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DINING

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

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: $$
Toll Free : 800.361.5322
Fax : 519.272.1853
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Foster's Inn
Craig Foster
111 Downie Street
Stratford ON N5A 1X2
519.271.1119
A perfectly placed restaurant steps from the Avon Theatre, Foster’s has a friendly, efficient environment where our chefs expand our focus on great steaks with refreshing touches to classical dishes made with local ingredients. Open seven days a week, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drop by our patio after theatre. STA.
Price Range: $ - $$$
Toll Free : 888.728.5555
Web Site: www.fostersinn.com
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Revival House
70 Brunswick Street
Stratford ON N5A 6V6
519.273.3424
French-themed, locally sourced fare is the hallmark of Revival House. Signature cocktails, charcuterie, salads, and carefully crafted main dishes are served in our dining room, in the warmth of the Belfry, or our patio. We welcome groups of up to 150.
Price Range: $$$
Boar's Head Pub
161 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H3
519.271.1400
Old-fashioned English-style pub in the historical Queen's Inn. Excellent selection of beverages on tap. Great pub menu. Friendly atmosphere, complemented by live folk music most weekends. Downtown location. Outdoor patio.
Price Range: $ - $$$
Toll Free : 800.461.6450
Fax : 519.271.7373
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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
Fellini's - Classic Italian Cucina
107 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H1
519.271.3333
Stratford's favourite Italian restaurant is celebrating our 26th season. Serving lunch and dinner daily with classic Italian dishes! Daily menus of stone-oven pizzas and calzones, fresh pastas and salads, Italian entrées such as chicken parmigiana and grilled salmon. In a cucina-style friendly,casual service and atmosphere. Salute!
Price Range: $$ - $$$
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Pazzo Pizzeria
70 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H2
519.273.6666
Join us in Stratford’s most historic cellar for 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. Open seven days a week.
Price Range: $$
Toll Free : 877.440.9666
Fax : 519.273.6554
Web Site: www.pazzo.ca
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Boomers Gourmet Fries
26 Erie Street
Stratford ON N5A 2M4
519.275.3147
Fresh, fabulous food fast! Gourmet fries, burgers and our famous poutine. Eat in or take out. As seen on You Gotta Eat Here! Student friendly. Make sure to check us out on www.tripadvisor.com, and do as they say – EAT HERE!
Price Range: $
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AO Pasta
38 Erie Street
Stratford ON N5A 2M4
519.305.3838
AO Pasta is a casual, family-friendly, counter-service Italian restaurant located in the heart of downtown Stratford. We offer a simple and honest, Italian-inspired menu, complemented by a small, thoughtful selection of wine and beer. No reservations. Open year-round.
Price Range: $ - $$$
Web Site: www.aopasta.com
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Pazzo Taverna
70 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3H2
519.273.6666
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 alongside locally sourced steaks and produce. Taverna offers affordable food and wine in an energetic, convivial setting taking its cue from the neighbourhood restaurants of New York.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
Toll Free : 877.440.9666
Fax : 519.273.6554
Web Site: www.pazzo.ca
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: $ - $$
Fax : 519.272.0515
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The Parlour Steakhouse
101 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A2L4
519.271.2772
Exceptional cuisine and award-winning customer service located in the heart of downtown. Creative and innovative twists on classic fare stressing quality and freshness. A casual lounge and patio complement our dining experience.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
Toll Free : 877.728.4036
Fax : 519.271.2796
Web Site: www.theparlour.ca
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Stratford Thai Cuisine
82 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A 2L3
519.305.2010
Experience the culture with authentic Thai cuisine. Our chef features Pad Thai, pineapple fried rice, seafood dishes, mango salad, vegetarian options and several healthy choices. Open for lunch and dinner.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
Okazu @ 85 Downie
85 Downie St.
Stratford ON N5A 1W8
519.305.8585
Next door to the Avon Theatre offering global tapas with local ingredients & innovative, fresh cocktails shaken or stirred by our fabulous staff. Perfect for dinner before or snacks after the show. Kitchen open very late THURS-SUN.
Price Range: $ - $$
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: $$$$
Toll Free : 855.708.7100
Web Site: www.thebruce.ca
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Swiss Chalet
684 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A 3S7
519.271.2171
Be our guest at Swiss Chalet and enjoy juicy rotisserie chicken, succulent ribs, fresh-cut fries and the dipping sauce that made us famous. Call 1.866.439.0439 to have your order delivered or ready for pick-up.
Price Range: $$
Fax : 866.291.2978
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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 and daily food flights. RESERVATIONS:
Price Range: $$ - $$$$
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The Red Rabbit
64 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A 2L2
519.305.6464
A worker-owned restaurant located in the centre of Stratford. Built on our love of local food, our team of creative talent & the local farmers/producers around us, we cook up food driven by local ingredients inspired by a plethora of varied regional styles.
Price Range: $$ - $$$$
The Common
80 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A 2L2
519.271.0999
The Common for the uncommon experience. An eclectic mix of comfort food from around the world, using fresh local ingredients. Blending the traditional for the contemporary palate. We are open for lunch, dinner & late night snacks. And don't forget about our hidden patio. #EATWITHOUTBORDERS
Price Range: $$ - $$$$
René's Bistro
20 Wellington Street
Stratford ON N5A 2L2
519.508.1777
Located in downtown Stratford across from City Hall, one block from the Avon Theatre. Let René, a graduate of the Stratford Chef School, treat you to a memorable experience inspired by local ingredients.
Price Range: $$ - $$$
Toll Free : 877.508.1777
Web Site: www.renesbistro.ca
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The Mill Stone Restaurant and Bar
30 Ontario Street
Stratford ON N5A3G8
519.273.5886
Globally inspired; locally sourced. The Mill Stone Restaurant & Bar features seasonally-influenced, monthly rotating menus from both kitchen and bar. An eclectic array of tapas, tacos, sandwiches & sharing plates; featuring a pre-theatre prix fixe dinner menu.
Price Range: $$ - $$$

OUT OF TOWN

Cowbell Brewing Co.
40035 Blyth Road
Blyth ON N0M1H0
519.523.4724
A destination craft brewery featuring a state-of-the-art brewing facility and local farm-to-table restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Grab a pint and explore on a self-guided or guided tour. Reservations recommended.
Price Range: $$$
Toll Free : 1.844.523.4724
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Anna Mae's Restaurant & Bakery
4060 Line 72
Millbank ON N0K1L0
519.595.4407
As seen on the Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here! Famous for our homemade Mennonite food & baking. We’re family-owned & offer a variety of 19+ homemade desserts. Come try our famous Broasted Chicken! Homemade gluten-free baking. Enjoy the scenic 20-min. drive!
Price Range: $
Fax : 519.595.4437
Web Site: www.annamaes.ca
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Westover Inn
300 Thomas Street
St. Marys ON N4X 1B1
519.284.2977
The place to stay when visiting Stratford. Victorian estate in historic St. Marys has 22 guest rooms in three buildings situated on 19 acres of landscaped grounds. Casual breakfasts and lunches, as well as award-winning dinners, served daily both inside and out. Also features on-site pool, local tennis and golf.
Price Range: $$$
Toll Free : 800.268.8243
Fax : 519.284.4043
Family Specials