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All 113 Stratford Restaurants

Keystone Alley Cafe

34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
(519) 271-5645
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Ranked #29 of 113 Restaurants in Stratford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This was recommended by a local. Hard to figure out what was worse; the decor or the food. Brisket burger ($17!!!) was burnt and dry. Salad was over dressed and soggy. Lamb shank was average and the most talked about dish, the foie gras was no big deal. The decor is horrible. The 70's called and they want their furniture... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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98 reviews 98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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242 reviews 242 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 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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Cleveland, Ohio
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75 reviews 75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We really like Keystone Alley. We come here on each of our visits to Stratford. Our waitress was knowledgeable, pleasant and efficient. The food was top drawer. My wife had beet soup and a duck breast with lentils and I had a grilled North Atlantic char. For desert we had a creme brule trio (three different flavors). All dishes were... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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198 reviews 198 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Had not been to the Keystone in a few years but went back and found it to be the same, outstanding restaurant. I had the spring rolls and they were delicious as well as the chicken curry entre. I asked about a Canadian wine and was given a great choice. The atmosphere reminds me of a small bistro in France,... More 

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Additional Information about Keystone Alley Cafe

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

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