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The Cook's Shop Restaurant

683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
+1 519-254-3377
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (109 reviews)
“steak diane” (18 reviews)
“garlic bread” (31 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once again, we had a wonderful dinner at our favourite Windsor Restaurant. Steak Diane and Salmon done our way . Lino came and visited with us for a while - the place is not the same without his presence. Great service and great food. Try...More

Thank BLONDIE60Ontario
Reviewed 3 days ago

Haven't been here for 20 years and it is just as good as ever. Small but with a wonderful warm atmosphere. Great place for intimate dining. Everything was good from steak to pasta. A little pricey but it's worth it. The owner visited our table...More

Thank roberttD5458RA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very friendly . Food the best.If you want dish cooked at your table they have a nice menu for this.Lights are dim for a nice atmosphere.they make there own salad dressing very good.

Thank Alfred B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant isn't what you think it would be it's in the lower level of a building different very cute quaint nice for a smaller groups of people typical Italian Fair good food though whether you want the pork loin chops the rainbow trout or...More

1  Thank Departure513134
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great place to eat and meet friends the food and the staff are very nice and not to costly wine list is very nice and from the local winery's

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was out of this world, everything was done to perfection. Service was 110% to satisfaction. For small place they have it all done right. I was our first visit and will not the last one. We are looking forward to go back. our...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious, romantic and extremely quaint! This is where you take a date. Never disappointing. Enjoy!

Thank Giovanni G
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We have been patroning this Windsor restaurant for years! It was and still is me and my husbsnd's favourite Italian place to go to. I love their homemade noodles and of course, their garlic bread and caesar salad with the secret dressing. The sautéed mushrooms...More

Thank susanrian
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We made the mistake of just walking in on a Friday night - well, if you don't have a reservation, forget it. Best to plan about a month in advance. We've heard so much about it and finally glad we actually got to try it....More

Thank Nerad
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Last weekend in Windsor I decide to try this Italian restaurant that have a lot of great reviews, so I went there without reservation on Saturday night, uhm no good idea, I was turn back but able to do a reservation for sunday afternoon, So...More

Thank laveva
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Questions & Answers
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Eugenia C | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for reaching out. We do not have gluten free pasta, as the quality available doesn’t match the standards our customers have come to expect. However we do have dishes available that don’t involve gluten... More
September 14, 2017|
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Response from BLONDIE60Ontario | Reviewed this property |
First of all the last person said they make pizza - NOT - but many different pastas. House made. Their salad and homemade soups. Mushrooms. Fresh veggies. I know there are different vegetarian categories so I'm not... More
November 30, 2016|
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Response from MoeOntCanada | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot right behind the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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