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The Cookhouse

) #5 of 57 Restaurants in New Milford ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Barbecue
31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
+1 860-355-4111
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (23 reviews)
“corn muffins” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
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31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Cookhouse is located on the end of Route 7 closer to the bridge that leads to downtown. A fixture in town for many years, it's reliable for a decent meal. The unpaved parking lot can be a nightmare to get out of depending upon...More

Thank TheSecretVagabond
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's BBQ. Predictable, reliable, not at all bad. Just not exciting. We meet friends there a few times a year because they like it. But drive 30 minutes to Redding and you can get outstanding BBQ, which is our normal choice.

Thank aeinct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in a historic barn, The Cookhouse is a very popular eatery in New Milford. It has a large menu and all the dishes served are quite large. We had several entrees, appetizers and drinks between us and while we enjoyed many items such as...More

Thank Californiac
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Cold sweet potato fries Luke warm ribs they are going downhill we have been coming here forever. Don't know what happened. Won't be back sorry

Thank 27Casabella
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We go to the cookhouse several times s month and always a go to for take out wings during football. Had never been for happy hour and it was very good. Plates are a nice size and reasonably priced so you can mix up your...More

Thank Cconnor321
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We dined in the bar at The Cookhouse. Usually I would expect a bar to be loud, but this was just crowded enough. There were numerous televisions to watch the game. The food was delicious and everything was HUGE. You would be fine with an...More

Thank AlyssaJillian
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best BBQ in the area. From the apps to the pulled pork, meatloaf, and ribs everything is amazing. Beer selection could get a bit better, but the cookhouse ale is solid. One thing you MUST try is their friend Corn Pops. They...More

Thank jesse- h
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Good food at a reasonable price. Service was good and served hot. Recommend their ribs. Best in the area

Thank IncBliss
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The Cookhouse is a New Milford institution. It is housed in a soaring space that immediately brings to mind a cross between a barn, a church and a juke joint. But since these are important places contributing to the history of barbecue, it makes sense....More

Thank Samhenryjake
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Cook House for years. The food is consistently good smoked barbecue style. The have everything a family with children would want. The smoked chicken is very moist and delicious. The hamburgers are good and the kids always enjoy the sweet...More

Thank Lynn S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-355-4111
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