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Claudio's Ristorante in Hamilton, Ontario, is a traditional Italian restaurant that serves fine gourmet meals in a cozy bistro setting. The food is inspired by the owner, Claudio Andreis and his love for authentic Italian fare. Diners can enjoy lunch or dinner at Claudio's Ristorante.
Start your meal at Claudio's Ristorante with a minestrone soup or one of the many authentic salad dishes, before moving on to a homemade pasta, risotto, or meat or seafood dish. The menu includes favorites such as veal with sauteed cremini mushrooms, squid ink risotto with calamari and more. The menu provides plenty of options for vegetarians as well as meat eaters.
Host was wonderful. All of our dishes were spot on. Had a great evening.
Absolutely amazing food and wonderful warm and friendly service.
First visit. Large party made the room louder than expected. Can't wait to try this place a second time after they move to their new location.
Very tasty traditional Italian food and very pleasant hosts. Also, reasonable prices. Highly recommend.
Great food and service. Would definitely visit again.
We were welcomed as if we are family and treated even better. Service is amazing. Food was outstanding. Claudio and Kristine are both so warm and accommodating. Seeing them with others in the restaurant made it obvious they have developed a wonderful relationship with each of them. Will be back and definitely recommend to anyone who wants to enjoy the best Italian dining experience! Thank you Claudio and Kristine.
As usual, personal service, warm and friendly atmosphere and above all, delicious food. My favourite restaurant. I wish them the best as they look forward to their expansion. They deserve to continue to succeed. Thank you for being the best restaurant in Hamilton. Paul and Suki
Great food Excellent service.
Great food! The staff were very friendly and attentive too. We look forward to dining there again soon.
Absolutely incredible. Will for sure come again when we visit in Hamilton and recommend to friends and family.
This was a Family get together. It was an amazing place. The food was incredible. The service was very very good.
I highly recommend Claudio’s, we will definitely come back. The new location is sure to be superb also.
Excellent food with attentive service. Delicious arancini, caprese salad pasta and fish
The minute you walk in the door you feel extremely welcome. Food was fantastic as always!
Visiting Canada for business, I stopped by Claudio’s to have dinner.
Nice ambience, excellent food and very kind staff make this place a restaurant should miss if you are nearby!
One of my favourite place for lunch and dinner. Food is excellent.
Fantastic food, wine list and staff. Tasted like a meal from my Nonna’s house with the added touch of a fine dining experience. Love Claudio and his wife as well.
An excellent lunch - the food was all delicious and well presented. The lady server was lovely but the older gentleman was somewhat surly.
We came to celebrate my Husbands birthday and had a fabuous meal. Everything was so fresh and flavorful. Seabass was melt in your mouth amazing. Reasonable bill for three people with appetizers, bottle of wine, entrees and coffee. Dessert was to die for! Salted Carmel cheese cake and a chocolate cake. Would recommend to anyone looking for fine dining and outstanding service.
The atmosphere was very elegant. Claudio was our host and server. He is a true gentleman. Very helpful with the menu and knowledgeable about the wines on their wine list. I am definitely going back and would recommend it to anyone looking for a fine dining Italian experience.
Great food, great service, however the out of control children running and yelling at the party upstairs became annoying after the first 10min but went on for well over an hour.
Old world charm with special attention to service and quality.
Very nice restaurant food was excellent pasta was perfect “al dente”
Easy parking just next door
I do recommend it
Intimate dining room with good food however it took 45 minutes to order an appetizer! Our dinner was 2.5 hours without coffee and dessert. Our waiter seemed frustrated at times and a bit confused. Willing to give it one more shot though.
Everything was as expected for this long standing favorite of mine. Kristine came out to chat, the staff were perfectly attentive without being intrusive, Hors d'oeuvre salads and dinner were perfect and the restaurant celebrated our anniversary with a wonderful dessert. hands down favorite
A very lovely traditional restaurant.
Thank you again for a great dinner. The calamari was delicious as were all of our entrees. The service was really appreciated as everyone was so attentive. Will be back for sure!
Excellent experience - great service and delicious food. We will be back! Thank you.
Fabulous food, excellent service and a very nice atmosphere.
The food was amazing and chef Christine came out to check on us to make sure everything was to our satisfaction. Can't get better than that!
Went once but no more. Price is way too high for what u get. Pricing rivals much better restaurants but the food was so so. Pasta was simply ok at best. Beware of the hidden extra costs and continued upselling by the owner. Asks if you want water and of course you say yes but at 7.00 later on the bill without being told. We only wanted tap water. They ask if you want chicken added to a pasta to which you say sure to a tiny piece of chicken for 12.00. They of course say its organic on the bill to justify the outrageous price for the tiny portion. Highly doubt its organic and frankly i dont want organic. I recommend everyone to ask for pricing on all items ahead of ordering whats not on the menu. 250 dollars for 4 basic pasta dishes and one 40 bottle if wine speaks rip-off. Go elsewhere.
From the moment that we arrived inside the door, we received great service. With a welcome smile, our reservation was confirmed and our coats were hung up for us and then we were promptly seated. The atmosphere was tastefully decorated in a contemporary Italian style with ample space between tables. Our waiter Christian was very professional and courteous and provided us with prompt and friendly service. The presentation of our food was well done and delicious. The restaurant was very accommodating with regards to dietary preferences. We expressed our gratitude for the enjoyment of our food to the chef when she came to our table to check on things. A great evening out with friends who all agreed that we would come back again and recommend Claudio's to others.
We celebrated my mother in laws 91st birthday, owner and staff were so attentive to her! Food was awesome we will definitely return!
Love Claudio's. Well worth the drive from Kitchener. Claudio and Christine always make us feel so welcome.
Thank you Claudio’s. Our server was very attentive and helped us enjoy a most relaxing evening. The food was delicious, hot and well presented.
Everything about this place is unreal!! Highly recommend
Excellent service, authentic food. Very impressed!
Fabulous intimate Italian restaurant. Service and quality were perfect. A truly friendly, upscale establishment. Trout was perfect!
This was our first time to Claudio’s and we were not disappointed. We went to celebrate Hubble/Dad/PopPop’s birthday. From beginning to end the service was outstanding. Our two grandbabies were at dinner as well and were acknowledged and made to feel like princesses.
The food was superb , flavourful , hot and served in a timely fashion.
I would have no trouble recommending Claudio’s to others and can’t wait to return.
Thanks you for the great service !
This was our first time at Claudio’s. We were very happy. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was beautiful. Our waiter was very nice too. Thank you!
Excellent food and excellent service. First time going to the restaurant and was not disappointed. Would definitely recommend to others and would most definitely go again!
Claudio's Ristorante is rated 4.6 stars by 109 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.