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The Cook's Shop Restaurant

) #2 of 646 Restaurants in Windsor ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
+1 519-254-3377
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (96 reviews)
“steak diane” (16 reviews)
“garlic bread” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
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11 - 20 of 484 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

If your celebrating a special event or just want excellent food and ambiance, this is the place to come to

Thank thomas50km
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We have been going to the Cookshop for over 30 years and have always loved it - especially when it comes to celebrating a special occasion. However, the service used to be impeccable and second to none. This has changed dramatically and we experienced this...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We dined here June 22 2017 to celebrate our anniversary. Wonderful pasta that came with a lovely fresh salad and unlimited grilled bread. I loved the old world atmosphere and wonderful service. Our meals of pasta, a bottle of Italian red and dessert and cappuccino...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Sometimes if feels like I can only Food Dream of being able to eat at that Once in a Lifetime Restaurant...and then the Food Dream Comes TRUE at The Cook's Shop. Even the table setting reminded me of Grandma's house on that Sunday afternoon with...More

Thank MaranathaTours
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I haven't been to The Cook Shop in more than 20 years. I remember it smelling of garlic and loving that. The aroma was so tantalizing. It was nothing like that now. I took 4 people with me, who have never been there before and...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Dinner last evening was very, very good. Enjoyed our visit and service by Moe. Also, wonderful to be greeted and have a nice conversation with Lino our host. He enjoys engaging with his customers. We have been dinner guests there for many years and hope...More

Thank BLONDIE60Ontario
Reviewed 15 June 2017

They stayed open late for us. Food was great, wine was reasonably price. Server was helpful with suggestions

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The Cook Shop has excellent cuisine with superior service. There is a reason this place has been one of the premier restaurants in Windsor since the early 80's. Make sure you give yourself lots of time to get a reservation, the best spots are reserved...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Romantic spot....very charming.....excellent food and ambiance...great date spot....anniversary romantic dining....but be prepared to pay top dollar for the experience.

Thank suz2zigzag7
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I'll largely echo the comments of preceding reviewers. I'd been to Cook's Shop many times, but it was Mandy's first time (and her birthday!). We came on a Tuesday night, and made reservations a week ahead, though it turned out to be a pretty quiet...More

Thank Geoff S
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1 December 2016|
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Response from MoeOntCanada | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot right behind the restaurant
Therese J
21 June 2016|
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Response from Brenda V | Reviewed this property |
I would call as soon as possible. some reservations are made way in advance. It also depends on how many people are in the party, if only a few you may be lucky. If you have a larger group you may not be able to. Try... More
Brenda V
27 March 2016|
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Response from Eugenia C | Property representative |
Hello, Thankyou for your message, please call 519-254-3377, we have an answering service available to help you with reservations during the day, and during the evening we answer the phone at the restaurant, every day except... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 519-254-3377
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