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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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21 - 30 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have eaten at this restaurant a few times, and unfortunately we were disappointed with with the service and quality of food. I hate to write bad reviews but it's better to be informed and maybe the owners will use it as constructive criticism and...More

Thank goodbyesnowCanada
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Went for lunch with friends. Nice old home with cosy atmosphere. Service and food were very good. We normally do not order appetizers as we are not big eaters. However, lunch portions were quite small for the price and we could have had an appetizer....More

Thank bulanda
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have been to our neighbourhood restaurant quite a few times over the years. It is a bit pricey, but the Tapas menu is excellent. A very cozy evening out with friends. It is also wheelchair accessible which is very nice when I take my...More

Thank AndieCanada
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The food is wonderful and the service is great. Highly recommended. Attended with my wife and another couple.

Thank Woodyjer
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Booked as an alternative to a more expensive restaurant down the street, the Rousseau House did not disappoint. Lovely ambience, nice menu (though not extensive), fair prices. We all enjoyed our meals: Arctic char was outstanding, chicken moist and flavourful, and the guys loved their...More

1  Thank Josie F
Reviewed 20 November 2016

If we travel to Italy,it is hard to stay away from Le Mazinaie (near Montepulciano Stazione). We have spent many vacations at Le Manzinaie since our first visit there in 2002 when they opened the Agriturismo. In October, 2016,after a Mediteranion cruise, we spent a...More

Thank annagris
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped in for some wine and a nice lunch after hiking near the area and we were very dissatisfied by our service. When we first came in a female server politely greeted us and ensured she would be right with us...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had lunch at Rousseaux House, and were surprised that, except for salads, there were no gluten free options. We both had the beet salad with chicken/fish, but there was no GF pasta as an option - its so easy to just have a package...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Having a wonderful dinner and evening here tonight. Black Cod and Filet Mignon, absolutely delicious! Beautiful Presentation. Great staff & Service, Beautiful old building. The folks here really outdid themselves tonight. Much thanks.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Went to Rousseau House several times this summer and fall. Really enjoyed eating and drinking on the patio with live music some evenings. This restaurant is under-rated! We started with the Pierogi filled with sweet potatoes, browned butter, aged cheddar, bacon, and caramelized onions and...More

Thank RJ L
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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