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Keystone Alley

$$ - $$$French, ,
34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
+1 519-271-5645
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (14 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
French, Grill, Gastropub, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Went there for dinner after a show. Everything about this restaurant was tops, the seating in the "alley", the service, the food, the ambiance.

1  Thank Arthur F
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We visited it two times - at 6 pm on Tuesday and it was fully booked and on Wednesday for lunch. The same story. However we promised to finish our soups and salads within an hour and were given a table. The soup of Jerusalem...More

5  Thank AlexfromNorthYork
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were in Stratford for a weekend of theatre and good food. We had lunch at Keystone Alley prior to a performance and enjoyed the food very much. My complaint is that the menu stated that they had draft pints and when...More

Thank mjc_edwards
Reviewed 2 days ago

Keystone Alley was a nice alternative to the other 'pub' style establishments in Stratford. All, of course, cater to the theater schedule since this is the life-blood of the town. A mid-range semi-adventurous cuisine makes this a good bet for those on a budget.

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Quaint restaurant with excellent service and food! I’m vegetarian so am always on the lookout for great veggie/ vegan options and found delicious choices here! Recommend the Brussels sprouts! Very attentive staff who also were sensitive to our time lines ( tickets to Kill A...More

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1  Thank Andrea123456789123
Reviewed 3 days ago

I made a reservation at the Keystone Alley based on recommendations from Tripadvisor. We were seated at our table which was next to a large party. At times, it was difficult to hear each other. We placed our order, Pork Tenderloin and Mussels Linguine. We...More

Thank ProfessorOT
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food. Morgan, our server, was very attentive and entertaining. Thank you for a lovely experience.

1  Thank Luke S
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're going to the Avon Theatre, this wonderful little restaurant is just the place. The food is excellent -- we had the Shallot Crème and the Caesar Salad to start, both of which were devoured quickly. For entrees we had a perfectly cooked Chicken...More

1  Thank Canada61
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic food. Birthday card and proseco on table before sitting. Quick friendly service. Definitely will come back in the near future.

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1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on a week night for dinner and sat on the patio. We sampled the Ploughman's Board and the Braised Beef. The portions are generous and the plates are flavourful and satisfying. The service is excellent. There's a reason this place is rated highly...More

1  Thank J F
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Heather R
16 June 2018|
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Response from Dean B | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lovely covered patio in the alley beside the restaurant. One of the nicest in Stratford. Quiet, picturesque and quite intimate. Enjoy!
Heather R
16 June 2018|
Response from WANDERLUSTinMe | Reviewed this property |
This lovely restaurant does have a fabulous outdoor patio!
Heather R
16 June 2018|
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Response from DorothyCarr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a lovely outdoor patio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Brunswick St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-271-5645
  • E-mail
For three decades The Keystone Alley Café has continually evolved, from its start as a small coffee shop into the popular casual fine dining restaurant that you see today. The Keystone Alley Cafe was named after the well-known Keystone Bakery located on these premises earlier. The 'alley' in the current name describes the area adjacent to the restaurant used for patio dining in the summer months. The Keystone Alley Cafe strives to provide a family style menu of fresh, bold flavoured foods, while supporting locally and sustainably. Over the years, many improvements have been made, including the addition of the "Key'd Inn", a spacious two bedroom suite rental situated above the restaurant.
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