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Joe's Diner

$American, ,
155 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 2M6, Canada
+1 519-272-9933
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“monte cristo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 19:30All hours
American, Diner, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
155 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 2M6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sorry, but I truly do not understand the glowing reviews. In a town with dozens of decent restaurants, I cannot think of a single reason to return.

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast everything was fresh and served without a great service. They have a menu board for lunch and dinner and real people eat here from the area. So you wont find quail eggs on radish toast and that makes this place even better.

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient location, especially from Stratford Hotel. Ask for discount coupons when you stay there. Great breakfasts and excellent and quick service.

Thank fluffydogs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was back in Stratford seeing some shows and met up with a friend who is living there - and asked to have lunch at a local lunch place. We came over to Joe's Diner. We both had the Fish n Chips. They have all day...More

Thank CanAussie416
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal, the service, the ambience, the price....excellent, Bar none! I highly recommend this restaurant. I am from the NWT, and have been coming to Stratford for a good number of years. At least 15. About 5 or 6 years ago, Joe's Diner was recommended...More

Thank 352pwood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was fantastic. Went there for the Sunday brunch everyone raves about on TripAdvisor about - the server didn't know what I was talking about but pointed out the $7 French toast with meat special. I decided on the Monte Cristo. Ham was a thick...More

Thank Velrab
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This small dinner in a small strip mall on the edge of downtown is obviously very popular. The food is both tasty and inexpensive. Our waitress was very pleasant and good-humoured.

Thank LouBobHarborSprings
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Very good breakfast restaurant in Stratford. We had the bacon & egg breakfast and found it to be very good (the best home fries). Great service with food moderately priced.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Joe's staff are friendly. the food is great. The prices are good. And the menu is typical diner fare. Perfect for families.

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This place came up on a review list as a good place to eat. It's in a strip mall, but it had good reviews....but NOT...The waitress had a "whatever" attitude; only refilled our water when we requested. We had to ask the other waitress for...More

Thank ron829
Rebecca M, General Manager at Joe's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello, We want to thank you for taking time to review our business. We are also very sorry you had a bad experience at our restaurant. We pride ourselves on quality of both food and service. We have taken every initiative to rectify things on...More

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26 June 2016|
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Response from Rebecca M | Property representative |
Yes! We serve breakfast from 7am until 7:30 pm!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
American, Diner, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 2M6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-272-9933
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A cozy little nook in the heart of Stratford. Come and experience good home cooking in a friendly environment. Great Staff and Great Food.
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