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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
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service. Pasta (carbonaro) was one of the best I've ever had. Portions were generous and we didn't have to wait long. The servers cook some pasta dishes by your table on top of their regular duties. Prices are reasonable. Casual dressing is recommended but we didn't know that; was in shorts and polo but they were very accommodating. Definitely... More 

Thank Herman C
Red Lake, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here with friends that live in Windsor. I can't begin to express how amazing the food and service was. We enjoyed every bite and every minute. Worth the trip!!

1 Thank Rachelle S
Woodslee, Canada
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How wonderful it is to return to a favourite restaurant and enjoy yourself more than expected. The food as usual was fantastic. The portions are generous, made with fresh ingredients and pride. I was going to say made with love because that's what it tastes like to me. We really enjoyed our server. He made us feel so welcome and... More 

Thank mac1927
Windsor, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the Cook Shop 3 times. Food: the food has always been okay. I enjoy how we started the meals with a freshly made Cesar salad, served in a fancy wooden bowl. Pork chops have been my favourite entree, I found the pasta a bit bland. The Tiramisu is a safe choice for dessert as I believe it... More 

Thank bigjohny2
Troy, Michigan
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again The Cook's Shop in Windsor delivers. The attention to detail.....from the chilled salad plates and heated dinner plates to the table side pasta presentation. Sometimes it's the little things that make a dining experience memorable. My wife and I have gone to The Cook's Shop to celebrate our anniversary for 20+ years and have never had a bad... More 

Thank Luvjoy720
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here many times over the years (most recently several months ago for my wife's Birthday) & the food, ambience & service are always excellent. Portion sizes are always more than adequate & this is a perfect example of getting what you pay for & then some :-) I believe this to be one of Windsor's best dining establishments.... More 

Thank Keith M
Windsor, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impeccable service, great atmosphere.........well crafted food! One of Windsor's landmark restaurants. A definite destination for the true foodie!!! Just follow the smell of garlic wafting through the air....you'll find it!

Thank Pat M
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we are heading to Windsor we always try to book The Cook Shop Restaurant. The restaurant is quaint, the food always freshly prepared and amazing and we have always had exceptional service. Most of our party had the Rainbow Trout with a pasta side. The owner made our Crepes Suzettes to finish off the meal and we had a... More 

Thank LoveLonndon
Windsor, Canada
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner as always! The Steak Diane and Grilled Salmon were delicious. Moe , our server is the best. Attentive and friendly. Always an evening to look forward to.

Thank BLONDIE60Ontario
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great and romantic and service is very friendly and eager to please and pleasant.... Food is always excellent..

1 Thank Pilon J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Canadian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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: 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?