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itryalot Apr 29, 2012 07:00 AM

Will be at a show at Hamilton Place and need a recommendation for a Friday and Saturday night. Want something moderately priced Italian, wood fired pizza if possible, nice loud and low light atmosphere.
Will be going to Ancaster too one of those days.

  1. r
    Redshifted Apr 29, 2012 09:24 PM

    La Cantina would fit the bill - excellent wood fired pizza. It's about a 10 - 15 minute walk from Hamilton Place (or a 5 min. drive). Highly recommended.

    http://www.lacantinahamilton.ca/conta...

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      hungryjoanne Apr 30, 2012 12:47 PM

      +1 for La Cantina.

    2. j
      Jocko B May 1, 2012 03:22 PM

      I would agree that La Cantina fits that description best. Bread Bar on Locke St. would give you comparable pizza and chic atmosphere, but its not as convenient to downtown. Na Roma is the best pizza overall, but it is casual/upscale counter service. If you want more of an old school family style Italian-American atmosphere, Valentino's Westdale and Capri on John N. fit the bill. If you're looking for the best Italian downtown, my personal favourite is for Claudio's Ristorante on Jackson St (no pizza though). Ancaster - not sure.... Enjoy

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        itryalot May 1, 2012 04:59 PM

        Thanks. Glad to hear we have so many choices.

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