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Shakespeare's Steak House

₹₹₹₹Steakhouse, Seafood,
181 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H2, Canada
+1 905-528-0689
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“garlic bread” (14 reviews)
“steak” (49 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
181 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As usual, every time I go to Shakespeare’s Steak House, it is incredible! The relish tray is always a great start! I had the Surf ‘n Turf and it was amazing. Awaiting the return of the buffalo and then I will be back.

Thank ShannonFrizzell
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It’s not cheap but the food is worth it. If you’re going to spend money at The Keg go to Shakespeare’s

Thank Gwen D
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We reserved our table prior to attending the Shania Twain concert. Arrived at 5:00pm to find the restaurant to be sweltering hot and humid. It was the middle of a heat wave and the proprietors decided to save a few pennies by shutting down their...More

Thank Sloindown
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Words cannot describe how impressed my whole party was by our time at Shakespear's. This establishment - a bedrock in Hamilton's restaurant scene makes no and I mean ZERO steps to sacrifice or constrict your dining experience in the name of larger financials. I start...More

Thank Kyle P
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Scrumptious food, superb service, great ambiance, an enjoyable experience! The staff are knowledgeable, approachable and are willing to have a bit of fun. Having tables on casters is excellent as for those of us that are less mobile sitting and arising is not as challenging...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 13 April 2018

The customer service, quality of the food, timing of preparation, everything was perfect. My boyfriend took me here, it was both of our first times and we both had the steak and baked potato. Food was absolutely amazing and our waiter was excellent. More for...More

Thank Janelle E
Reviewed 4 March 2018

there are some folks that simply cannot appreciate the nature of a fine tuned extremely efficient hum of a highly recognized and respected operation like the Shakespeare Steak House! We have been to dozens upon dozens of well oiled and terrific dining experiences,and few have...More

3  Thank mikeyflowerguy
Reviewed 22 February 2018

good food, good atmosphere, good service, easy to park, Great place. Hope to experience Shakespeare again soon.

1  Thank zaknzeus
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We made reservations for 6:00 pm on a Saturday.. The restaurant was pretty quiet when we arrived and reasonably quiet so conversation was easy. By the time we left, it was quite busy. All the staff were very attentive from the coat check through to...More

1  Thank Klaas W
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Walking into Shakespeare is like walking back into the 1960's and 70's. The décor has not changed much nor has the service. Now that presentation has become a prerequisite for fine dining, the chef made an attempt but just missed the mark. We had the...More

2  Thank Henrietta W
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Evelyn T
25 May 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
Same owners, family affair. Franco is now head chef, Leo runs the front-of-house.
Kathy B
18 January 2017|
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Response from CKTA | Reviewed this property |
Hi; I'm not sure if my response was sent properly, so I am sending it again. I have seen people in there dressed very casual.. We prefer to dress up a notch when we go there. I have seen men in nice jeans and a shirt. It... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-0689
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