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246 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A9, Canada
+1 905-525-0309
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“chimichanga” (16 reviews)
“tequila lime” (4 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
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246 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A9, Canada
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I visited papagayo today for first time. Started with the house sangria and complimentary nacho chips. Ordered the chicken chimichanga. Food and service amazing. 10/10 - Then had to try lime tequila cheesecake. Delicious. Sorry to say that there were no leftovers. No take out...More

Thank lisa s
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We've gone here for years, the bocadillo rocks! (but everything is great) Staff is super. The only thing my family is divided on is the cheesecake - chocolate chili or lime tequila

Thank mavismorn
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Service was lovely here. Went with a group of over 20 and they had everything prepared and the service was decent speed. Everyone seemed to get their food at about the same time. Really on top of things. I had the chimichanga which was alright....More

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Food is always wonderful and the atmosphere and service outstanding. Have visited several times when in town and have always been greeted warmly. The nachos chips on the table are light and crispy, the calamari appetizer is the best calamari ever and the main courses...More

Thank kd968
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had a reservation and were seated right away. The atmosphere is fun and funky, decorated with charming Mexican tchotchkes and painted in typical Mexican colours. Service was timely and attentive - hot, homemade nachos were delivered to our table as we perused the menu....More

1  Thank Judy T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We stopped by for a quick lunch, just two of us. Noticed Nachos for 2 on the menu. What a rip off. When they arrived there was hardly enough for one person, let alone two. My mistake was not sending them back immediately when they...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

8 of us went to this Mexican restaurant on a weekend. You have to look for parking because it is right on busy King St but there are quite a few lots in the area. The atmosphere I would say was pleasant but a bit...More

Thank SweetiePumpkin2016
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I had purchased an awesome wagjag deal for this restaurant, which was a perfect way to try them. I had made reservations prior. When we walked in we were greeted right away and taken to our table. There were quite a few of us who...More

Thank Hamilton_OntarioDeb
Reviewed 23 March 2017

There was a Wagjag for $29 for dinner for two. It included two appetizers, two entrees and one shared desert. Nice place. They provided homemade nacho's, and we had ordered the Cesar and a Quesadilla. Quesadilla was terrific!! Caesar was good had a nice kick...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Papagayo continues to be the best Mexican Restaurant in Hamilton, in all the times we have been here we have never been disappointed. So when it was my partner's actual birthday and we needed a place to celebrate with her family this was her Restaurant...More

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton>  > Downtown Hamilton
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-525-0309
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