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Backstage Grill - CLOSED

27 Market Pl, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1A4, Canada
+1 519-305-8888
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible30%
6 Mar 2014
“Stay Back”
7 Jan 2014
“Bad experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Grill, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
27 Market Pl, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1A4, Canada
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Reviewed March 6, 2014

Tried this place a few years ago shortly after they opened. Figured they were so slow because they were new. Gave them another chance some time later. Since there were hardly any other patrons it wasn't a bad place to sit and talk, but service...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Elin B
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Went to the establishment as we knew a few members of the band who were playing on a Friday night....waitress came after a little while took our orders...I was the D/D....that was it...never came back to see if the girls wanted another drink....never got a...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Joyce B
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Stopped in with a few friends on a Thursday night. As we walked in the manager or server (only staff around) was sitting at a high top table counting money while enjoying a cold frosty one (yes, a beer on the job). We sat ourselves...More

Date of visit: October 2013
1  Thank Michael_BAcc
Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

We went here because it was convenient....so happy we did! The waitress was friendly and helpful. Three people got the fish and chips special. $7CAN for two huge beer battered fish fillets and fries. All three loved it. My mom and I got kale salad....More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank DayRay35
Reviewed July 30, 2013

There were flies on the table when we walked into the deserted dining room. The waitress was inexperienced and frankly a little dull, by dull I mean stupid. We ordered the pulled pork sandwich and the fish and chips. Sandwich comes with soup/salad/fries. My mom...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank Foodie2489
Carol M, Public Relations Manager at Backstage Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2013

Dear Foodie2489 Thank you for taking the time out to provide your feedback about Backstage Grill. I would first like to apologize for your experience and I am truly disappointed that it was not all it could have been. First, we are aware of the...More

Reviewed July 29, 2013

We made reservations at the Backstage Grill because all the other places were already booked. That should have been our first clue. Both the service and the food were terrible, but I was especially disappointed by the food. We waited 50 min. for our food,...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank MSimps
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were very disappointed by our meal at the Backstage Grill. We arrived early for dinner, but the lack of customer traffic did not improve the service. Our waitress did not know her menu and when I asked about specials she said she would need...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Arrived on a rather cold, rainy day at end of May. Was seated in large dining room with large windows looking out onto town square. These windows apparently open wide during the warm weather months BUT they don't close very tightly when the weather is...More

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank mjscanlon42
Reviewed June 6, 2013

I was surprised that there were so few diners, but thankful at the same time! Our party of 8 basically had the restaurant to ourselves. The house salad was bursting with flavor the arugula and grape tomatoes were so fresh! Fries with garlic aioli...yummy! The...More

Date of visit: June 2013
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Our table of 6 went on a Thursday night when there was just 1 other table of 2 people. I really wondered when I didn't see many guests. I ordered hamburger - stressed no bun due to BG and well done. Hamburger came on a...More

Date of visit: April 2013
2  Thank Smiles53
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Bar, Grill, Pub, Canadian
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Market Pl, Stratford, Ontario N5A 1A4, Canada (Formerly Backstage Bar and Grill)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-305-8888
  • E-mail
Located steps from the Avon Theatre, we are an elegant restaurant filled with natural light. Whether seated in our dining room or relaxed in our lower level sports bar, our goal is to provide an atmosphere that will keep your taste buds satisfied. Large groups welcome.
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