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Bard's on Market Square

27 Marketplace | Main Floor, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1A4, Canada
+1 519-508-2337
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Steakhouse, Canadian
$$ - $$$
27 Marketplace | Main Floor, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1A4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We started with a delicious charcuterie board filled with local meats and cheese. The duck I had was extraordinary! My mouth still waters . Great location and talented chef.

Thank STHpaolo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Over priced. Dirty glasses - and the replacement was dirtier - lipstick! The steak looked like it had been microwaved and then seared for a minute. Disappointing.

Thank Mike-Gail T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal today was very good. Never disappointed. Also I have never had asparagus done so perfectly. In my opinion. The onion rings are the best in Stratford I don't usually like Caesar salad but, I tried it anyway. Never had one taste that good....More

Thank Shawn R
Reviewed May 31, 2018

I spent two weeks last summer studying in Stratford and have since made a point of heading to Bard's every chance I get. Their food is superb, beer selection comprehensive, wine list excellent, and service reliably attentive and empathic. And they beautifully plate fresh, east-coast...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Plenty to offer here. Wide variety of beers with knowledgeable, fun staff. Our group of four had lunch, were impressed with the menu and service, so we came back for oysters and a drink before a late dinner. Well worth the visit. Duck poutine and...More

Thank CanAmconnection
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Great suggestions by the server of which craft beer went with the various menu items. Good advice, and delicious food!

Thank Shelly M
JED1986, Manager at Bard's on Market Square, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thank You!

Reviewed February 28, 2018

Do not ever go here, poor food, service and false ads on your table. I can get better food at any fast food joint. $32 for a 8 oz. fatty steak and overcooked fries. Yes, that is all you get for $32. Oh, and be...More

Thank Ellie M
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

So our first experience at Bard’s was a huge disappointment. We really were excited to finally check this place out. After reading mixed reviews about this place we decided to check it out for ourselves. We orders a sausage board, calamari and the oysters. The...More

1  Thank Jason D
JED1986, Manager at Bard's on Market Square, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

We are sorry you didn't have a fabulous time while with us. We are going through a total renovation inside and a total re-vamp to our menu. We would LOVE for you to check us out during our relaunch in February. Please reach out to...More

Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

We spent 200.00 plus tip. We were disappointed on 5 of the 6 entrees. Our check # 184694-1 The waiter seemed very busy and was missing for extended periods of time. He tried to cover his absence at times. We were not buying it. I...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Maybe it was because it was Saturday night, maybe it was because we were not going to the Theatre, maybe it was because there were large parties in front of us, but dinner took longer than I would have thought. We arrived on time for...More

1  Thank Jann F
JED1986, Manager at Bard's on Market Square, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Hi! Thanks for your feedback. Sometimes a busy restaurant can work against us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meals, we apologize for the longer wait on the mains. A medium-well steak does take a bit longer with the time it needs to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
American, Steakhouse, Canadian
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Marketplace | Main Floor, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1A4, Canada (Formerly Bard's Steakhouse)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-508-2337
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Bard’s on Market Square is located on the entire main floor of 27 Marketplace. We feature a buck a shuck weekend oyster bar, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting at 5:00 PM, an upscale bar, lounge, late night and full dinner menu. We carry 54 beers on taps, our own fully stocked beer market, an extensive wine list, as well as our whiskey bar. Bard’s is the place where you will find casual fine dining in a relaxed fully renovated space.
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