DINING

PRICING: Average price per entree, per person
$ = under $12
$$ = $12 to $20
$$$ = $20 to $35
$$$$ = $35 +

FAMILY SPECIALS: Family Specials This symbol identifies establishments offering specials (e.g.  menus, etc.) for families with children under 18.   

IN TOWN

Bijou Restaurant
Front 74 Wellington St.
Back 105 Erie St.
Stratford ON N5A 2M5
519.273.5000
Bijou honours the tradition of our farm-to-table philosophy through a daily inspired chalkboard menu which exemplifies the best of Perth County. Complemented by our modern adaptation of shareable small plates after 7:30 and our Asian-inspired Sunday Brunch.
Price Range: $$ - $$$$
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Keystone Alley Cafe
34 Brunswick St
Stratford ON N5A3L8
519.271.5645
The Keystone Alley has re-opened under new ownership. We specialize in casual fine dining, private events and catering, and pride ourselves on having the best patio in town! We also have two suites with a 1000 sq ft terrace above the restaurant.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
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Boar's Head Pub
161 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H3
519.271.1400
Old-fashioned English-style pub in the historical Queen's Inn. Excellent selection of beverages on tap. Great pub menu. Friendly atmosphere, complemented by live folk music most weekends. Downtown location. Outdoor patio.
Price Range: $ - $$
Toll Free : 800.461.6450
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Raja Fine Indian Cuisine
10 George Street
Stratford ON N5A 1A5
519.271.3271
Open daily. A restaurant unlike anything Stratford has ever seen. Highly anticipated, everything is upscale and luxurious. Raja is the ultimate place for authentic Indian cuisine. Enjoy the finest wine and extraordinary food on two levels, or on our beautiful patio. Downtown, across from the Avon Theatre. For reservations call 519.271.3271.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
The Prune Restaurant
151 Albert Street
Stratford ON N5A 3K5
519.271.5052
Creative, inspired cuisine in a comfortable setting in Stratford’s historic downtown. Local food & hand-picked wines presented in a dynamic & sophisticated style while delivering energetic and innovative service. We pride ourselves on every guest feeling welcomed and fulfilled long after their dining adventure. Catering and groups available. Outdoor dining.
Price Range: $$$
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Balzac's Coffee Roasters
149 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H1
519.273.7909
The original Balzac’s Café, established in 1996, is a bustling milieu for locals and visitors alike. Balzac’s offers their own artisan-roasted coffee, espresso, nitro cold brew coffee (on tap), gourmet teas, fresh lemonade, fresh-baked pastries and light lunches. Our fresh-roasted beans and vintage-style merchandise are available for purchase – a great memory of your visit to Stratford.
Price Range: $
Web Site: www.balzacs.com
Foster's Inn
Craig Foster
111 Downie Street
Stratford ON N5A 1X2
519.271.1119
A perfectly placed restaurant steps from the Avon Theatre, Foster’s has a friendly, efficient environment where our chefs expand our focus on great steaks with refreshing touches to classical dishes made with local ingredients. Open seven days a week, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drop by our patio after theatre. STA.
Price Range: $ - $$$
Toll Free : 888.728.5555
Web Site: www.fostersinn.com
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Pazzo Taverna
70 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H2
519.273.6666
Celebrating our 20th season on Stratford’s bustling main corner. Our street level taverna marries Stratford’s most beautiful dining room with chef Yva Santini’s fresh, seasonal Italian cuisine. In the kitchen, sustainable seafood joins house made pastas and gnocchi along side locally sourced steaks and produce. Taverna offers affordable food and wine in an energetic, convivial setting taking it’s cue from the neighbourhood restaurants of New York.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
Toll Free : 877.440.9666
Web Site: www.pazzo.ca
Revival House
70 Brunswick Street
Stratford ON N5A 6V6
519.273.3424
Revival House offers great local, seasonal food in the warm atmosphere of Stratford’s former Church Restaurant. Our foodie paradise is reflected in charcuterie, salads – everything. Dinner’s on in our dining room; perhaps cocktails or a light meal in our intimate Chapel or new patio? Groups of up to 150.
Price Range: $$$
The Mill Stone Restaurant and Bar
30 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A3G8
519.273.5886
The Mill Stone offers diverse, seasonally inspired menus using locally sourced ingredients. Both kitchen and bar have a creative, from-scratch mindset; house-smoked meats to homemade pastas alongside handcrafted cocktails.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
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The Parlour Steakhouse
101 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A2L4
519.271.2772
Exceptional cuisine and award-winning customer service located in the heart of downtown. Creative and innovative twists on classic fare stressing quality and freshness. A casual lounge and patio complement our dining experience.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
Toll Free : 877.728.4036
Web Site: www.theparlour.ca
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The Annex Room Restaurant
38 Albert Street
Stratford ON N5A 3K3
519.271.1407
Come celebrate our 20th Anniversary with outstanding food and drinks served in a casual fine-dining atmosphere. Enjoy stone oven thin crust pizza, delicious pastas, appetizers, entrées and desserts. Focus on fresh local ingredients, including our own garden. Vegetarian and gluten-free options. Reservations appreciated, groups welcome. Open year round.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
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Pizza Pizza
1 Market Place
Stratford ON N5A 1A4
519.273.1111
Pizza Pizza’s expanding menu features slices, whole pizzas, Italian sandwiches, wings, pasta, salads and more. Dine-in, takeout, easy ordering and fast delivery. Catering, group and school rates available. Open late for delivery. Call, click, come in or use our new iPhone app!
Price Range: $ - $$
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The Milky Whey Fine Cheese Shop
118 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H2
519.814.9439
An extensive choice of cheeses, local, Canadian artisanal and international; with a great selection of crackers, olives, chutneys and charcuterie. Come in for a taste – don’t forget to bring a cooler. Take out only.
Price Range: $$$
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Fellini's - Classic Italian Cucina
107 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H1
519.271.3333
Stratford's favourite Italian restaurant is celebrating our 24th year. Serving lunch and dinner daily with classic Italian dishes! Daily menus of stone-oven pizzas and calzones, fresh pastas and salads, Italian entree's such as braised lamb and grilled salmon. In a Cucina-style friendly,casual service and atmosphere. Salute!
Price Range: $$ - $$$
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Swiss Chalet
684 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3S7
519.271.2171
Be our guest at Swiss Chalet and enjoy juicy rotisserie chicken, succulent ribs, fresh-cut fries and the dipping sauce that made us famous. Call 1.866.439.0439 to have your order delivered or ready for pick-up.
Price Range: $$
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Pazzo Pizzeria
70 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H2
519.273.6666
Celebrating our 20th season in Stratford’s most historic cellar serving delicious thin crust pizza, pasta, antipasti and salads. Service is quick and friendly; groups are easily accommodated in our large dining room, but reservations are a must. A good selection of wines by the glass, cocktails and beer are offered at our bar, a popular meeting-place after the play. Closed Mondays.
Price Range: $$
Toll Free : 877.440.9666
Web Site: www.pazzo.ca
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The Restaurant at The Bruce
89 Parkview Drive
Stratford ON N5A4R5
519.508.7100
Modern culinary techniques are used to feature fresh, local ingredients. Elegance abounds in The Restaurant while The Lounge and outdoor patio offer a more relaxed atmosphere. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as pre- and post-theatre.
Price Range: $$$$
Toll Free : 1.855.708.7100
Web Site: www.thebruce.ca
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Bard's Steakhouse
27 Market Place
Stratford ON N5A1A4
519.508.2337
In the heart of downtown Stratford, and just steps from the Avon Theatre, Bard’s is Stratford’s only classic steak house - a perfect venue not only for you and the family, but also for date night and large group reservations. Our lounge is a great place to watch the game, enjoy the fresh Oyster bar and any of the 140 beers we offer from all over the world.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
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Molly Bloom's
26 Brunswick Street
Stratford ON N5A 3L8
519.271.2778
Stratford’s Irish pub-style dining experience. Located across from the Avon Theatre. Open daily for lunch, dinner and late night. Many new gluten-free options. Large groups & families welcome. Live music on weekends.
Price Range: $ - $$
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Mercer Kitchen - Beer Hall - Hotel
104-108 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A3H2
519.271.9202
Stratford’s hottest food & drink experience, housing over 80 different beer bottles, 15 draft taps and a rotating cask engine. Our wine & cocktail list is an expertly chosen offering of delicious choices that are a perfect complement to our menu. Featuring a huge menu of approachable, affordable and fun dishes, with virtually everything made from scratch supporting farmers and artisans in our community.
Price Range: $$
Toll Free : 1.888.816.4011
Web Site: www.mercerbeer.com
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Rundles
9 Cobourg Street
Stratford ON N5A 3E4
519.271.6442
Overlooking Lake Victoria. Architecture by Shim-Sutcliffe; décor by Viktor Tinkl. Contemporary haute cuisine, fine wines, and gracious service. Fixed-price menu only. Catering. For hours of operation, and further details, please see our website.
Price Range: $$$$
Bentley's Inn Bar And Restaurant
99 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H1
519.271.1121
Bentley’s is the place for beer, homemade food and casual non-smoking atmosphere. Relax in a booth or meet up with friends for some fun at the bar. Enjoy people-watching on our main-street patio or drop by after theatre for our fantastic desserts. Free wireless Internet. Open daily. Downtown.
Price Range: $$
Toll Free : 800.361.5322
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Boomers Gourmet Fries
26 Erie Street
Stratford ON N5A 2M4
519.275.3147
Fresh, fabulous food fast! Gourmet fries, burgers and our famous poutine. Eat in or take out. As seen on You Gotta Eat Here! Student friendly. Make sure to check us out on www.tripadvisor.com, and do as they say – EAT HERE!
Price Range: $
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Stratford Thai Cuisine
82 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A 2L3
519.305.2010
Experience the culture with authentic Thai cuisine. Our chef features Pad Thai, pineapple fried rice, seafood dishes, mango salad, vegetarian options and several healthy choices. Open for lunch and dinner.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
René's Bistro
20 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A 2L2
519.508.1777
Located in downtown Stratford across from City Hall, one block from the Avon Theatre. Let René, a graduate of the Stratford Chef School, treat you to a memorable experience inspired by local ingredients.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
Toll Free : 877.508.1777
Web Site: www.renesbistro.ca
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Demetre's Family Eatery
Demetre and Leah Carangounis
1100 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 6Z3
519.272.0755
Join us in our cosy and relaxed atmosphere offering a variety of affordable dishes. Steak, seafood, pasta and delicious Greek dishes. Children’s and seniors’ menus available. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Reservations recommended for dinner and groups.
Price Range: $ - $$
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OUT OF TOWN

Anna Mae's Restaurant & Bakery
4060 Line 72
Millbank ON N0K1L0
519.595.4407
As seen on the Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here! Famous for our homemade Mennonite food & baking. We’re family-owned & offer a variety of 19+ homemade desserts. Come try our famous Broasted Chicken! Homemade gluten-free baking. Enjoy the scenic 20-min. drive!
Price Range: $
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