The Cooper Lounge is an upmarket cocktail bar, upstairs on the mezzanine level. In order to get up there you have to check in with the reception desk in the Great Hall, near ACME Burgers and Brats. It has cool views down into the Great Hall, and through the big windows along 17th Street (though you need to stand up to see either!). They serve food from the raw bar at Stoic & Genuine – oysters, shrimp, lobster and caviar.
Hours: 11am to midnight
The Cooper serves a limited menu of upmarket seafood items from Stoic & Genuine. We worked our way through the whole menu on our first evening there 🙂 !!
Even though we worked our way through the whole menu and spent quite a lot of money doing so :O, we were still a bit hungry at the end! Everything was excellent, but you may want to plan on food here being your appetizer before going on elsewhere. We were a bit disappointed that they didn’t offer anything for dessert, but we solved that by going to the Milkbox Ice Creamery. We’ll see if they add any dessert options as things get settled in.