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Balzac's Coffee Roasters

149 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3H1, Canada
+1 519-273-7909
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coffee beans” (6 reviews)
“iced mocha” (3 reviews)
“lemon tart” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
$$ - $$$
149 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3H1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Balzac's is a great spot on the main. It's a shame the coffee is lacking in flavour... Friendly staff but I wouldn't go again.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 3 November 2017

its the place for those who like to experience the old city of pasris café shops .and its true taste of coffee .I have to stop there every time I'm in stratford...

Thank Afif K
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Blazac's is a great Southern Ontario coffee chain (i frequent several lof the locations in Toronto) and they provide great coffee and a really cool atmosphere. The Stratford loction has a ton of seating and is a great place to chill and relax

Thank Shawnwise
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We stayed in Stratford for four days and we came here at least seven times. Wonderful pastries, outstanding coffee--rich and flavorful. Good place to go before theater, or afterwords, or while shopping. Atmosphere and quality of fare makes Balzac's the UN-Starbucks. Has to be the...More

1  Thank Svensota
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I moved to Stratford in May of 2017 and everyone I met told me to try Balzac's for coffee as it is the best in the "city". I decided to try it out and see what all the hype was about. First time I was...More

Thank R L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

They always make the best cappuccino - and I've had a lot in many places! The care that goes into the coffee is evident. The decor makes the old building alive too!

Thank Josh B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Get your coffee from a local restauranteur! It also has a lovely outdoor balcony for summer use. It's right in the center of the business district.

Thank bmvoicegal
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great coffee, cool sitting experience with neat layout and very open feeling/vibes. Just a really great place to get a cuppa.

Thank dsol2014
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Stratford Balzac's Coffee is the launch location for the popular brand. It is warm and friendly, not pretentious & the smell is amazing. You'll find regulars there every day throughout the day and for good reason. Cathy and her team offer consistent quality product...More

Thank Jacqui M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The cafe in Stratford is always busy and we know why. Visited to get our decaff (our regular coffee is shipped monthly from the Roaster HQ in Ancaster). Bought decaff beans, coffees a and a hot chocolate (MMM) but we cannot resist the lemon tarts....More

Thank Jill H
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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 3H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-273-7909
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