Aptly named, Saltlick Smokehouse serves up finger-licking smoked meats, all prepared in-house. Southern-style flavors blend perfectly with global tastes in dishes like crispy pork belly nuggets, which are classically dry rubbed and paired with Soyaki sauce, or smoked pork, which comes with your choice of barbecue or jerk sauce. Also available is an exclusive Sunday brunch menu. Have an event coming up? Treat your guests to the Saltlick Smokehouse experience with its catering offer. The restaurant aims to please, and special requests are generally accepted.
Take a break from the local food and head to the Wild Orchid Restaurant for delectable Portuguese fare. The restaurant is warm and inviting, and its intimate setting makes the spot simply perfect for a romantic meal. Every dish on the menu is decadently infused with authentic Portuguese flavors and rich, local ingredients. The seafood platter here is one of the best you'll ever have and can be followed nicely by entrees like the breaded pork sandwich or massa de marisco pasta. Wild Orchid Restaurant also offers an impressive wine list, and you can rely on its knowledgeable waiters for suggestions. If you have an event on the horizon, keep in mind that the restaurant is popular for private events, as well as catering.
Capri Ristorante Italiano specializes in serving authentic and traditionally prepared Italian cuisine, just like grandma used to make. The menu guarantees all of your favorite classics like scaloppine piccata, chicken cacciatora, and eggplant parmigiana alongside a host of pizza and pasta options. With its home-style cooking and consistency in both taste and quality, Capri Ristorante Italiano continues to earn its reputation as a go-to among locals.
Earth to Table is an authentic Italian restaurant which serves a range of seasonal dishes and pizzas. The made-from-scratch items are delicious and reasonably priced with options like stone-baked pizzas, Caesar salads, ham and cheese sandwiches, lamb burgers and mac and cheese gratin. You can also try out their new taco items. With seasonal menus and farm-fresh products, healthy eating is mingled with scrumptious flavors in this restaurant.
Chicago Style Pizza Shack is the brainchild of Pat Delle Grazie. It is one of the busiest restaurants in the neighbourhood and is no wonder that there is always a long queue. Their pizzas and pastas are a rage among the locals. This restaurant doesn't have a website or a social page but its become popular through the praises of its patrons. Savor their dishes like Fried Ravioli, Lasagna, Canneloni, Veal Parmigiana, Chicken Alfredo and Gnocchi. Their pizzas come in regular and thick crusts. You can also try their specialty stuffed pizzas which takes 30 minutes to prepare. Complement your meal with a beer.
The Black Forest Inn is a local Hamiltonian favorite, serving up traditional Austrian, German and Continental dishes made with lots of love. Popular dishes include goulash, endless varieties of schnitzel and the Farmer's Feast, featuring several kinds of meat served with sauerkraut and potatoes. For the less adventurous, you can order Caesar salads, soup and sandwiches as well. A children's menu is also available. On a warm summer day, enjoy their outdoor Biergarten patio.
If you wish to relax, unwind and enjoy a laid back meal then head to West Town Bar & Grill. This friendly, neighborhood bar and restaurant has a welcoming vibe and entertains tourists with the same warmth as it delights locals. West Town Bar & Grill opens up early in the morning, making it a great spot for a hearty breakfast too. If you explore them for lunch, do try their delectable steaks, for which the place is best known. Some evenings at West Town Bar & Grill see live performances by local bands on other nights the TV is at its entertaining best.
You can satiate your massive appetite on a budget at Quiznos. This successful chain of restaurants is known for their delicious and innovative subs and the Upper James Street location if no different. As per your liking, choose from the toothsome BBQ Smokehouse, Carbonara, Honey Bourbon or the Mesquite while classics like Turkey Ranch and Classic club are available for the less adventurous patrons. Quiznos also offers catering services; so if you are about to throw a party where sandwich lovers can be expected make sure you give Quiznos a call.
Papagayo serves up Mexican favorites with a twist; both of its chefs were originally trained in French cuisine. You can get a wide variety of traditional and American dishes here, including quesadillas, chicken mole, cactus, burritos and chimichangas. They also offer party platters, a wine list and a variety of tequila.
Located inside the Jackson Square shopping mall, Anchor Bar is a franchise of the original Anchor Bar based out of Buffalo, NY; the legendary bar who is responsible for introducing the world to Buffalo chicken wings. The Hamilton branch of the bar has a charming patio which is perfect for people watching on a warm and clear day, of course, with a big order of chicken wings the day becomes even better. In addition to wings, Anchor Bar serves scrumptious pizzas, pastas, spaghetti with meat balls, lobster ravioli, shrimp scampi and much more.
La Cantina is a family-run Italian establishment which has been drawing in diners for more than two decades. The ambiance is a quaint blend of new and old with a dining area in the garden, murals on the ceiling and iron gates. The wood-oven pizzas are especially well-known here although the pastas, antipasto appetizers, paninis, piattis and other entrees are also quite popular. Choices from an extensive wine list or a menu of zippy cocktails completes the experience.