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Cooper's Tavern

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481 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001 (35th Street)
+1 212-268-8460
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good restaurant, offering different menus. It was not far from my hotel, I am often returned because it was very good

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Thank steadadam2015
Youngstown, New York
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Any time I can walk into a bar and someone hands me a drink I know I am in my happy place. Coopers Tavern was my favorite hotel bar. Cheers!

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Thank JudesLuxuryTravel
Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

I visited Coopers on a Friday night for dinner and a drink. Several other places had 1 hour waits for a table but Coopers was able to accommodate our group of 3 in just a few minutes. I started off with a gin cocktail, i believe it was the the Inventor, which was very good, just a bit sweet. Then... More 

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1 Thank Alexander G
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We ate here one evening. We waited quite a whie to be shown to a table but the service was quick once seated. Nice lively atmosphere. However sadly the food was average.

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Thank jacono_benwell
Poughkeepsie, New York
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

The restaurant advertises a fabulous Fixed Price dinner option but totally neglects to tell customers that they don't offer it if there is a major event at Madison Square Garden. Very disappointing. Without that clarification, they really mis-represent what they have (or don't have) to offer. Otherwise dinner was fine. Just don't be fooled by a good deal if you... More 

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1 Thank CSWillo
Minneapolis, MN
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Cooper's good beer selection helps, but when you're from out of town looking for a friendly bartender as well as a good beer, this might not be the place for you.

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Thank IrelandPubCrawl
Maplewood, New Jersey
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Well, we thought we were going to Coopers Tavern, but the name changed and it was something different - though excellent. Think perhaps someone should update this and take Cooper's Tavern off - it's not there anymore,

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1 Thank Rolinsky
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Coopers is a good place to nurse a cold one and people watch. Will definitely return, and bring more people with me. Service was great, but not with a smile.

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Thank Katie M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Staff very attentive and friendly, food very good although menu not extensive. Bar was good for a drink after dinner.

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1 Thank Lis B
Buckhannon, West Virginia
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

My friend & I were in town for a concert and when checking out the venue we saw this restaurant nearby. It was located in the New Yorker Hotel (i think it's been named something else before). convenient to lots of attractions and easy to get to. We went on thanksgiving night - no reservation but I had checked open... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Italian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10001
    (35th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Penn Station
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-268-8460
Description
In a warm and inviting atmosphere, Cooper’s Tavern offers a fresh, modern approach to American cuisine. Chef Julian Clauss-Ehlers brings refined comfort to the table with a menu that includes Bershire pork chops, Black Angus steaks, fish & chips, falafel-crusted salmon and a signature “Skyscraper Burger” made with the famed LaFrieda beef.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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