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Safin Grill

Downtown Hamilton
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95 King St E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
+1 905-540-8536
10:00 - 22:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at noon to find the place closed. People standing out front of the place he finally opens doors at 12:10 only to say it was a 10-15 min wait for chicken to cook. During this time he would not make eye contact or speak to anyone. Customer service or speed is not a common practice here. Lets hope... More 

Thank Tania B
Brampton, Canada
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

This review is for the Safin on Upper Paradise Rd. (no separate TripAdvisor account). Went there from a nearby high school while there for a basketball tournament on Sunday. Restaurant sign said open "12pm", it was 12:15pm when we got there and door was locked. Lone employee opened to let us in, and said would be another "15 minutes" before... More 

2 Thank BramptonMark
Hamilton, Canada
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

I order 2 chicken and rice dinners, even gave the night guy a tip, what a mistake that was. I got home and found out, I only got one tablespoon of chicken in each dinner, it was mostly rice. I should have checked before I left. I went back and asked if I could more chicken. I was thinking maybe... More 

2 Thank matteo0118
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

at the Mall Rd. location.....my chicken shawarma was made in a broken pita with very, very little chicken which made a mess of my clothes! will never go back! beware of these thieves! when i voiced my concern, i was laughed at. they do not care! absolute garbage food, service and attitude! BEWARE!

2 Thank unsatisfied271
Burlington, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

Went to this location a few months ago after a night out. They always used to be the best place to go for a nice meal. This ocasion we entered and ordered 2 shwarma diners that cost $10 each... so we sat down at the only table in the place and started to eat. So what they do for the... More 

3 Thank peter154984
Hamilton, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2011

After a night of drinking to extremes, ending up here is a staple of Canadian mid-20's living. Their food is sometimes bad and sometimes (relatively) good. If you're taller than 6 feet you will literally have to duck to get into this place because it's a VERY small space. There are tables that you could eat at. I wouldn't suggest... More 

Thank Bob L
Hamilton, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2011

Safin Grill is a little hole in the wall on king street in downtown hamilton. The food is poor to me; the rice is refried it looks like a million times. The shawarma is well marinated but comes out of a shady look large pot in the corner. The poor condiments which consist of some Mcdonalds style onions diced tomatoes... More 

Thank Crystal G
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2011

The chicken with rice dinner is always a treat at Safin. And the shwarma is tasty too. Not really an eat in place though , but ideal for takeout !

Thank cutmemic
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2008

Who can resist SHWARMA!!! 905.540.8536 Obviously not me

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2008

When you are up for a shwarma, this is one of the best in the city!

Thank Jennifer B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-540-8536

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