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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.
Merrillville, IN 46410
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
Off of E. 81st and Southlake Mall
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Full catering and carryout menu available for pick up at the restaurant. For menus, visit www.chwinery.com.
Private Party Contact:
Events Department: (219) 795-9463 ext. 4
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
Hostess was inattentive and rude. We were a mere ten minutes early for our reservation and she noted that we would be seated closer to our reservation time. Sadly that was 15 minutes after our reservation. We had to change orders two times because they were out of selections .... by 4:30. Would not rule out a return visit but was wholly unimpressed with the visit to Merrillville store.
I’ve already submitted my feedback on the website. My roasted vegetables were burnt (see photos below).
Also the restaurant is busy on Saturdays, then shouldn’t rush cooking the food. We want to enjoy the cuisine for what the restaurant is famous.
That’s the whole purposes of the appetizers!
The food had good flavor and was brought to us the way we ordered it with the exception of my wife’s. She ordered salmon with no glaze and broccoli and green beans. She was brought the salmon with the glaze and mashed potatoes instead of green beans. She had told the server that she wanted/ordered green beans instead of mashed potato’s. The server promptly brought out the green beans. I told my wife to send back the salmon and have it done right however after a long wait for our food my wife decided to just scrape off the glaze. My wife has type 2 diabetes therefore shouldn’t be eating the sugary glaze. A manager even came to our table and apologized for the food taking so long however that was it. We had a party of 6 which we were enjoying our conversation so the long wait wasn’t to troublesome. The real heartburn I have with this whole experience was the amount of food for the price. I don’t mind paying for the food if we get a good portion however I thought it was very, very expensive for what we got for the money. This is the only reason I wouldn’t recommend this restaurant to a friend. The service was great, the atmosphere was great and the food was great but very, very expensive for what you get!!!
Our food was amazing as always the restaurant was very busy even at just 4pm on a Saturday was much busier than we anticipated but our server did an amazing job at taking care of us. As the location is very popular it's not quiet but it's absolutely worth it
The overall dining experience was fine. However I was very disappointed with the experience I had afterwards with Opentable. It seems the person who checked us in at the restaurant failed to note it on the app. This triggered a very rude email from Opentable with the subject line NO SHOW. It went on to scold me for not canceling my reservation. I emailed opentable letting them know I kept my reservation, it was Cooper’s hawk who must have failed to follow through. They responded telling me I should make sure restaurants follow the right procedures in the future. Really? That’s the customers job? I thought patronizing a business and spending money there was our job. Now we have to do theirs too or we get nasty emails with insulting subject lines??? Thanks but no thanks. Won’t use opentable or trust Cooper’s hawk to do their job again.
Excellent food. We enjoyed a wonderful lunch. Great service except when we asked for a minor modification to a sandwich and the waitress responded, "there isn't a button for that." I suggested that she discuss with her manager but she was not willing. Otherwise great.
My boyfriend and I had a nice date night at Copper's Hawk, unfortunately we were seated next to the kitchen which was very loud and busy. The food was great, the wine was wonderful, and overall we had a great time. We will definitely be making another visit.
Cooper's Hawk was a perfect place for us to get together and reminisce. We were seated in the front area which was quieter than the main part of the restaurant which was perfect. Our waitress was attentive but not overbearing. I had the Napa salad which was very tasty (I will order it again) and there wasn't a scrap left on any of the plates, so I assume everyone enjoyed their choices. After it was obvious that we had finished eating the staff did not hover to rush us out and even took our picture. Our experience at Cooper's Hawk was very enjoyable and we will do it again.
Server was terrible. Waited long periods for just water. Before done eating bill was brought and plates taken. Then was asked If we wanted dessert after all of that. Felt very rushed and that we were being pushed out. There weren't any people trying to get tables and they weren't closing. Absolutely a waste of money.
The food is awesome. I ordered the Braised Short ribs. I took some home and warmed it the next day. It was just as good as the day before. The food is so good from appetizer to dessert. Looking forward to going again. The server was very friendly. She talked and laughed with us. We loved it!
My wife ordered Fish and Chips, and I ordered Chicken Madeira. EVERYTHING was way too salty. The fries didn't have any visible salt on them, but tasted like they'd been soaking in a salt brine or something. There were three sauces for the fish, tartar (super salty), ketchup (pretty standard GFS tasting), and an orangish colored sauce that was also too salty to eat.
My chicken was on top of mashed potatoes, with four generous asparagus spears. The presentation was great....but someone needs to take the salt away from the kitchen staff. Oh, and did I mention everything was too salty?!
Surf and turf was ok. The value was ok and the lobster tail was a not hot and chewy . Eat there multiple times just could have been the 1 time. But was also upset to find out for my wine club, they made my 2nd person take all bottles that I had there, instead in just 1. Had 6, which I use for after work and appetizers get togethers.
I've dined here many times, however, this particular evening the food and service was not favorable. The food took forever to arrive and then arrived cold. Fish was cold and smelled very fishy. Our reservation was at 5:30 and food arrived at 7 p.m. Service was very slow, although waitress was very professional and courteous.
I would recommend this restaurant as I hope this evening was just a fluke!
When you have a great wine tasting and an delish lunch with your bestie at Cooper's Hawk… And on your way out, the hostess (who didn't even seat you) asks if you have a daughter. Of course I say yes, and she says she loves birthdays right? Please tell her I said hello... big thanks to "Jay" (I think that's a nickname) the hostess at the Cooper's Hawk in Merrillville Indiana for making my heart happy and thinking of my girl. As much as I love Cooper's Hawk, we are not there all the time, and it means a lot that you thought of (and remembered) my girl! ❤️
Not only great food & wine, but AWESOME staff. Our wine tasting was great and informative, great waiter. And Jay made my day on the way out the door with her thoughtfulness!!! The manager should be PROUD of his/her staff!
I always meet friends there, we love the wine and the atmosphere. It got a little noisy at one point but that died down when shoppers with kids left. Our waitress was patient with us since we weren't in a hurry. Food is always good, however just a tad overpriced. $14 for a salad is a bit steep in my mind. Otherwise, no complaints.
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