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Madelyn's Diner

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American, Diner, Canadian
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377 Huron St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T6, Canada
+1 519-273-5296
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 13:30
Mon 08:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Stratford, Canada
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We sat in this establishment & I recalled how not much has changed in 30 years. And that is a great thing, Madelyn's has amazing food and great service!

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Thank Trevor C
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We love Madelyn's. It's a true diner with ample portions and famous butter tarts. Every meal comes with a heaping helping of potatoes, just how we like it. They never quite have enough staff, but the tried and true diner servers are nice. We make the trip out from downtown every time we are in town just for the atmosphere.

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Thank Nancy W
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We went to this restaurant for breakfast one morning because we read about their Bacon Butter Tarts ... and although not something you'd want to eat all the time they were a definite treat while on holiday! We bought the Tarts to take for later and had traditional egg breakfast which were done as we requested and very reasonably priced.... More 

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Thank AnnArborGirls
Innisfil, Canada
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245 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We arrived at 5:30 and the place was very busy and could have used one more server to accommodate the rush. The place is family favourite type with standard fare of hamburgers, fish and chips etc with their famous but hardly worth the $2.75 each butter tarts. Granddaughter (4) had the kids fish and chips from the children's' menu and... More 

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Thank OntarioTrekker
Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Food arrived cold and piled onto a small plastic plate. Toast was not toasted enough and it was extremely difficult to get a refill of coffee although they offer a bottomless cup. The restaurant is clean but looks tired.

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Kitchener
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Small but cozy, with friendly staff-- and delicious food. I've been to Madelyn's a number of times and always have the fish and sweet potato fries, and the quality never varies. If it hasn't sold out, I order a slice of the excellent coconut cream pie for dessert-- and butter tarts to go!

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Thank KitchenerTreatmyself
Port Huron, Michigan
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132 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a charming place that is frequented mostly by locals, as it's a bit out of the "tourist" center. But certainly worth the drive, because they have excellent offerings. Our party enjoyed the smoked pork chop, fish and sweet potato chips and their liver and onions, all of which were tasty and appealing. Their butter tarts are also... More 

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Thank PenguinRob
london, ontario
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Took my hubby to breakfast on a Monday and had to have honey garlic sausage!!!!eggs and toast.service was nice,friendly and professional, nice on patio in the summer the best part was taking home 2 butter tarts...OMG ...addicted now thanks will return for sure.

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Thank travellingpope
Ontario
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was our second visit to Madelyn's Diner and we looked forward to having the Eggs Benedict again and of course taking home some Butter Tarts. Happy to report that both did not disappoint!! Generous serving of Eggs benedict , great hollandaise sauce and ample serving of home fries. Our coffee and tea was topped up several times. Very reasonable... More 

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Thank marbella50
Stratford, Canada
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were served with enthusiasm even though we were close to closing time (about 1/2 hr before). Great Fish & Chips and then the best local butter tarts for dessert! Always the place to visit for genuine down-home food!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 13:30
Monday
08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Huron St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-273-5296

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