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Express Restaurant

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349 Grays Rd | Ont, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 2Z1, Canada (Formerly Express)
+1 905-560-1475
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pasta was perfectly cooked and tasty. Nice to go with friends for a wine and dinner. I liked the look and staff were friendly. Good service.

Thank Jen D
Hamilton, Canada
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Recently had a family party there and not only was the food great, but the staff was so friendly and helpful. We had a fixed family style dinner in a separate corner of the restaurant. I can't think of anything that was missing from our dinner experience. I will definitely come again, but I gotta get the pizza next time.

Thank Frank F
Hamilton, Canada
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The express is, in my opinion, hands down the best Italian restaurant in the Hamilton Area. Compared to the other major spots of the last decade or so, (Viscas, Tivoli, cafe palazzo, monte verde, valentinos (all 3 locations) ) the express has maintained a superior quality. Yes, it's in a strange place, a bit out of the way, in a... More 

Thank Kitaguma
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The place is very large, and it has been many years since my last visit. It is still busy with many families and large groups as it is reasonably priced for a night out. Food is good, and as expected for an Italian restaurant. My only issue was the noticeable lack of wait staff, which may have been an odd... More 

Thank Li M
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

delicious Italian food ( I had the ravioli - yum!!!) and great service. Does not look like much from the outside but inside - oh my goodness..... I would highly recommend this place - for party of two or twenty - but make a reservation.....we got there for 4 PM and it was already busy.

Thank Gabbi B
Dundas, Canada
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The best risotto i have ever eaten, and that says a lot as i have been to Italy, and eaten risotto there! I had the vegetable risotto, with chicken added, and it was perfect! I also told them about my fish allergy, and they were careful when preparing my dinner. Everyone else really liked what they order, the chicken parmesan... More 

1 Thank Temi D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Had my daughters confirmation there, approx. 30 adults and 4 kids. Sunny was awesome!! He is so accommodating and wanted to make sure we were happy. The servers were awesome and accommodating (Marelna). Sunny and his staff make you feel like you are home. Thank you Sunny!

1 Thank johnsco13
Mississauga, Canada
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have been before and always enjoyed the meals and setting. This time we were seated in the upstairs loft area. I ordered a small caesar salad, veal parmigiana and my wife a calzone. The caesar came and although large enough for two it was tasteless, The dressing tasted like it was a store bought and no garlic flavor. The... More 

1 Thank Roadrunner3988
Hamilton, Canada
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Went for an early dinner with our 1 year old. I had the seafood linguine. Most places you will get one of the kinds of seafood too well done but shrimp, mussels and clams were all perfect. The fresh pasta was perfectly al dente. My wife had the chicken tetrazzini and it was superb as well and she shared with... More 

Thank MidTownDon
Hamilton, Canada
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We always love the food here. There spagetti sauce is very home cooked good. Their spicy pepper paste they serve with their bread is a great flavour. A little expensive to buy a bottle though. The front room is much better than the back to eat in, it's a lot quieter without the radio in your ear. Definitely a place... More 

Thank Meandmyguy2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Grays Rd | Ont, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 2Z1, Canada (Formerly Express)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-560-1475
The Express restaurant represents fusion of northern, central and southern Italian cuisine. Our open kitchen concept serves made-to-order wood fire pizzas, fresh in- house pasta and hand tossed gourmet salads that will make your visit a memorable one!!!.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?