The Best Poutine in Hamilton- 5 Must Try Spots!

Poutine in Hamilton

Poutine, with all its cheesy, carby, gravy-drowned sloppiness, isn't a dish we associate with fine dining.

The French-Canadian spin on loaded fries has spent the 60 or so years since its invention as a hangover cure and hockey rink snack.

But the unassuming street food has grown in stature in recent years, both as a totem of its native Quebec and as a new comfort food favorite of the international culinary scene.

If you’re in Hamilton craving even more fries and comfort food, we’ve got you covered!

The Best Poutine in Hamilton

The Ship

The crab poutine at the Ship is absolutely incredible! My partner and I had been wanting to visit this place for a while due to its great reviews, and we were not disappointed.

The food and drinks arrived quickly and were delicious - the poutine was the meal's highlight, and I loved it! The flavors were unique, and the atmosphere was great.

Address: 23 Augusta St, Hamilton, ON L8N 1P2, Canada


Phone:  +19055260792

The poutine at HAMBRGR was truly amazing! The Hot/White Sauce and pickled onions were a perfect combination of flavors that brought the dish together.

The HamOnt burger and onion rings were also delicious, made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. The onion rings were awe-inspiring; they were the size of my hand!

My partner and I had a great time at this restaurant and are looking forward to returning to try more of the menu. It's definitely our new go-to spot for date night.

Address: 207 Ottawa St N, Hamilton, ON L8H 3Z4, Canada


Phone: +19053121313

A1 poutine and wings

shawarma poutine

The poutine at A1 was AMAZING! We were trying this restaurant for the first time and decided to order the chicken shawarma poutine with nacho and cheese.

It was so delicious that we will definitely be coming back. We originally ordered the large size but we realized that the regular size would have been plenty for the two of us.

The portions are generous and we were able to finish everything. I highly recommend giving this place a try, especially for the poutine!

Address: 1279 Main St E, Hamilton, ON L8K 1B1, Canada


Phone: +19055499555

I recently tried The Dirty South on the recommendation of a friend, and I'm so glad I did! I ordered the chicken poutine and it was amazing.

The fries were crispy and perfectly seasoned, and the chicken was tender and flavorful.

I will definitely be coming back for more. If you haven't tried it yet, I highly recommend giving it a try, especially if you're a fan of poutine!"

Address: 10 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON L8L 2V5, Canada


Phone: +12893897990

Had to give Smoke's Poutinerie Westdale on Newton Ave and it did not disappoint! I ordered the Korean poutine and it was delicious.

he fries were crispy and perfectly seasoned, and the beef was tender and full of flavor. I will definitely be coming back to try some of their other flavors.

If you're in the Hamilton area and are a fan of poutine, I highly recommend giving Smoke's Poutinerie Westdale a try!

Address: 4B Newton Ave, Hamilton, ON L8S 1V7, Canada


Phone: +19055245252

Final Thoughts

If you’re looking for some delicious Poutine in Hamilton, you can’t go wrong with any of the joints on our list.

So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start sampling some of the best food that the city has to offer!


  • Jess Levy

    Jess Levy is an artist, travel writer, foddie, and marketer. She loves planning local and international trips to nourish her creative soul.