Finish of summer season meals information from round Hamilton

Finish of summer season meals information from round Hamilton

A part of an occasional collection of knowledge updates on the native eating scene.

Comeback Child

Right here’s a contented Hamilton story! After 18 months in operation, Mikey’s Cream Pies just lately introduced that with nice reluctance they need to shut. Social media raised an emotional outcry that appears to have had miraculous outcomes. Proprietor Mike Jensen shared that large group help, some refinancing and lease aid are enabling him to proceed his inventive journey.

New/Coming Quickly

Buvette Restaurant and Wine Bar just lately opened in a stunning area in Burlington’s Village Sq.. Specializing in steak and seafood the menu is various with tantalizing specials.

Finish of summer season meals information from round Hamilton

There are such a lot of good eats at Electrical Diner — one in every of my favourites for lunch and breakfast. They describe themselves as bringing “all of the 80s vibes and scrumptious Burgers & Breakfast Espresso & Cocktails.” Their ever-growing fan membership was feeling the pinch on the George Road area and all are delighted to study that they’ll quickly add a second location within the Lister Block, becoming a member of the King William scene.

Tomah — A Style of Syria closed their Queen Road South location on the finish of February and I used to be not the one one unhappy to listen to this information about my favorite supply for falafels (and extra)! Many have been heartened to listen to they’ve already had a smooth reopening on King West.

Tomah: Hummus and falafel processed with darkroom


Followers of Shorty’s Pizza seemingly additionally visited 1101 Comfort and Osten Beerhall. The latter has now been rebranded as Bernie’s Tavern and with that has come a brand new menu that features burgers, barbecue, brunch and Shorty’s pizza.

Carry Me Some has been serving up vegan quick meals on the Hamilton Farmers’ Market. This location is now closed as Carry Me Some prepares to open a full service plant-based meals restaurant on Concession Road within the location that when housed Papa Leo’s.

Madam Bonbon — making Hamilton’s most interesting, inventive connoisseur goodies — is now not promoting these at Cafe Baffico. Look ahead to the opening of Sara Wiseman’s new store at 165 Locke St. in October. Some orders, particularly for occasions, are nonetheless being stuffed. Contact [email protected]

Madam Bonbon:  Gourmet, artisan chocolates

Individuals have been identified to journey from out of city to benefit from the conventional Mexican delicacies at Maria’s Tortas Jalisco. Their location is now closed with a promised “as quickly as potential” reopening in a brand new Stoney Creek location. Observe their social media for updates.

These information roundups don’t typically point out shopping center eateries however the opening of Hamilton’s second Mary Brown’s Hen location at Limeridge is an efficient excuse for reminding readers that the Mary Brown story is Canadian, with roots going again to 1969 in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Deal with your self to their rooster, taters and coleslaw.

Mystic Ramen’s chef Noah Woods is arguably a Hamilton professional on ramen and with accomplice Heather Elson routinely delivers scrumptious noodle dishes (and extra) from their stand on the Hamilton Farmers’ Market (primarily on market days — 11-4 Tuesday and Thursday by Saturday.) Since June, they’ve added a dinner possibility that may be ordered on-line for pickup, or on Uber Eats for supply on Wednesdays from 4 to 7:45 p.m. To expertise the broad vary of Mystic delicacies examine them out at pop-ups at Grain & Grit or West Avenue Cider.

Mystic Ramen: Chef Noah Woods with Tantanmen Mazemen Ramen Bowl.

Peach Espresso, which acquired a heat reception when it opened on Plains Highway, has launched a brand new Burlington location on Guelph Line.

Phin Espresso Bar has moved to attractive new digs proper throughout the road from their earlier location in Westdale.

Relay Espresso’s current announcement that they’d assume the area that had been occupied as The Staircase arts venue was applauded and patrons at the moment are welcome to go to the clever new area.

Top-of-the-line meals I had in 2021 was at Resto Chez Chloe within the charming cobblestoned setting in Hess Village. Proprietor Chloe St. Pierre-Grills deserves a “pivot award” for her inventive COVID variations, however just lately introduced that their service will finish on the primary weekend of September. Her message stays hopeful. “This isn’t goodbye! Merely à bientôt! We’re exhausting at work to discover a manner to stick with you and we’ll be sharing our plans for a extra sustainable manner to take action.”


Bambu Restaurant — a favorite supply for Thai meals has completely closed. Their announcement speaks extremely of — however doesn’t but reveal — the brand new restaurant that can be opening in its area. Candy Beets, the vegan eatery can be a lot missed by the Ottawa Road and vegan meals scene. Burlington’s Miss Bailey Brown Chocolate and Hamilton’s Pearl St. Chocolate have additionally closed.

Contacts & info

Bernie’s Tavern

1103 Cannon St. E., Hamilton


Carry Me Some

638 Concession St., Hamilton


Buvette Restaurant and Wine Bar

417 Elizabeth St., Burlington


Electrical Diner

96 George St., Hamilton (and)

Lister Block (nook of James St. N. and King William)


Madam Bonbon

165 Locke St., Hamilton

Maria’s Tortas Jalisco

Stoney Creek

Mary Brown’s Hen

Limeridge Mall

999 Higher Wentworth St., Hamilton

Mikey’s Cream Pies

775 Barton St. E., Hamilton


Mystic Ramen

Hamilton Farmers’ Market, 35 York Blvd.


Peach Espresso

355 Plains Rd. E., Burlington

419 Guelph Line, Burlington

Phin Espresso Bar

791 King St. W., Hamilton

Relay Espresso on the Staircase

27 Dundurn St. N., Hamilton (and)

27 King William St., Hamilton

Hamilton Farmers’ Market, 35 York Blvd., Hamilton

Tomah — A Style of Syria

242 King St. W., Hamilton