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Foster's Inn Restaurant

111 Downie St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1X2, Canada
+1 519-271-1119
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (20 reviews)
“steak” (59 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
111 Downie St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1X2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderfully fresh Cobb Salad for lunch on a hot day, and some local beer, in a classy old building; friendly staff, accommodating, all around....well done and comfortable.

Thank 622lewisg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I often visit Stratford, and this is one of my favourite places for any meal. Great food and great service.

Thank JEC179
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice restaurant in a great location. There is nothing special about the food, but it was good. The Calamari was pretty pricey for the amount you got. The Seafood Linguini was very good, and the fried Chicken was average. The waitstaff was...More

Thank Maryann B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for somewhere to eat very close to the Avon theatre then Fosters works but if you are looking for a better then average meal, this is not the place. The atmosphere is pleasant and the service was also fine but the...More

Thank Barb5205
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the food and service at Foster’s. I started with the very best Caesar salad I’ve tried. Sharp Parmesan cheese, chunky bacon bits, house made croutons and home made dressing were perfect. Next I had the striploin with extra veg and...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had three meals here over the course of 2 days...an early afternoon appetizer and drinks in lieu of lunch and breakfast and dinner the next day. All were beautifully presented, delicious and served by well trained staff that were not typical wait staff....true professionals. Some...More

Thank B K
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Only two staff on a busy Sunday morning. Customer service dreadful. Waited 30 minutes for a coffee. We had to ask our waiter for every thing we needed, water, coffee, tea, then had to flag them down just to place an orderMore

Thank Yvonne H
FostersInn, Owner at Foster's Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hi Yvonne, Sorry to hear you were in to Foster's on a day when we were short of staff. Unfortunately there are days when people are unable to work due to illness and it can be hard to fill in the spots last minute. I...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Or where’s the beef. A great location for the Keto follower. One can avoid the carbs and sugars to concentrate on meats and good fats at Foster’s. And good fats did include the excellent creme brûlée in the photo. Our serve staff got everything right....More

1  Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I had a hankering for steak and based on 2 friends recommendation, I tried Foster's for a late lunch on Saturday of Easter weekend. Perfectly cooked steak albeit it, a tad salty and a smidgen pricey at $34 for just a striploin & fries. Nice...More

Thank MOrfitt2014
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I meet a dear friend here quite often. The food is always top notch and the servers amazing. If you are looking for a lovely place to meet and talk with the added treat of outstanding food, this is the place for you

Thank Robin M
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July 12, 2016|
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Response from Loriszym | Reviewed this property |
You may want to contact the restaurant... You replied to my review not the restaurant ;) but I'm sure they will be able to help you with your question!
Patti G
June 10, 2015|
Response from FostersInn | Property representative |
It is too bad that Trip Advisor won't let me direct you to our website where our menus are posted. Cheers, Craig
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Downie St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1X2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-271-1119
  • E-mail
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