Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden
Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden

Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.copiaurbanwinery.com/
  • Phone: (314) 241-9463
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - close
    Saturday: 4:00pm - close
    Sunday: 9:30am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Zach Fiordimondo
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Let us cater your next event at home, office, or in one of our 5 private dining areas. Thank you for choosing Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden. Should your plans change, let us know.

  • Special Events: Whether you require an intimate space to host a dinner for a group of your closest friends, a private room for an important business meeting or a delightful location for your wedding reception, Copia Restaurant & Wine Garden is the perfect place for wining and dining any group. Please contact our Events Director for more information or to book your next event.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: between Tucker and 10th streets
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Street parking and paid lots available on both sides of Copia.
A word from Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden
Copia is a daily celebration of fantastic wines, an abundance of tantalizing food, great friends and memorable experiences. The creative talents of Copia’s kitchen combine traditional American cuisine with a progressive twist. The wine list features over 600 selections from around the world, retail priced to go and a $8 corkage fee in the restaurant.

The Wine Garden boasts cool water sounds, soft breezes and a beautiful landscape. The garden features a retractable roof, letting you enjoy a beautiful summer day, or keeping you warm all winter long.

Copia’s urban winery concept is unique as it "brings the spirit of the vineyards to the heart of downtown St. Louis.”
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden reviews from OpenTable diners
65 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
notable wine list (49)special occasion (39)romantic (35)fit for foodies (27)good for groups (27)great for outdoor dining (21)neighborhood gem (21)hot spot (14)vibrant bar scene (10)late-night find (6)scenic view (4)great for lunch (3)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Always a perfect dinner experience
    HeatherLarry
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    If you're looking for a wonderful dining experience, a tremendous wine selection with a waiter who can expertly guide you through it, and a steak dinner that tantalizes all your taste buds, then this can be your place too. We'll share. Always, always, a great high-end dinner that's worth every cent. The filet that melts in your mouth. It was so good. Our waiter, Turbo, can be counted on to enhance the experience with his great table service, professionalism, humor, and awesome recommendations. Exactly what a professional waiter should be. We highly recommend Copia,it's our favorite location for high-end dining.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Couldn't Relax!!
    STLgirls
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Copia was an experience my friends and I will never forget or repeat. While the wine list was excellent, even it couldn't make up for the constant hovering by the wait staff! Maybe they just weren't busy enough, but we couldn't put our forks down for fear they would take our food away!! Needless to say, it was hard to relax and enjoy ourselves while being watched the entire meal. Plus, parts of the menu were not made clear to us when ordering so some in our party didn't get everything they had thought they ordered. When your looking at spending this much $$$ for your meal, you expect them to get it right!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very Bad
    Benjamin
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    This is the second time I have been to Copia and I was extremely disappointed. First, I was told about the special a bone in ribye which was prime and 45 day dry aged. Sounded amazing. I specifically mentioned how I was weary of buying a steak from anywhere, but a Steakhouse because of issues with cooking them correctly. I should have trusted my gut. The steak was not only very over cooked, but the seasoning was awful...like some odd coffee taste. Next I asked about there Irish Whiskey selection...needless to say they don't have any, so I was told to get this Kentucky Whiskey for 29 a glass. It was awful.... To some it up, I had two awful and overpriced items and they forgot to bring out one of our dishes. I wont be going back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Our server, Antoine, was amazing! He went above and beyond to assure we had a perfect dining experience.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Experience
    MsEminie
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    We had a large group and Copia accommodated us graciously. The food was great, the wine was great, and the atmosphere was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Well done!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    Met the very hospitable owner and the staff was friendly and knowledgeable!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expected More
    JBLab
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Our waiter David and the wine list was outstanding. The steak oscar was well and asked for medium rare and the ahi needed the steak knife to cut it because it was so tough. There was no prior reservation courtesy call, while I was dining, I received two text messages ten minutes after my reservation to remind me that I had a reservation. I would recommend Copia to friends if they wanted a nice place to drink a variety of wine but wouldn't recommend dining.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Love it
    GordJr
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Celebrated an anniversary recently and the atmosphere, food, wine and service were awesome. Complimentary dessert on top!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    fantastic1
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We went to Copia to celebrate our 5th Wedding Anniversary. The food, service and atmosphere were all impeccable and we would recommend this dining experience to anyone. We sat in the wine garden and the roof opens. It was a beautiful fall day and the environment could not have been more perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • One of the best ever
    Pickydiner
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    There was not a single flaw the entire evening. The food was fabulous and the service impeccable. The selections offered on the menu were tremendous. Everything was cooked to perfection. Do not pass up a chance to eat here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    BBfine
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The food and service were both outstanding and the wine offerings were extensive. The restaurant is not over-priced at all which is rare for a restaurant of this caliber. We will definitely be back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place
    kkkkkkkkVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We frequently go to this restaurant. The food is always so good. We love it. We went 3 times in one week. We have a party on November 8th. Should be great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good news/bad news
    kmlpageVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Copia is one of my favorite St. Louis restaurants. So much so, that my daughter's rehearsal dinner was held there & I've celebrated several special occasions at the restaurant, in addition to all the other times I've eaten there. Saturday night was the first time I was disappointed. My husband & I ordered the Copia Salad & were surprised at how awful it was - soggy spring mix greens with grape tomatoes that were well past their prime & a piece of bread with goat cheese spread on it -left most of it on my plate. On the other hand, the shrimp & grits was FABULOUS as was the opa fish special of the evening. We were overall happy to introduce Copia to five new customers & will return. In the future, I would request NOT to be served by Steve.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service is impeccable
    Puppyluv65VIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Steve, Brandon, David and every other waiter we have had at Copia's has been incredibly nice, knowledgeable, attentive and fun. And the crab legs are to die for. Would highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Dinner
    Steve
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    I took my partner here for his 42nd Birthday. This is his favorite restaurant in St. Louis and it never ceases to be the best dining experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • mac daddy
    paulinaVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    First time at this restaurant. Thought it was a little pricey for the portion size on the meat/fish dishes. My daughter thought the lobster mac n cheese was to die for. Service was a little choppy and slow, but a large table came right after us.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best dessert
    caremoVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We always have a good meal at Copia. Great prime rib. Chocolate lovers dessert - brownie and chocolate chip cookie with chocolate ice cream on top!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Wine Experience. Food..Ehh.
    GlobalFoodTraveler
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Wine selection is outstanding. I was welcomed and invited. Nice appetizers. One item to mention is the process to transfer a bar tab to the table. Bartender was forced to wander around looking for people that got a drink at the bar and then seated. I could see the frustration having to find guests to settle up. I assume the bartender received less tips by transferring the bill. The food we had was less than desirable for a place of this caliber. We had lasagna & lamb. Lasagna was awful like soup & the lamb was ok but smothered in gravy. The meat should be good enough to stand on its own. Plate appearance was unusual. I’m not used to eating a formal meal froma bowl. I'll give them a second chance as my experience here was great and poor.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good meal in St. Louis
    KnoxvilleGuyVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    My wife and I were visiting from out of town and chose Copia based on reviews. We had cocktails, BBQ ribs for an appetizer, and split a large steak. We also did wine flights with the main course. The service was good and the server knew the menu well. All the food was nicely prepared, with good temperature and taste. The wine list is quite extensive with many options, even though we chose the flights. Definitely a good choice if you are in the area!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • the Schmidts
    theschmidts11
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    this restaurant adds a lot class to downtown St. Louis. Best steak I have ever eaten. all who worked there that night were very good at what they do. Turbo is a fantastic waiter. Thumbs up to Copia
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Copia is a great restaurant downtown St. Louis. The ambiance is great, the food was wonderful and our waiter, Turbo, was awesome. He even gave us a quick tour of the place, as it is much bigger than is seems from the dining area. They have several areas to accommodate groups and they have an amazing wine garden with retractable roof.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • just ok
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Had been before. This time the food was just ok, not near good enough for the price. Service was not good and very slow but not crowded. Unfortunately would not return.
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  • Very Enjoyable
    DiningWithDucky
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We were here for downtown restaurant week and are happy to have discovered a great new spot for dinner. The ambience is warm and inviting, the salmon was fabulous, and the manager was very personable and sets the example for the staff. The manager even offered us an umbrella since it was sprinkling out and made sure we got to our next destination comfortably. They could use a little more creativity at the bar with some speciality drinks, especially coffee(s) for after dinner, but that aside, everything else was great. The location on Washington Ave is superb with a parking lot across the street, it's close to several of the nicer bars, and they are only a block from Stanley's, a family-owned cigar bar (a rarity in St. Louis).
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    kkkkkkkkVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We went during Restaurant Week. It was so good. I had a really good chicken w rice dish. My appetizer was a little salad. The desert was a nice piece of bread pudding. All for only $25 00.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner - first time here
    Jrenee
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The valet parking at the front door was great. Our table was waiting for us, and our service exceptional. There are 500+ bottles on the wine list, dinner was fantastic, dress was a mix of business casual to dressy, (we were there on a Friday night). Overall, a very nice evening and I would definitely recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful time !
    RicoNKevin
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food was fantastic ! David was great ! Thanks for a great time !
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great vibe!
    PYTfoodie
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I really enjoyed everything about Copia. Good food, good service, nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant week
    Wino77
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We went to Cooia for their restaurant week menu with a couple friends. We loved the food and the wine and can't wait to go back for their full menu. Just a bit pricey, but not anymore than expected for a downtown wine bar.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Entertaining Foodies
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I work in the hospitality industry and am responsible for entertaining large groups from all over the country. I took a group of 13 to Copia and was very impressed with the great service and quality of food. Our head waiter was knowledgeable, efficient, friendly and organized. He gave great advice with regard to family style appetizer platters. The wine steward gave excellent recommendations for wine and kept within our budget. The ambiance was relaxing and hip. My group was from both East and West Coasts so I had people used to great dining and knowledgeable about wines and they were very impressed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Experience
    ScallopsYum
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The food was great. The wine garden was beautiful and our server, Nick, was very attentive and friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 35 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 450 reviews are from the Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden reviews archive.
  • You get what you pay for!
    Explorativeater
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    My girlfriend and I went here for our anniversary dinner. While the meal certainly wasn't easy on the wallet, it was well worth the money. After being seated we were greeted by our wonderful server Kelvin who informed us of their 5 specials. We perused the menu for a bit, and each found a wine to our liking in their enormous wine menu. The arancini appetizer was delicious. I had the steak oscar, and my girlfriend had the bone-in strip special. We agreed that this may well have been the best meal we've ever had. Even the bread served with our meals was phenomenal (fresh out of the oven and steaming hot). To top everything off, Kelvin got us a dessert on the house. A wonderful gesture even if we were too full to thoroughly enjoy it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Unfortunate
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Our waiter, servers,and table location were great! I ordered an off menu special with Halibut, Shrimp, Scallops and asparagus all topped with a light cream sauce. Very good! My wife ordered the Lobster Tail at market price with a side of Macaroni. The presentation was excellent but her lobster was EXTREMELY tough/chewy and the pasta was nothing special. At $75 for the Lobster, she was extremely disappointed and ended up eating half of mine. Additionally, we ordered chocolate cake for dessert. While the portion was plenty for sharing, the cake was extremely dry and we were unable to finish it. Our waiter was very professional and courteous. Given the evening was a surprise for my wife at The Four Seasons and Copia...I was disappointed
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always great
    CHRIS
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I have been going to Copia for years and have always had great service and food. Look forward to going back
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Needs Work on Service
    cfeder
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    From getting seated, to water refills to order taking, to coffee, the service was extremely slow. Our waiter did not check on us often. We would have drank more wine had he come by to check on us. The dinner food was fantastic and the outdoor dining area was refreshing. Skip the chocolate cake for dessert, it was dry, bordering stale. For 6 people, a $270 meal should have been better.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful Food
    caremoVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Great Patio - one of the best in the city. Copia never disappoints!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Cat92
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Really subpar...nice patio but that's it. My boyfriend ordered lamb and they gave him brisket. Extremely overpriced.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night out
    Craiglv
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Our evening out with our Son and his Fiance was perfect due to Copia's superb service, food, and wine. The prime rib, bone in strip, chicken lasagne, and lobster & roasted shrimp farfall were perfectly prepared, beautiful platted, and delicious. Our server, Robbie did an absolutely wonderful job.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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  • Buyer Beware of Specials!
    PudgyVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The restaurant has a nice feel to it. The waiter was efficient and the food was good. We had the fried risotto cakes to start and they were delicious. I had a shrimp dish which was also quite good. My husband ordered the bone-in rib eye that was a daily special. This is where they went wrong. Most of the steak entrees on the menu were in the $30 range. We didn't ask the price of the special (our fault). When the bill came we were shocked that it was in the $60 + range. Wouldn't have minded the $40 range, as that would reflect what the other menu prices were. The steak was only okay to boot! On a positive side, they have a great wine list and the mark up isn't very much. Probably would not go back because felt a "little had".
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ambience ?
    FoodieIam
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    It just didn't feel as upscale as my previous experiences. The hostess had on flip flops and the bartender had on blue jeans. I asked hostess if they were under new management because the atmosphere was TOTALLY different. Also, I reserved seating in patio area but they bumped us for a larger party. I was disappointed until she showed me the room they gifted me ($125) so that we could have privacy. Still feeling unsettle but deciding to make the best out of the situation I focused on ordering my food .They were out of a lot of items such as steak and chicken but this forced me to try something different. I had a bowl of shrimp & grits that were scrumptious. I was nervous until I tasted my food. The food was delicious!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Deserves to be Crowded
    Caruso
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    This is simply a fine restaurant. The decor is not over the top, but understated chic. You'd feel fine in casual or dressed up. The menu is carefully selected, and what we ordered was artfully prepared. And wait for the off menu specials. I had the best filet (24 oz bone in filet) I've ever had. Not cheap, but worth every penny. You can certainly break the bank, but there are great selections for reasonable money. Wine list gives you the "market price" and the "restaurant price." Nice touch. Emphasis on American wines. In short, instead of an experience designed to intimidate, Copia does excellent high end food with knowledgeable service, no fussiness and no artificial pretense. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.