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“first time since the 70's ticks all the boxes”

Shakespeare's Steak House
Ranked #81 of 1,276 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Our family were regulars way back in the 70's. We went this trip and enjoyed the experience. The atmosphere was traditional steakhouse rich dark woods, and the best garlic toast ever. The staff all long timers made an evening of quality food, perfect presentation live up to expectations. I would recommend a return visit sooner rather than later.

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Reviewed 2 October 2013

The meal was very good. It was dining like it should be when you want to go out for a good well appointed dinner. White linen, silver cutlery and waiters in tie and vest. I wonderful change from all the casual dining experiences.
I had pepper steak done with peppercorns not the usual red and green peppers and it was done just as I asked for it. The vegies were fresh not frozen and the baked potato came with lots of sour cream and feta cheese which was a nice surprise. It is okay to have once in a while.
All in all a very enjoyable dinner experience.

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Thank 56carole
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

We ordered the prix fixe dinner (which included a Smoked Salmon appetizer, 10 oz rib steak, and Tiramisu for dessert), octopus appetizer, and the 22 oz ribeye steak.

Everything was so delicious i'm going to have to trim this down to the highlights. The complimentary garlic bread was hot, crusty, yet soft and savory. The octopus was meaty, zesty and flavourful. The steaks were cooked to medium-rare perfection. I took a few bites of the 10oz which was tender and flavourful. The 22oz had a nicely seared, crispy, salty crust, surrounding juicy, buttery, fatty, steaky goodness. Easily one of the best steaks i'd ever had.

Come here and order a steak.

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Thank raisinbran2013
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

We have been frequenting Shakespeare's Steak House since the late 70's and truly find it to be one of the finest places to dine anywhere. If you go do not be fooled by the outside, as in never judge a book by it's cover or a movie by it's title. The food is always excellent. Certainly we have never been disappointed and Shakespeare's Steak House has become the fav of everyone that we have sent there with no exceptions. Only one caveat, occasionally, one or two of the wait staff seem to forget you are there for periods of time if you go in twosomes so we would recommend setting the ground rules with them up front in terms of what you expect in service and I'm sure you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Ratherdriveamac
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

our favorite restaurant in Hamilton for over 20 years. The food is excellent, as is the service, which is attentive but not intrusive. They have a prix-fixe menu which is superb value and features a great seletion of fresh seafood and game. Also a really good wine list. The traditional starters of garlic bread, olives, pickles and feta cheese are amazing.

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1  Thank Allan J
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