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Purple Pear

$$ - $$$International,
946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
+1 905-527-7179
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (5 reviews)
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International, Canadian
$$ - $$$
946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Nothing special. The fine dinning restaurant just didn't hit the spot with its dishes. Mediocre for high prices. Reviews are misleading. The service was at par with the quality of food.

1  Thank Nomad_Nat_Travel_Cat
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went there for dinner before going to see Mama Mia' It was a great night. Four of us dined and everyone loved it. Owner was very nice and kinda corny, it was good. The price of our meal was fantastic. Only thing that needs to...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Nice quiet place. Plenty of parking in the back. Service was excellent. Presentation of the food was tasteful. Good value. The only drawback was that the meals could have been warmer for both of us.

Thank 102traveller102
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Tonight we had the pleasure of eating at this wonderful restaurant . Victor , the owner, is very friendly and makes sure everything is perfect. For appetizers/ starter my husband had the french onion soup...which comes with a huge piece of puff pastry on the...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I booked my birthday here because I had heard good reviews on it. I was completely let down. The service was terrible! We had to ask for menus after about 30 mins of sitting there and then had to ask again to order. There were...More

1  Thank jodibee3
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went there last night and the place is very nice and cozy. The owner was wonderful and very attentive, even remembered that I had pool issues due to the wind storm and asked about it. Now that's customer caring service. We had the pasta...More

Thank hudsonlegacy
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The food here was fantastic as well as the staff/service. The dinners are extremely well priced for the quality of meal that you are getting.

Thank Marie-louise L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had 8 people in our reservation, we were 3 hours, the service was way too slow and my husband and I were not impressed accept for the bread basket. My salmon I asked for cooked to medium it was over done and my husbands...More

1  Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had reservations. We were seated with our water almost immediately. Within 15 minutes we had a glass of wine and our orders had been taken. Nothing extra just 1 soup of the day and 1 French onion soup. Took maybe another 15 minutes for...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great food, service, and old world ambiance. The owner always remembers you and you feel welcomed immediately.

Thank Barbara P
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Questions & Answers
Rose P
26 January 2017|
Response from TorontoRover | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain about Vegan options. You would do better to contact the restaurant. I am not Vegan and as for dress code questions, I would say casual is okay but it is a Dining Restaurant so let me say to be more 'uptown... More
Diane V
28 January 2015|
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Response from jdacosta16 | Reviewed this property |
It was called Martins steak house, owned I believe by a wrestler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
International, Canadian
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8L 3C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-527-7179
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