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Keystone Alley Cafe

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34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
(519) 271-5645
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cosy and Friendly

Very friendly staff who explained the specials fully (including prices) as well as the general menu. The speed of service was adjusted to suit diners who were attending theatre or enjoying a longer meal time. The space was small but well laid out so diners did not disturb those close by even though... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
digbon
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Adelaide, Australia
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  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Very friendly staff who explained the specials fully (including prices) as well as the general menu. The speed of service was adjusted to suit diners who were attending theatre or enjoying a longer meal time. The space was small but well laid out so diners did not disturb those close by even though it was a bit noisy until the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Food is fantastic, elegant atmosphere and the service is always dependable. My wife and I come every year from the US to see the shows and always go to the Keystone Alley. The location couldn't get any better as it is right across the street from the theater. A real gem. It makes our visit to Stratford more enjoyable.

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Conestogo, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We were here on Saturday for lunch and had an amazing meal. To start, the duck liver parfait and spring rolls. These have been my favourites for a long time. I love the sauce for the spring rolls, mmmm! The parfait is a wonderful treat! If you are going to indulge in something rich- this should be it! My husband... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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95 reviews 95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The Keystone Alley Cafe came to us highly recommended by another chef and the reviews made it sound like a sure winner. We were booked for the theater so decided to order only from the small plates. But the meal started badly: I love lobster bisque and have gone for it worldwide for fifty years or more. Alas, the Lobster... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A small restaurant really geared for theatre goers so that they ensure you will be out in time for the show. I thought my choice of pork tenderloin was good, but not great. Service is impeccable and the prices are average for the area

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Mount Forest, Canada
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51 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We recommend the Duck breast....wow..tasty outside crust, sliced perfectly,pink meat and presented on a wonderful bed of lentils. This with an very pleasant Argentine wine made for a great start for an evening with King Lear.

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Ottawa, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What else is there to say? My steak was delicious and the others who chose the chicken curry were delighted. Good location near the Avon.

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Dundas, Ontario
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We met to share a lovely meal as our first meeting with the one who will officiate at our wedding! It was a celebration and milestone event that was beautifully memorialized with our experience at Keystone Alley. The server was both competent and warm, with a good eye to filling waning water glasses (always a mark of a good restaurant).... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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251 reviews 251 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

There are many nice restaurants in Stratford but this is one of the best, not very noisy, great service and wonderful food. They don't rush you out if you don't have tickets to the next show and that is a welcome change in this town. All the guests raved about their food - the fish, the lamb, the liver and... More 

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Carmel, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Lovely atmosphere, professional yet friendly service. All four of us enjoyed our lunch which was fresh and delicious. Next time we'll go for dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: (519) 271-5645

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?