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Cavallo Nero

370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C2, Canada
+1 905-648-8888
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place struggles with consistency. I’ve been a number of times and it truly is a gamble how the visit will go. Let’s start with the front end. Employing high school aged hostess and wait staff can go one of two ways, and most of...More

1  Thank kidfreeweek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretentious atmosphere.The hostess is always snobbish.Sometimes,you. See people there who seem to be important to the staff but look like refugees from The Godfather movie.Hish teased hair and fur coats on the women,gold chains and pinky rings on the men and slicked back hair.Food is...More

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought we would take out of town guests, food aficionados, to Cavallo Nero, one of our local favourites. I only looked at the menu for starter, as I knew I would choose the lamb, as I have done on previous occasions. The lamb was tough,...More

Thank 13margm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to lunch with a girlfriend for Christmas. Was pleasantly surprised with our glass of wine for $5.00 most restaurants charge $10.00. We both had the turkey sandwich with Brie and Cranberry. It came with a large caesar salad for $14.00.It tasted delicious. Service was...More

Thank Spuds1818
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Food was great! Lunch menu not extensive but plenty. Had Chicken burger and it was the table favourite. Roasted red pepper soup was very good, turkey sandwich and quiche good choices as well but burger will bring us back. Nice atmosphere, attentive staff - we’ll...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 December 2017

It is a great space to get together with friends or family. The food is good, but isn't exceptional. I don't believe the prices are warranted for what was served. The service was where the night was saved, and the server and hostess staff were...More

Thank Li M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Went with a large group to celebrate a milestone birthday. The wild greens salad was very good. Pork tenderloin was not very well seasoned and was dry. Price is reasonable and atmosphere was nice with live jazz playing. The 1 server for our group was...More

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The food was very good, and the service was excellent. The lasagna was very good. The price of the entrees was very reasonable.

Thank Travellerwanabee
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Tried this restaurant last Friday for a business lunch with a client located in Ancaster. I had never been to this restaurant before, but relied on the reviews I found on this website. The title of this review says everything you need to know! My...More

Thank ImpatientGuy
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Great restaurant with high quality local food and exceptional service. An amazing wine list, reasonable prices and great ambiance. A favorite for a enjoyable experience every time.

Thank neon8rn
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Harry C
21 September 2016|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
370 Wilson St E., Ancaster, ON L9G 4S4.
Henry G
7 January 2016|
Response from MississaugaTEACHER |
food was very boring, service was terrible. One salad came. the rest of the salads came 20 minutes later. prices were way too high. cannot think of a positive thing to say. contemporary surroundings were okish... More
24 December 2014|
Response from Cdntraveller1996 | Reviewed this property |
Never stayed there but from the info on the web both are great hotels but I think the Palace is superior. It then comes down to the cost.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 905-648-8888
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