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377 Huron St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T6, Canada
(519) 273-5296
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Butter Tarts Ever

Coming from Saskatchewan where we are all connoisseurs of butter tarts, I did not expect to find the best butter tart I ever ate in Ontario. It was here at Madelyn's. I confess I didn't eat anything else at this diner, but others assured me all the food is good. The butter tarts come in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
blkWeyburn
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Weyburn, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Weyburn, Canada
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Coming from Saskatchewan where we are all connoisseurs of butter tarts, I did not expect to find the best butter tart I ever ate in Ontario. It was here at Madelyn's. I confess I didn't eat anything else at this diner, but others assured me all the food is good. The butter tarts come in different flavors. This day there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

An excellent restaurant for breakfast and lunch. The service was fast and the food was plentiful and delicious. The group of 22 were fed well and out the door within an hour.

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London, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

First time there this past Sunday, won't be the last. Really yummy breakfast with home made sausages. The prices are fantastic. We picked up 6 of their huge homemade tarts.....can you apple cheddar bacon! :-D I had ordered the special, asparagus swiss cheese omelette with hollandaise.

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ontario, cda
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Okay, so you have to know going in, it's a diner - with diner food and a "throw back" diner at that. I was finally able to experience Madelyns on Wednesday just after 1:00, on a trip from London to K-W. First, I love the diner ambience . .and 50's-60's at that. Preferring my main meal of the day to... More 

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toronto, ontario
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

In a city that can lean to pretentiousness Madelyn’s is a breath of fresh air. What it does it does very well. Service is fast and friendly, food is good quality and good value. And the butter tarts are some of the best I have ever had.

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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115 reviews 115 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

On a Saturday evening, we wandered into Madelyn's. After standing at the doorway for a couple of minutes, a local man at the bar, said - just seat your selves, there's probably room in the back. This should have been our first clue. No service for newbies! We awaiting a menu, even wondering if they saw us come in. Meanwhile... More 

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London, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Had heard good reports and while in town on business, a co-worker and I tried it for lunch. Service was almost non-existent, food was a long time in coming and was honestly not in the least impressed and nor was my co-worker. It may have been a bad day but you really have to do a lot for me to... More 

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Indiana
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Madelyn's is known for its "fish and chips." I would add to that "fish and onion rings"! We arrived in the midst of noon rush hour and we found a little table and then waited for service. They were incredibly busy but when our server was able to take our order, we were very surprised to have our food in... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have tried this diner a few times over the years and have given them several chances to impress me. I have just finished my final round of chance. Two orders of club house sandwiches/fries to go.. The one order was not completed as ordered, and the other one the fries were like half cooked. They are out of chances,... More 

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Toronto, ON
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We first visited Madelyn's some years ago and we continue to visit since . It is a real local eatery - great value and tasty food. We are stuck on ordering the fish and chips. It is not greasy and the fish is perfectly done each time, the chips use real potatoes (no doubt grown locally) and each plate has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 377 Huron St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: (519) 273-5296
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?