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Hutch's Dingley Dell

Diner, Canadian, Fast food
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280 Van Wagners Beach Rd, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 3L8, Canada
+1 905-545-5508
11:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to stop on a hot day for ice cream, milkshakes, and apparently actual food, too! Had the brownie sundae, and sad to say unable to finish this delicious treat!

Thank Clay B
Niagara Falls, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We hadn't been for a while and I was disappointed at the fact it was so greasy! Not sure if the grease should have been changed or if the food need to drain better before being plated but it was much greasier than years ago.

Thank aviator44
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Aug 15, 2016 - Stopped in for dinner after spending the day at Wild Waterworks. Was our first time there. Love the charm of the place. Right on the beach, picnic tables outside, but we ate inside. We were a group of 4 adults, 5 kids... we all had the fish and chips. Large portions. Perfect sized for the kids.... More 

Thank JayneFaith
Burlington, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016

nobody does fish and chips better than Hutch's!!!!! Their burgers are out of this world for fresh home made patties,their chips are fantastic,every time my son visits from BC ,he HAS to stop byfor their chips!!!!

Thank madyshair
Hamilton Ontario
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45 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I understand the nostalgia and 50's decor and the location on the beach. It's a great idea that dirty and tired. It would be a great experience if a full reno was done to make it fresh and functionally efficient. It's busy, and the food is what you'd expect for burgers, fish and chips. Ice cream is a good value... More 

Thank mrmusic4ads
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is only a small place on the beach but service was good and fast. We had fish and chips and it was awesome.

Thank shadow0966
Toronto, Ontario
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I gave Hutch's a try yesterday due to the great reviews. Sadly, my experience left a lot to be desired. I ordered takeaway and was told it would be ready in 20 mins. I was there 15 mins later and waited in a huge line to pay (so no point in calling ahead to order). I drove less than 10... More 

Thank barretjl
Dundas, Canada
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118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Of all the places that have come and gone in the last 50 years, Hutch's just seems to attract enough folks at BOTH locations to keep going year after year,after year...it's a REALLY tough business to be in, trying to secure enough product, at the volume levels this place needs to operate,so,besides the nostalgia, this lakeside restaurant operates at VERY... More 

Thank mikeyflowerguy
Oakville, Canada
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Fun place to go, highlighted by large helpings of French fries, foot long hot dogs and old 50's type décor. Fun, fairly fast service, order, pay and wait for your number to be called. Tough to find a table at lunch time, lots of boardwalk activity if you're a people watcher. Worth the visit!

Thank cdnsuper19
Burlington, Canada
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322 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a snack after a drive along escarpment with family and friends. Even on a midweek day it was busy. You do get some good food tho or ice cream.fries are very good.

Thank BDL999_12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Diner, Canadian, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Van Wagners Beach Rd, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 3L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-545-5508

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