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Cooper's Eatery & Drinkery

115 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937
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Ranked #30 of 70 Restaurants in Whitefish
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $25
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: American, German, Central European, Central American
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cooper's is an alluring new restaurant located in the heart of downtown Whitefish, Montana. With a charming staff, fantastic outdoor patio, a full bar and lounge and excellent cuisine this bistro style family restaurant is a number one pick for all ages and quickly gaining a notable reputation. We gladly accept reservations: 406-730-1018.
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Whitefish, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The food is ok. Service is ok. There are much better places to eat downtown. I don't like to say bad things about places, but this place just doesn't do it for me.

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Montclair, NJ
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90 reviews 90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Soft shell crabs appetizers were a big hit with our family, as was 3/4 of our table's main courses. However, the salmon was dry and overcooked. Dessert was a treat and I'd give it one more chance the next time we are in town. Server was pleasant but a bit ditzy...she'd walk by us three or four times when we... More 

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Oakdale, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Cooper's is beautiful and pricey, but you're in Whitefish. What else could it possibly be? Really good food. Not at all crowded on a Friday night. We'll definitely be back.

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Missoula, Montana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were perusing the shops around Whitefish's main downtown area and decided to grab lunch at Coopers. I wanted a place that was a little nicer than "mom and pop" but wasn't overdone or expensive - just a nice casual lunch. Coopers fit the bill perfectly. The inside was very clean, quiet and welcoming. My husband and I had a... More 

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Pennsylvania USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

You look in and think the place is empty since you view the bar and tavern seating. The dining room is in the back and there is a very nice but small patio area. Really good fusion food. One of our best meals in Whitefish.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Food is well prepared and presented. Quality of ingredients is first rate. Many places to eat in Whitefish, but would return here. We ate both lunch and dinner here. We ate in the bar area since you can people watch. They also have a dinning room, and free internet.

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Jonesborough, TN
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179 reviews 179 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were shopping in Downtown Whitefish when we decided to have dinner. My husband wanted a Cobb Salad, so we checked a few menus, and at Cooper's we hit pay dirt. They made a pretty bad first impression when the hostess wasn't available, and some crazy woman tried to cut in line in front of us, but we were finally... More 

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Warragul, Australia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

stumbled across this place and cant understand why it is not better supported. great meal, tuna cooked to perfection. helpful and friendly staff. delicious wine

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San Antonio, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

While visiting downtown Whitefish, stopped in for lunch. Excellent service, they were offering a lunch special - Monte Cristo Sandwich and a Sweet Potato soup. The Sweet Potato soup was the best I have tasted and the sandwich was very good.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Having read the reviews we decided to give it a try on our trip to Whitefish. We were completely dissatisfied. We walked past and it was quiet and that should have told us enough. The service was slow and the food wasn't good, there were only 4 tables seated whilst we were in. When the food finally came it was... More 

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Additional Information about Cooper's Eatery & Drinkery

Address: 115 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937
Phone Number: 406-730-1018
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Whitefish
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: American, German, Central European, Central American

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