Copper House Restaurant & Bar invites you to a unique dining experience!

Enjoy house-made appetizers, savory soups & salads, signature entrées prepared in our open kitchen overlooking the Garden Room. Relax and unwind at the bar with a handcrafted cocktail or draft beer. Soak up the atmosphere of our historic building. Grab a quick lunch or make Copper House Brunch your weekend favorite. Let us host your next event or gathering in one of our stylish special venue spaces! Enjoy hometown comfort foods with a twist at Copper House Restaurant & Bar on Franklin Street! You’ll always find creative dishes made in-house to bring you the best of earth’s fare!

From modern, industrial design to rustic fare and libations, we put our heart and soul into every dish, every decoration, and every experience.

Our goal is to provide a place that can be your home away from home. We fell in love with this location, an 1869 taphouse rich with tradition and history, and knew it was the perfect place to plant our roots. With the perfect combination of hometown familiarity and upscale flourishes, this space is extra special.

Local Patners

Local Artists

Michael Smith

Audubon Mural

Cory Lamb

Copper Wall & Bar Foot Rail

Matthew Perez

Giraffe Sculpture

Kiara Perkins

Kids Menu Art & Design

Wilde Horticulture

Outdoor Landscaping, Garden Room Plants, & Moss Wall

Studio Hunter Woodworks

Live Edge Tables

Photos by Chelsea Casanova

Charisa Perkins is the Head Chef & General Manager at Copper House Restaurant & Bar. She is involved in all aspects required to run the business; however, she enjoys creating delicious, unique new dishes and food pairings for the eclectic menu. Charisa is a big supporter of using local vendors and eco-friendly products.

She grew up in Henderson, KY, but has lived in Downtown Evansville for ten years now. She earned her Associates Degree in the Science of Culinary Arts from Sullivan University in 2009. While attending Sullivan University, she interned at the famous Jack Fry’s Restaurant in Louisville, KY.

Before Copper House, Charisa waited tables and worked in kitchens at multiple local venues. She ran the kitchen for Tin Man Brewing Company for 3 ½ years and ran the breakfast kitchen for Farm 57 for six months.

With her limited spare time, Charisa enjoys traveling the world. She also enjoys family time with her parents, three sisters, two brothers, nieces & nephews.

Photos by Chelsea Casanova

Charisa Perkins is the Head Chef & General Manager at Copper House Restaurant & Bar. She is involved in all aspects required to run the business; however, she enjoys creating delicious, unique new dishes and food pairings for the eclectic menu. Charisa is a big supporter of using local vendors and eco-friendly products.

She grew up in Henderson, KY, but has lived in Downtown Evansville for ten years now. She earned her Associates Degree in the Science of Culinary Arts from Sullivan University in 2009. While attending Sullivan University, she interned at the famous Jack Fry’s Restaurant in Louisville, KY.

Before Copper House, Charisa waited tables and worked in kitchens at multiple local venues. She ran the kitchen for Tin Man Brewing Company for 3 ½ years and ran the breakfast kitchen for Farm 57 for six months.

With her limited spare time, Charisa enjoys traveling the world. She also enjoys family time with her parents, three sisters, two brothers, nieces & nephews.