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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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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (95 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
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11 - 20 of 466 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and an extremely romantic atmosphere. The wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Presentation and taste are to notch.

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cook shop was one of my all time choice restaurants ,as a young teen i ate there and attempted to show off to my dates ,that i could afford the fine cuisine and fair they offered. Back then they treated anyone and everyone as...More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a place have been going to for over 20 years and I have never been disappointed. The food is exceptional and authentic. My husband and I had our first Valentine's there and we try and get back every few months. A must eat...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Second year in a row we've been here for my birthday and it does not disappoint. Friendly and professional staff, nice ambiance, and to die for food. Never had such delicious melt-in-your-mouth gnocchi like theirs​ before! Would definitely return.

Thank environaila
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. The food was ample, delicious, great service and well presented. We would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank marg c
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Centrally located in downtown Windsor, The Cookshop is always our first choice for that special occasions!! Great food, Great service!! Reservations are required, so plan at least 10 days in advance for a Saturday evening

Thank travellinggal2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I really do not like this restaurant. I do not like the location & I think it is too small. There are a lot better restaurants in Windsor than this one.

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My first date was at this fabulous restaurant 15yrs ago today. My meal was as great as it was 15yrs yrs ago, it is probably the most romantic restaurant in southern Ontario. The menu 15 years later is still relatively the same and delicious pasta...More

Thank Raymond C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Always a memorable dining experience, first choice for a special occasion , a notch above best, never disappointing what fine dining should be. Bravo!

Thank Mikeandcher70
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I don't recall when I have had a better meal along with fantastic service from Carrie. The salad with homemade dressing served on cold plates just out of the freezer was the start of our amazing meal. Fresh warm bread followed. I had the Angus...More

Thank Post11
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
where do you park for this restaurant
30 November 2016|
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Response from MoeOntCanada | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot right behind the restaurant
Therese J
Want to make reservations for this Saturday at 6:30. Help
20 June 2016|
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Response from Brenda V | Reviewed this property |
I would call as soon as possible. some reservations are made way in advance. It also depends on how many people are in the party, if only a few you may be lucky. If you have a larger group you may not be able to. Try... More
Brenda V
how far ahead should reservations be made? Hoping for a 7 o'clock on Saturday April 9, 2016. several years ago we celebrated our anniversary here and loved it. this year 34 years.. thanks you
27 March 2016|
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Response from Eugenia C | Property representative |
Hello, Thankyou for your message, please call 519-254-3377, we have an answering service available to help you with reservations during the day, and during the evening we answer the phone at the restaurant, every day except... More
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 519-254-3377
  • E-mail