Fisher’s Pier 4 Pub & Grub

554 James St N, Hamilton
About Fisher’s Pier 4 Pub & Grub:

On 554 James Street North, in Hamilton, Ontario, there is a little pub serving Canadian-inspired cuisine called Fisher’s Pier 4Pub & Grub. And as you can guess, the menu consists predominantly of seafood and fish dishes, along with some more traditional pub fare made with fresh ingredients.

There is a private parking lot across the street for both cars and bikes. The place has a TV and is a nice place where you can go with your friends and enjoy a nice meal, or go with your family for a celebratory dinner. The noise level is average, as is expected from a place like this. There is a full bar of alcohol, and a large selection of beers, both domestic and imports, as well as craft beers.

The Fisher’s Pier 4 serves both lunch and dinner, opening at 11:30 AM and closing at midnight from Monday to Thursday, on Friday from 11:30 AM to 1 AM, on Saturday from noon to midnight, and on Sunday from 3:30 PM to 10 PM.

This place has been reviewed online on Yelp, Trip Advisor and Google Reviews, and based on these; below I bring you a list of the pros and cons.


  • Pleasant atmosphere
  • Good seafood offer
  • Neighbourhood gathering place
  • Good beer options
  • Very child-friendly place


  • Some complaints about service
  • Notes about raised prices of some items

The Fisher’s Pier 4 Pub & Grub has been in business for a long time and is a family-owned and family-run place. The interior is nicely done, with a lot of exposed brick walls, wooden bar, and wooden tables and chairs. There are strategically placed TV’s so all the customers can see the game currently playing.

Across the pub, there are some fascinating décor items like little parachute men, blackboards, beer paraphernalia, and other eye-catching details. There is a small stage in one corner of the place, and there open jam night every last Friday of the month.

The menu consists of traditional freshly made pub fare: appetisers, dips, soups, salads, entrees like fish and chips, grilled souvlaki, baron of beef, various wraps, chicken wings with various sauces, poutine, fresh-cut fries, burgers, sandwiches, and desserts like deep-fried cheesecake and sundaes. There are the standard non-alcoholic beverages along with a good selection of hot drinks.

The so-called adult drinks involve a lot of beers on tap, bottled beers, canned beers and ciders, white wine, red wine, as well as a nice selection of cocktails and sangria. The menu involves a lot of fresh seafood and fish dishes, and due to the nature of the food, these change on occasion. There are daily specials and offers for every night of the week, and anyone interested in more detail will have to consult their official web page or their profiles on social media for more.

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