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2874 E Lake Lansing Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-9731
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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East Lansing, MI
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Copper has many elements which could make it a truly outstanding restaurant; a tranquil setting, distinctive interior design, and decent upscale menu. Despite these positive attributes, Copper has consistently missed the mark and disappointed me. I've dined there about 5 or 6 times (I live just one street away). Memorable weaknesses include horribly undercooked beef at a brunch, inattentive and... More 

Thank TVRGuy
Lansing, MI
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We had heard rumors that the Walnut Hills Country Club had closed, and I had called to see if the restaurant was closed too. There was a message that said it would be back open when golf season started again. That was in May. We stopped by a week or so ago and found out that there's an attempt to... More 

Thank occasionaltraveler66
East Lansing, Michigan
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Once upon a time, Copper was hot! The food was superb and the service unmatched. Sadly, I fear those days have passed. In today's visit, although there were no more than half a dozen tables full in the entire place, we sat at a table in the bar and waited for a while for someone to notice us. The beet... More 

1 Thank Shannon M
East Lansing, Michigan
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174 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I've had great meals in the dining room~over the course of the 3 years, and through its menu changes. The specials and features are a welcome addition, and there is often a Groupon available or a wine special (one night a week). After reading these reviews, it is evident that there have been numerous turnovers in the kitchen. My most... More 

Thank srainone
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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

The appetizer we ordered was not available. Server told us they had members that really liked it and they ordered the few that were available. When talking to other patrons of the restaurant they were told the cook quit and took the recipe with him two weeks prior!! We ordered the Chicken Satay, it was served burnt on a bed... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Greater Lansing
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

I have had several good meals here over the years, none in 2015 so we decided to come back for a birthday celebration. Sat outside, server took a long time to take and fill an initial order for drinks so started to get nervous.. A breadbasket with 2 mediocre rolls and 2 single serve plastic tubs of.. wait for it..... More 

Thank pointer86
Lansing, MI
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We went to Copper for the first time tonight to celebrate our anniversary. The hostess started to seat us near a window and I noticed a dead fly on the table. She said, "what is that?" I said a dead fly and she then decided to sit us at another table right next to a family with 2 very young... More 

Thank kenslater10
East Lansing, Michigan
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We love Copper. The menu is very diverse as well as the wine selection. The four of all had different entrees and we all were very happy with our selections. Meat was prepared to specification and the salmon was outstanding. Would highly recommend Copper.

Thank Shay G
Lansing, Michigan
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179 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Copper offers one of the nicer restaurant views and a nice patio view overlooking the golf course. The chef present a range of unique offerings. Our service was excellent. Our meals were good but not great. However, we came in after two large groups so I suspect that our meals were not given the same attention. Our previous experience was... More 

Thank Dancisak
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here with friends twice in the last month. Everyone commented the food was way too salty. Service one evening was just so so, but very good the second visit. Both visits were on Wednesday, when regular menu items are half price. That isn't a bad deal, but I don't think the food warrants paying full... More 

Thank Ron S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2874 E Lake Lansing Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-9731
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?