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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” (41 reviews)
“lobster roll” (14 reviews)
“pad thai” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6098 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY
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Reviewed yesterday

This place gets jammed in the summers and requires a res. There were four of us and the food was as good as ever, especially the french country salad and the crabcakes. The service is brisk although we had to wait a while for our...More

Thank annbury
Reviewed yesterday

The portions were very small. We had the salmon dinner. It was tasty but a small portion with three pieces of asparaguses for $34. We had the filet migon for $42 - where's the beef??? It was very small and overcooked for $42. It was...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently met friends at the Blue Mingo Grill for lunch. Be careful not to miss the entrance as both us and our friends had passed it. The sign is right at the turn itself, with no warning and driveway tucked down a hill to...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The views at the lakeside decks are beautiful -- one of the most beautiful lakes in upstate New York. We'll come back and give them another try but this time we weren't impressed by the food quality. Fish tacos were bland except for the sour...More

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently revisited this restaurant where we have had good experiences in the past. We were looking forward to it, but we were severely disappointed. To sum it up, we were seated at 5:20 PM and were not served our food until 6:45 PM! This...More

Thank Philomus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very overpriced .......and the steaks weren't very good....the beer was good is about all I can say! But then again .....it is hard to mess up beer

Thank Kim5736
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely setting on the lake and attractive i patios, this place was nice. The food was good but not exceptional. They serve a great Caesar salad. The tasty halibut was not in a "steak" but rather a fillet. There is a nice store as...More

Thank Hrvnyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at the Blue Mingo on the last night of our stay in Cooperstown. The staff and service were excellent, and although we had only soup and appetizers, they were delicious.

1  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heading down into the parking had us wondering. It is located at a boat yard. Once inside you know you have just arrived in a well managed restaurant. We sat right beside the water as boats pulled up with diners, ducks swam by, boats of...More

Thank Charlyn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate an early dinner at Blue Mingo Grill after attending an afternoon performance at Glimmerglass. The waiter was quite helpful and worked with us to adapt our meals to match our need for gluten-free dining. We both had the salmon, which...More

1  Thank Tom L
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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