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.
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: 2197959463x4
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Merrillville Ratings and Reviews
My mother has Celiac Disease and HAS to ...
My mother has Celiac Disease and HAS to be gluten-free and Cooper's Hawk is able to expertly meet her dietary needs. Our server was aware of her needs and did not even have to ask questions and offered my mom gluten free bread before she even has to ask. It is one of our favorite places to dine.
My wife ordered Short Ribs and Risotto ( ...
My wife ordered Short Ribs and Risotto (which she always orders) and when she received it, she had Risotto with 3 bits of short ribs. She ate the mushrooms thinking they were bits of meat which they were not. She was very disappointed and probably will not order it again. Please bring back the 3 Short Rib Pieces.
The restaurant was very loud and sounded like a sports bar on SuperBowl Night.
The Mexican Drunken Shrimp were delicious.
I've been to Cooper's Hawk on another oc ...
I've been to Cooper's Hawk on another occasion but this visit was excellent. I enjoyed it so much I plan to make it my go to place always. I'm sure it had a lot to do with my waiter Isadore. He was soooo kind and so informative and he knew the wines. He stated the will not always be on the floor in the future but his skills need to be utilized in training. He made a good experience into the best experience ever.
I'm a wine club member, this was my firs ...
I'm a wine club member, this was my first visit to the Merrillville location. Every time I go to Cooper's Hawk (usually once a month) I enjoy wine tasting (that is included in my membership) prior to my meal. I was not pleased at all with my experience at this location. Upon walking into the tasting room it was full but people were spread out. I had asked "could we squeeze in here?" simply just needing the two couples to move over to either side a step each but instead the server invited us to stand at the handicap area. It was awkward and besides an initial hello and which wine list we were tasting from we were ignored. After nearly 5 minutes passed seeing she was busy another couple had left from across the room and we moved over to the other server. The original server said she was sorry for the wait and I said it's ok, she doesn't look busy over here. When we moved the original server still insisted on taking care of us when she had plenty others on the other side of the room. It's just wine tasting, unless I'm missing something, why couldn't the lady who wasn't as busy take care of us? Toward the end things were better with her service but some of the things she said in response to my questions didn't make any sense and I'm pretty sure she wasn't correct in some things she said. As far as our meal, our server Steven was amazing. Always smiling and attentive. Everything came out in a timely manor and prepared as requested.
This was my 2nd time dining at this part ...
This was my 2nd time dining at this particular location and the first time I used open table for a reservation at this location. I enjoyed the ease of making the reservation and even changing it when it was needed. I did not know, that in order to get a booth or a table not in the flow of traffic ,that you had to request it in the reservations. I used the app to make a reservation for the coopers hawk in orland and I didn't have to request a booth or a specific location. They just asked me when I checked in. At any rate, I will continue to dine at cooper's hawk and buy their wine. Also, for the noise level, I put moderate, because, loud was not a choice. I understand it was a Friday night, but, it was a little too noisy.
My daughter and I take my husband, her d ...
My daughter and I take my husband, her dad here ever monday before his chemo treatment on Tuesday. It is our way of celebrating how far hes come and countdown of how many treatments are left. It definierly lifts our spirits and brings about a different mood to what could be a downer. Atmosphere is uplifting, food and wine always delicious
The food was very good. There were not a ...
The food was very good. There were not a lot of vegetarian options, but what they had was excellent. I especially liked that they had a vegetarian option tortilla soup. And the black bean patty was wonderful. Our server was helpful and friendly, but the overall service was a bit slow.
The food was great. The special for lunc ...
The food was great. The special for lunch was the cowboy burger and the onion rings were great. The soup and salad entree choice was just perfect for a light lunch. Would definitely recommend this restaurant. And the reservation was definitely needed to avoid a wait!
Because our party was so large, we booke ...
Because our party was so large, we booked our reservations for two groups but your hostesses were very accommodating and actually seated us together, which many restaurants don't do. I really appreciated your hospitality, thank you so much!
Worthy of review!
The choices, pretzel bread, Filet, pork chop, service, wine...all of it is great. My only wish is that they add some screen or shade on the windows facing the mall hallway. Those mall lights take away the Coopers Hawk ambiance found in other cities.
Food nothing special
We had excellant service during our dining experience. Some of the best I've ever had. But, the food was just average, nothing special. I had heard great reviews about the food but I would have been just as happy having a salad and breadsticks at Olive Garden. Not sure if I would go there again.
only good this time
Less than the usual outstanding dinner. Potatoes were luke warm. I asked for a glass of wine from a bottle per my wine club membership. I received a glass of wine and I was charged for it. Why would a member pay for a glass of wine with 6 bottles of wine in inventory? And she didn't decant a cabernet.
We made reservations to celebrate our 5th yr anniversary and invited my parents to lunch with us. This was our second time here and first time for my parents. The servers were very attentive, the entrees we picked were so delicious as well as the drinks. We will definitely be back.
Great food and wine.
I have loved this restaurant for years so I'm thrilled it is now in Merrillville and I don't have to travel to Illinois to enjoy it. I love the Drunken Shrimp appetizer, I get it for my meal. you can't go wrong with shrimp wrapped in bacon and sitting on a bed of guacamole... YUM!!
Everything I've had at any of their sites has been outstanding. It will always be consistent and good.
Outstanding dinner, our server, Elizabet ...
Outstanding dinner, our server, Elizabeth, was knowledgable , and very helpful. I have a food allergy, and she went out of her way to take care of me.
The wine is good, the food is very interesting and flavorful, the service is outstanding.
Cooper's hawk is always wonderful. The wine is good and food is fabulous. Very disappointed that the monthly cheese board has been removed from the menu....who has wine without offering cheese? Bad move Cooper's hawk! Please bring the awesome cheese board back.
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