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Metcalfe Restaurant

American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
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59 Metcalfe St, Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
(519) 846-0081
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Elora, Canada
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210 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here in a couple of years. It wasn't bad last time. But this time it was not good. The Caesar salad had a weird taste to it. The calamari was stringy and served with a small amount of taziki sauce. It was a strange and different choice of dip...and not very complimentary. The burger and fries were OK.... More 

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elora is a lovely little town and we were fortunate to be there in the summer when the weather was good so the patio was a nice place to stop for dinner. The Metcalfe is never going to win prizes for innovative cooking but is good at what it does and the cost is more than reasonable - however, beware... More 

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Thank DawlishRed
Toronto, Canada
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259 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good but quite average. We both ordered the Metcalfe Salad. It could have used more dressing, so we asked for a little more on the side. I believe it was advertised as a mixed green salad, however, it only consisted of arugula. I would have liked to have more variety in the greens. We also ordered some... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed an Elora Players performance in Bissell Park this summer and then trundled along for some eats. The Metcalfe patio was mildly tempting, but as usual was popular and very busy. Inside was better for the one of our party who had too much sun anyway but as soon as we were seated a large noisy crowd of twenty somethings... More 

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Thank Reggie B
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This place is just down the street from the Elora Mill and no doubt draws folks in because there is a patio. It's also close to some of the quaint touristy shops on the main street, so the location is good. The food however, is absolutely awful. My friend and I had the pulled pork sandwich, which is one of... More 

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Elmira, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Food over priced and not very tasty. Only positive it has is the patio. Stick with drinks. Parking is difficult.

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Thank 261willy
Toronto
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Food quality has gone downhill. Not what like it used to be. Ribs where very chewy and tough barely any sauce. Chicken nuggets seemed to be over done in the fryer unless the batter was suppose to be crunchy and dark brown. Deep fried pickles where a little burnt as well. Very disappointed used to go there as a kid.... More 

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Thank Anna H
Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience at Metcalfe. They have a nice large patio, pleasant servers, and delicious food. We would definitely return and recommend.

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Kitchener, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We've been to the metcafe many times as we live in elora and the consensus has always been amazing patio/atmosphere ok selection of beer and crummy food. We went with friends last night and ordered their burger and a pint special (only$10.99)with a side of sweet potato fries and our friends ordered the deep fried cheese balls app with a... More 

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Orangeville, Canada
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Went in for an unplanned early dinner the other day. It seems to be a typical bar place. The local beers were great, the rib and wing combo was pretty decent for the bar food. We ordered sweet potato fries instead of regular fries as the side and that was very good. There were only a couple other tables in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Metcalfe St, Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Elora
  • Phone Number: (519) 846-0081

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?