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Madelyn's Diner

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American, Diner, Canadian
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377 Huron St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T6, Canada
(519) 273-5296
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hamilton, Canada
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Madelyn's diner is very cute. There are 3 different areas that you can eat in, including a large patio. The restaurant overall was clean including the washrooms. There were 8 of us and we all ordered different items however all of the orders were from the lunch menu. The food was delicious and very affordable; we also did not have... More 

Thank april t
London, Canada
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best diner in Stratford. Affordable and delicious! The staff is friendly and you usually don't have to wait long for your order. Outside seating is also available. They do not accept credit cards. Great place to check out!

Thank Michele G
Rockwood, Canada
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191 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch and had there farmer sausage and eggs. Was really good as was the omelette my wife enjoyed. Fast friendly service and a covered patio to enjoy during the warm weather. Bring cash or debit because they do not accept credit cards.

Thank Dwight6790
Ajax, Canada
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in here for breakfast as he said it was a good place to eat and have a conversation as we hadn't seen him for a year. Place was dated but bright, when I am there for breakfast I am interested in the food and not décor. And yes I found my eggs Bennie great. Both the bride and... More 

Thank Local-traveller63
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived about 1PM and knew we were going out for dinner at 6 so we did not want a huge lunch. We decided to split the roast beef sandwich with fries. a great choice, the road beef was moist and tasty with sautéed onions and melted cheese on a large tasty bun. A good portion of home made fries, perfect.... More 

Thank DaveU240
london, ontario
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Great coffee,eggs and maple sausage!!!! Service was tentative, patio very nice and clean, definitely would enjoy eating again because I forgot to grab a rhubarb tart ,so sad......ahhhhh

Thank travellingpope
Clemson, South Carolina
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

When we go to Stratford, we always eat several meals at Madelyn's. This place is local. We've been there when one of the stars of the Stratford Festival was seated at a nearby table. This trip, one of our servers was Madelyn's son-in-law. The many varieties of breakfast include home-fried potatoes that seem more baked than fried. (Definitely not greasy).... More 

Thank Eleanor H
Aurora, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My wife & I went so see a play in Stratford, Ont. last weekend(Shakespeare in Love), and decided to try Madelyn's Diner for dinner. I was really glad we had the "dinner experience" at Madelyn's. Although it seemed the menu was geared to those 60+ years old, the menu was quite diverse, was all fresh & homemade(including all the pies),... More 

Thank llichtman
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Make no mistake, this is a no frills diner, but I had the best smoked porkchop ever here. I was advised to have the fish and chips and saw others doing so, but I had been told that the area was known for the pork products produced locally so when I saw the smoked chop, just had to try and... More 

Thank Edurehab
Kitchener, Canada
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249 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I was wowed by the fab taste of the pecan butter tart. My banquet burger, fries and gravy, accompanied with excellent creamy cole slaw was also very good in this modest diner. My wife's and sister-in-law's fish and chips were also very fresh, crispy and delish. This diner comes highly recommended, yet not expensive. It is very popular and crowded... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Huron St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: (519) 273-5296

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?