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“It's worth the drive for a Butter Tart.”
Review of Madelyn's Diner

Madelyn's Diner
Ranked #37 of 140 Restaurants in Stratford
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Best Butter Tarts in the WORLD. I am a huge fan of the Tart and these offer many different flavours like coconut and pecan, both were incredible.The food was just average, cold fries with a good greek omelette. Too bad the meal wasn't as good as the Tarts.

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Reviewed September 15, 2013

We chose this restaurant because we had heard they had good fish and chips and good pie. Admittedly, no one in our party had the fish and chips, but we expected the other choices would be tasty. Sadly, nothing really lived up to that expectation. The salad greens were obviously old, similarly, the vegetables that came with the meals. The schnitzel was tough. The fish was nicely grilled, but the lemon breading tasteless. Unfortunately for us, they were out of almost every pie. We settled for pumpkin. Almost all the homemade pies I have tasted were better than the ones at Madelyn's. Think twice before choosing this diner.

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Reviewed September 6, 2013

This is a local diner with homemade food and local sources. Husband had schnitizel and kraut. It was pounded thin, tender, breaded and huge. Came with soup or salad, potates and vegetables. Tomato vegetable soup was very good. I had a burger - local beef. Very good with fries and colesalaw. There are six kinds of buttertarts - including bacon. We bought two to eat later - they were fantastic! I had the homemade apple crisp which was excellent. This is a diner - no special atmosphere. Friendly staff.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stopped for breakfast at Madelyn's on the advice of a friend who lives in Stratford. I'm glad we did.

The diner itself is pretty no frills with older furnishings and decoration but the food was great. We all had big breakfasts that we thoroughly enjoyed and finished off with their famous buttertarts. I personally hate raisins in buttertarts and that was okay because they also had pecan ones. So good!

The service was also friendly and very quick. It's about 5 minutes out of the main tourist area (by car) and worth the trip. Try it!

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Madelyn's is a diner in the true sense of the word. Not fancy but great food. We were in Stratford last week and usually splurge and go out for a big breakfast once while we are there. We happened upon Madelyn's early in the week and went back twice more because the breakfasts were so good. Everything is homemade and delicious. I had an omelet filled with asparagus and swiss cheese and topped with hollandaise sauce, fabulous! The butter tarts are made fresh every day and go fast. They have several different kinds, including bacon butter tarts, so good. We will definitely go back there next time we are in Stratford and maybe try lunch. We heard that the fish and chips are the best in town.

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