Mettawas Station Mediterranean Restaurant

4.6
432 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Italian
Located in Kingsville's Historic Train Station, Mettawas Station provides a relaxed atmosphere with its historic charm to dine or just enjoy a drink. Passing by is the Canada Chrysler Green way where trail enthusiasts can stop en-route to enjoy a bite. Executive chef Anthony uses local seasonal ingredients in his menu, which is filled with appetizers, pastas, steaks seafood and much more, all prepared with an Italian Mediterranean flare. Pair your meal with a local wine from our wine list, an ice cold craft beer or a tasty cocktail to please your palate. Don"t forget to save room for dessert as well as a nice cappuccino or late.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Mediterranean, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 4:00 - 9:00, Sunday: 4:00 - 8:00
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Phone number
(519) 733-2459
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Anthony DelBrocco
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Maple
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Parking details
Located along the Canada Chrysler Greenway, Mettawas Station shares a public parking lot with trail enthusiasts. On street parking is also available if the lot is full.
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Entertainment
From time to time Mettawas Station hosts live entertainment on the patio. Please contact us regarding the next date and musical act.
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Special events & promotions
Introducing Mettawas' new dinner series, the FLAVOUR RAIL.
Join us and ride the rails to experience flavours from around the world. Our seasonal journey will begin on March 6th 2018 with a five course pairing meal. For pricing, reservations and additional information please contact Mettawas at 519-733-2459
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 432 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Everything was great, the only complaint is that the kitchen is open and their music was loud and heavy metal and could be heard in dining room

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L
Detroit
7 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My wife and I have been coming here for years . This is hands down the very best restaurant in Kingsville . The food is always fresh , no disappointments.

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RK
Toronto
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visit Mettawas about once a week for dinner or lunch... great food and service

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JJ
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

We have had some good meals here but was disappointed with this one. The lamb chops were good as usual but lamb ribs were very disappointing. Way too much fat and the overall meal was too sweet for my liking.
The server forgot to bring me my second glass of wine.

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HD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Owner went above and beyond for us. Great food and ambiance, wonderful people

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KC
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome little hidden gem
Excellent food and even better service. Stacey was superb and knowledgeable on restaurants history.
Great menu and atmosphere
I will definitely be back vey soon

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P
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A beautiful evening with friends! Food and service was exceptional. All 5 in our party commented how great everything tasted. Food was hot and tasted and portions perfect. Thank you one and all , we will definetly return!

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GG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Celebrated a dear friend's retirement with her choice of dinner locations and we were glad she chose the Station as my wife and I had never been. The onion soup, escargot and salads were exquisite and we enjoyed watching kitchen staff harvest herbs from the garden outside the window. Main courses were filled with "bests" - "best lasagna", "best salmon" and "best meatballs" our party had ever tasted. Desserts received similar glowing reviews with bread pudding and a chocolate cake quickly disappearing. Our server was marvellous - attentive, pleasant and knowledgeable. All in all, well worth the drive out from the city for a fantastic venue, meal and experience!

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e
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

EXCELLENT.....the food was delicous..full of flavour. Our sever was very attentive given the full house
of customers at the time. We would highly recommend the trip out to Kingsville for this hidden gem !!

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JG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Waitress was great. Didn’t have to wait on anything. Food came out in a reasonable time and was piping hot and delicious. They have seasonal menus which is nice so it changes things up. No complaints on the food. Reservations were super easy to make through the app. Loved it

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P
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary with an early dinner. The food was excellent, waitstaff was attentive but not intrusive.

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p
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed our lunch very much. Very generous portions and tasty as well. Service was very good and I would recommend this restaurant to my friends. The perch in particular was superb, and so was the sweet potato - roasted pepper soup. Thanks for a lovely dining experience over lunch time with my friend.

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EL
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a wonderful meal, great service relaxing venue.

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MP
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just a little off the beaten path but this restaurant does NOT disappoint!! No need to go into the city for a 5 star dinner! My compliments to the chef!! Love the changes to the menu to compliment the changing seasons, supporting local and fresh ingredients and keeping my palette entertained!!

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J
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

This is a lovely restaurant with an intimate setting - the seating is very close together. The service was impeccable. I had a special request for our anniversary celebration and it was played out perfectly which made the evening a wonderful experience. I appreciate their attention to detail.

While the food was very good, if you prefer not to have your food drowning in sauce or salad dressing, just ask the kitchen to easy with it and it should be fine. Outside of that, everything was very flavorful and well done. I would visit again.

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GS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service as always.

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CR
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, ambiance and location. Loved the seasonal cocktail: The 3rd Pig...relish!

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DM
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love the atmosphere of the old train station.Server was great and helped us to make the perfect choices. One had salmon, two had the perch and pickerel, and on had the veal marsala. Portions were plentiful and so, so tasty. Love going there.

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VB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was delicious, service was great and prices was right! Loved having my birthday meal here! Will be back.

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PD
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

food was good, service was excellent, reasonably priced

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WK
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food & service. Very unique setting & easy access for parking

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RB
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant is in a fully-restored railway station in Kingsville, Ontario, a block or two off the main street. Recommended by our host Deb at the excellent Wentzler's Landing B&B, the food and the service were excellent, the historical building fascinating, and the atmosphere friendly, quiet and relaxing.

With a good variety of foods, from pasta to beef to seafood, the chef clearly enjoys and took pride in his work, with the local perch and pickerel the best I have ever had, my wife's penne athena also very tasty, and the soup! - OMG! - beet with coconut milk soup! We were tempted to order several servings it was so good! The wine selection was good, with several local reds and whites on the list. Pricing was modest, lower in fact than it should be for such a high quality restaurant.

So, there you go - a real gem, off the beaten track - I highly recommend it to those looking for a quiet time and an excellent meal! And thanks to the staff at Mettawas Station for such an enjoyable experience!

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DB
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always very good! Never disappointed, love this place!

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M
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Went out for our monthly date night with my spouse. We have been here a few times and each time the food is fabulous and the service fantastic. A little pricey but you get what you pay for. Staff was professional. Will be coming back.

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DM
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Enjoyable evening with very good food. very pleasant waitress made the evening even better...I will return next time with my kilt.
and I will....return

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PM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our second time going here. Just like the first time, everything was excellent, from the hostess being very pleasant and knowledgeable to the EXCELLENT food. I've recommended Mettawa's numerous times to my friends and will continue to do so in the future, as well as eat there. It is a AWESOME restaurant with incredible food. Whatever they're doing to make it a great restaurant, DON'T CHANGE A THING!
Pete M.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Great service.

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RK
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food and wonderful service. The location is very nice.. and the patio is especially inviting during the summer months...

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RM
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Really nice place. The old train station setting is cool and the decor was nice. The food was absolutely amazing! Had steak, escargot, lobster ravioli, and cheesecake all were equally great.

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EG
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were with friends,4 in our group. We were all raving about our meals,all were excellent ! The service was also very good. Nice choice of wine,beer and drinks. Can’t waitnto go back to try some other things from the menu.

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b
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

premier menu...great service....nice atmosphere....would re-visit

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AM
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always consistent with amazing food, from appetizers to main dish!

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food. Friendly staff. Great evening!!

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SP
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our server, Stacey, was incredible. She was knowledgeable in food sensitivities and helped me choose a fantastic meal. The food was outstanding! I ordered the rack of lamb and it was cooked exactly how I requested. We will definitely come back again.

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KB
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, great service. Great views from the patio. I love this spot so much and my husband felt the same way. I ordered pizza and a side of the homemade hot peppers. My husband had the salmon and quinoa salad. Everything was amazing.

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GJ
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time here, will not be my last. The pizza was fantastic. My Wife enjoyed the lobster ravioli. The atmosphere was unbelievable. The staff made sure every aspect of our dining expieriance was perfect. This is a restaurant everyone should try.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful time with great food and drinks!

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nice wine list and menu choices. Good ambiance and everyone had a delicious meal. Will be coming back again soon.

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BC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service and great food..... no one was disappointed....very nice picturesque location.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We are Harley owners.....we plan dinner rides a couple times a month.....Anthony was the Chef for our wedding many years ago.....we thought it was time to visit him and his creativity again....we were very pleased....very talented in the kitchen....our server Stacey also very good at her job....we will see you again very soon!

James and Nicole Bradley

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