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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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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (96 reviews)
“steak diane” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (24 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 20:00All hours
Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for early dinner and it was great. Had lasagna and it was wonderful. Prices are very reasonable and service was fast and friendly. Only weak spot was desert. Not made in house and just average.

Thank James C
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

By far my most favorable restaurant EVER!!!Prices are extremely reasonable for what u get. Best steak...best service...love the atmosphere..a must go to! !!!..you will not be disappointed! !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is fresh, delicious and hearty. The service is friendly and courteous. The ambience is rustic, romantic, and cozy. We had the lasagna and meat tortellini with red sauce. Had leftovers to take home for a tasty lunch the next day. We really enjoyed...More

Thank Jenjenbrcanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place to go , one of the best Italian restaurants in the City , I went there several times and I was never disappointed , still maintain the good quality on food and with correct price

Thank bincoletto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 8 of us for dinner on a Friday night at 8p.m.. We made reservations ahead of time, waited a month to get in. Small place in the basement of an old building. Very cool atmosphere, lots of old world charm. We all ordered...More

Thank travelgs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your celebrating a special event or just want excellent food and ambiance, this is the place to come to

Thank thomas50km
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to the Cookshop for over 30 years and have always loved it - especially when it comes to celebrating a special occasion. However, the service used to be impeccable and second to none. This has changed dramatically and we experienced this...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here June 22 2017 to celebrate our anniversary. Wonderful pasta that came with a lovely fresh salad and unlimited grilled bread. I loved the old world atmosphere and wonderful service. Our meals of pasta, a bottle of Italian red and dessert and cappuccino...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Sometimes if feels like I can only Food Dream of being able to eat at that Once in a Lifetime Restaurant...and then the Food Dream Comes TRUE at The Cook's Shop. Even the table setting reminded me of Grandma's house on that Sunday afternoon with...More

Thank MaranathaTours
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I haven't been to The Cook Shop in more than 20 years. I remember it smelling of garlic and loving that. The aroma was so tantalizing. It was nothing like that now. I took 4 people with me, who have never been there before and...More

Thank Sharon B
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1 December 2016|
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Response from MoeOntCanada | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot right behind the restaurant
Therese J
21 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
28 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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