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The Cookhouse

31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
+1 860-355-4111
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (25 reviews)
“corn muffins” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always reserve a nice day to go out on our HD Ultra Classic to search out a good meal. I've stopped here a couple of times over the years as I really enjoy smoked BBQ offerings. This time the standout was my wife's smoked...More

Thank idigther
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cookhouse has been raved about for years, but on several occasions in the recent past, we returned to find the food just average. On the bland side, nothing special.... to the point that we didn't finish nor want our leftovers. Disappointed as it should be...More

Thank Art C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't find ribs better than the ones you find at The Cookhouse. Very meaty, very tender and very flavorful. And the sides are to-die-for. We've catered parties from this restaurant-- the perfect summer fare that everyone loves. And as for the service, one member...More

Thank brianandninag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is always amazing. I've been going when I'm in the area for 7+ years. Today I went in with my mother and brother for lunch and the staff was tremendous. Our server, Marisa, was exemplary. She was very polite, friendly, and attentive. We...More

1  Thank Danny M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Staff is very professional & friendly. The facility is very unique and pleasantly comfortable. Along with the excellent food, The Cookhouse is a great choice.

Thank Leonard C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Before my family and I moved to Georgia we ate at "The Cookhouse" every month and it was great every time. I especially loved their mac and cheese along with their chocolate milk (this is from when I was about 7-10).

1  Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We were driving through town at lunch time and decided to stop in to this attractive looking BBQ place. Upon entry we found a very pleasant open bar/restaurant. Nice beer selection. Very nice menu offerings. We had a BBQ sundae for an appetizer. It was...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We started with their aasorted appitizer. It let's you taste a variety of the appitizer. It consists Chicken wings, Louisiana meat pies, loaded skins, & corn pops. The wings although crispy had an unusual flavor. Nothing to run home and rave about. The meat pies...More

Thank tmazzuca
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great basic food. Menu for all ages. Great bar if your by yourself. Friendly and helpful staff. Go there frequently.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My husband and I were in the area and wanted to go out for dinner. We decided to stop in. Greeted with friendly hostess who sat us right away. Waitress came over within minutes for drink order. My wine was fresh and delicious. We ordered...More

Thank barico37
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-355-4111
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