Bistro Parisien is a quaint, polished restaurant in the historic section of James St S in the Durand Neighbourhood. The menu is dedicated to French Cuisine and it is done very well. There's a good selection of wine to accompany your meal and the atmosphere is one that encourages conversation and lingering over your meal. I found the prices a bit high for Hamilton but it's worth it if you want to treat yourself or a loved one to a special night.
My wife and I went on a Monday, there was a steak & frites special. I ordered it, it was great. My wife ordered the fish of the day from the table d'hote, she enjoyed it. Quiet atmosphere, waiter was French (and great). Prices were reasonable for a nice restaurant in downtown Hamilton.
The website items/prices are apparently 5+ years old. Some of the entree items are $5+ more in the restaurant than what the website shows! That was quite a surprise when we got there. The food was average. My duck entree which was, as I recall, about $30 consisted of a few small slices of duck, on a big bed or... more
The sea food linguine I had there once was a dish I still remember today - and that doesn't happen to me often. The service is exquisite, the place is small but very pleasant, the special offers are a huge deal for the delicious dishes..! The price might seem high but for the Bistro Parisien, the taste will be as... more
Driving towards the escarpment Bistro Parisien will be on your right approximately 250 metres after the train tracks at 150 James Street South between Duke and Bold