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Rousseau House Restaurant

375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
+1 905-648-8863
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (23 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I live in the States (I grew up in nearby Hamilton), but whenever we are back to visit friends, the Rousseau House is my "go to" place to meet friends and share a glass of wine (or two) and some conversation. We...More

Thank kdh78
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Very disappointed with this restaurant. Did not feel like there was any value or much good to say about it.

Thank Jennifer V
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went to this restaurant and had dinner on the patio. They had our reservations and seated us promptly. Service was quick and friendly and informative. Our drinks, cranberry spritzer and sangria were both yummy. Our main courses were beef short ribs and scallops on...More

Thank Carmie2451
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We walked in and asked if they had gluten free menu options and were told yes. Well the gluten free option was AN option. An extra charge hamburger roll for $2. I had the Cobb salad that for the price equated to a side salad...More

Thank dyift
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Lunch was good, presentation was good and service was very good. The room we were seated in was very plain and ordinary. Unfortunately, our table was near a half wall which looked into the bar. From the table I could see and hear the mounted...More

Thank 12jbj
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Although the patio is lovely as is the beautiful old building our visit to this restaurant was in every way average. The burger was just ok...certainly nothing special. The fries were mostly overdone small pieces, many of which were inedible. I’m afraid the decision not...More

1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Casual dining on tapas etc downstairs with lower prices. Formal dining upstairs with higher prices. Food is delicious.have only been a few times,but always enjoy it.

Thank Cindy J
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Friend asked us to go for dinner, being a Saturday night we called for reservations. They gave us an 8pm reservation. We do not go cheap while dining, ordered appetizers, entrees and dessert along with 2 bottles of wine. Our waitress kept coming to our...More

Thank roslynfrench
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The menu items looked very interesting but once ordered they were not put together well! Tuna Tacos, Kimchi with raw tuna, not! The toasted corn tortilla was not appropriate either! Fries looked as though the oil needed to be changed, dark and many over done...More

Thank RaquelToronto
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This place caught my eye because of the older building and the patio that looked so inviting on a hot day. I had the bruschetta which was incredible with the whipped ricotta, balsamic drizzled over strawberries, tomato and radish. What a neat combination. They do...More

Thank Serendipity3333
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Laurie D
24 February 2018|
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Response from n f | Reviewed this property |
casual is perfectly ok.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 23
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 375 Wilson St E, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 2C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 905-648-8863
  • E-mail
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