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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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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (95 reviews)
“steak diane” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
683 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J4, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food is great and the lighting is romantic, however there's alot of people and the tables are quite close to each other. I couldn't really hear the person talking that was sitting right across from me. If the place was bigger or there was...More

Thank Toree R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cook's Shop Restaurant is a great family run restaurant that has been around for years. They pride themselves on great quality food and service!

Thank TOReview2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cook Shop does not disappoint! Went for a birthday dinner for my husband and we had a perfect dinner. The restaurant was busy as usual but our server gave us great personal attention. We had the rainbow trout which was perfectly cooked and Angus...More

Thank loriar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be sure to make reservations...not a big place but worth going ...the food is fantastic...Bon appetite

Thank marieanneamell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I and our friends had dinner last night at The Cook's Shop. We try to make it there every 4 months at least. Once again, our meal did not disappoint. Our waiter Moe, was attentive and professional. I had the Steak Diane...More

1  Thank Tracielynn222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in Windsor by far. Amazing service and spectacular food. Lamb chops are delicious! Never had a bad meal there and I've been at least a dozen times. Well priced compared to other Italian restaurants in the city, a hidden gem.

Thank Jay W
Reviewed 3 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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
where do you park for this restaurant
1 December 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
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
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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