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Bijou

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105 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario, Canada
519-273-5000
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 106
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  • 51
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 11
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Evening

Wonderful presentation and delicious. Definitely fine dining for foodies. Went back the next day on the culinary tour and the samples were over the top.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
tango173
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Beaumont, Canada
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Beaumont, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Wonderful presentation and delicious. Definitely fine dining for foodies. Went back the next day on the culinary tour and the samples were over the top.

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Southfield, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

OGM the food is beyond outstanding. Beet salad consists of red AND YELLOW beets smothered in a Napa slaw that is a marvelous spicy contrast to the tender sweet beets. Roasted salmon was done to a perfect medium rare and plated atop tiny fingerling Yukon golds plus yellow wax and green beans that had been barely blanched..all topped with just... More 

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Bijou_Restaurant, Public Relations Manager at Bijou, responded to this review

Hello chasnave, Thank you for the wonderful review of the new Bijou team! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and we very much look forward to your next visit with us. Chef Max was delighted to hear that you and your wife enjoyed the food so much especially with his culinary Asian influences. Mark and... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Awesome, Fresh, Local and cooked to perfection!! The risotto was perfect! the Chicken so Julcy, and the Isreali couscous, so tasty

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Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We were very happy with the service, found staff friendly and attentive. The food was wonderful. flavour outstanding, I would recommend everything by this chef...hope to eat there again...soon..oxox

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Westchester County, New York
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275 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beginning at 7:30, Bijou features an outstanding tapas menu. We had the gazpacho with lime-cilantro sorbet, wild mushroom risotto, oxtail tater tot poutine (sounds like fast food, but believe me, it's not), dirty rice with shrimp and vegetables, and grilled arctic char served with creme fraiche and herbs. The specialty cocktails were refreshing; we had champagne with chambord and citrus... More 

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Calgary
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a delicious pre-theatre dinner at the expanded (long and skinny) Bijou. The service was good, recommendations were great, and the lamb chops and lobster risotto were both delicious. They recommended showing up at 5, but that proved to be a bit early. 6 would have been plenty of time to make it to the Avon.

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My girlfriend and I get together once a year to spend a day in Stratford. We nearly always take in one of the shows at the Stratford Festival and choose either to get together for dinner or lunch. We have often chosen Bijou as the place for our annual get together. The menu is unique - they use only local... More 

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Sharon MA, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

the new owners realized that a printed menu made sense. Now we can study the menu from our table as opposed to standing in front of the blackboard. Food was still excellent. Tables are still a bit close to each other for comfort -- especially at such a high end expensive restaurant.

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Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had the global tapas dinner where 20 items are featured in smaller portions so more sampling can be done. I had read about the tapas recommendation on TripAdvisor and wanted to try it. Entrance on Erie St. was impossible to find! We were walking back and forth for at least 10 mins. Later found out we had passed it... More 

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Mitchell, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at the Bijou tonight, our 2nd visit there this year. We were not disappointed either time. The Caesar salad was delightful as was the mushroom risotto. My husband had the trout, cooked to perfection and I had the Supreme Chicken that melt in my mouth. Both times I had the warm chocolate cake... More 

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Address: 105 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519-273-5000
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: French, Canadian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 519-273-5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: French, Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine

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