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Windmill Restaurant

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400 Hollister St, Stratford, CT 06615-6163
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Fort Myers, Florida
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

My family lived on Hollister St and my uncle even tended bar here years ago. The Windmill Hotdogs with the works were THE BEST until I tried them recently in June. We came from FL and were so eager to go out of our way to drive there with our cousin. The hot dog bun fell apart the entire time... More 

Thank Marie H
Stratford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Always a go to! Especially since it's on my street!! Small hometown atmosphere. Live music or tv. Neighborhood place. Original hot dogs and sandwiches. New specialties as well.

Thank lisaverk
Fairfield, Connecticut
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

I ate here twice within the last month. The first time was for restaurant week. I came with some friends. I had the ribs with mashed potatoes and corn. The ribs were delicious - they fell off the bone. I would have liked a little extra sauce on the table. I was very disappointed with my mashed potatoes - they... More 

Thank DS1204
Stratford, Connecticut
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Amazing cuisine. Whether you have appetizers and drinks or a full meal. Bands are playing on the weekend - great dance floor. The bartenders and drinks are amazing too!

1 Thank Moni3kids
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016

This tucked away Bar and Grill is a nice find, if you do not mind noise so much. The menu is quite varied and staff were pleasant and accommodating. We had a clam pizza, Caesar Salad, French fries, and a Chicago style hot dog, which were good, Not gourmet food, but better than the usual chain places. It truly is... More 

Thank Morningsideralph1
Stratford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great place. Comfortable, good food and drink. Nice outside patio., Nice bar area and also an area if you don't want to sit in the bar. Nice fancy, but nice. Entertainment on weekends is good ... sometimes it gets a LOT crowded during those times, but still nice and fun!.

Thank kerryWhitham
Stratford, Connecticut
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Spruced-up dump that offers limited Vazzy's menu along with their traditional fare of hot dogs and burgers. The salads come in a good sized stainless steel bowl and are available with shrimp or chicken. This is my favorite menu item. The hot dogs are somehow always sub-par. Sometimes they are undercooked, sometimes overcooked, always stale rolls. Not like the old-time... More 

Thank Louisa E
Stratford, CT
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The Windmill is an old neighborhood bar. This was a working man's place, with a German/ Polish feel. Recently The Mill has been revamped and cleaned up giving it a brighter more.friendly feel. New lighting, fresh paint, exposed brick, new flooring, redone restrooms and new seating. Now the Food. The Windmill has always been known for their hotdogs. Weather it's... More 

1 Thank Mark W
Stratford, Connecticut
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went once, had the ribs, and have been talking about it ever since. Let me see what they have going on this weekend. Try the ribs, they are OMG delicious!

Thank bonciboy
Trumbull, Connecticut
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225 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Windmill is famous for their hot dogs, Chili, Pierogies, Potato Pancakes and Wurst Platter, but there is so much more Pizza, Burgers and many specialties only at the windmill, one of my favorites is the RONI ROLL: deep fried pepperoni and mozzarella stuffed bread ! Just awesome, nothing fancy, just great food and fun, if you are going to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Hollister St, Stratford, CT 06615-6163
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 203-378-6886

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