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105 Erie St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2M5, Canada
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I visited Bijou in May of 2016. My first visit was in the summer of 2012 when it had a different ownership. We were all impressed in 2012 so decided to go again on a sisters' reunion trip to Stratford in May. We all enjoyed the food but were absolutely shocked by the paucity of food on the plates. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Quite possibly the best restaurant experience I have ever had, I felt compelled to share! The potato and leek soup is fantastic, whoever made that in the kitchen is a keeper. The entrees and dessert make you wish you had more room in your stomach to try more things, but I suppose that's why you should come back. I had... More 

1 Thank AmirGandhi
Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Bijou is our go-to "fine-dining" experience every year when we spend a day or two in Stratford. There's been an ownership change since my last review (2013), but Bijou remains at the top of its game. The menu is simple -- a three course prix fixe dinner, with appetizer, entrée and dessert. Apps and entrees give you a choice of... More 

1 Thank Marty F
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the Asian inspired brunch dishes and great, cool atmosphere. Will be back again to try dinner.

1 Thank Kent J
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A wellpriced menu ($58 for 3 courses) and delicious selections, especially baby lamb chops, cioppino, steak.

Thank Jackie H
columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

AT 7:00, bijou offers small plates that are well prepared, interesting and food that we did not see anywhere else in Stratford. Fresh, local ingredients combined to produce big flavors. For example, I had a stack of potato pancakes interspersed with artic char, then topped with a maple butter sauce.The sauce was terrific and something I never would have thought... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We chose this restaurant for my father in laws birthday supper. It was wonderful, from the beginning to the end the staff made us feel welcome and comfortable. The atmosphere is quant and welcoming. We chose the 3 course meal. Still able to order off the menu the food arrived fresh and delicious.. the flavours were spot on and the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a combination of experiences from three visits. The restaurant is small, (reservations required for your well-being) the food, much local, very good with excellent service. Parking just a few yards away. The food was always excellent but prices are on the high side. The experience is such that you do not want to run away so I'd suggest... More 

Thank Caledon2014
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious farm inspired food impressive!!! Service was excellent. Set menu price high for what you get.

Thank Rebecca S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We've enjoyed the Bijou since it first opened its doors many years ago. They now have different owners that continue the tradition of a unique menu. There is a choice (after 7:30) to either choose small plates or 3 course meals. We chose the small plates and enjoyed an excellent gazpacho and veal dishes. The cheese dish had just 3... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Erie St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 15192735000
Bijou, a culinary gem in Stratford Ontario honouring the tradition of inventive French bistro cuisine presented on a daily inspired Chalkboard Menu. Our regular menu is complimented by our new Global Tapas Bar - globally inspired shareable small plates featuring the best ingredients of Perth County. These delectable bites are perfectly paired with small craft wineries and the best of old world classics.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?