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Cooperstown Back Alley Grille

) #20 of 42 Restaurants in Cooperstown $$ - $$$ American,
8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
+1 607-322-4048
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Closes in 15 min
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is very close to the Hall of Fame and offers pleasant atmosphere, good food and friendly service. It's pretty standard American fare done well. Portions are more than adequate and it's a good choice in Cooperstown.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was walking by and dropped in on a Saturday afternoon. The loaded nachos were excellent. As were the steak quesadillas. Only complaint was there was a lot of food. Especially for the kids. We ordered meals specifically for the kids and they brought out adult...More

Thank JPM1003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for people looking for a quick bite or a beer within sight of the Baseball Hall of Fame! Delicious bar food, and healthy eating, too! I was there with a friend on Saturday, and we each just wanted a beer and late lunch....More

Thank Joanne Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The worst restaurant experience we have ever had! We had a party of six and none of the food came out at the same time. The first of the food came out a hour after we ordered (it took 45 minutes for us to place...More

Thank jimwild
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, sat outside in the balcony. I had the special steak salad. It was very tasty. Quesadillas were also great. Service could have been a little better. Waitress was very slow at getting our drinks and our order.

Thank jesdvs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While walking through the village, found this place on a side street. Staff was friendly. Decent amount of menu selections from appetizers to sandwiches and burgers to nightly specials. Nothing fancy about the inside decor. Not very big inside either. However, it does have a...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent burgers and my Pastrami Rueben was delicious. Cold beer, wonderful service. We sat outside, it was warm with a nice breeze, the patio is small pet friendly. Had a nice lunch after a busy walk through the Hall of Fame Museum and the shops...More

Thank lainie888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled on this spot after visiting the baseball HOF. Great atmosphere. Very pubbish feel but accommodated my family of 6 very well. Good lunch menu with reasonable prices. We thought the fries were some of the best we've ever had at a restaurant! Will go...More

Thank tdmac602
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating for our very large party. Half of our party had great service and half had bad service. The waitress was clueless. Any question asked about the menu she "didn't know". Half of our party received their meals and were finished before the other...More

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy place and fortunately we were patient. Grilled Alaskan cod burger and sweet potato fries, and Reuben with pastrami and fries and local Rare Vos beer.

Thank Mary B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-322-4048
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