About Us

Welcome to Cooper’s Corner!

Proud to honor and continue the restaurant tradition that has existed at this location since the 1940's.   The location in previous generations has been establishments named  Al Hawker's, The Viking Steakhouse, Morgan's and also a pizza restaurant that was moved foundation and all to another location.   

We invite you to enjoy our American cuisine that combines exquisite flavors with a modern, casual atmosphere at an affordable price.  Whether you're in the area golfing at Cantigny, visiting the park, stopping by before or after a dog show, gem, show or other events at the Dupage Fairgrounds, or in town for court or any other activity trust that we will always provide the perfect respite regardless of your days journey.

At Coopers Corner we ALWAYS HAVE A SPECIAL GOING ON: Thursday's All You Can Eat Pasta, Friday Night Fish Fry, Two for $22.22 Tuesday, Makin Bacon Mondays, Prime Rib Saturday, Mexican Wednesdays,  plus a full and well rounded menu featuring: burgers, sandwiches, steaks, seafood, chicken, pasta and other unique specialties.

Restaurant Amenities: 

• Party and Meeting Rooms (Take our 360 tour) 
• Private Dining Room with 130" Screen TV (Including Notebook Hookup)
• Live Music on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
• Full Service Bar with 6 Large Flat Screen TV's
• Off-Site Catering Available

Come Visit Us Today!

Food Service Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 11am - 9pm  Friday & Saturday: 11am - 10pm

Sunday: Breakfast: 8am - 2pm.   Dinner : 3pm - 8pm   (Lunch items available at 11am on Sundays)

Restaurant Hours: 

Monday - Thursday: 11am - 10pm Friday & Saturday: 11am - 12am Sunday: 8am - 9pm

As mentioned in My Suburban Life! Click Here to read the full article. 

Site of former Viking, Morgan's restaurants in Winfield has new owner

WINFIELD – The site of the former Viking Steak House and Morgan's Char House in Winfield is once again home to a restaurant, thanks to new eatery Cooper's Corner.

Owned by Wheaton resident Steve Muehlfelt, the restaurant was scheduled to open Wednesday at 27W150 Roosevelt Road.


Morgan's Char House closed in March 2013 after opening in late 2008, said Winfield Community Development Coordinator Peter Krumins.

Muehlfelt purchased the property from Banco Popular in Schaumburg on Nov. 27, 2013, after it had gone into foreclosure, Muehlfelt said.

While extensive renovations were not necessary, the building required utility work and other preparations before it was ready to open, he said.

"I'm excited, but there was a lot of work," Muehlfelt said.

The restaurant will continue the location's steak house legacy, while adding a modern flare and expanding the selection beyond high-quality steaks to include pasta, chicken, seafood and more.

Categorized as somewhere between casual and fine dining, Cooper's Corner will offer customers the food expected of an upscale steak house at an affordable price.

Muehlfelt, too, has experience in the restaurant businesses, having worked as the manager of Manhattan's American Bar and Grill in Carol Stream, which is owned by his sister, Sindy Rogers.

This will be Muehlfelt's first time owning a restaurant, and he's excited to bring good food back to the Roosevelt Road site, which has long been home to the restaurant business.

Although the 69,750-square-foot property where Cooper's sits is part of a residential zoning area, the village's zoning code allows for a restaurant to remain there, because that type of business was in the location before the zoning ordinance was adopted in 1962, Krumins said.

"I know there's great potential there," Muehlfelt said.


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