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Acclamation's Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Downtown Hamilton
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191 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
+1 905-523-7269
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Attended your lovely facility for the first time with another couple. Great experience with service, food, wine and privacy in your restaurant. I would highly recommend your establishment. Thank you for a lovely experience. We will return.

Thank Tracy C
Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I've been here twice, and for the life of me, I can't remember what I had either time. If you look at my other reviews, that's normally not the case. Everything here was just average. I have no complaints as I would remember not liking the food, or the staff or the whole experience, so I nothing bad to say,... More 

Thank Crasharoo
Hamilton, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I have to say I was excited to give this place a try, but was unfortunately let down. We had a party of 24 people for a Christmas function. Before you start thinking "well it's a small place, that's a lot of people to accommodate, etc etc" ...we booked our party a good month in advance AND we pre-ordered all... More 

Thank Tonya A
Hamilton, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

As soon as you enter this estalishment you can see happy customers enjoying different dishes with gusto. The menu has an ample variety of Mediterranean specialities and the service is friendly and attentive. We asked for the Cuban special menu and ordered tipical food that we enjoyed in other cuban restaurants. The dishes served in Acclamation's were extremely generous in... More 

Thank Liliana258
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Quiet, intimate and delish ☺ We enjoyed our dinner of chicken and chirizo and seafood pasta. Finished off with fresh brewed coffee and blueberry creme Brule mmmm

Thank Suzanne P
Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Went as a party of 15. Cold mediocre food, friendly but slow service and they tried to charge us for 3 people that did not show up. I could understand if it was preordered meals but it was just off the menu. NO reason to try to collect on meals not even ordered.

Thank lpliftman
Hamilton, Canada
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I popped in late on a Saturday night. We ordered a plate of mussels, garlic bread and some wine. The food was fresh and tasty and the staff was friendly and attentive. Not much goes on on James Street on Saturday but we were very happy with our visit to Acclamation.

Thank Colleen B
Dundas, Canada
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Really enjoyed our dinner this evening. The service was bang on and the atmosphere was modern and yet somewhat elegant. Had the fish! Pickeral.... yummy.

Thank RBzoom
Hamilton, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Phoned a week ahead for a reservation. They took our reservation for 4 but the 2 people who were sipping their half glass of wine at the table reserved for us were not leaving anytime soon. Rather than kindly suggest to them that they could finish their beverage at the bar and could have another complimentary glass of wine for... More 

Thank Serenitynoworsoon
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We had dinner on a week night recently. Service was attentive and friendly. Menu items were described 'by rote' , apparently, rather than by knowledge of the menu. The entree I ordered had been significantly changed from previously. The server did not acknowledge this and made excuses, that perhaps I had 'forgotten' it or had had something different before. No... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, International, Pub, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-523-7269

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