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Creative Cooking Restaurant

1835 Boston Post Rd, Westbrook, CT 06498
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Ranked #3 of 32 Restaurants in Westbrook
Price range: $12 - $22
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Contemporary
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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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English first
Charlton, Massachusetts
1 review
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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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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125 reviews 125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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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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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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Holliston, MA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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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54 restaurant reviews
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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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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