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Joe's Diner

155 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 2M6, Canada
+1 519-272-9933
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (4 reviews)
“monte cristo” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
155 Erie St., Stratford, Ontario N5A 2M6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great service and great food! A friend of the family took me there, instead of always going to fast food restaurants and it became one of my favourite places to eat at when going to Stratford.

Thank Niki A
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Firstly, loose the mccain coated fries, they are just fake fries. Ruben sandwich is just lacking any meat, servings are small, beef stew had no beef and was made with corn starch, a can of beef stew tastes better. Sorry but nothing positive here except...More

2  Thank Mark G
Rebecca M, Owner at Joe's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hello Mark! Thank you for writing a review. We appreciate your feedback and we love constructive criticism! We wish you would have mentioned something when you were at the diner here so we could have made your experience better! I just wanted to assure you...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Real value for lunchtime meal. We didn't have room for those delicious looking homemade pies. Excellent burgers and hot sandwiches

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 18 December 2017

First off, it's a diner, in case you missed that in the name. If you want fancy lunch for $80, there are lots of places in Stratford that would be happy to have your business. This isn't that! The place was clean - pretty important...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This place was suggested to us by townies. It is a local haunt that cooks no nonsense food, has great, friendly staff, and a vibrant feel to it. Great recommendation.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 19 November 2017

whenever my wife and I come to Stratford, we try to include a visit to this diner. we are always welcomed back by the wait staff and owner as if we are old friends. it is relevant to add that the food is great, served...More

Thank _samlamb37
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I enjoy going to local diners on my travels as much as possible. You can often tell a lot about a town by it's diners. Stratford is a fun inviting place and so is Joe's. Rarely do I pass through Stratford without stopping here. The...More

Thank Colbea
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We checked out the Stratford restaurants on TripAdvisor, trying to decide where we would eat before the theatre. We saw the mixed reviews for Joe's Diner, but it was handy for us and we wanted to check it out ourselves. There will be no second...More

Thank BluePointer
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I am not sure how you can wreck a simple breakfast so badly, but the chef or short order cook sure didn't know a thing about making eggs. My dish was a simple classic egg dish that took two attempts to get it right, and...More

Thank granddamme
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We stayed at the nearby Stratford hotel where $5 breakfast certificates were purchased for Joe's Dinner. So for $5 we had the classic bacon and eggs breakfast listed on the menu for $5.75, including the tax. The dinner attracts a mix of local regulars and...More

Thank Bruce A
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Catherine K
29 October 2017|
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Response from Rebecca M | Property representative |
Yes! We use a couple of delivery companies in town that are slightly cheaper than getting a cab to deliver!
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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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