told to hold on for a minute to get a table, 25 minutes later we were seated, 15 minutes after that we got asked for drinks, got one at a time. Place was busy and only had 1 waitress and one person that seemed like the owner. I had pasta, pasta was cooked well but the sauce... More 

Thank golfpro97
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Capri has been around as long as I can remember and their Italian food is just as good today as it was 40 years ago!

Thank Mark E
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great atmosphere. Great Italian food. Great staff. It's a good idea to book a reservation. If you like Italian food, this is one of the oldest operating restaurant in Hamilton that you must visit.

Thank Ramuse63045
Hamilton, Ontario
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Terrible service...poor food...not everyone recieved their food at the same time...random server took the parmesan cheese off our table and gave it to another one...under cooked tasteless reheated pasta...

3 Thank Angela C
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

we were 2 couples, celebrating a birthday on a Saturday night, and we picked Capri's based on its menu. It was right in downtown Hamilton and very cosy and "old world" inside. Service was extremely slow. We constantly had to ask other wait staff to have her come to our table to order a course or get our bill. The... More 

Thank barbintoronto
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Used to be my all-time favourite restaurant but food has declined to the point where I won't go back. Had two disappointing meals last year, and had avoided the Capri since then, but went back last night with a friend to give it another try. Very disappointed. The lasagna was bland, almost to the point of being inedible. Loaded on... More 

1 Thank suzichanga
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Held on Sept 24,2016 and considered a redemption night for a Frank Sinatra tribute held in April of this year.First I must say that yes there were problems with the service for the dinner show in April,But the Entertainment that evening was terrific and when the food finally came it too was terrific,so there was a gliche in the service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 John St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-525-7811

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?