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Here's a list of what has come, gone and changed in Hamilton and Burlington in June.

Launched & opening soon

Best of Bengal (215 King St. E., Hamilton) Serving South Asian cuisine including Bengali, Indian, Chinese Hakka and more, with a daily all you can eat buffet starting at $11.99. Instagram (IG): @bestofbengal.hamont

Broken Barrel Bistro (638 Concession St., Hamilton) Opened in the former Bring Me Some location, offering burgers, sandwiches, wings, poutine, nachos, along with a full breakfast menu. IG: @brokenbarrelbistro

Broken Barrel Bistro on Concession Street. ALL PHOTOS: The Generator

Hamilton Prop House (422 Barton St. E, Hamilton) A café, bar and creative hub inside a working film prop house, catering to entrepreneurs, creatives, and film industry. The bars (one for cocktails, one for mocktails) are from a Netflix show. The train car set is a must-visit. Official launch party is happening July 12 – sign up for free membership to get on the guest list. IG: @hamiltonprophouse

Suzanne Zandbergen, right, and Emily O'Brien of Comeback Snacks at Hamilton Prop House on Barton Street.

Nani’s Gelato (2485 Appleby Line, Burlington) Handcrafted artisan gelato originated in Toronto, with Burlington being its furthest location thus far. Flavours are Asian, Indian and Italian influenced. IG: @nanisgelatoburlington

Naz Naz Sweets (1441 Upper Ottawa St., Hamilton) Middle Eastern baked goods, Turkish sweets, candy, bulk nuts, dried fruit, coffee, and jams like rose, quince, fig and orange. TikTok: @naznazsweets

Noir (137 Locke St. S., Hamilton) Noir soft opened at the end of June in the spot formerly known as Brux House, offering elevated dining highlighting seasonal dishes created by “Chef Kenny." The menu features small plates, pastas, and entrées such as a half-rack of lamb, 42 oz Tomahawk platter, and a chilled seafood tower. IG: @noir.hamilton

StoHo (2 King St. E., Stoney Creek) Long-awaited sophisticated café and bar in an historic building in the heart of downtown Stoney Creek, with exposed brick and tin ceiling, and outdoor seating, serving espresso, freshly baked chocolate croissants and cookies. IG: @stohobar

Rebranding & evolving

British Pride Bakery (451 Guelph Line, Burlington) Reopened after renovations, new signs, refrigeration, paint, flooring, new lighting and now serving hot-to-go food. IG: @britishpridebakery

Charred Rotisserie House (244 James St. N., Hamilton) Announced renovations are nearly done and it will be reopening soon after a fire in March devastated the space. IG: @charredrotisserie

Déjà Vu Karaoke Bar (445 Concession St., Hamilton) The karaoke bar formerly known as Dat Cang recently reopened under new ownership as Déjà Vu with cocktails, food menu to fuel you as you belt out that next tune. IG: @dejavu_karaokebar

Déjà Vu Bar & Karaoke on Concession Street.

Limón Lounge (566 Concession St., Hamilton) The bar formerly known as Station on Concession has been sold to Toronto-based Limón Lounge, a restaurant and club franchise featuring Latin themes and events.  IG: @limon.hamilton

Limón Lounge on Concession Street.

Mi Ranchito Productos Latinos (586 Concession St., Hamilton) The grocery store selling Latin products has opened a second location in the former Lady Glaze Doughnuts spot. The new location is a counter service restaurant featuring authentic Mexican cuisine like tamales, pozoles and flautas, and opened for a sneak peek during Concession Streetfest. IG: @miranchito_productos_latinos/

Mi Ranchito Productos Latinos on Concession Street.

Closed & closing

Station on Concession (Concession Street, Hamilton) The bar that brought new night life to the street on weekends closed without fanfare, announcing on their Instagram account that they would be closed June 1, with Limon coming soon to the space.

Yimee’s (Concession Street, Hamilton) Closed suddenly and quietly, with a single Instagram post announcing that their last day open would be on June 10th. 

– List compiled by HAMILTON CITY Magazine contributor Suzanne Zandbergen.

If you have a restaurant opening or changing, please let us know at meredith@hamiltoncitymagazine.ca. And be sure to check out the July/August edition of HAMILTON CITY Magazine – it’s our music issue!