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Balzac's Coffee Roasters

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149 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A3H1, Canada
5192737909
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great coffee.

The coffee is excellent and the atmosphere is great, even if you are alone. There are treats to eat with your coffee if you want them too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Stratford, Canada
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Stratford, Canada
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97 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The coffee is excellent and the atmosphere is great, even if you are alone. There are treats to eat with your coffee if you want them too.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Best chai and iced latte in states and Canada! I am devoted Starbucks but this was soooo good. Help was great and place is so cool. Tin ceilings and walls add to charm.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My friend and I ordered a small cappuccino and a medium lattee. Delicious. It was like sipping into the sky. Clouds of frothy milk shape-shifted in the cup. In the last few sips, I feared the end and what lay beyond. The flowers and angels once so clear and full melted into abstract paintings against the porcelain, the meanings of... More 

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Picton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for coffee while exploring the stores before afternoon shows. European atmosphere, comfortable seating and GREAT coffee and goodies

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Picked up cappuccinos to go. Yum! Remember to sweeten to your own taste. Luckily I asked otherwise would have been very bitter. Overall pleasant experience... We were the only ones in line.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Amazing coffee and very fresh cakes and cookies. Dropped in for a coffee prior to the theater, then walked down to the river. Very pleasant pre-theater experience.

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Argyle Ontario, near Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

For some of the best coffee in Stratford, head for the branch of Balzac's in Stratford. Tasty pastries and turkish delight too. The place seems always full. Out back there's a patio. With its tiny tables and cheek-by-jowl conversation, Balzac's is reminiscent of Montréal or even Paris. When it's quite busy, be patient. The person who makes the coffee can... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Love Blazac's Coffee. Their cafe is fantastic, the employees are friendly and helpful and the ambience is very nice. If you are looking for a nice cup of cafe definitely go in!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We visited twice during our short visit in Stratford. I tend to gravitate towards Starbucks, but love to try local favorites when I can. Though Balzac's is a chain the atmosphere is cozy and inviting. The coffee is rich and smooth. My husband who is less than a fan of coffee found it delicious. Would return!

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

You must visit Balzac's. Must. This cafe is the place to be. The coffee is fantastic. The lemon tarts are to die for! I could share one, but I won't! The home brewed iced tea is a summer necessity. Balzac's is consistent in all locations. I have visited the Stratford, Niagara-on-theLake, Distillary District and Market Street locations in Toronto. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 149 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A3H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 5192737909

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?