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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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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (103 reviews)
“steak diane” (17 reviews)
“garlic bread” (28 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 8 December 2017

Good Food, the atmosphere was different, I found it old design, if food it your main issue then you will find this place great, I personally like it all, Food, Atmosphere I found the ceiling low. I wouldn’t have a business meeting their, staff was...More

Thank huntleyandrews
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I've been going to this restaurant for over 30 years and have always enjoyed it. The smell of garlic greets you at the door. I've tried many of the dishes and all have been excellent. The salad dressing is surprisingly memorable. The restaurant is small,...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Good service with an established Italian style menu that is consistent but not outstanding. Reservations required.

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Nice ambience good service. MUSHROOMS everywhere - on escargot in scallopini and Steak Diane swimming in sauce. Salad very nice. The old over washed tea towel as napkin is just sad. Will try again.

Thank peacethroughtravel2
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Well worth the wait! Food is delicious and atmosphere is perfect for date night. Windsor's most hidden gem, a must try.

Thank Roseland G
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Make reservations because chances are you will need one to get a table! An amazing Italian restaurant hidden away to enjoy a private, romantic dinner. You will smell like garlic by the time the night is through, as you should. It’s heaven for the senses....More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Went out to celebrate an anniversary and several other occasions with our family. Lino enchanted us with his magnificent stories. We were so captivated and were lost in a moment in time. Lino, the owner, is well read, well travelled and an incredible conversationalist. The...More

1  Thank SGZ0359
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have been dining here since the 80's and it's never disappointed. The ambiance is like none other in Windsor and the prices are very reasonable considering the portion and quality of the food. Lino is an excellent, caring owner who takes pride in his...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

House salad is ice cold crisp. My all time favourite Italian restaurant. Homeade pasta prepared at your table is amazing.

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant for over 15 yes. The food and service is excellent and reasonable. Great wines selection offered. Pasta is cooked at your table side and if your lucky the owner will do the pasta preparation. If you are planning on...More

Thank kjholman
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15 September 2017|
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Response from Ian D | Reviewed this property |
Vegan no way. Pescatarian has lots of options. Vegetarian options are really limited, there's a vegetable soup, sides of mushrooms and vegetables and for entres you have either linguini or gnocchi are pretty much it... More
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
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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 - 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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