Top 5 Portuguese Restaurants in Hamilton (Reviewed By a Local)

Portuguese Restaurants in Hamilton

Thousands of Portuguese immigrants and Portuguese-Canadians call Hamilton their home. Whether you haven’t been back in Portugal for decades or travel every summer, it’s impossible not to miss your home country.

The best cure for homesickness – tasty Portuguese food that takes you back to avó’s (grandma’s) house. Here are our favorite Portuguese restaurants in Hamilton!

The Best Portuguese Restaurants in Hamilton

We love O Cantinho! We are always greeted with a warm welcome, and the food is fantastic! The BBQ chicken is our favorite, and they have some of the best Portuguese home-cooked comfort food.

They also have great specials daily that make it extra affordable and enjoyable.

Address:  302 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X5, Canada


Phone: +19055409449

We love Little Grasshopper cafe! They have the best coffee and delicious brunch options. They also bake their own goodies daily, so everything tastes fantastic. Definitely worth the drive!

Address: 37 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON L8L 2V7, Canada


Phone: +19053937641

In addition to serving a delicious Portuguese cuisine, Dunas Verdes Cafe is also known for their wonderful French fries! It has a large clean and spacious dining area.

This place serves Mediterranean food in a relaxed environment that’s perfect for family breakfasts, lunch or dinner.

Address:  253 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 2L2, Canada


Phone: +19055224818

I've tried a variety of dishes here, and all are delicious. Their salads are fresh, the rice is soft, and their chicken is moist and tender. Best Portuguese chicken in Hamilton hands down.

Address: 244 James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 2L2, Canada


Phone:  +12893960662

Tomala - The Portuguese Pit Stop is fantastic! The food, the service, the atmosphere are all top notch! Tomala's has a great selection of Portuguese dishes that are sure to satisfy any appetite.

Address: 1812 Rymal Rd E Unit 10, Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2R5, Canada


Phone: +19056928662


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