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100+ Years of history
in these walls


Friday Features
 Homemade Cottage Pie served with Salad or Soup.
Soups: Broccoli and Cheddar or Potato Leek and Bacon.
App Feature: Have you tried our Spicy Pickle Fries with Creamy Parmesan Dip?

Dessert: Made fresh in-house every week. A must-try for those with a sweet tooth!
Market Stand: Check out Front Street Heat, a locally made (Sarnia) hot sauce with lots of flavour and a bit of heat. Try it on just about anything you want to jazz up! Also on the stand: local honey, fair trade organic Guatemalan coffee, house-pickled organic vegetables.


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 - 9a - 8p

Monday Closed

Friday, Nov. 24th - Classic Vibe 8-11pm
Saturday, Nov. 25th - The Vaudevillian at the Jeanne Gordon Theatre. Tickets: $25 (available from CKXS, The Museum, or online at www.eventbrite.ca), Show 8pm. Join other concert-goers at the Eatery for Prime Rib dinner before the show starts.

Tuesday, Nov 28th - United Way presents Paint the Town Red (the Eatery will be donating a portion of all proceeds throughout the day to United Way).

Friday, December 22nd - Marty's back for an end of year bash starting at 8pm.

Christmas Holidays
Book a family holiday dinner or work party while space is still available.
Hours: Christmas Eve (Sunday, Dec. 24) - Open 9a-3p
Christmas Day (Monday, Dec. 25) - Closed
Boxing Day (Tues), Wednesday - Closed
Reopen Thursday Dec 28th.
New Years Eve
(Sunday Dec. 31st) - Open 9a - 2p for Breakfast
Dinner reservations: We'll have a special menu for the evening and have already started booking parties and reservations. We'll be seating in three waves, the earliest starting at 5pm, 630pm and 8pm.

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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