SYNONYM


SYNONYM is a neighborhood café-resto-bar-bookshop that celebrates art, design & culture. The name reflects the Shop’s many dimensions: a from-scratch vegan/vegetarian kitchen, speciality coffee, natural wine, craft beer, & a curated bookshop aimed at nurturing creativity.

Our bookshop consists of internationally celebrated independent publishers like IDEA BOOKS, D.A.P Art Book, Dashwood NYC & smaller distributors from around the world.

Open Daily 08:00 - 18:00
Kitchen Opens 10:00 M-F, 09:00 Weekends

328 James St N, Hamilton ON
905 525 7974
Walk-ins only, no reservations

Private Bookings & General Inquiries
info@synonymshop.com




BREAKFAST SANDWICH


english muffin, tempeh bacon, poached egg, cheddar & salsa verde


GRILLED CHEEEESE


lots of cheddar cheese, roasted mushrooms w/ a side of pickle


REUBEN SANDWICH


tofu pastrami w/ russian dressing, mustard, house-made sauerkraut
w/ a pickle


AVOCADO TOAST


smashed avo, topped w/ watermelon radish, cherry tomatoes, crunchy chickpeas & seasonal sprouts


SPICED HUMMUS TOAST


chunky hummus, topped w/ lentils, crunchy chickpeas & seasonal sprouts


LOADED ROASTED POTATOES


roasted potatoes topped w/ tomatoes, herbs, feta, lentils & crunchy chickpeas


CRUNCHY KALE SALAD


kale, tempeh bacon, vegan dressing, cherry tomatoes w/ crunchy chickpeas & croutons


SOBA SOBA BOWL


tofu w/ soba noodles, peanut sauce, sprouts, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, cilantro, radish & crushed peanuts


GREEN COUSCOUS BOWL


baked falafel w/ pearl couscous, lentils, herb chutney, avo, cucumbers, broccoli, kale, salsa verde & crunchy chickpeas


SYNONYM BURGER


Japanese vegan milk bun, plant patty, salsa verde, lettuce, ketchup, pickles


JUNGLE BURGER


Japanese vegan milk bun, plant patty, avo, tempeh bacon, zesty mayo, lettuce & sprouts



From scratch kitchen sourcing organic, natural ingredients. Our Japanese milk buns are from Cake & Loaf & our pastries / sourdough bread is supplied fresh from Dear Grain.


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