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Downie Street Burger

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107 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1X2, Canada
519-508-5500
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 10
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
If you Crave a Burger while in Stratford this is the place to go.

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our burgers/fries/onion rings at Downie Street Burger. The options were many and interesting. Would definitely recommend it and will go back when visiting family in Stratford. If you are not attending an evening performance at the Festival, go after 7pm or you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Liz56TorontoON
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Toronto ON
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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Disappointing pre-theater dinner at Downey Street. Burgers were "okay," nowhere near the quality trumpeted by so many TA reviewers. They tasted a bit like they contained some kind of "filler" to extend the meat patty and/or like some unnecessary seasoning had been added as well. Burger toppings were better than the burger patty itself. Sweet potato fries were a bit... More 

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Toronto ON
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our burgers/fries/onion rings at Downie Street Burger. The options were many and interesting. Would definitely recommend it and will go back when visiting family in Stratford. If you are not attending an evening performance at the Festival, go after 7pm or you will be in crowds and rushed.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I'm not a burger person at all, but I would drive quite a way out of my way to have these burgers. So much flavour, so much perfection. And the buns are also out of this world. One of the things I really like about this place is that it is so good that even if the play you chose... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

When we used to visit Stratford pre-2005, we would always stop for a sandwich across the street from the Avon theatre before seeing a matinee performance. Now that it is Downie Street Burger, we stopped there before going to the Avon and enjoyed our burgers from the wide choice offered. Although it was quite full and we sat down just... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We love their steak and fries. With a seat on the patio and a glass of wine, you can watch the people heading to or from the Avon theatre.

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We stopped into Downie Street Burger on a Sunday before a play at the Avon Theatre (just across the street). We arrived at 1 p.m., thinking we would have plenty of time before our show began at 2 p.m. We quickly looked over the menu and ordered two burgers and a plate of fries. We took a picture of the... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The only problem with having a burger at Downie Street Burger is actually a national problem in that Canadian restaurants are prohibited from serving them less done than medium, apparently a holdover from the mad cow disease scare of several years ago. (My wife solved that problem by ordering a steak.) Otherwise, the food & service are first rate. Could... More 

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Winnipeg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A wide variety of burgers are offered. All are good. The Julius Cassar wrap is sufficient and not overly large. Side of fries were homemade and tasty. Pouting at an adjacent table looked indulgent and excellent. The burgers are of medium size. Staff is efficient and pkeasant!

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Listowel, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Happened to be in Stratford on a Monday. Walked the downtown to check out the restaurants...................wanted nothing too fancy, as this is summer and the festival is on. Looked at the menu here and went in. Wow. Really impressed with their Monday special and Jeff was so attentive. Enjoyed a great meal of super burgers and a pitcher of beer... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We just wanted a burger and a beer before attending the theatre performance and DSB was above and beyond anything we had anticipated!! My husband and I are burger connoisseurs and the burgers here have any other place beat hands down. You can have just a regular burger or you can build your own. The flavour is incredible. We'll go... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 519-508-5500
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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