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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 - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 3
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
An old favorite

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
atlantagor
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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Trumbull, Connecticut
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Stratford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

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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Newport, Rhode Island
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57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

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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CT
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66 reviews 66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My husband and I really enjoy going to the Windmill. The food is good, love the burgers with Chili and the salad dressing they use is delicious. The grilled chicken sandwich is also delicious. Very casual and inviting atmosphere, they make you feel like part of the family. Mary Lou, the hostess is so sweet and Joey the bartender always... More 

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stratford
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

When the new owners took over they vowed nothing would change and they have stayed true to their promise. It's still a fun place with lousy food. Except for the hot dogs which are great. My party of 8 ordered a range of dogs, sandwiches and a few entrees. The entrees were way over cooked with very little flavor. The... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Typical Vazzano arrogance. Mediocre food served by staff who give the impression they're doing you a favor.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I've been to the Mill countless times over the last 40 years for hot dogs and a beer, sometimes by myself and other times with the guys back when I still played softball. I'm still 10 toes in for a great hot dog but for an actual dinner, never again. I wasn't expecting perfection but what I had a couple... More 

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Windmill was a relaxing easy going place to stop in for good eats. It was old but clean. Many local friendly people. Best cook in the kitchen with homemade meals. It is under new management and remodeled nicely. As always with new management, it has lost the old charm and good eats and is now a typical yuppy stuffy place... 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 0 - 8
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?