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Megalos Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.megalosrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (613) 531-9788
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm;

    Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm;

    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: International
  • Executive Chef: Phil Asselstine
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Megalos restaurant can cater any event whether it is off site or in our restaurant.
  • Private Party Facilities: Megalos restaurant features a private dining room that can accommodate up to 70 guests for types of functions (weddings, anniversaries, banquets, birthday parties or special celebrations).
  • Private Party Contact: Elia (613) 531-9788

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sydenham
  • Public Transit: Kingston Transit offers bus service to the downtown core with multiple stops near Megalos restaurant.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a muncipal parking garage located on Brock Street with direct access to Megalos restaurant's backdoor.
A word from Megalos
Megalos provides the ultimate setting with a warm decor, rich fabrics, wood floors and original limestone and brick walls. It is conveniently located in the downtown theatre and shopping district and is only minutes from the waterfront.

Concentrating on the freshest ingredients our chef, Philip Asselstine, has created a unique menu- redesigning a few favorites while adding some original items. There is a children's menu and a weekend breakfast/brunch menu. Our staff is attentive and knowledgeable and always provides exceptional service that contributes to a memorable experience.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "You enter the restaurant and are immediately greeted by warm, friendly staff. They know the specials of the day, can suggest appropriate wine choices with your meals. We had a great evening here. The one down note is that our server had to be reminded to bring the wine, which we got after our food arrived. Still, he remembered it was my wife's birthday and arranged for a piece of birthday cake to be brought to our table."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "The brie and pasta were both delicious!! The service was outstanding. We'll definitely return."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Generally disappointing. I took my girlfriend there for a date. It was noisy, the burger was pink, the decor was awkward and mismatched, the waitress was shrill and abrupt, The food was extremely expensive considering the quality. The place had the atmosphere of swiss chalet/denny's and the music from a department store. The appetizer was the only highlight (Some sweet potato dish). The pickles were also good. No after dinner mints.. just cheap suckers. The slanted inset lighting on the ceiling made it difficult to read the menus. The desserts looked delicious, but we did not try them."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "From the minute you walk into the restaurant, you feel welcomed by the staff. It is energetic, fun and has an upbeat energy. You will usually see the owner helping out with a smile on his face. Great place!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Four of us dined before going to the Grand Theater next door. It was my daughter-in-laws birthday and the staff heard us talking about it and piece of cake with candle was presented to her free of charge. That was special and "over the top". Owner/manager always very friendly to everyone in restaurant. Food always good."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Quiet and cozy. Loved the atmosphere. Food was nice and are definately interested in trying more of the menu. Staff is very pleasant and waitress did a lovely job!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Great atmosphere. Great service. Great food. Fair prices."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Love this restaurant and the friendly service. Authentic and real its becoming my go-to spot when I visit my daughter and her friends at Queen...fabulous food but more importantly the owner cares -- "
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Great restaurant for Celiacs! Abundance of gluten-free choices, and delicious ones at that!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Always a great experience. The staff are wonderful, very polite and not intrusive but engaged when they are serving you. The food is on a whole new level - everything I've ever tasted from megalos is amazing. I've never had a bad experience in the 5 years I've been dining there."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great food, great service. Cute restuarant near a lot of great things in downtown Kingston. Will go back soon!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We went to Megalos for a Valentines dinner. They had a special menu, what a great meal. It was amazing. Th service was top notch, we would just get to the bottom of our glasses and we had another drink on the table, our server had a great sense of humor. I would go back to Megalos in a heartbeat."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My husband and I had dinner at Megalo's just before attending a show at the theatre next door. Food was good and the server went out of her way to treat us well. Can't beat the convenience if you're going to the Grand."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We went for dinner before a show at The Grand and because there was a show and Febfest and a show at the Krock Centre that night it was very busy and some people couldn't get a table. Even with that we found the service and attention excellent and didn't feel rushed because of a busy night. It was a little noisy that night but have been there when it's not so busy and it's fine."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Quickly becoming our go-to restaurant for date nights and when we have dessert craving. Delicious breakfast menu and the $3.75 breakfast is unreal!"
    Dined on 2/2/2014
  • "We were served great dinners politely and promptly. We were attending a show at the Grand Theatre so having such quick and reliable service made for an enjoyable evening. We will definitely make this our go to spot before a show!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "If you're looking for somewhere to get your parents to take you out to when they come visit, choose here! The food is great, a little outside a student budget but not ridiculous. It's nice to dress up a bit but you won't feel under dressed. The crowd is mostly adults until later when the first dates start coming out. Over all it's a nice place, great food and an extensive drink list."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "This restaurant was VERY accommodating for those with special needs diets. The service was stellar and the food was very delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant! I will be coming back."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "Brought my girlfriend for her birthday, neither of us had been there. It was exactly what I wanted. Great food and service."
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "Best " before theatre" spot to dine. I come to Megalo's with my husband, my women friends or my grandchildren. It is a comfortable, convenient dining location for theatre goers . The food and service are great and the feeling is familial!"
    Dined on 11/26/2013
  • "Hamburgers are fresh ground beef; served with a nice salad (either Caesar or slaw) and small home cut fries. All very tasty. Fish and chips are popular too. Great pre-theatre location."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "We went to Megalos prior to an evening at the theatre. Service was very efficient, friendly and professional. We didn't feel rushed at all. Food was very good, well prepared and presented nicely. Separate checks were not a problem and we were a group of seven. Being able to reserve online was an added bonus."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "I took a risk going to Megalos for a first date as I had never been there before. The risk was definitely worth it. The service was excellent and the food even better. It's safe to say it wont be the last time I go there."
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "I don't think it was all waitresses but ours was horrible. Did not offer more drinks after the first one and was rude and inturrupted conversations. Way more busy checking her phone than serving. Good food and a great spot perfect for a catch up woth friends."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "Food was good and service was excellent. Clean place. Will come back again."
    Dined on 10/13/2013
  • "The menu has an excellent mix of entrées - platters, pizza, pasta and full dinner meals. We very much like the choice of gluten free and vegetarian as some family members require that. The vegetables in each of our meals were obviously fresh and cooked just before going on the plate - delicious - We will certainly return again soon. The dessert is so good, may start with that!"
    Dined on 9/19/2013
  • "We enjoyed a late diner on a Friday night. The staff were pleasant. The online booking was easy to use and the hostess knew we had booked as soon as we arrived. Quiet and very romantic. Great drinks and food."
    Dined on 8/30/2013
  • "We checked in with Open Table and we were not disappointed. The food and service were execellent"
    Dined on 8/20/2013
  • "The manager and server were quite nice and friendly. Good to place to dive in for lunch."
    Dined on 6/23/2013
  • "great spot for pre theatre dining. good service to keep you on time, location is good. talapia and risotto fab!"
    Dined on 5/30/2013
  • "We were there Mother's Day as we seemed to have rediscovered this restaurant. So far no disappointments"
    Dined on 5/12/2013
  • "I've been to Megalos for brunch and it was great, value and service were above average. I went for dinner last Saturday and if that was my only exposure to the restaurant I would never return again. Food was mediocre at best, I think I would prefer to go to a chain restaurant for the price point of this place and it would have parking nearby."
    Dined on 5/11/2013
  • "Took my mother there for Mother's Day brunch with my partner. Stayed 2 hours sipping on mimosas and each had a great meal. Service was friendly and efficient. Had we not been there for brunch we would have tried one of their tempting desserts (they looked amazing!)."
    Dined on 5/11/2013
  • "Megalo's is our "go to place" for pre- theatre dinner. We simply don't go anywhere else!"
    Dined on 4/16/2013
  • "We had a very nice dinner, and our waitress was excellent."
    Dined on 4/9/2013
  • "One of the best breakfast and brunch places in town. Everything was tasty. Definitely will be back for my favourite the eggs florentine. The waffles lived up to their reputation."
    Dined on 3/30/2013
  • "Service and food were very good. Only negative was the food service was a little slow making us have to eat quickly to make our concert timings."
    Dined on 3/1/2013
  • "It was my first time at Megalo's and I loved it. I think it'll be my new dinner spot :)"
    Dined on 2/27/2013
  • "Most recently had brunch. Have always enjoyed the choices. My daughter loved the delicious waffle."
    Dined on 2/24/2013
  • "We had their Sunday Brunch., featuring 2 syles of Eggs Benedict. I also tried their French Onion Soup-a generous helping and very tasty. The egg dish featured roasted potatoes-a little under-seasoned for my taste. All-in-all a friendly spot that appears to cater to a college crowd."
    Dined on 2/17/2013