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Down The Street Bar & Cafe - CLOSED

30 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3G8, Canada
+1 519-273-5886
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
14 Nov 2016
“Excellent ”
15 Jun 2016
“Definitely worth a try”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Healthy, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3G8, Canada
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11 - 20 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2015

This restaurant is over rated. Yes, it has unique ambiance, but the food and service and overall value are to be desired. If you are not a Festival VIP, avoid this place.

4  Thank James B
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Still an interesting menu, but I would say the menu has been stepped up a notch. Banh Mi and Grilled Cheese sandwiches with poblano peppers were excellent

Thank alwaysplanahead
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We were in Stratford for a couple of days of R & R. This restaurant was recommended to us by a a friend and we very pleased with our experience. The owners and staff were very attentive and readily explained the various items. The food...More

1  Thank kirtap
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I have been going to this restaurant for at least ten years and after my most recent visit I thought it was time to write a review. I was really surprised that it is not listed in the top 20 Stratford, Ontario restaurants as it...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The last time my family was lucky enough to secure a table here in 2010, we were pinching ourselves. That's how good it used to be. Which is why we were shocked when we attended the last performance of Anne Frank on Thanksgiving weekend that...More

2  Thank iv96364
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is my favourite restaurant in Stratford, and there are lots of good ones! Creative choices, always fresh, great service, casual dark bistro-like atmosphere. Just make sure they are open, they have unusual hours.

Thank LaRoyal
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We had a lovely lunch at Down The Street before seeing a play recently. The food was good but overly ambitious. The special was a rib taco; the meat was soft and well seasoned but the "taco" was dry, thick and awkward to handle. Caesar...More

Thank DrZitney
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Food was awesome took friends Friday night six of us enjoyed great dinner and drinks staff was friendly and service good!!!! Hats off to all!!! From Nancy Flowers On york!!!!

Thank floweson
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This restaurant has a quaint, romantic feel about it. We were a party of three and were unfortunately seated by the door on a cold , windy, wet day and were greeted with cold air each time people came in. They wouldn't/ couldn't move us?...More

Thank mmmcrae
Reviewed 4 October 2015

What a terrible disappointment and poor excuse for a restaurant! We went there on a Sunday afternoon for lunch before the theatre and were seated near the front where it was drafty and uncomfortable. The service was slow and exacerbated by the fact that our...More

4  Thank sonnyg190
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-273-5886
Susan Dunfield has retired Down The Street is now under new ownership
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