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The Cook's Shop Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Canadian
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683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
+1 519-254-3377
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

4 of us who are friends were celebrating 2 of our birthdays. We went to the Cook's Shop and had a seat at a booth. The place was busy, but we were feeling secluded in our booth. Beautiful atmosphere! A couple of us ordered the Lasagna, and it was excellent! Top notch experience with budget prices! Fantastic!!!!

Thank 283randyl
Windsor, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Last night we went to the Cook Shop for my daughter's birthday, we have been there many times over the years but unfortunately this will be our last. The food was mediocre at best, the steak Diane was like a minute steak, tough to cut with fat tendons running through it and just smothered in like a canned gravy. The... More 

Thank avb222
Windsor, Canada
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out for a quaint dinner with good friends. The restaurant itself is wonderful. You feel like you are in Italy. They make the carbonara right at the table. Which was delicious. The prices were very reasonable. Must make reservations

Thank 947accounts
Windsor, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious as always!! Always happy to go to the Cooks Shop!! The service is always good and the food is to die for. Love it!!

Thank lovetoreport
Haifa, Israel
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was lucky to find a free table on Sunday early evening, the restaurant was full. Beautifully decorated and very nice table setting. Service was extraordinary, efficient and warm. I took the minestrone soup that was very good and comes with tasty green salad all for 2.95 CAD, and a vegetable pasta, also very special. Highly recommended!

Thank Shukisagy
Windsor, Canada
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Service is second to none,friendly, helpful and never rush you. The food is the best in town. My wife and I have been going there for about 15 years and always look forward to going back. Great candle lit tables. Atmosphere is nice and warm. I always tell people you won't be disappointed with the food or... More 

Thank Brian D
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love everything about this restaurant. Small but cozy. Great service. Owners who care if you like your meal or not.

Thank Pamela P
Findlay, Ohio
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very romantic dinner for my husband and I!! This is a very small quaint and dimly lit restaurant. If a unique and delicious dining experience is what you are looking for than this is a must try!! Do not be in a hurry. The Cooks Shop is a dining experience where you are meant to enjoy each course. Would... More 

Thank marshall111114
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been frequenting this restaurant since the 80s. It has a lovely ambiance that is warm and intimate. Service is always professional and spot on with the owner, Lino moving about over seeing the restaurant and welcoming guests. My husband ordered the filet and it could rival any steakhouse in Canada or the USA. I had the tortellini basilico... More 

Thank Tracey C
Oakland County, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much lucked out by going on a Wednesday evening without a reservation and were able to be seated. Very small, unique, romantic setting for a nice night out. We started off with a bottle of Folonari Valpolicella which was delicious and a perfect pairing for our meals. I ordered the shrimp & escargot on a bed of mushrooms,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Canadian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 519-254-3377

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?