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Cannon Coffee Co.

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$$ - $$$
Downtown Hamilton
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179 Ottawa St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 3Z4, Canada
+1 289-700-0088
07:00 - 17:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

As someone who sews, I spend a lot of time on Ottawa Street but had never been to The Cannon until a few weeks ago. I've been back twice since (and wasn't even shopping for fabric!). The place is a bit grubby and cramped inside but their service, friendliness and the amazing coffee and baked goods far outweigh that! Their... More 

Thank Mariella99
Orangeville, Canada
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were hoping for some waffles when we arrived mid-week at 7 a.m., but the waffles start at 8 a.m. We had to be on our way so we sat down for a freshly brewed and flavourful coffee. The donuts and muffins were very good! Indulgent treats, but so full of flavour and goodness. And there is a lightness to... More 

Thank jess R
Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Tried the California sandwich today. It was excellent. Coffee was good too although it would have kept warm longer if it had been in a mug. But that is a minor point.

Thank spwshopping
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The sandwiches are delightful, the people are kind and the music is splendid! Big recommend! Yum yum yum

Thank Erin R
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This cozy, independent coffee shop pays particular attention to crafting quality coffee drinks. The owners are friendly and make you feel right at home, and the unique brunch menu was delicious and affordable. Everything about this place was delightful! I'll definitely be coming back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Burlington, Canada
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very small, tight seating areas. Good waffle breakfast choices, but no juice or beverages other than teas or coffees. Not a relaxing breakfast spot. Wouldn't rush back.

Thank Diaron
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016

After several times of eating there, I have to write this review! This is the dirtiest restaurant I have ever eaten in. Hair in food! Filthy high chair and look around at the heating ducts stuff growing out of it! The staff is oblivious to the mess, even after several complaints. Not enough seating. Great coffee but you can get... More 

1 Thank Trischa N
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Even though they are known locally for their waffles, they should be known more so for their Flat Whites. They are spectacular. Milk is microfoam'd appropriately, espresso pulled perfect, size and temperature is bang on ... it's delicious! I've been several times now, and although without great parking and limited seating, if I'm in the area I try to sneak... More 

Thank Ron W
Hamilton, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Want good coffee with amazing service...then The Cannon is the place for you! We go here often and the food and service has never disappointed. They have the best coffee and teas. Their waffles are out of this world! They also serve wonderful baked goods(cookies, muffins and scones) and Donut Monster! (yum) The only thing about The Cannon is that... More 

Thank Neil R
Brantford, Canada
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We came in here for a warm fall drink, we both got vanilla latte which was really good, but unfortunately it was only like warm, my wife and I were disappointed, but it doesn't mean we wouldn't comeback, we saw there waffle sandwiches and they freaking amazing, we didn't eat anything but all the food looks awesome!!

Thank Goodburn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Ottawa St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 3Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 289-700-0088

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