Stopped for tea & sweet. Beverages were hot & delicious. Date square & gingersnap were tasty. Ambiance was airy & nostalgic with high tin ceilings and a beautiful old counter. Will return next time on the Main Street.
1 - 10 of 239 reviews
Balzacs has consistently provided great coffee and good service at their original location in Stratford. It is a delight to sit outside and watch the people go by in a small town.
Needed a well deserved shopping break so treated ourselves to lattes and ginger cookies on the patio! Absolutely divine. Replenished our souls!
We enjoyed our morning coffee here en route eastbound to Waterloo. Right in Route 8 in Stratford, this place offers up great coffee and a wonderful selection of baked goods. We tried the cheese-chive scones and they were superb. Wishing we were staying longer, and...More
For anyone who thinks of the giant American chain as what constitutes a coffee house, Balzac's will be a revelation. We met friends there every morning during our visit and enjoyed a variety of properly roasted and brewed coffees. I did not have any of...More
My husband was devastated that there was no Starbucks in Stratford --- UNTIL I introduced him to Balzac's Coffee! He wanted to go back twice a day. The richness of the coffee was notably TOP quality. The 'Canadian' latte with maple flavor was subtle yet...More
We were recently four days in Ancaster, London, Paris and Stratford, Ontario and had a problem getting a good coffee. Balzac's didn't disappoint.
We really enjoyed our visit to Balzac's for their coffee. We both had iced mochas that were beyond delicious. In fact, we actually took the time to sit outside on a bench during our walk to enjoy them, rather than to keep walking while drinking...More
Apparently the coffee is fabulous- have heard this from many people. As a tea drinker, I was disappointed in their rather basic and limited selection of both straight up teas or tea crafted drinks. Nice to splurge on something special in a beautiful atmosphere like...More