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All 111 Stratford Restaurants

Down The Street Bar & Cafe

30 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3G8, Canada
+1 519-273-5886
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Ranked #16 of 111 Restaurants in Stratford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $45
Hours:
Thu - Sun 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cuisines: American, International, Healthy, Gastropub
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located in historic downtown Stratford, since 1993. Warm lively bar, neighbourly high-energy bistro dining. Open kitchen, seasonal menus featuring local and organic produce. VQA award-winning wine list, local craft & import brews. Upbeat music. "Stratford's hippest late night spot". Reservations may be made in person or by telephone.
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Michigan
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We have eaten here several times and always had excellent food and service. There is nothing to dislike about this place.

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Stratford, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Great little restaurant, wonderful food and very friendly staff. Only drawback is that it is very noisy, but a real fun place.

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Montreal, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

For our first night in Stratford we went to this establishment. Reservations are needed since the town is always busy. The food was excellent and the place was cozy. We were not disappointed. The price for 4 was very reasonable. Highly recommend

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Simcoe, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We browsed almost every menu in Stratford before choosing Down the Street which was my daughter's first choice. It was my third choice but like most mothers I let her have her way and as it turned out, I am glad I did. We went for a late evening dinner and right away I was in love with the decor.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We found this restaurant when looking for a place to eat prior to our play. It was fully reserved but since we were early (just after 5), we were able to sit at the patio. Our waitress was extremely pleasant and helpful. Menu includes a nice variety of small and larger plates - that range from such things as fish... More

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Rochester, New York
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169 reviews 169 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Plenty of atmosphere, efficient and friendly staff, eclectic menu, delicious food. This is a good before or after show eatery. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED but they can accommodate early arrivals at the bar or outside. I had no reservation and arrived just after opening around 5:30. The hostess, very friendly, asked if I had a reservation. When I said no she offered... More

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Burlington, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Really enjoyed the atmosphere and friendly servers. Food selection was different than expected but turned out to be very enjoyable. We intend to return. Would like to see restaurant open for lunch more frequently than is the case now

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Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We are Stratford residents, but discovered this local gem when visiting Stratford prior to moving here. The menu is eclectic, featuring local produce, cheeses and meats..try the aioli frites as a pre appetizer! Service is friendly and timely and the bar scene after theatre is lively...many of the Stratford Festival actors hang here after their evening performances. DFB Stratford

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Ontario
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have lived in Stratford for over 18 years and just this past weekend managed to finally get out to try Down The Street. My review - WHAT AN IDIOT I HAVE BEEN! I can't believe that I have lived here this long and have missed out on this amazing little restaurant. The meal was really, really tasty and an... More

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Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After looking glazed-eyed at the menu to decide which of the yummy sounding choices to pick for my lunch, I asked the waitress, to help me narrow it down between the classic reuben or the burger. After the first bite of the burger I was Soooooooooo glad I went with her choice. You'll need both hands for this wickedly juicy... More

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Additional Information about Down The Street Bar & Cafe

Address: 30 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3G8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-273-5886
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 45
Cuisine: American, International, Healthy, Gastropub

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