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Creative Cooking Restaurant

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Cajun & Creole, Contemporary
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1835 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498
8603997872
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 51
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 5
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
nice new orleans restaurant

Four of went here after a day of outlet shopping. It was a Monday and the place was empty. We were seated in the lounge and served by the chef/owner. I asked about a dish that I saw online, crawfish alfredo for $10, and was told I had mistaken it for crawfish puff,no I told him, but I wasn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
ralphy57
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Willington, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Westbrook, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

For years was our favorite place to eat. Consistently good. Sunil is a great chef. His blackening spices mix and his sauces were the best. But it's going downhill. We went about 2 months ago and what was a 4 page menu was down to one page. No more salad with the meal. The tomato-basil dressing was so good. And... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Ordered the shrimp cocktail as an appetizer. When the shrimp arrived it was under cooked, warm, and had a horrible smell. I can not emphasis how bad the smell was, honestly I can not believe the shrimp even left the kitchen. We cancelled our order and walked out. Very disappointed. I tore up the gift certificate I bought my wife.... More 

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Milford, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Sorry to say our visit on May 24th was a disappointing one. We were seated in back room at two seat table that was cramped against the wall which was badly beaten by previous guests who obviously kept hitting the wall with the chair. Waitress was obviously untrained, sweet but not trained in what we thought was an upscale restaurant.... More 

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Westbrook, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Creative cooking has an extensive menu and huge portions. subtle flavors make an incredible meal. inside the atmosphere leaves a bit to be desired, but the quality of the food will trump it - to be sure!

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old saybrook, ct
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I love creole world of food. Having spent two years in New Orleans many years ago. I've been reluctant to try this place because I had a bad experience 4 or 5 years ago. Well, that's two really terrible food experiences now. My gumbo was tough and the sauce was glutenous, like it hadn't been heated thru... Waitress was very... More 

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Charlton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were excited to find a restaurant that offered traditional New Orleans cooking. We ordered the Gumbo and Crawfish Bisque, both were very good. The Gumbo had an exceptional Flavor. We had Chicken and Shrimp Jumbalaya and Pan Blackened Chicken Mamou as out entrees. Both were full of flavor and met every expectation we had, The portion size could easily... More 

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Willington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Four of went here after a day of outlet shopping. It was a Monday and the place was empty. We were seated in the lounge and served by the chef/owner. I asked about a dish that I saw online, crawfish alfredo for $10, and was told I had mistaken it for crawfish puff,no I told him, but I wasn't going... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Awesome waitress Tori served our family of 4. We opted to eat in the lounge but dining area very pretty too. Started with fun Hurricane drinks. The shrimp and crawfish jambalaya was excellent. Also highly recommend the seafood filet! Raspberry blue cheese dressing another favorite. Save room for coffee and chocolate puff pastry for dessert. Also spent time speaking to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Brought the family here tonight not knowing how they would like New Orleans style food/cooking. It was a big hit!! From the Salad with a Raspberry Blue Cheese Dressing to the Shrimp and Crawfish Jambalaya to the Seafood Filet Mignon to the NY Strip, dinner was fantastic. The evening was topped off with a chocolate puff pastry with vanilla ice... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My wife and I recently dined at Creative Cooking in Westbrook Ct, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We opted to sit in the formal New Orleans style dining room which is decorated in a classic period style. Other options for seating include the more casual bar area and the outside front porch. The dinner menu is quite extensive and contains... More 

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Additional Information about Creative Cooking Restaurant

Address: 1835 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498
Phone Number: 8603997872
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westbrook
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1835 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Westbrook
  • Phone Number: 8603997872

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?