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Windmill Restaurant

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400 Hollister St, Stratford, CT 06615-6163
203-378-6886
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Waitstaff

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  • 5
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great little secret

This tucked away Bar and Grill is a nice find, if you do not mind noise so much. The menu is quite varied and staff were pleasant and accommodating. We had a clam pizza, Caesar Salad, French fries, and a Chicago style hot dog, which were good, Not gourmet food, but better than the usual chain... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Morningsideralph1
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This tucked away Bar and Grill is a nice find, if you do not mind noise so much. The menu is quite varied and staff were pleasant and accommodating. We had a clam pizza, Caesar Salad, French fries, and a Chicago style hot dog, which were good, Not gourmet food, but better than the usual chain places. It truly is... More 

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Thank Morningsideralph1
Stratford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great place. Comfortable, good food and drink. Nice outside patio., Nice bar area and also an area if you don't want to sit in the bar. Nice fancy, but nice. Entertainment on weekends is good ... sometimes it gets a LOT crowded during those times, but still nice and fun!.

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Thank kerryWhitham
Stratford, Connecticut
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Spruced-up dump that offers limited Vazzy's menu along with their traditional fare of hot dogs and burgers. The salads come in a good sized stainless steel bowl and are available with shrimp or chicken. This is my favorite menu item. The hot dogs are somehow always sub-par. Sometimes they are undercooked, sometimes overcooked, always stale rolls. Not like the old-time... More 

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Thank Louisa E
Stratford, CT
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The Windmill is an old neighborhood bar. This was a working man's place, with a German/ Polish feel. Recently The Mill has been revamped and cleaned up giving it a brighter more.friendly feel. New lighting, fresh paint, exposed brick, new flooring, redone restrooms and new seating. Now the Food. The Windmill has always been known for their hotdogs. Weather it's... More 

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1 Thank Mark W
Stratford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went once, had the ribs, and have been talking about it ever since. Let me see what they have going on this weekend. Try the ribs, they are OMG delicious!

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Thank bonciboy
Trumbull, Connecticut
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179 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Windmill is famous for their hot dogs, Chili, Pierogies, Potato Pancakes and Wurst Platter, but there is so much more Pizza, Burgers and many specialties only at the windmill, one of my favorites is the RONI ROLL: deep fried pepperoni and mozzarella stuffed bread ! Just awesome, nothing fancy, just great food and fun, if you are going to... More 

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Thank atlantagor
Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We go here often. Whether its for happy hour or a night out with friends the food and beverages are always great ! And of course my all time favorite is John's "sloppy burger". Make sure John makes it though as he is the grill cook with the talent !!! Friendly atmosphere, great bands (that start at 8PM) and a... More 

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Thank Sheri A
Stratford, Connecticut
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190 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Windmill has been around forever. Their claim to fame was their chili dogs. New owners took over last year (2013) and redid the menu and supposedly the interior of the place. We went there for their chili dogs. The inside still looked the same from years past and their chili dog was just that, a hot dog with chili.... More 

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CT
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here...arrived around 6:30 and was seated immediately. Waitress was nice but did not seem familiar with what accompanied the dinner specials we ordered. Once that was settled, food came promptly and was delicious. Had the prime rib dinner which came with roasted potatoes and mixed veggies. Really good. Atmosphere was nice and comfy...band that was live really good.... More 

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Thank wildwoodfan4ever
Newport, Rhode Island
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

I went with some friends and for me it was a good time. It is off the beaten path and I didn't know what I was walking into, but it was packed at 7 and we were able to get some seats at the bar. We had the wings. They were good and compared to an Archie moores. Definitely will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 400 Hollister St, Stratford, CT 06615-6163
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 203-378-6886

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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