Enjoy Great Plates at CooperSmith’s Pub & Brewery!

Celebrate the downtown Fort Collins restaurant community during the annual Great Plates of Downtown Fort Collins. From March 1st through March 14th, restaurants are offering dinner specials for $25 with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Food Bank for Larimer County.

Great Plates is entering its 14th year and has become the Food Bank for Larimer County’s largest fundraiser with over $106,000 being donated in 2018. 

Click here for the full 2019 Great Plates Restaurant Guide.


Two-course dinner for two and two pints for $25. CooperSmith’s Great Plates menu is available on Poolside & Pubside.

Course 1:

Surf & Turf NY – New York strip with red wine demi-glaze and coconut shrimp served with a sweet and sour pineapple dipping sauce with garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed veggies.
Ribeye – Ribeye with herb butter, mashers and veggies.
Lobster Mac & Cheese – Lobster Mac & Cheese topped with toasted beer bread crumbs, crispy pancetta.
Cottage Pie – Choice Colorado lamb marinated in our house Stout and fresh herbs. Then we combine the lamb with celery, carrots, and onion and layer it in a flaky crust with mashed potatoes. It’s then baked and topped with lamb gravy and Parmesan cheese. Served with a side of applesauce.
Fish and Chips – Six ounces of Atlantic cod dipped in our ale batter and breaded with crispy Japanese style breadcrumbs. Served with pub chips, horseradish mayonnaise and malt vinegar.
Schweineschnitzel – Pork tenderloin pounded thinly, breaded and deep-fried. Served over roasted garlic mashed potatoes and bacon beer sauerkraut. Finished with a lemon butter cream sauce.
Course 2:
Chocolate Horsetooth Stout Cake

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2019 Gone Fishin’ Fish Fry

Wednesday nights just got a whole lot better!

Starting Wednesday, February 6th we’ll be hosting our annual Gone Fishin’ Fish Fry every Wednesday night throughout the month of February. For just $15.95 per person, we’ll be serving a hefty plate of deep fried walleye alongside fries, baked beans, coleslaw & rye bread.

Walleye Fast Facts
  • Walleye can reach up to 31 in. in length and 20 lbs in weight
  • The walleye is the state fish of Minnesota
  • Walleye have a lifespan of up to 20 years in the wild
  • 3 oz. of walleye contains 21 grams of protein– 42% of the recommended daily protein value
  • The name ‘walleye’ comes from the fish’s large, opaque pupils

We can’t wait to share this fun tradition with all of you! Stop by any Wednesday this February from 5-10pm to enjoy a deep-fried plate of walleye paired with your favorite Coopersmith beer. See you soon!


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Holiday Hours

The Holiday Season is in full swing! Here are our updated Holiday Hours.


  • Christmas Eve – Open until 4:00pm, Kitchen closes at 3:00pm
  • Christmas Day – Closed
  • New Year’s Day – Closed


  • Christmas Eve – Closed
  • Christmas Day – Closed
  • New Year’s Day – Open from 12:00pm – 9:00pm


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The holiday season has arrived which means one thing – CooperSmith’s Jingle Ale! Come celebrate with bagpipers and holiday cheer at CooperSmith’s Annual Jingle Ale Tapping Party on Tuesday, December 4 starting at 5pm.

Specials Include:

  • $3 Scrumpy Cider, Jingle Ale & Barley Wine All Day
  • $15 Jingle Ale 64 oz. Growler
  • $8.50 Jingle Ale 32 oz. Growler
  • $6 Appetizer Specials Start at 5pm (While Supplies Last)
    • Sausage rolls with beer mustard for dipping
    • Korean BBQ street tacos
    • Crab cakes with slaw and remoulade
    • Chicken drumsticks with mashed potatoes and brown gravy
    • Duck, sweet corn and cream cheese wontons with sweet chili sauce

What does CooperSmith’s Jingle Ale taste like? This amber ale has a nice maltiness but the spices are what really contribute its unique character. Clove, mace (nutmeg), cinnamon, orange peel, cardamom and ginger root are added for that delicious holiday flavor.

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29th Anniversary Celebration Menu

Two for $29 Specials

Another year down, another anniversary to celebrate! Join us November 5-9 for our 2 for $29 specials from 5-10PM. See menu below.

Main Course

Grilled Ribeye Steak

Served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables and topped with a whipped herb butter.

Grilled New York Strip Steak

Served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables. Finished with a Gorgonzola butter.

Creamy Dijon Chicken

Grilled chicken breast tossed in a creamy Dijon sauce with bacon, tomato and spinach. Served over roasted garlic mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables.


Pork loin pounded thin and breaded and deep-fried. Served over roasted garlic mashed potatoes with bacon beer sauerkraut and topped with a lemon cream sauce.

Highland Cottage Pie

Lamb, celery, carrots, onion and mashed potato layered in a pie crust and topped with a lamb gravy. Served with homemade applesauce.

Fish & Chips

Crispy breaded cod deep-fried and served with pub chips and a horseradish mayonnaise.

Two Pints

Dessert to Share

(Mini white chocolate cups filled with chocolate mousse)

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