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Foster's Inn Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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111 Downie St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1X2, Canada
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Sun - Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is fabulous!!! Lunch yesterday and breakfast this morning was unbelievably delicious!!! I would have to say everyone who visits Stratford should eat here! Our waitress was top notch!

Thank Annette K
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Foster's for breakfast and liked the menu so much I couldn't decide between two similar options, so the lovely person attending suggested a great compromise which turned out to be superb. This version included homemade crab cakes on spinach with poached eggs and hollandaise on top with a side of avocado and tomato, I could just eat... More 

Thank car0line_and_friends
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They know their market. This is located near the Avon and the menu is not varied.. Good fish and meat. They are reliable and just a good place to have dinner. Good wine list.

Thank Robinmacm
Stratford, Canada
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had another opportunity to enjoy Fosters Inn last week. Our family was in Stratford and got together for a light brunch...where better than Fosters?! Choosing from the "light options" my husband and I enjoyed the poached eggs on spinach with avocado slices and tomato slices. We added an order between us of their grilled bread, baked daily onsite and coffees.... More 

Thank Tanya M
Barrie, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start by saying that my wife's meal was good. She ordered a zucchini linguine and was quite happy. Not so for my steak dinner. I ordered a tenderloin, medium rare, and it was brought to me blue-rare and cold. It was also more sinew (or silverskin) than meat. This was not "marbling". My knife wouldn't even cut through... More 

Thank Scotch_enthusiast
Rochester, New York, United States
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've tried to eat at Foster's several times but always seemed to pick a time when it was closed. Finally we were successful. We have a quick and satisfying pre-theater lunch. Excellent service--the server immediately confirmed that we had a limited time and ensured that we were not late for our curtain. Wonderful food: my husband had the open faced... More 

1 Thank Mary B
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the sirloin steak dinner - and in the evenings they come with some 'roasted vegetables' The steak was amazing and the vegetables were to fresh - crunchy but cooked to perfection. - I don't know how they do that.- I am not a veggie eater - but would come back just to eat a plate of those amazing... More 

1 Thank CanAussie416
Toronto, ON
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here a number of years ago and was introduced to "lamb shanks" beautifully cooked so much so that I still rmember them. This past visit we had a late night cocktail at the bar and found it lovely.

1 Thank Audrey73Toronto
Oakville, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I reviewed all on tripadvisor and made my decision on those reviews. I was very disappointed in this restaurant. First no manager or front of the house, there was a young man but not really giving any direction. I had the celeriac soup which tasted like old soap water. My husband had the mussels which where under cooked. Atmosphere is... More 

Thank 82brendap
Royal Oak, Michigan
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Something was happening on the night we ate here. Everyone's meal took at least an hour. Our waitress kept saying that she was sorry but there was nothing she could do. Very wrong ! Alert us to the problem in the kitchen and maybe we could have ordered differently. Offer an appetizer or more of the tiny pieces of bread.... More 

Thank FlowrGirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 10:00 am
8:00 am - 10:00 am
8:00 am - 10:00 am
8:00 am - 10:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Downie St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 5192711119

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Mitchell, Ontario, Canada
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?