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Wild Orchid Cafe

286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
+1 905-528-7171
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“rabbit” (12 reviews)
“cod” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
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Portuguese, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had people recommend this restaurant and we finally had a chance to go and try it. We had the seafood paella and sardine appetizers. Lots of rice in the individual paella. Lots of shells and not much too eat. Sardines were fishy. For us...More

2  Thank beam2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both my husband and I enjoyed our meals immensely. We look forward to trying other choices. The place filled up rather quickly with persons of all ages.

1  Thank Kathy N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading all the reviews and trying the restaurant once before for rabbit which was pretty good we had craving for seafood and set our minds on the rice paella with seafood. I believe it's called Arroz de Marisco. We ordered Portugese salad first which...More

Thank Fifo P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I went for our birthday. The restaurant was recommended by our neighbours and we enjoyed very much. We ordered the rabbit and the Piri Piri chicken and both meals were excellant. Our waitress was very helpful with our questions, attentive and friendly.

1  Thank BLor2017
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I have passed this restaurant so many times over the years and was so happy that it was the destination for lunch with a friend. We were greeted promptly and sat at the windows. We ordered the piri piri chicken (which is half of a...More

1  Thank ProfessorOT
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Went to this place for my partner's birthday. We had Sardines and Chorizo Arisada for starters. The sardines were good while the chorizo has a smoky uet sweet taste - definitely a must! Then for mains, I had the stuffed calamari while my partner had...More

1  Thank SuperKalel
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Really appreciated my waitress! I told her I was vegan and she worked with the chef to create a wonderful salad, and hearty soup. I was so surprised that she left the restaurant only to come back a few moments later with hot, freshly baked...More

1  Thank Wilma1957
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I've heard good things about the food at Wild Orchid. Since we were planning to go the the Super Crawl in Hamilton, we planned on eating at the Wild Orchid for dinner. This was by far the worst service I have ever had in a...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

i have not been there for a while. they have just renovated the restaurant and it looks pretty good. the waitress we had was new and did not know a lot of things but she was pleasant and cheerful which made up for her lack...More

1  Thank bruno l
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I didn't't make a reservation and was hoping that they would still accommodate a party of 6. Although they were quite busy, they welcomed us in and gave us a table. The server Claudia greeted us immediately with fresh water and choice of beverages. The...More

Thank Nadia35
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25 March 2017|
Response from Phil L | Reviewed this property |
The best answer is nowhere. But there are some parking lots a block or two west of john.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-528-7171
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