Outside of Toronto, Hamilton remains as a large city in Ontario that attracts a lot of big business, good culture and amazing restaurants.
Today we will go through the 7 best Indian restaurants in Hamilton as well as Stoney Creek and Binbrook.
While Hamilton is a bit of a hit and miss with restaurants, hopefully this list will be of value too you.
I’ve rated each restaurant based on the experience they provide customers, food quality and portion sizes, as well as price.
1) Mountain Grill
Overall Review: 8.5/10
“Bringing The Best Of India To Stoney Creek”. Mountain Grill is a highly rated authentic Indian cuisine restaurant which operates all days of the week (except Tuesday).
Mountain Grill promises only the freshest ingredients and the most authentic taste, leaving your mouth watering for even more delicious food.
Call Now: (905) 890-7955
Customer Service Rating: 9.0/10
Mountain Grill offers a comfortable, friendly and warm service to its customers. The customer’s interests are prioritized, and the staff remains courteous to you throughout.
Food Quality Rating: 9.2/10
Mountain Grill leaves no customer unsatisfied with its delicious food that carries the punch and zing of authentic Indian food. The butter chicken & garlic naan are very highly regarded.
Price Rating: 8.7/10
Competitively priced; however, the customers have always been satisfied with the value of money. Appetizers range from $2.99 to $15, while a meat-based dinner for 6 people costs approximately $121.
Atmosphere Rating: 8.5/10
Mountain Grill provides its customers with a relaxing atmosphere with a friendly, helpful and supportive staff.
The interior needs some modernization and improvement, but the value for money is always good.
2) Shehnai Restaurant
Address: 447 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 1K5
Overall Review: 8.1/10
An authentic family run business providing the more delicate tastes of Indian cuisine in a modest and straightforward environment.
The food is highly regarded for its simplicity and taste, with the owners being the life of the restaurant. A sensational option for anyone looking to try authentic Indian cuisine.
Call Now: (905) 577-0002
Customer Service Rating: 6.5/10
The owners and staff are friendly and strive to create an enjoyable and relaxing experience for you. The only drawback is that the food takes time to deliver to you.
Food Quality Rating: 7.9/10
The food is a delight with great flavor and a real taste that would take you to India. While chicken is a bit dry, Butter Chicken and Naan remain the favorites.
Price Rating: 8.2
An extremely affordable price range puts it as an excellent choice paired with the quality of the food. Dinner combos range from $32.99 (for two) and $59.99 (for four persons).
Atmosphere Rating: 8.9
Although a modest restaurant with not a lot of lush interior, rather extremely simple. The humble environment is complemented by the cheery and warm attitude of the owners and staff.
3) Aadhya Food Indian Fast Food
Overall Review: 7.7/10
A small commercial entity, seeking to provide Indian food rich in taste with primarily a fast-food model.
Food is excellent in quality; however, it does not have a dine-in option. Service is quick, and the value for food paired with the quantity is decent. A good choice for a quick craving.
Call Now: (905) 560-0304
Customer Service Rating: 7.1/10
Service is friendly and quick, as expected from a primarily fast-food concern. The staff are helpful and guide you in deciding what to order if you can’t choose.
Food Quality Rating: 7.8/10
Quality food is good, and it is a favorite for people wanting Gujrati styled Indian cuisine. However, the quality is a tad inconsistent in some cases but overall a delicious experience.
Price Rating: 8.1/10
They are very modestly priced, but they reflect well on the primarily vegetarian food. The vegetarian Thaali and Vadapav are notable and cost $11.99 and $6.99 (two persons).
Atmosphere Rating: 8.7
A decent place with a helpful staff and a delicious selection of Gujrati Indian cuisine. Nothing outstanding concerning its core competency as a fast-food concern, but arguably worth the money.
4) The Himalya Restaurant
Overall Review: 7.4/10
A modest and cozy Indian eatery with a strong emphasis on vegetarian options and selections for customers. Well rated for its overall experience and value for money. It serves to be a worthy option for those looking to enjoy a quick and pleasant evening with a regular snappy dining experience.
Call Now: (905) 578-7400
Customer Service Rating: 7.8/10
The staff are friendly and helpful. Although the experience won’t be any different from most traditional eateries, the staff are happy to serve you with a big smile.
Food Quality Rating: 7.9/10
The quality of food is excellent, and the service is quick. The food is freshly made and tastes delicious. Quantity is argued to be less as per value for money.
Price Rating: 8.4/10
The food is very reasonably priced and relatively stands in the middle range. It is arguably expensive for a primarily vegetarian selection. A vegetarian thali would set you back $6.99
Atmosphere Rating: 7.4/10
An excellent and cozy setting, coupled with the friendly and welcoming staff, provides you with a comfortable and quiet restaurant experience without any major fuss or noises.
5) Bombay Grill Restaurant
Overall Review: 7.1/10
A reasonably well spaced and modest eatery that is determined to give you a rich experience in the taste and feel of authentic Indian food. Open all days of the week (except Tuesday), it is sure to give you a delightful experience with the perfect blend of food, service and atmosphere.
Call Now: (905) 385-0888
Customer Service Rating: 6.7/10
The staff are welcoming, friendly and inviting. They try to accommodate you as soon as possible and create a worthwhile experience for you and your family or friends.
Food Quality Rating: 8.1/10
The food quality ranges between fantastic and superb, with a very thin line in between. The butter chicken is a recognized favorite with close competition between Biryani and Tikka.
Price Rating: 8.3/10
The food is a little pricey, but given the quality of the food, the price is exceptional. Dinner for 2, 4 and 6 people can be had for $32.99, $60.99, $90.99 respectively.
Atmosphere Rating: 6.4/10
A charming eatery with a very welcoming and friendly staff. The menu selection is also rich, and the overall environment provides you with a very comfortable evening worth every penny.
6) The Moghuls
Address: 288 Mud St W, Hamilton, ON L8J 3Z6
Overall Review: 7.9/10
A nice, quaint and respectable eatery with a very fashionable interior aimed to give you a comfortable and cozy vibe. The food is of good quality, but a little more effort in food quality would go a long way paired with the excellent ambience.
Call Now: (289) 389-3777
Customer Service Rating: 8.1/10
The Moghuls boast a very excellent and friendly customer service. The servers are very kind, professional and welcoming. The overall staff strives to assist you in having the most pleasant experience.
Food Quality Rating: 9.1/10
The quality of food ranges from modest to impeccable, and customers’ opinions are mixed; however, the overall quality of the food is well above average and highly delicious.
Price Rating: 8.6/10
Moderately expensive but boasts an incredible value for money. Affordable for the vast majority with a good value for food. The Moghul platter, as an example, costs $11.99
Atmosphere Rating: 9.3/10
A pleasant and comfortable place with outstanding staff and ambience that gives you the feeling of being in a well-decorated fashionable restaurant with good value for money.
7) Kohinur Indian Cuisine
Overall Review: 7.1/10
A highly rated and highly regarded eatery with an impeccable standard of food, service and ambience. It provides a posh setting with a fantastic variety and selection of authentic Indian food guaranteed to make your mouth water. The value for money and food quality make it a highly desirable option.
Call Now: (289) 756-7000
Customer Service Rating: 8.1/10
The staff are very courteous, professional and polite. There are minimal delays as they strive to give you the best service. The servers are very professional and prompt.
Food Quality Rating: 6.5/10
The food is highly commendable and delicious. The menu offers you a vast selection of Chicken, Lamb and Vegetarian options. Our recommendation is the butter chicken; it is a favorite and specialty.
Price Rating: 7.8/10
The food is very adequately priced in the mid to upper range, given the ambience and surroundings. The butter chicken will set you back by $10.95 but is worth every dollar.
Atmosphere Rating: 7.7/10
A very posh and modern atmosphere with a subtle and minimal setting and streamlined colors. No clutter, clean and spacious with a friendly and accommodating staff.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Shehnai Restaurant on 447 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 1K5 is rated out #1 Indian restaurants in Hamilton by Taste Budz.
- Mountain Grill
- Shehnai Restaurant
- Aadhya Food Indian Fast Food
- The Himalya Restaurant
- Bombay Grill Restaurant
- The Moghuls
- Kohinur Indian Cuisine