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“Below average overpriced Breakfast Buffet” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Bistro Stefan

Bistro Stefan
1217 Princess St., Kingston, Ontario K7M 3E1, Canada
(613) 549-2211
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Ranked #24 of 363 Restaurants in Kingston
Cuisines: European, Continental, Bistro
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Ontario, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Below average overpriced Breakfast Buffet”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Although the $12.95 buffet was included in the room cost, the management at Best Western should step in and make some major changes.
I read the reviews and really looked forward for breakfast here.

The selection was minimal at best.
Scrambled eggs - luke warm and not cooked thoroughly
bacon - paper thin, luke warm
Sausage - not cooked thoroughly
hash browns - luke warm.

***Ketchup came in a Heinz bottle but was obviously not Heinz.... and it tasted awful.

Yes, you had your mainstays of cereal, fruit, yogurt, juice, coffee.... the Toast (which I made) was the only thing that was hot.
Coffee was excellent.

My spouse ordered the omellette, which included homefries, and watched the server scrape them out of the buffet dish before bringing it to the table. Seriously!!!
He was also charged $3.75 for his coffee.

If you are paying $$$ for this then be forewarned that it is not worth it.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Merrickville, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Very Poor Service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Overall Very Disappointed ! Waited over 20 mins just to order drinks..and it wasn't busy...2 tables finishing off.. in the whole place.... waitress ( Sara) very rude !!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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California USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Very delicious, well priced food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Great food beautifully presented.
The specials are a great price.
We get the table right in front of the fireplace.

Visited December 2012
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Pickering, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“A Great Surprise for Our Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Kingston, Ontario offers a number of great restaurants but on our recent vacation trip, my and I decided to give Bistro Stefan a try primarily due to it's location in the Fireside Inn where we were staying. Our server was exceptional at highlighting great menu choices and excellent wine to go with our meals. I usually don't consider hotel restaurants as a top source of great meals but Bistro Stefan certainly surprised us with excellently prepared and delicious food. We even went so far as to share a wonderful dessert, something we never do. The restaurant offers not only great food but a great, mostly quiet atmosphere.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Belleville, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Breakfast great, staff great and friendly. Food particularly fresh, pineapple was fresh not canned! Grapefruit juice and orange juice was excellent.

Visited July 2013
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