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The Cookhouse

31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
+1 860-355-4111
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (28 reviews)
“corn muffins” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here at least ten times with family and friends. We go when we are not the ones choosing our destination. If you go for dinner on the weekend, be prepared to wait quite a while. The food is good, but not great. The...More

Thank Mielmonster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here yesterday. The service was poor. Not even average. Dropped our drinks on the table and walked away! Brisket was lean but dry. Not tender and juicy as I hoped. Mashed potatoes come with horseradish in them :( Baked beans have an odd...More

Thank GoPlayOutside19
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place, friendly atmosphere, kind and attentive waiters, good food ... What is there left open? I was here on two occasions and was served very well in any aspect. My favorite (so far) is the "Two meat combo" where you can have your...More

Thank joergp_de
Robert R, Manager at The Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thanks for stopping in!

Reviewed April 19, 2018

We've been to the Cookhouse a few times and enjoyed it every time. The service was prompt and very friendly, the portions are huge, the biscuits & cornbread muffins are fresh & homemade. I had the smoked prime rib which was huge, had a very...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

The cookhouse used to be delicious- every year it keeps getting worse. The service is extremely slow and the restaurant as a whole feels/looks dirty. I would recommend that management makes it more of a priority to keep it tidy. Definitely should hire additional bus...More

2  Thank TaylorMarie M
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Love everything about them, Good food, kind caring staff and prompt too! Will definitely go back. Many choices of great meals to chose from too !

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed January 13, 2018

The Cookhouse has been serving New Milford for years and has always been a great place toget fine barbeque and other fine foods. No matter what your choice you really can;t go wrong with stopping there for a meal. I have both lunch and dinners,...More

Thank Bradley A
Robert R, Owner at The Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thank you for the kind words Bradley. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Hate to say it, but once a gem of a restaurant is now a mediocre at best BBQ place. I’ve gone a handful of times this year and there’s always something wrong. Stale bread, meat is dry or too tough, sides cold or bland. Not...More

Thank NJ1631
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I found most items on the menu to be fat or calorie type of foods, I mean it all sounded good, but if you're on a diet or conscious of heavy foods you might have to really work the menu.

Thank andrew a
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Really good barbecue, pulled pork is great. Try their Cookhouse Ale, it is a favorite. The bar is lively with tv's for your favorite game. Good place to meet up with friends for a cocktail or dinner.

Thank mtremmel039
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-355-4111
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