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The Cookhouse

31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
860-355-4111
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Ranked #10 of 68 restaurants in New Milford
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Hamburgers
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 4, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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72% Recommend
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English first
Farmington, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been to this restaurant a few times on slow Sunday afternoons. Each time the food and service was great. This was our first visit on a busy evening. We were promptly greeted and seated. It was quite a while before our drink order was taken and we were seated in the bar area. After our drinks arrived, the... More

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear ART9099, We are sorry that the service you received was not as prompt or attentive as it normally would be. We pride ourselves on great service to all of our guests and we can assure you that next time we will make this up to you. Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. It... More

Katonah, New York
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Cookhouse provides solid good food. The environment is lively and the bar is usually active. As the name suggests, the Cookhouse focuses on bbq and smokehouse foods and does a good job. The prices are reasonable.

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thanks for stopping by! We are glad that you enjoy the food and the service. We are proud to be able to provide excellent food and service at a reasonable price. Thank you for the excellent review! More

Torrington, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The service was attentive and informative, and what a nice little building; it even looks like they would have some good BBQ. I ordered some ribs which were tender and smothered in the famous Comeback Sauce. Even the coleslaw was world-class. My girlfriend had some fancy looking sandwich which she really enjoyed. I will be back for sure.

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear John, We're glad you enjoyed your overall experience! We do get a lot of compliments on the coleslaw. Thanks for your business and for taking the time to write us a great review! We hope to serve you again soon. More

New Milford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Every time I come here the staff greats me with a smile and a big hello!! Luke at the bar gives me a drink before I ask for it! Like any restaurant it is the staff that makes it, no wonder why this is the best restaurant in New Milford.

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear dwink17, Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you love coming here regularly and we look forward to your next visit. We appreciate your business. More

Santa Cruz, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I brought my family from Calif. and they loved the food and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear Bill, Thank you for the great review! We are glad that you and your family had a great experience with us while you were in town. We hope you will all stop in again during your next visit to CT! More

New Milford, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

This is a great little restaurant with wonderful barbecue food. Best ribs anywhere, love their pulled pork and good burgers etc. if your in New Milford, you need to try the Cookhouse. Downside - sometimes it's busy and crowded. Other than that, it's a great place!!!

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear DebKreinus, Thank you for the review! We get many compliments on the pulled pork and burgers so we are glad that you also found them enjoyable. Stop back in again soon and try some of our other great menu items. We appreciate your repeat business. More

NYC
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It is my rib place of choice in the area, especially if there are children in the party. The choices are varied for the kids and sized accordingly, that is to say the portions not the kids. The servers are pleasant and seem to like everyone ,which is always a plus. Usually there is a slight wait but it is... More

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear acalicocat, Thank you for the review. It is good to hear that you have been pleased with your overall experiences and we hope to see you again soon. Thanks for your business! More

Connecticut, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The service is wonderful!!! The food is very consistent and the staff is great. Weekends are very busy so I prefer to go during the week!!

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thanks for stopping by! We are glad that you are satisfied with the food and the service. Thank you for the excellent review. More

New York, New York, United States
Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We were celebrating a friend's birthday and decided on The Cookhouse as its was close enough to Litchfield (friends home) and New Milford (we were staying at the Rocky River Inn). We sampled a variety of appetizers (Corn nuggets and cole slaw were fabulous!) and main dishes (chicken, short ribs, and salmon). Everything was very well prepared according to our... More

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear eminker, Thank you for the review! We are sorry that were not many options for those who would have preferred vegetarian dishes. We do hope that you will stop in again next time you are in the area and we’re glad you enjoyed your experience. More

Asbury Park, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

While visiting in the area we sought out a place to eat. We happened upon this place. What a pleasant surprise! The waiter was friendly and quite helpful. The Ribs were tasty. The brisket could have been more juicy and came out cold which the waiter apologized for and took them to be heated. I think they just microwaved them... More

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Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

Dear lookwho3, Thank you for your comments. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience and will return. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

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