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La Spaghett Italian Restaurant

970 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A5, Canada
+1 905-318-8211
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic soup” (12 reviews)
“pollo” (10 reviews)
“fusilli” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
970 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small 'hole-in-the-wall' restaurant with really good food. Food had a lot of flavour and portions were very big.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely meal here last evening. The food is tasty and comes out nice and hot. The service was great - I asked for my leftovers to be packaged and expressed concern about a long drive ahead before they could...More

Thank Heidi014
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Lovely atmosphere, food absolutely delish! Service is a tad slow, but not really anything to complain about. Three servers for 30 guests would not be economically sound. Enjoyed our visit and have already recommended this establishment. If you enjoy dry white wine, the Cabert from...More

Thank cleo106
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We feel like this favourite spot of ours has slipped :( |t was not overbooked, which it used to be. Service was nice, but it was somehow not the same. The food was great, but something overall was lacking in the atmosphere. For years we,...More

Thank MaraFromToronto
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Met my son for lunch. The fresh bread with garlic butter was wonderful . We both had the garlic soup which was absolutely delicious !!! Loved that you choose your pasta type and then the sauce - we had gnocchi with a chicken , roasted...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is our favourite Special Occasion restaurant. We've always had spectacular food and service. Last night, not so much. Our salads were amazing. My husband's smoked salmon pasta was flawless. My pesto pollo was so disappointing. The chicken was lovely and flavourful. The pasta and...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurants exterior is not the nicest it's also very small and usually very busy and the wait for the food can be long however every min is worth it everything is so good so fresh !!! They have a very large menu of different...More

Thank melissagoulet
Reviewed 12 March 2017

When you first walk in the restaurant it is very dark and cozy.. Does not have a lot of seating but they accommodate for whatever your needs are.. The best part about the menu is that you get to pick your own sauce and also...More

Thank dalevecero
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Been here twice. VERY TINY inside, make reservations. Food is always delicious! Just go, you wont be disappointed.

Thank FrazldMum
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I have been to this place a few time over the past 15 years and I have never understood why this place gets the attention it gets. Nothing ever changes.. it is in a time warp. Menu is cheap pasta ( not homemade) even the...More

Thank lelamichalski
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Questions & Answers
29 January 2016|
Response from Dan S |
No... If you mean are they licensed, then yes and could potentially ask to see ID if they suspected people ordering alcohol were under 19.
David S
19 May 2015|
Response from logonfire | Reviewed this property |
No, but you would feel out of place if you went in after leaving the beach in shorts and top. No ties needed, no suits either. But this is a place people go on date night and to celebrate so most people are dressed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 970 Upper James St, Hamilton, Ontario L9C 3A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-318-8211
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