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About Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Merrillville

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant combines modern, casual dining with award-winning, handcrafted wines. Our menu features fresh contemporary-American fare infused with flavors from around the world. From appetizers to desserts, each dish on our menu is listed with a bin number to help guide you to your selection’s perfect wine match. In addition to dining, Cooper’s Hawk offers a full-service bar, private party spaces, and Napa-style tasting room with specialty gift store, where guests can enjoy sipping and sampling wines in a traditional winery setting. Sourcing the highest quality grapes from the best vineyards around the world has earned Cooper’s Hawk a growing list of more than 200 wine awards. Most recently, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants was selected as “Hot Concept 2010” winner by Nation's Restaurant News and MenuMasters winner for the category of “Menu Trendsetter” in 2013.

2120 Southlake Mall
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:


Full menu available for lunch and dinner

Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 10:30pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Off of E. 81st and Southlake Mall

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(219) 795-9463

Website:
http://www.chwinery.com/

Catering:
Full catering and carryout menu available for pick up at the restaurant. For menus, visit www.chwinery.com.

Executive Chef:
Matt McMillin

Private Party Contact:
Events Department: (219) 795-9463 ext. 4

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Merrillville Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (72)
Good for a Date (66)
Notable Wine List (66)
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Good for Anniversaries (62)
Good for Birthdays (55)
Casual (38)
Romantic (36)
Great for Lunch (34)
Fun (33)
Tasting Menu (32)
Creative Cuisine (30)
Good for Groups (29)
Fit for Foodies (29)
Comfort Food (27)
Worth the Drive (25)
Cozy (25)
Sunday Lunch (24)
Business Meals (23)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Bar Seating (19)
Happy Hour (18)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
Great for Brunch (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Hot Spot (12)
Authentic (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Healthy (10)
Late-night Find (9)
People Watching (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Local Ingredients (4)
Seasonal (4)
Great Beer (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Live Sports (2)
Scenic View (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Live Music (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 9 hours ago

Coopers Hawk is our favorite place to go to ❤️

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·Dined 2 days ago

Food, service and wine are never a disappointment here!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Love all there restaurants food is great and staff are the best

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Seasonal
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Everything was great, service was fantastic!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Good food and wine as always. Server was attentive as well even though it was quite crowded.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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 (Indiana)·Dined 6 days ago

We had reservations and were seated soon after we arrived. While we waited for our table we had n opportunity to taste the wine of the month. We also had a good server. Her only problem was opening our wine. But the food was good as usual and we enjoyed our evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu
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·Dined 6 days ago

Nice atmosphere. Great service. Highly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had reservations but the waiting area was extremely crowded and small. Once we were seated things were good but the husband complained his pork dinner was small for the price.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

It was our anniversary, I requested a booth did not get one. Got stuck next to the room with a private party was very noisey. Appetizer was obviously not fresh came out in maybe 5 minutes and was luke warm. The wait staff seemed all frazzled. All around poor experience. Though I will say that is rare to happen hear. Usually very enjoyable but this time around it gets two thumbs down.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

It was a birthday celebration for my Mom, and she enjoyed her meal immensely. I was less pleased with my turkey burger and Long Island ice tea. But it was an evening that was all about Mom. Tiana, our waitress, was attentive and quite personable. Even the servers were pleasantly responsive to additional requests when they brought out our food.

Thank you for a memorable evening. Cooper's Hawk has become my Mom's favorite restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was great. Service just ok. Server waa not very knowledable on wines.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Added a note when I made the reservation that it was our first anniversary, but that was never acknowledged while we were there.
We showed up early and checked in, the staff said that there was no way that we would be sat early, so we attempted the overcrowded wine tasting. The staff then called our name 30 minutes early which cut us off half way through our tasting. They were supposed to finish it at our table, but never did.
We were sat at the first table in the dining area and were constantly bumped into by patrons and staff.
I had the filet and my wife had the chicken. Both meals were cold when brought to us. Food quality was sub par. Desserts were good though....

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was amazing, our server was super good. My only complaint would be the noise echo in the very back area, but it was a Saturday night and they were very busy. Would definitely go again

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Outstanding Appearance of restaurant. All the staff went above a beyond to make our first experience a memorable one! The wine was great and had a large selection. The food was fresh and delicious. One of best meals I have ever had! Thank you for a great date night, we will be back soon!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Spicy, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, People Watching, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food options, wine choices, service & ambiance. Trio of medalians is my favorite. Love the pretzel bread.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We always enjoy our food and wait staff. They are always amazing. This was the only time our wait staff was just okay. She was way too busy and it was hard to find her. Otherwise. Amazing food

Tags: Happy Hour, Fun, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Was there on a date for lunch. Had the Drunken Shrimp, Thai Lettuce Wraps, a bottle of cranberry wine, and a taste of the Chocolate wine. Food was great and our server was amazing. The best server I have ever had at any of the CH restaurants. Valerie is awesome. Thank you so much. Great Food. Great Service. At this restaurant seating.

Tags: People Watching, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Live Sports, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Service was subpar.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Just wonderful and so so deliciously yummy! We all Loved every bite and our wine!!!

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Cozy, Casual, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The wine tasting is always a great way to start the evening. The food is absolutely delicious and always exceeds expectations!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We were celebrating a family birthday. Our server was Mike and he was absolutely fabulous. The food was very delicious and we all had a great experience.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 24, 2017

The food was excellent, service exceptional overall a perfect dinner

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great experience as always!

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food was excellent and our waiter, Robert was absolutely phenomenal. We will definitely be back in the near future

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Romantic
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

We are in the wine club and go a few times a year. We have never been disappointed! We always have a great waiter! We will continue to go and will recommend to our friends!!

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Authentic, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Dinner date with my wife was great. Wait time (we had a reservation) was acceptable as it was a very busy Friday evening. The food was excellent and our server (Taylor) was exceptional all the way around. She really knew the menu items and had solid recommendations for food and wine pairings. My wife and I had a very nice time while enjoying a great meal. Would recommend Cooper's Hawk to anyone looking for a great dining experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Great food, excellent wine and wonderful ambiance!

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

We usually visit the Burr Ridge location but this time went to Merrillville. The food at Merrillville was not as on par as usual. Great service.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great food and even better wine. I always know I’m going to have an excellent dinner here!

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food was alright, nothing to write home about. Service was a bit slow but waitress was friendly. This restaurant is very loud and connected to the mall so expect everything from people dressed nicely for dinner, to people strolling in from shopping in sweats, hats and yoga pants.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The first meal I've returned in 15+ years. A $34 ribeye (Saturday special) that Golden Corral might serve in their all-you-can-eat buffet! CH hit the bad ribeye trifecta - poor quality meat, extremely thin, and overcooked. Wedge salad swimming in dressing. Mushroom side sprinkled with cilantro. The waitress was absent for most of the evening. Met a local Merrillville couple who say they do their fine dining in Valparaiso.

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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Went out for a double date with the brother and sister in law and as always it was a great meal with great service!

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Love this place! Great food and service! I've been a wine club member for 7 months now and I love it!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The service was really slow. We must have waited 30 minutes for drinks, one of which was a wine flight (all you need to do is pour the wine). The food was also just ok. I remember it being better. I'll give it another shot but not eager to get back.

Tags: Tapas
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Another great meal at Cooper’s Hawk. Justin, our waiter was fabulous. Excellent service. We will be back. (Always Satisfied wine club members. The Dodici is divine.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Fun
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

The occasion was my goddaughter 's 18th birthday and it was awesome! She felt very special because of the little surprise dessert at the end of her meal! Thanks Cooper's Hawk!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Always a wonderful time...never ever disappointed!!

Tags: Cozy, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Casual, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Everything was great. Service was outstanding. Ask for Mike as you waiter if you can

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Always love coming here. Food is amazing! This time out of for a lunch date with my wife. We had a reservation (strongly recommended) and were seated fairly quickly. Not too many people there at 2pm on a weekday so we were a little shocked that it took almost 15 minutes after being seated to be acknowledged. The waitress that took care of us was not supposed to be our server, but she took over and was as amazing as the food was. Extremely attentive, checked our account and saw we had tons of rewards available to use, even continued to apologize for being neglected prior to her arrival. Needless to say, we tipped her the same amount we saved in rewards (more than 2/3 the initial bill).

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Great service and food. I would recommend this place to a friend.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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