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Creative Cooking Restaurant

1835 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498
8603997872
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Ranked #3 of 31 Restaurants in Westbrook
Price range: $12 - $22
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Holliston, MA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely dinner here. The best part was a Thai shrimp appetizer. The meals were quite substantial- we each had a gumbo, one with chicken and one with shrimp, in a bowl with a lot of rice and beans. Very tasty, but the two of us could have shared one main dish. Service was very attentive; nice ambience.

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CT, USA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We started coming here on our way home from NYC one week-end. It was late when we got off RTE 95 and started looking for a place to eat, we saw the sign for Creative Cooking and parked.The restaurant has a very nice formal dining area and a decent size bar as we were dressed casually we asked to be... More

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Brewster, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The food and service were excellent. The interior of the restaurant was beautiful, but it was a warm summer night and we decided that an outdoor table on the front porch would be nice, and it was. The Gumbo soup (chicken or seafood -we had both) was outstanding. Don't miss the tomato vinaigrette salad dressing. Main courses were substantial and... More

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New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went to Creative Cooking after having driven past it many times over the years. Don't know why I never went in, but I do know I'll be back. Went for dinner with my wife and 4 friends. All 6 of us will be returning for more. The Gumbo's both Chicken and Seafood were simply the best. The main courses were... More

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Clinton, Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Not much to not like. The food is great and the amount is adequate. A little pricy but the food is worth it.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We got reservations at the last minute for the corner booth in the restaurant. My wife and I wore our wedding dresses their and everyone gave compliments. The staff was very polite including the owner. The food was very authentic. I have never tasted bourbon chicken and red beans & rice that tasted that good in my life. It was... More

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Trier, Germany
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice restaurant in an old house with great food and service. What more can you want! Live music some nights which sounded pretty good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

If you like great food,done right,this is the place to enjoy,no place I've been to can compare,nor hold a candle too...

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I came here last year for brunch. It was gross so I never returned. Some friends really wanted to come for dinner, so I decided to give it a second chance. Glad I did!! The food was delicious and the atmosphere was hip. We went on a Friday evening while a live band was playing in the bar. Was fun... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I have driven by this restaurant any number of times over 25 years, a mere 21 miles from my home in Branford. Tonight is the first time, it being Mardi Gras Weekend, that I stopped in. This is a family owned restaurant and it shows. From the moment I walked in it felt homey. The food I had stood out... More

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