The Cooper
The Cooper

The Cooper

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecooperrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 5616220032x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Adam Brown
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Can accommodate a party of twelve
  • Private Party Contact: Don Lullo 5616220032x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hickory Drive
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet available at 4pm
A word from The Cooper
The Cooper, Craft Kitchen & Bar provides sustainable, environmentally conscious food in a contemporary setting, with unparalleled service. Our menu is influenced and inspired by fresh ingredients that are locally sourced and mindfully prepared. Complementing our menu are thoughtfully crafted artisan cocktails. These seasonal, barrel-aged cocktails are modern interpretations of classic drinks. The Cooper also offers wines and microbrewed draft beers that are lively and international.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
The Cooper reviews from OpenTable diners
203 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelEnergetic
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (103)great for outdoor dining (99)neighborhood gem (97)vibrant bar scene (78)hot spot (58)special occasion (47)good for groups (46)romantic (33)notable wine list (30)great for lunch (27)late-night find (19)great for brunch (13)kid-friendly (10)scenic view (5)Show More
  • Best hamburgers
    wisewoman
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Good dining experience but very noisy. I order the hamburger and husband orders the meatloaf. Both meals are very tasty. Very attentive waiter.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Enjoyable and service was great choice on menu was good and food was delivered in a timely manner also drinks were generous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fresh food
    DrChef
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    The farm to table concept is executed well at Cooper. The food and ambiance are similar to a bistro. The ahi tuna was bright red and delicious. Scallops cooked perfectly. The turkey burger has tasty toppings. The meatloaf was just average. We reguested a table toward the back so it would be quieter, and we were accommodated. Friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Upscale Fresh
    Enjoyeatingout
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food was very tasty... The scallops sat on a superb sauce... The grilled peach salad was a nice starter... Don't forget to leave room for the banana split ( several people can share it )... It's well worth the calories!!! The only real negative is the NOISE LEVEL!!! We were 6 people on a Sat night & it was so difficult to speak to each other cause the noise was extremely annoying! If anything, that might stop me from coming back with people cause an important part of a pleasant evening is wonderful conversation...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy hour
    ShilohVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We made reservation for 5.30 to enjoy the happy hour. However, when we got seated in the dining area we were told this section does not have the happy hour. So we had to pay a full price for our drinks, which is not acceptable.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great start to a new place!
    Wino4hireVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    What a fun place to eat / drink!!! Craft liquors and a good wine list too! the servers are all wonderful!! Tanette, Toni, Kerri, David, and Boston behind the bar will take great care of you!!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Farm-to-table Fabulous
    Chief
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    I loved this new farm-to-table restaurant in PGA Commons. The menu was very healthy - lots of vegan and gluten-free options. I had the salmon, which was excellent. The ice cream Sunday for dessert is a must-have. The restaurant is decorated beautifully. It's a bit loud inside, but has a nice vibe. I would recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We started with a drink at the outside bar. They have a really nice martini/cocktail menu. Nothing too sweet, just good drinks. We love the atmosphere inside the restaurant. Our waiter was fantastic! He knew every detail about the menu and the specials. Two of our party had specials, which they both enjoyed. I had the salmon and my friend had the cale/watermelon salad with ahi tuna which was also wonderful. We'll be back for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GreatasusualVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Food was great, noise and uncomfortable seating was not.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Food was great...our server was great.....a little too loud in the restaurant for me. And a bit pricy...but the food was good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great restaurant!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I found this restaurant to be a 5 star rating. I keep going back because the food and service is excellent. The staff are extremely friendly, the atmosphere tastefully done and generally a nice crowd. I can hope it doesn't change over time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • UnsatisfiedVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    This was our third visit. The first two were good. This time our waitress was not attentive. (We were there at 6 PM, before the rush). She was not sure of the menu when questioned about specific dishes. I had the Key west shrimp spaghettini. It was completely over spiced, with only three shrimp, that I had to look for. There was nothing good about it. My husband ordered a steak (expensive) and it had fat and grizzle. Certainly not worth the price!
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • foodie
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Nice combo between great food and good service. Hard to find these days. Will definitely be back and recommend to others.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food delicious
    jundorVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    the food was great, but we were very disappointed in the seating. they tried to seat us at a table that was extrememly small that stuck out in the room and look like it was added as an afterthought. our waitress tried to move us and then had to move usw a third time. We were told that this was the quiet area. not so much. the food was delicious, but we will not be returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Inconsistent Food Quality
    Emily01
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We have visited multiple times and the food quality ranges from exceptional to poor. The shrimp spaghettini can either be light and bright or drowning in a dark overpowering sauce. The service is somewhat slow, even when the restaurant is less than half full. Craft cocktails are amazing. Servers do not have a vested interest in the quality of your food or overall experience. Great potential, but some improvements and smoothing out of round edges needed.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nite at The Cooper
    OnecastTV
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Excellent new eatery on the PGA corridor. Try the bucket of mussels! Super managers and a shout out to bartender Boston! All good. You'll like it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Cooper
    marsha
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Place was very noisy, it was difficult to have a conversation with the other couple without screaming. One of our napkins came filthy and one of the water glasses was really disgustingly dirty. The food was basically inedible. We all ordered different dishes. None of us had alcohol or dessert and the bill came to over 100.00 per couple Wild horses could not get us back there.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved it!
    KimD
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Really did not know what to expect. Dishes were very unique. Food was excellent. Definitely returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Average food- Caesar/chicken bad/ sundae dessert great
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unique PGA dining
    GopcharlesVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Excellent service, unique, vibrant & a bit loud. Good if not excellent food. Worth a try and a return visit. Very reasonable summer happy hour at the bar.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good!!!
    luvfood
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We really enjoyed the tapas appetizers and the prompt friendly service. The filet was out of this world! I will go back to try other things! Can't wait!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Third time and best yet
    CBRabenecker
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Okay, three times in one month. First with the girls, then sat at the outdoor bar for appetizers with hubby and this last time a special occasion with our son. This last visit was more "foodie" oriented because that's how we celebrate as a family. The crab cake appetizer (meaty but needed more flavor.. I asked for lemon).. steak tartare (very filling, maybe a bit heavy).. beef filet (perfection).. meatloaf (bacon lovers dream).. hogfish (exceptional with lots of veggies). This dinner was pricey because of our selections. Our server was extremely attentive and accommodating. The guys wanted specific beers and he gave them tastings to determine what they liked best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice experience
    Katy
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Four of us went to the Cooper for the first time to celebrate a birthday. Decor is casually elegant and comfortable, with some bench seating and tables sized for conversation. Lovely cheese plate appetizer with fantastic fig jam and honey, which warranted a baguette and not the few water crackers and two skinny crostini that were served. Great bread was served with delicious basil olive oil, but only after we asked. It would have been nicer to offer it instead. Server was very nice, efficient, and knowledgeable about the menu. Meatloaf was outstanding, just like the reviews promised. Diver scallops and vegetarian plate also very good. This is a restaurant we would go to again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Cooper review
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    This was my second visit. The food was excellent both times. And the service was lacking both times. The first time we had ordered the cheese board and two of the three cheeses were wrong. It took a good 18 minutes to get our waiter back. This time once the food was delivered they disappeared. We were finished and Sat for a long time before they returned. Never offered desert or anything else so we asked for the check.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant Experience
    BocaVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    My friend heard of this place so we decided to try it. Good thing we made a reservation because it was very busy. We were seated right away and our waiter was very nice. He made good food and drink recommendations. The food was excellent! I very much enjoyed this restaurant and would return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Jade2
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Braised artichokes were great, however everything else fell short. Food was generally tasteless.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Waitress needs retraining
    Waiting
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Food is good but waited 25 min for drink order. Waitress had to clarify order a few times- maybe she should write it down.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cindiVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Happy to see another restaurant on PGA with good food and moderate prices. Lots of choices, so everyone can be happy. Tony, our server was great, very personable , efficient, and knowledgable . The food is very fresh and nicely presented.. Complementary bottled water is a nice touch.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent
    Waiting
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Fresh food, awesome cheese platter. Craft cocktails are a must!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hip new spot
    HTB13VIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    From the wonderful Max's restaurants in Connecticut comes The Cooper in Palm Baech Gardens, FL. Great ambiance, food, service & menu. A fun, energetic atmosphere attracting fine diners of all ages!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Second time to the restaurant.
    CynthiaW
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Lovely night so we decided to eat outdoors. Food was very good and our waiter went beyond in service. Will definitely go back again!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • GREAT NEW GEM!
    FLGal
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    My first time at The Cooper and all four of us LOVED it! The service, food, wine were all excellent! If you go, make sure you save room for the special Ice Cream Sundae--you will not be disappointed! 4 people can share!! Can't wait to return! Had a hard time making a choice on my entrée! Lots of great choices!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Idreamof
    Idreamof
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food and service was great but once again the noise level got in the way of conversation. I wish the music was more appropriate for dining and not so loud.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • kittylady
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Best hamburger in Palm Beach Gardens!! Bar pours a very short drink tho.....
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food / extremely noisy
    Janna1963
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    The food was excellent. Fresh,creative ,wonderfully tasty dishes.however so very noisy we were shouting across the table to each other. Was hoarse next day
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Time Experience
    RSVP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Wonderful! Fresh food, great selection, terrific service& reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend it to my friends.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happy dining at The Cooper
    Sonoma
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    The service was timely, professional and personable. The vegetable palette was outstanding both in taste and presentation They happily split the portion in the kitchen. item were the mussels. The mussels were neither as large nor as tender as they had been in the past. The noise level inside was energetic and, at times, hard to hear my companion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    This was our second visit to The Cooper. We love their menu because it caters nicely to vegetarians and gluten free people. My husband had the Cioppino and it was the best he'd ever had. It is soon to become one of our favorites indeed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Underwhelmed to say the least
    gardensguy
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had 8:30 reservation, arrived at 8:20, not seated until 9:20. No management intervention, no accomodation of any sort. It was like the Sienfeld episode: good at taking the reservation, bad at holding the reservation. The food was overpiced and underwhelming. Starters: Fried olives (green olives), extremely briny and not enjoyable; chorizo dip (good but small); Mussels (good). Entreees; 3 Delmonico's, cooked right, but all agreed the steak was not properly seasoned, (extremely bland); and 1 Snapper, once again, no flavor. Served along side semi-raw potatoes. No management vist, no inquiry as to our experience. Did enjoy the sparkling water. Went in excited to try, left excited to depart.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • BNF999
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The hostess was a little confused and I felt more like I was directing her then her directing me, but she was very sweet and we enjoyed every single thing we ordered. Would definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.