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111 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Spot Right Downtown

I had the warm shrimp salad which was delightful. My husband had the mussels which he said were good, not great. We chose a table outside and enjoyed the people watching. The restaurant was busy, and our server did a nice job, but she probably had too many tables. I wouldn't recommend Foster's if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Oak Forest, Illinois
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Canton, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is the third year I have eaten at Fosters. Each year I want to go back because the steaks which I have eaten have been truly excellent. However, a problem remains and that is the issue with flies. Yes, flies. As we ate our meal, we continually batted away flies from our food. On the curtain adjacent to our... More 

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I had the warm shrimp salad which was delightful. My husband had the mussels which he said were good, not great. We chose a table outside and enjoyed the people watching. The restaurant was busy, and our server did a nice job, but she probably had too many tables. I wouldn't recommend Foster's if you are in a rush.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Reservations are a good idea, especially in mid summer. We invited friends to join us. They were vegetarian and they found good options to suit their needs. My husband and I enjoyed Chicken Cobb salads, and lemon tart for dessert. It was so delicious that we returned for dinner as well!

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Foster's is my favourite restaurant and the place I take people from out of town. Everything on the menu is very good and well prepared but the Mussels are the best. Atmosphere is grown up but friendly. They also have a street patio and are steps away from the Avon Theatre.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you are a visitor to Stratford then the chances are that you’re there for a bit of theater at the local Shakespeare Festival. Lucky you. If so, you may be attending a performance at the Avon Theater on Downing Street. Likely you’ll need a meal to precede or follow the show. In that case, Foster’s Inn is but a... More 

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Guelph
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Popped in here after a matinee at the Avon Theatre. Great location for that. There were 10 of us. Some of us really liked our meals and some really didn't like them. The Caesar Salads were enormous and very tasty. A couple ordered the veggie burger and a couple ordered the hamburger. All of those selections were large portions and... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We went with some friends before heading over to the Avon theater, service was average at best but the food was really good.

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Hamilton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We dined at Foster's last Sunday after a matinee at the Stratford Festival. I must say that it was one one the most enjoyable end to end meals we've had in awhile from service, food to presentation. The service was prompt and courteous. Food was hot and delicious, presented beautifully. I had soup of the day, potato herb (particularly delicious)... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went before going to an evening performance across the street at the AVON. We sat in the window nook and found we could talk to each other without shouting as one does in some restaurants. The drinks, appetizer and mains were served in a timely way. The steak special was good, pasta so so, pork chop good. The big... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very close to Avon theater so great place for lunch before the 2PM show. Very good 'pub' food. The lamb burger was excellant and cooked perfectly. Good service. Everything 'as advertised'.

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Address: 111 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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  • Address: 111 Downie Street, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford

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  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

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