About Cooper Pub

Cooper brings European style to a warm, friendly pub with food that is a destination in itself. The menu includes hearty pub classics with and without twists, vegetarian and ethnic specialties, lighter dishes to satisfy wee cravings, and homemade soups and sauces. Our happy hour highlights a round-the-clock sense of value, with a diverse appetizer menu and loads of drink options. Our Wee Lunch, which includes salad, fries and wee sandwich or burger, is perfect if you normally don’t split or share items. We haven’t limited ourselves to traditional Irish fare – healthy choices abound which will satisfy your hard-working appetite any day of the week.

The Pub Life is our heart. Relax with a newspaper and a 2 Gingers Whiskey, invite some friends for stimulating conversation over perfectly poured pints, or engage in some old-world-inspired friendly competition over a game of darts or billiards.

Whichever you choose, come in. Make yourself at home. Stay a while.

1607 Park Place Blvd
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Irish, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Open Daily till 1:00am
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm;
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 2:00pm - 10:00pm.
Also Late Night Food Menu: 10:00pm - Midnight

Cross Street:
Xenia Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(952) 698-2000

Website:
http://www.cooperpub.com/

Parking Details:
Indoor parking can be found underneath Cooper or in the ramp behind the movie theatre.

Private Party Facilities:
Paying homage to our geographical heritage, we have christened our secluded private dining / party space the “Cutting Room”, evoking the activity that ensures perfection and passionate attention to detail. (Just don’t end up on the cutting room floor…)

The Cutting Room features slide-up windows that open onto our main bar, allowing you to control the privacy of your event. Cut your whiskey with ginger ale to enjoy our signature Big Ginger, or with orange juice, lemon and fresh ginger for our O’Ginger. If you prefer your whiskey uncensored, we feature a wide variety of premium and special reserve varieties that perform nicely either neat on the rocks.

Book the Cutting Room for your meeting, cocktail party, special dinner, or the big game – a 50” flat-screen plasma television, slyly masked in the beautiful mill-work and laptop-compatible, will facilitate all your audiovisual needs.

Private Party Contact:
Jessica Stone: (612) 252-1618

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Fine whiskey, fine fare and throwing unforgettable parties - that's what the Irish are known for. With space for 15 to 150, there are plenty of options to accommodate any manner of revelry. Contact our event coordinators at 612.252.1618 or jessicas@carairishpubs.com to plan your event!

Cooper Pub Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 23, 2012

This was my first time to Cooper Pub. We got a reservation for 7, which was the last available between 5-9:45. I was a bit concerned about having to wait, but we were immediately seated at a table for two at the front windows. This was a great spot for peole watching on a Friday night!! I ordered the chicken sandwich with fries, and it was honestly the best chicken sandwich I've ever had! My friend ordered a tuna with 2 sauces off the appetizer menu with a side salad. Her only complaint was that the tuna was a bit stringy. Overall we had a wonderful dinner before we went to see Hunger Games. Yes, it was loud, but it was a busy Friday night and it seemed everyone was enjoying themselves. This is such a trendy area now! Fun place!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 21, 2012

Very enjoyable. Good service, drinks and food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 17, 2012

service was great considering it was St. Patrick's Day and they were very busy. They did an excellent job and the food was great.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 16, 2012

We had a large group and had good service. We all enjoyed the evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 16, 2012

My entree was flavorful and artfully presented. The decor is interesting. It was hard to hold a conversation over the high noise level on a Friday evening.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 16, 2012

This is the second time we've been here and both times the food and service were great. However, it is just way too noisy. I don't think we will be back because when it gets busy it is impossible to have a conversation. My throat actually hurt when we left because I was shouting during the entire dinner. It's too bad because otherwise the place is great.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 16, 2012

I am a regular at this location and love it, busy or quiet it is always a great experience. The try to accomidate special requests as well.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 15, 2012

Food (corned beef & cabbage) was lukewarm and under cooked. Management substituted fish & chips which was okay, but I had requested cod and got walleye.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 15, 2012

I held a Happy Hour at Cooper's Pub on a Thursday afternoon - and it was great! Great drink and food selections...and not to mention everyone was happily surprised with their bills at the end of the night due to the great pricing!
We'll definitely be back!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 13, 2012

Food was delicious and served with the perfect touch of attention and respect for our conversation. Nice specials made for a change in the menu.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 10, 2012

I liked the feel of Cooper--buzzing and energetic--a Saturday evening hot spot. Service was friendly and decent. I made a reservation for my husband's birthday, and we ended up being seated in their overflow room with two larger groups and one other party of two. It was awkward, didn't match the rest of the restaurant, the table was very small in comparison to the other party of two spots we observed throughout the restaurant, our view was of the waitstaff's cleanup station, and after ordering a simple beer, decided to head out. I would highly recommend calling Cooper to make your reservation to avoid this scenario. I would've rather waited for 20-30 minutes for a decent table than stick with what we got. Food rating should be N/A.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 9, 2012

Decent pub food. Great kids' menu. Pretty loud if you plan to have any sort of decent conversation though.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 9, 2012

Second time going here, place gets packed on a Friday evening after 5pm or so. Many good appetizer options (of differing sizes) and good beer specials. Can get really loud once the place is packed, but you can still talk around one of the tables. Waitstaff was attentive without being intrusive. Great all the way.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 4, 2012

We went with some family members including 2 kids. The food was great, and the kids had a great time with their activity sheets.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 3, 2012

I love Cooper and have been there for lunch and a couple of times for drinks & apps before a movie. Absolutely gorgeous interior and fun atmosphere. I don't recommend taking your elderly parents there for a Saturday night dinner though: we were put in a separate dining room which didn't have the same feel & decor as the main bar room (which is why I took them there in the first place!), and it was still pretty loud. Oh well. Still a GREAT place and highly recommend it!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 3, 2012

We had a great time, great food, great service

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 2, 2012

Cooper's Pub has great ambiance if you're looking for a night out. However, it is a loud restaurant (which adds to the energy) but can be hard to talk with friends. Overall the salads and bar food are great; if you stray from this type of food you may be disappointed.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 1, 2012

The food & service were great. My only complaint was the noise level.......... seriouly, when I walked in the door, I thought I was at an indoor Monster Truck event!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 27, 2012

the place was a little echo prone however it was good... the six of us had a decent dinner and could converse ok relative to the noise.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 25, 2012

Coopers is a great place to grab a comfortable bite while meeting up with friends. This particuliar night was a Saturday and it was a wonderful spot to meet up with friends, have a few beets and a good bite to eat.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 25, 2012

My only complaint about the asparagus side dish is that it was on the small size. For $5, one might expect a larger portion. Nonetheless, it was delicious. I was very pleased with the “Punjab Glory” which is a vegetable curry with lentils and basmati rice. They added chicken for a modest $3.99 fee and it comes with one sweet sauce and one spicy sauce. As much as I like it, I wished I had ordered the “Steak and Mushroom Pie.” It consists of braised beef, mushrooms and vegetables under a mashed potato topping. Each main course was under $14. The 2-ounce pour of the house whiskey (2 Gingers) was an incredible value at $4. The $9 Frangelica was not. But all-in-all it was good enough that I'm sure to come back.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 25, 2012

The food was amazing (as usual) the server was professional, but not nice. We brought a cake for a friend and I had asked to have it refrigerated and he said there was a $15 cake fee. We decided to keep it at the table and when we asked for plates and forks for the cake, he charged us the $15 cake fee. I understand a restaurant wanting you to order their dessert, but server should've been more clear. If I was going to pay the $15, my cake should've been in the fridge. I paid $15 for 3 plates and 4 forks and for him to take 3 steps to grab the plates and forks and turn around and set it on the table...ridiculous. I have been here on numerous occasions and had AMAZING service and food. This time, the server just brought the whole evening down

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 25, 2012

Our food was delicious! Two of us had the salmon and one guest had the Steak/Mushroom pie.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 25, 2012

The food was above average pub grub. The waitress was terrific.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 25, 2012

Very good brunch location!! I wanted to go somewhere different for brunch near the West End area, assuming the usual suspects wouldn't have a brunch menu! I was wrong! According to Coopers website, brunch is newly added! And well worth checking out! It was very tasty!! I have never been dissapointed with my food (or drinks or anything really) at Coopers!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 18, 2012

Our group of six had a great time. I'll definitely be back to try other interesting looking menu items.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 18, 2012

Love this restaurant, been here many times, will be back more. The food is very consciously prepared right down to the burgers.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on February 18, 2012

We had a great time EXCEPT for the waitstaff trying to hurry us to leave. We were there for 1 hr and 15 minutes and we ordered drinks and 2 entrees. I had just picked up my Mom from the airport and we were talking about her trip and catching up. I can't believe that we were rushed/hurried out. It was uncomfortable. Besides that we enjoyed our time there.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 17, 2012

Sad that they took the pub pretzels off the regular menu and only have them during happy hour. That was my number one reason for going there. Bring them back!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 17, 2012

Our waiter was excellent! He was knowlegeable about the food and made excellent recommendations. We were seated in the back room which we liked. The the particular group we dined with it would have been hard for them to hear in the main dining area.

The dessert trio was a great way to get a "taste" of 3 different things as our table of 4 shared and the price was just right.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 17, 2012

love it for business lunches. Would love to try it for dinner or happy hour.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 16, 2012

Salmon just ok. Little too bright in there at lunchtime

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 15, 2012

Great for happy hour! Food is so-so, and it gets crazy busy, so highly recommend a reservation!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 14, 2012

I had made reservations for Valentines day but got put in the little room off to the side that isn't decorated as nice as the rest of the restuarant. Not only were off from the rest of the restuarant the tabel was way to tiny for even a party of only 2. It was tight while eating. The food was good but wish we had a bigger table and was in the main part of the resturant not sat off to the side.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 14, 2012

The food arrived quickly and was impressively flavored. The variety of food on the menu was a pleasant surprise and prices were quite reasonable.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 13, 2012

The only annoying thing was that the chairs we sat on felt high for the table and they were also small and light, so some times it felt like one could tip over if they don't still still and carefully. Otherwise, food and service were great.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 11, 2012

Very busy but got us in right away. Very loud. Food was great!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 11, 2012

Really enjoyed the Artichoke dip for an appetizer and loved the Fish & Chips! Server seemed like she had had a long day... only negative. Met friends before a concert downtown and had a great time!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 9, 2012

Even better than usual which says a lot because I am always pleased when I come to Cooper. The food was exceptional, the service was just right and it gave me a great pick-me-up in the middle of the day. The Wild Mushroom Flat Bread practically melted in my mouth. Well done!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 7, 2012

I mistakenly made my RSVP for the day after, and they corrected and gave me my points for it. :) Our server was amazing; we were there for close to 6 hours and she did an amazing job taking care of all of our crazy needs. Awesome service.

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