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Big Top Restaurant

£American, ,
754 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1L1, Canada
+1 905-549-1754
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
26 Mar 2017
“An excellent diner”
4 Dec 2016
Closed Now
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American, Diner, Canadian
754 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1L1, Canada
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I used to go there every week with my daddy when I was six. Now I'm 36 and I still go all the time. Quality of the food and service have never changed, and they greet you with the same smiles when you walk through...More

Thank Viola R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Plenty of food, for a great price. The atmosphere is aged, and the carpet has seen better days. I live 20-minutes way but I love the food here.

Thank b_baller00
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been going to the big top since I was a kid. As the other reviewer said, this restaurant is frozen in time. An old school diner with a great all-day breakfast. You get very good value for money with good quality food and service....More

Thank Jamie O
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Went for breakfast with my brother.The place was full except 1 table. The service was quick and friendly.Was a place for regulars and people kept coming in and waiting for a table, Our breakfast came quick and was hot. Had peameal and eggs. Very pleased

Thank SantaBill
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a small neighbourhood restaurant that is truly frozen in time. I'll say the 60s or 70s and that includes the staff. The food is neighbourhood restaurant comfort food. The menu is very large and I would be surprised if all of the ingredients...More

Thank Beach30Canada
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I was surprised at the extra charge for poached eggs especially since they were swimming in a tiny bowl. Toast comes automatically slathered with dripping butter. The steak was so thin it was impossible to tell if it was medium or rare. The home fried...More

Thank CharlieHawk
Reviewed 25 May 2016

this is my favorite breakfast place , it's that 50's diner that somehow survived the 80's lol . people from all over come here to have breakfast and I know why ...

1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Had to go to Hamilton (from Toronto) and looked for something local.....found this place! Not much to look at, the wait staff look like they've been there forever, but the food was GREAT!! Had the bacon cheeseburger with fries on the side........the fries were incredible!!...More

Thank wonderpig
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I been coming to big tops since i was a little girl and now i bring my daughter we always enjoy dinning here for breakfast never disappointed. breakfast is always fast but mind you it does get busy during the morning and sometimes you do...More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I dined there this morning as my girlfriend and i do on a regular basis. I've been a loyal breakfast customer for years now. but what happened to us today has ruined this cheap breakfast landmark for me. about half way through our breakfast our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 754 Main St E, Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-549-1754
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