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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” (28 reviews)
“corn muffins” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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31 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776-3401
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is pretty cool. It has a very rustic, country feel to it. There are plenty of TV's to watch the game on. The classic BBQ food is very filling. Ribs, chicken, burgers, the works. When we went, I only got an appetizer and...More

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good bbq beef. Nice bar. A New Milford landmark. Great staff and very good prices. Xxxxxxx. Cxxxxx cxxxxxx xxxxxxx xxxxxx

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a bbq-craving family, and while The Cookhouse has never made us swoon, we've rarely been disappointed. The kids love the bbq parfaits, which are huge, tall portions of bbq served, yup, in parfait cups. The classic offerings--pulled pork, brisket and chicken--are always good....More

Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The brisket served had several slices of juicy, wonderful brisket on top of dry, overcooked slices. Returning food just isn't my "thing" because it ruins everyone else's experience. Alas, I wish I had ordered the ribs. Sides we're all good and the sweet potato, maple,...More

Thank onemachies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hungry after a morning at The Elephant's Trunk outdoor flea market, so we decided to try The Cookhouse. We were greeted immediately and seated by a friendly hostess. Our waiter also appeared promptly to take our drink orders. My husband had iced tea,...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 11 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 27 August 2017 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 10 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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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