We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Metro

€€ - €€€
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
26 River St | Rivage Building, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
+61 7 4951 2544
Today
06:00 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 68: English reviews
Napanee, Canada
Level Contributor
50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for takeaway to bring back to my hotel. Owner? Was very helpful and accommodating. Extremely friendly. Prices were on Par with other local spots. Food was hot and quick. Nice salad extra with spring rolls. Decadent desserts. Only wish they had to pack a fork in my bag.

Helpful?
Thank PJ D
Level Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with friend here. What can I say - average at best. Had a Haloumi garden salad $14. Plateful of lettuce (about the size of a bread plate) with some sliced beetroot and grilled Haloumi on top and dressing. Friend had salmon and caper salad - same presentation except they had run out of capers (really??). Who manages the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lyn R
Mackay, Australia
Level Contributor
82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I really like this place. The food and coffee is fantastic. Great customer service is hard to come by in this area but these guys and girls have it mastered. Always welcoming, smiling and interested in their customers. It's the small/simply things that have the greatest effects. Good job.

Helpful?
Thank Brad_Eveleigh
Level Contributor
37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

There is a lot of potential here. Service was excellent and there is this beautiful Bali garden decor. Was served very quickly and food came out exceptionally fast. I tend to walk to main street but due to rain stayed close to the hotel. I ordered avocado smash which was 14.50 and an extra egg for 3.00. The food was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Melissa W
Bundaberg, Australia
Level Contributor
104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We were surprised there was no option of sitting inside with air-con so we sat outside and sweltered in the heat. I guess this is summer in Mackay? We enjoyed a trio of dips for lunch and a BLAT burger which was fairly good. Coffees were ok but service a little slow. Lucky we were on holidays! Close to the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Petrina111
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Level Contributor
59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Open early for breakfast and throughout the day to mid-evening. Friendly efficient wait staff and a broad menu for all tastes (burgers, pasta, salads) and a good selection of desserts.Prices very reasonable.GOOD VALUE !

Helpful?
Thank Cutts54
Mackay, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Wandered over for dinner tonight as it’s in the CBD , after a woeful meal with the family a few months ago , then being told they had really improved ,thought we would give it another go ,,,, we ordered a 15 dollar hamburger and a 22 dollar calamari dish, when the meal came the waitress apologised and said she... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bruce M
Queensland
Level Contributor
35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Coffee shop/cafe opposite Caneland Central Shopping Centre in Mackay. I visited for morning tea. Coffee was very good and there was a small offering of sweets (cake and slices) to accompany it. Service was good. Has indoor and outdoor tables.

Helpful?
Thank muma-travel
Mackay, Australia
Level Contributor
225 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The service is generally good although coffee inconsistent. It has a good ambiance and I feel with some quality touches and flavour to the food it could be a very good establishment.

Helpful?
Thank EggChen
Finch Hatton, Australia
Level Contributor
91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

What an awesome breakfast.,.... mud crab omelette! It was a great breakfast but make sure you get in early to avoid the rush and get the table of your choice. You will also receive fast service if you do.

Helpful?
Thank Luana R

Travellers who viewed Metro also viewed

Mackay, Queensland
Mackay, Queensland
 

Been to Metro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 River St | Rivage Building, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mackay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4951 2544

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Metro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?