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The Blue Mingo Grill

6098 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY
+1 607-547-7496
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (43 reviews)
“shrimp wrap” (5 reviews)
“potstickers” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6098 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This place never disappoints. From the old-fashioned Adirondack-style lake decor/ambiance, to the inventive, yet comfortable menu, to the great drinks and friendly and efficient service, it's a great choice. You can sit on the porch overlooking the lake, or on the lower patio down by...More

Thank Xtlsfx
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Went here the last night they were opened for the season - 2017. We ordered two dinners from the specials listed on the chalkboard, which the waitress brought right to our table. We both ordered the 1 1/2 lb lobster tail for $22 which came...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Funky, relaxed dining on a big porch overlooking the Lake. Slow service, decent food--but it's all about the view which conjures up memories of Lake Como. Don't miss it!

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Blue Mingo is hidden away on the grounds of a boat yard on the west shore of Otsego Lake in Cooperstown, NY. Upon entering the establishment, there is a very nice gift shop. after going through the gift shop, there are numerous seating options....More

Thank Cheri W
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Hidden away in a huge boatyard, looking out over the water south of Cooperstown, we really enjoyed this short break and snack. The place looked like it would be really popular in the summer, and though we were there post-season it was busy.

Thank idonotusescreennames
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We decided last minute to have a dinner here we were here before for lunch during the summer. I made reservation for two when we got there we waited a few minutes not to many people there. We where finally seated and our waiter gave...More

1  Thank Gior-J9
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Was really disappointed here, especially after all the good things said before. Over an hour wait from seating til we got our food. Waiter did not apologize for any of the delay. Then none of the six entrees were hot. Some were warm. One swore...More

Thank I5915NYthomasm
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We were a party of 8 and had a nice view of the lake. Our waitress was very nice and professional. I ordered the appetizer of 2 crab cakes and grilled asparagus. The crab cakes were flat like a pancake and too much filler for...More

Thank Ladybug849
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Over the course of a week in Cooperstown my wife and I visited this place on three separate days. We arrived on Friday before our house was available so we took a ride to BMG for lunch, and were charmed by the rustic atmosphere, the...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Would never have found this without gps, didn't know it was there. Very nice lake side atmosphere. Service was prompt and professional the coconut shrimp were very tasty as our appetizer. My wife had the BLT and I had the buffalo chicken club and we...More

Thank whipfire
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Questions & Answers
3 June 2015|
Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
Casual attire is fine for dinner. Many guests arrive by boat in shorts.
3 June 2015|
Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
Jeans are perfectly acceptable. Many guests arrive by boat in shorts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6098 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-547-7496
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