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Balzac's Coffee Roasters

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££ - £££
Cafe, Canadian
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149 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A3H1, Canada
+1 519-273-7909
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07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Cookstown, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Most times in Stratford we pop in for coffee and a treat. Both are of great quality. We sit in the front window and enjoy the locals and theatre goers walk by.

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Thank CookstownDAH
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow I did not think anything could be better than Starbuck's, but this is! The coffee is smooth and not bitter, like Starbuck's.

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Thank kumite-girl
London, Canada
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60 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was a bit busy and crowded when I went. The interior seemed a little bit run down. That said, it was homely and cosy enough. The furniture wasn't the greatest. The chairs kinda uncomfortable. The coffees and teas were reasonable, and there were various options. (As one would expect). A reasonable average place. Reasonably priced stuff too.

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1 Thank treadmill360
Sarnia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The facility was nice and well groomed. Convenient location with outside seating. We had cappuccinos that were average in quality.

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1 Thank allmen007
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great matcha latte that was the perfect temperature and had great flavour. The barista working seemed new but was great and very friendly.

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Thank amandared
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We ended up at Balzacs after a little Friday Night shopping. Coffee and Tea were great, Treats even better, Staff Awesome

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Thank Lola M
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608 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

While a bit more expensive and more glamorous that Revel in the town square, we found a service with a smile, comfortable sitting and quite a good and VERY large "cortado" we like the old store feeling and music

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Thank Nolinice
Ontario, Canada
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134 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Stopped by for my afternoon expresso "pick me up" - tasty. I was surprised they did not sell bulk coffee because the coffee aroma was delicious

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Thank robert3360
London, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Love their coffee!! Went for a coffee and pastry with my husband and enjoyed it very much. Atmosphere is wonderful and the coffee is perfect!

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Thank florencepettinger
Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Balzacs is right downtown- a great stop for a rest between shopping and theatre. They roast their own coffee beans and the coffee is wonderful!

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Thank Kathy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A3H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-273-7909

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