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The Cook's Shop Restaurant

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683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
519-254-3377
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 157
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Highly recommended by a Windsor native.

Been going here for years. Love the decadent food. Love the cozy, old world, atmosphere. Love the attentive service. The menu has stayed the same for years and there is a great reason for this... because they need to change nothing. Mmmmm...gotta get back there soon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
lisakL3289VB
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Windsor, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Been going here for years. Love the decadent food. Love the cozy, old world, atmosphere. Love the attentive service. The menu has stayed the same for years and there is a great reason for this... because they need to change nothing. Mmmmm...gotta get back there soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Being around for 55 years it's hard to believe The Cook's Shop is still one of Windsor's best kept secrets. I myself discovered it a few years ago and have loved it ever since. It's in a category all of it's own. Intimate with delicious food, it's one of my favourite places to go for my husband and I.. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

One of the best little restaurants in Windsor. Everything is so fresh and amazing. We always try to go here when visiting Windsor. Ask for Alfie as a server, he will defiantly take care of you. To be honest though have never encounter a bad server yet. Prices are so reasonable. Must call for reservations though on the weekends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This has to be my most favourite romantic place to go for dinner. I love the dark atmosphere with candles all around the restaurant. The music is soft Italian and even the decorations reminded me of a romantic Italian movie. I really like how there's free parking for the restaurant guests right behind it on Pelissier St. It is a... More 

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Weyburn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, great romantic atmosphere and friendly staff we were there for my sons Birthday dinner with our grandchild and the staff made us feel very special. You have to make a reservation at least a week ahead but the food is worth it.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great food. I had the lamb and my wife had the cabanara. Great staff. They were all very helpful and concerned with their service. The bartender came to the table to ensure my wifes' chocolate maritni was to her liking.

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Windsor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Are you wanting a great night with great food and romantic atmosphere . Give The Cook shop a try and your taste buds will thank me. The dime lighting and soft cozy seating put you in the mood for good conversation and perfectly cooked food with wait staff that care about proper service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Simply one of the best meals I've had. Toughest part is making a choice from their menu because it's all excellent. Make a resi though because space is tight.

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Very good food and I would go back there. I really enjoyed my visit there the wait staff are all very friendly and nice

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Amherstburg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Haven't been to this restaurant in years and it hasn't changed one bit! Great food, great service and great price. It is a romantic setting with dim lights and a quaint feel like Europe. If you like places like Applebee's then this isn't for you. We had a meal for three of us including wine, apps and lamb chops for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: 519-254-3377

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?