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Bistro Stefan

1217 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7M 3E1, Canada
+1 613-549-2211
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
“surf and turf” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Canadian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1217 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7M 3E1, Canada
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Reviews (133)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Service is slow, food is luckwarm, tasteless and priced much higher than it would worth. Don't come !

Thank wangxishuo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are seniors and were not interested in prime rib. However, we found the soup; appetizers; strawberries delightful. We were not treated as unimportant because we were not splurging on a gourmet dinner.

Thank barbaracH3924EI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met with old friends on a recent trip to Kingston.They treated us to a meal at their favorite and oft frequented local restaurant.The first impression was very good.We had a table near the fireplace in a lovely setting. The menu was interesting.The service was good...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok. I will say on this visit the service was exceptionally good. We had Howard and he was fabulous from start to end. So attentive. Food was nice. I love the house salad. Prime rib was very nice. Great atmosphere, really cozy.

Thank Foodamm
Joanne G, Manager at Bistro Stefan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for posting, I will be sure to pass your comments on to Howard.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Escargot was in a pastry, all you could taste was pastry(huge disappointment). Asked for steak cooked medium, it came out well done. Would not go back to this restaurant .

Thank cummingsdoris
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We went here because friends raved about it. We went for brunch on Sunday. Food was great. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank YKexplorers
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Bestwestern and decided to check out Bistro Stefan. Cozy, Warm, and quaint is how I would rate it! I ordered the Prime Rib dinner. First my choice of salad which was a Cesar. (Totally delicious). It came with a bake potato...More

Thank Sue K
Joanne G, Manager at Bistro Stefan, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed. Thanks for posting!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a lovely restaurant with good food, service and atmosphere. Perfect for a romantic dinner! Unfortunately the night we were there was spoiled by an inconsiderate couple at a table near us. They were on their phones with the volume turned up the whole...More

Thank Sharon B
Joanne G, Manager at Bistro Stefan, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

We would like apologize for the unfortunate issue, we will take note for future action. Thank you so much for posting.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went for special a celebration dinner .We had reservation for 6:30 and were done at 8:30 ish Not once were we rushed.Service was excellent. Everyone was very happy with their choice.(chicken,steak lobster and crab) Our dinner was finished off with complimentary chocolate covered strawberries.

Thank Carla1444
Joanne G, Manager at Bistro Stefan, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post.

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with a romantic atmosphere and incredible food and service. A beautiful fireplace also. I had the steak and my husband had the prime rib and they were both so tender and succulent! I ordered a Piña Colada mock tail and it was the...More

Thank Cindy G
Joanne G, Manager at Bistro Stefan, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

So do we! Thank you for posting.

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Kevin G
8 October 2016|
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Response from Joanne G | Property representative |
HI Kevin, no there is not a dress code, it is fairly casual although some guests dress up. The atmosphere is warm, charming and receptive so either attire works. Thanks for inquiring Joanne (Manager)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario K7M 3E1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-549-2211
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