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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” (121 reviews)
“steak diane” (19 reviews)
“garlic bread” (34 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 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, reasonable prices and romantic ambiance! I have been going there for 10 years and it is an amazing dining experience!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrea I
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant has been around for a long time. The food is always good to excellent. Never had a bad experience. It is small and dark, but comfortable. I love the icy cold romaine (whole) leaves that comprise the salad. The food is old school,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably the best dining experience we've ever had, and at a reasonable price! We no longer goto spagos/keg/nero's cause this place beats them in every aspect. Mussells marinara, Martini's, pastas, lamb, and steak. Everything was spectacular from the food, down to the atmosphere and service....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank FistfulOfTruth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing above average or less, the only memories we have was dark basement, lots of people, and our table sort of partially in the room partially in the hallway.Food OK but just OK, free salad with meal for the one who care for it I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dorota6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely love the Cook Shop, quaint intimate restaurant. Food is always delicious and very reasonably priced. The owner is friendly and caring that his customers are enjoying the experience. Reservations suggested.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JaneenWilly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s been too long since I have been to the Cook Shop. It’s as good as I remember it. There were 5 of us tonight, and we all debated who had the best entree, each of us claiming our dish was the best, whether we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 724harryc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Cook's Shop and it was fabulous. A quaint intimate restaurant with loads of atmosphere. The food was delicious with large portions. The beef piccatta was amazing.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank amquest139
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Was expecting more since this place has such great reviews, but had ok food. The tiramisu was very nice.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank yummyBum1
Reviewed December 11, 2018

excellent food great service great location i would highly recommend this place....very romantic and prices are resonable for the quality of food and service

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank cliffe43
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Great food and warm ambiance. We reserved in advance and enjoyed the menu options in this charming little restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Randa B
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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