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The Cookhouse

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31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at The Cookhouse and thought it was pretty good. We split their Jumbo Trumbo platter and had plenty for the two of us. I would suggest skipping the bread basket though. The biscuits were terrible and the cornbread only a shade better. The meal was very good especially the brisket which is usually not my favorite. The fries... More 

Thank Melinda D
New Milford, Connecticut
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Birthday dinner celebration for my 74th year. We had good mixed drinks (I special tipped the bartender for mine) and excellent meals. We had the BBQ Burrito and my wife had the smoked turkey. We both had leftovers to bring home. Cookhouse is always good for a casual meal at a good price.

Thank drmicro42
New Milford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always good and consistent. food is tasty but maybe a little too much sauce for my taste so i ask for it on the side. happy hour specials are a treat and there are good local/craft beers on tap.

Thank ted b
Orono, Maine
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited The Cookhouse for Sunday lunch, and I could not have been happier with our visit. The food was excellently prepared, bountiful in size, and a great value. Of note - we absolutely loved the fried pickles ! Our server was both prompt and attentive to our needs and requests. Just a great visit !

Thank witchscotty
150 Great Wolf Drive
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sorry to say that our last meal there was just horrible. The chicken fried steak looked and tasted like it was left over from the day before. The staff brought us the wrong sides, which isn't a big deal, but added on top of the food, just added salt to the wound.

Thank 163leslies
Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical BBQ fare in a typically BBQ joint setting. It is open until 10 p.m. (at least on the weekends) and the staff is friendly. There's a nice bar area with TVs and what seemed to be a good selection of beers and alcohol. The sliders are a good choice as is the pulled pork meal.

Thank Megan B
New Fairfield, Connecticut
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love eating at The Cookhouse! The menu is a bit limited to BBQ type food but it is the best around! Great rustic atmosphere...bar area with high-top tables. Service is great, don't go anywhere else for pulled pork or chicken!

Thank Erika S
Dobbs Ferry, New York
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325 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We made a special trip and turned around the car to go back to this restaurant because I remember the service was so outstanding...and it still is. But...the food..nothing taste good. The Pulled Pork sandwich was "bone" dry, the bread so dry and tasteless, the creamed spinach bland the carrots overcooked, the cole slaw poor. I never would have come... More 

Thank osborncats
Luke M, General Manager at The Cookhouse, responded to this review

I was very upset to see how disappointed you were with your food on your last visit. We take all customer feedback, both good and bad, very seriously. I would love the chance to speak with you more about your experience. Please contact Luke 860-355-4111 More 

New York City, New York, USA
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309 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Cookhouse may have won several "Best in Connecticut Awards", but they probably don't have much competition. The menu is more extensive and upscale than most BBQ restaurants. Modestly more expensive than you'd expect for BBQ. The Sweet Creamed Corn Pops are a delicious appetizer. The signature "Fat Tommy's" Pulled Pork Sandwich is good, but the Pork was a bit... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

A good choice for family dining. As you enter there is a treasure chest filled with little animal and other cute objects with a sign inviting everyone to choose something. The menu is varied and there area lot of choices. The staff, from hostesses to wait staff is cheerful, and very accommodating. The onion rings are probably the best I... More 

Thank Connecticutosprey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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: 860-355-4111

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