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100+ Years of history
in these walls


Monday - Closed
Appetizer Feature: Pickle Fries - thin-cut strips of dill pickle with a zesty coating, served with creamy parmesan dip.

Over a hundred years of history preceded the
renovation that became James Street Eatery.

The first business to occupy this two storey brick building was called the Sparta Café in 1911. The names and owners have changed over the decades but it has always been home to an eatery. The memories of visiting “the old Fiesta” still occupy the minds of our long-time friends and guests...that's because it held that name from 1946 to 2013 and was a staple of Wallaceburg culture.

During the first week of November in 2013 the Fiesta had its last dinner service, locked the doors, and a team of employees and volunteers began tearing the place apart. Six days later, under a new name, the transformed dining room and a chef with a new menu was unveiled, and a new journey began.

James Street Eatery is a fresh approach to food in Wallaceburg. We work with whole foods, fresh vegetables, local farms and create great tasting dishes. This century old building, although now renovated top to bottom, has limited space and still houses a small production kitchen. We produce high quality food daily, meaning we are always cooking, chopping, baking and blending. We hope you enjoy our labour of love!






504 James Street
Wallaceburg, ON N8A 2N9



Tuesday -Thursday 11a – 8p
Friday 11a – 9p
Saturday 9a – 9p, bfast til 3
Sunday, August 20th -  9a - 2p, then closed for the evening.

Monday Closed

Upcoming Events


Thanksgiving Weekend - Open Friday until 11a - 9p, Saturday 9a - 9p, Sunday 9a - 2p, then closed for Sunday evening and Monday. Reopen Tuesday Oct. 10th at 11am.

Jeff, Scott and Tim - Friday Oct 13th from 8 - 11pm.
Catch the classic vibes of these three dynamic guys playing upbeat sets of memorable covers. Three part harmonies and sing-along fun!
Short menu and cash bar during show.

Phil's Friend Marty - Friday Oct 27th from 8-11pm.
Acoustic and hand drum duo playing a high-energy set of crowd-favourites and originals.
Short menu and cash bar during show.

Al Lermer - Thursday, November 2nd at 8pm
Playing his solo show. Founder of Canadian blues sensation Fathead, Check out: www.allermermusic.com for more about this amazing multi-instrumentalist. This is a ticketed event - Please contact John Gardiner for details/reservations/tickets.

Business Excellence Awards - Thursday, November 2nd at 6pm

Phil's Friend Marty and Jeff, Scott and Tim will return in November, and Marty's back for an end of year bash on Friday, December 22nd.

Join our team

Current Opportunities: Currently no openings. Drop off your resumés (not during lunch/dinner service) for consideration for future employment.

Experience: Always an asset, however, we're willing to train the right personalities.
Availability: Depends on position

How to Apply: In person with resumé and references or email: JamesStreetEatery@gmail.com



Feel free to send us a compliment, share your experience or ask us a question. We'll get back to you by next business day.

You can also sign up for the James Street Beat - our monthly newsletter, and receive a heads up on what's going on at the Eatery and receive a free birthday gift. Send us your first and last name along with birthday.

Reservations will not be taken via this form or Facebook. Please call the number below to book your spot.


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