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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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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: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 146
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 8
    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
Phenomenal experience

What an absolutely fantastic restaurant. When you arrive, the outside is a wonderfully decorated floral gated walkway. This starts off what is to be a great dining experience. The restaurant itself is small and has a terrific romantic ambience to it. Reservations in advance are crucial. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Pyow
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Royal Oak, Michigan
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What an absolutely fantastic restaurant. When you arrive, the outside is a wonderfully decorated floral gated walkway. This starts off what is to be a great dining experience. The restaurant itself is small and has a terrific romantic ambience to it. Reservations in advance are crucial. The meal started off with a red wine (valpiocella?) which was marvelous. We also... More 

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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The food was very nice the place it self was windowless but otherwise also very nice and reminded me of what I would imagine an authentic italian restaurant to look like. Saying that though it did feel a little dated. Menu didn't offer a fantastic amount of choice however we really enjoyed everything we did order and their bread is... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Went for dinner tonight - place was buzzing as usual. Had Tortellini Alfredo a la Lino! No one can make it better!!! No one. Hubby had the salmon - was cooked perfectly by Chef Lee. Crystal was our waitress - our fav. Friendly and efficient. Anyone that hasn't been to The Cook's Shop is missing out. The best!!!!!

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Northern Ireland
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We went here on our final night in Windsor. The restaurant was fairly busy when we arrived. We were seated and offered drinks. We were also given a tray of bread to snack on while we waited for our food. We started with Escargots which was beautiful - served differently to any way I have had it before. I followed... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Small menu but that is because they specialize in everything they cook. Price is comparable to what you would get at other restaurants but the intimate atmosphere is second to none in Windsor.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

When we knew we were going to be in Windsor overnight, one of the first calls we made was to the Cook's Shop for reservations. We had fond memories from past visits and still remembered the amazing Garlic scent upon entering. It is a cozy restaurant (parking at the rear of the shop) , very popular (always recommend reservations), and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

excellent food and superb service. on one of our visits it took them a while to cook our main course and ... the dinner was on the house. Amazing! busy even on weeknights.

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Leduc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Always enjoy a visit to this restaurant. The local is interesting and intimate. You won't be disappointed.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Inconvenient hours (dinner only) have prevented me from enjoying this place for years, but I finally tried it and can't wait to go back.

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Cook Shop has the best Caesar Salad I've ever had, and you will say the same if you try it. The mushroom platter is excellent as well. It is a garlic lover's dream come true. There isn't an item on the menu I wouldn't recommend. I've had all but 5 of their main course dishes. My fiance is a... More 

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Additional Information about The Cook's Shop Restaurant

Address: 683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
Phone Number: 519-254-3377
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
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
Average Prices: USD 22
Cuisine: Italian

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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
  • Price Range: $ $
  • 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?