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Joe's Diner

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American, Diner, Canadian
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155 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 2M6, Canada
+1 519-272-9933
07:00 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:30
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this little Gem. The first thing we were greeted with was a smile. Food was top quality. Coffee topped up regularly. I recommend this restaurant. We will be back for sure.

Thank Trace T
Chelsea, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our way to a matinee in Stratford and came upon this spot, so we decided to stop. It is a cozy home-style cafe, not very large. Inside people of all ages were enjoying their meal. We were seated right away by a friendly server. We ordered sandwiches and soup and were served promptly. The food was delicious... More 

Thank Mary Lou F
Stratford, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Joe's Diner for breakfast early on a Sunday. The meal was delicious, hot, quick. A great value, lots to eat. Waitress was great - thanks Lisa! I think I found my new favorite place to eat breakfast! Now I just have to try dinner there. We will be back.

Thank Allison G
Midland, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, fantastic value. Very popular with locals. Brunch (11 am) on Sunday saw long lines which we just beat. But value and quality would be worth the shortish wait

Thank briggs1715
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101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Wait staff was attentive and friendly! Excellent home style comfort food on a menu with a lot of variety! Great daily specials and generous portions!

Thank David C
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Went there for breakfast. Excellent service, typical breakfast fare. The fried potatoes were home made, not that bagged stuff you often see. Coffee, the life giving plasma I rely on to start my day, could be better.

Thank Richard D
Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We just had breakfast there this morning. It is right across the street from The Stratford Hotel. At 10am there was a nice crowd of people enjoying breakfast enjoying some tables of old timers who obviously meet daily for coffee. The decor is grey and black, comfortable, classic diner, with a bar and stools at the front and the kitchen... More 

Thank Hurricaine51
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A real, bona fide 'diner'. Lots of choices for breakfast on the menu including the Perth. Very large portions - neither of us could finish our massive plates. Bottomless coffee. Very, very friendly and quick service. Prices are very reasonable. You pay at the counter ... like a real diner ... not at the table.

Thank TO_Trips
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were there for breakfast and it was packed the whole time we were there. The food was delicious, in a home-cooked way and the service was great.

Thank Baygrove
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Perth breakfast was large and tasty. Very comforatble atmosphere and great service. lots of parking right outside the door.

Thank stratfordfan2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?