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Kelsey's Original Roadhouse

925 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6W5, Canada
+1 519-275-3005
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (2 reviews)
“goat cheese” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
$$ - $$$
925 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6W5, Canada
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Dinner after the theater. Food and service were very good - server was pleasant. However this facility is in need of some tender loving care and some attention to detail. The entrance is at the front of the building facing Ontario Street and the sidewalk...More

Thank DavidJCurrie
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We went here for lunch with family. We were seated quickly and the service was friendly and quick. I had the chicken parm - served with spaghetti with a very light tomato sauce that was just perfect. I honestly haven't enjoyed a pasta dish so...More

Thank Janeway62
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This restaurant was closed for a time and then reopened. We refused to go back prior to is closing, but thought since it reopened it would be improved. Boy was I wrong. the service was terrible, with the waitress acting rather unprofessional. My spouse ordered...More

Thank LindaForler
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This Kelsey's wasn't always bad. In the past few years it appears to have went down hill. It was closed for a lengthy time. When my hubby and I went to go for lunch, we entered the restaurants and found that it looked like the...More

Thank thetravellingkind
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Kelsey's is a chain restaurant and part of a much larger group. My wife and I used to go there when we wanted something quick, good and easy after a long day of racing around. The restaurant closed for obscure reasons, and lay dormant for...More

Thank Marc A
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We received a nice flyer with new menu items, and decided to give the newly renovated Kelseys a try. Party of 4. Thursday evening, 5:30. Met at the front by a snarling rude lady who might be the asst. manager, as she was dressed differently...More

Thank 50Phoebe
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Pretty much summed it up in the title. Waited forever... the poor waitress.. kept saying it's coming, it's coming...my kids were starting to loose it, as we were all hungry when we went in... and they had waited patiently for 75mins... the waitress finally said...More

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This restaurant was originally (many years ago) a great Stratford eatery. Over the years it seems to have gone downhill, and in the last couple of years, it downright sucked. I hate to see restaurateurs lose their investment, but unfortunately for whatever reason they seemed...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 8 May 2016

My friend was served what seemed like reheated, dried out Double chicken wings at 2 p.m., and when she showed the waitress, she said, "Oh well," and didn't do anything about it. SCD couldn't eat the salty bacon & macaroni either, SO paid @ $30.00...More

Thank AvonPines
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We wanted to go out for a quick bite to eat before my son's Junior B hockey game. Not being from Stratford we decided to go to Kelsey's. We were greeted quickly and asked to sit by the bar so we could watch the NHL...More

Thank travelingredhead68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 Ontario St, Stratford, Ontario N5A 6W5, Canada (Formerly Kelsey's Neighborhood Bar & Grill)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 519-275-3005
Enjoy one of Canada's original roadhouse restaurants, with Canadian favourites like double stacked burgers and unforgettable chicken wings. At Kelsey's the beer is always cold and a game is always on.