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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Are you hungry? Be ready for small plates. Are you willing to timely service? Expect delays. Are you looking for engagement from the people serving you? Go some place else. Very good food, but people there are in their own time zone. I let the...More

1  Thank marcopolo230170
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We have been coming here for a number of years, and the food and service has ranged from just ok to good to excellent. However our most recent visit was disappointing for a number of reasons. for example, we ordered 2 different kinds of mussels...More

1  Thank 136JanC
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I worked at the Rousseau house back in 2003 just after it had one best restaurant awards and many such accolades. Under chef Kai Biehn the food quality consistency was questionable because of his lack of cooking experience.Today the restaurant has had almost 20 years...More

Thank Dukatese
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I love this spot for dinner! New favourite spot for sure. Very classy and delicious tasting food, for a decent price. The patio has a really nice atmosphere as well. Definitely recommend!

1  Thank samanthanicolesk
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We were tourists in Ancaster and this place looked cute, with a HUGE empty parking lot. At 7:30 on a Sunday night. When we parked to look around a man stuck his head out of the empty restaurant and told us there was no parking!!!...More

Thank VanFamilyof5
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

3  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
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Laurie D
24 February 2018|
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Response from n f | Reviewed this property |
casual is perfectly ok.
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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