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Rousseau House Restaurant

375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
+1 905-648-8863
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (21 reviews)
“beet salad” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Last night I attended a work dinner in the upper room at the Rousseau house. We were given choices of what we could order. I chose the Caesar salad, chicken and fondant potatoes, and coconut creme brulee. The salad was good and it came with...More

1  Thank saravb40
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

If you have not had the opportunity to dine at The Rousseau House in Ancaster Ontario (just a few minutes off Hi-way 403) then do yourself a favour and try it! The Rousseau House is 'hands down' one of my favorite restaurants for dining with...More

2  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My mother and I had brunch here for Mother's Day - delicious and beautifully presented meal, and attentive, friendly service in a renovated heritage house. They also have outdoor dining for those warmer days!

1  Thank claireemmamorris
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Great atmosphere and lovely setting. Great brunch menu for Mothers day. The crepes were excellent as was the dessert. Good service too.

1  Thank Emily L
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful. Presentation of food was also beautiful. Price of meals were surprisingly decent, BUT the food quality was poor and the service was lacking as well. We had steak and the meat was extremely fatty. I didn't eat a lot of it...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Nice greeting at the door; miserable and condescending male server. Very nice ambiance. Dining room chairs are bottomed out and need replacing. Lovely building. Ample parking. Steak and lobster were both just great, exceptional value for $25. De La Terre bread was amazing, as always,...More

2  Thank BluJayysGal
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Marvelous dinner all around. Appetizers ,drinks, main course. Had the Friday dinner special surf and turf and desserts were dreamy. Many Thanks to Andy and Dave , Penny and the Kitchen Staff. Marvelous table and dining experience. CHEERS ! A A and Family

1  Thank 482andrew2015
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner for my birthday. Service was perfect; Penny and Liz were welcoming and on point. The food was incredible and an overall warming atmosphere! Can't wait to come back

1  Thank Steph C
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We shared lovely tapas in a very comfortable environment and nice atmosphere. I loved that the tables are not too crooked and that leaves the different parties some intimacy. Good service too.

2  Thank maociu
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Joined friends for lunch today and we were excited to read the choices on the menu. When the food arrived,however we found it less than well prepared except for the hamburger and fries which were excellent. The duck confit was hot,skin crisp and meat juicy,...More

1  Thank Cook63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 905-648-8863
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