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Cooperstown Back Alley Grille

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Steakhouse, Southwestern, Seafood, Barbecue
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8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
607-322-4048
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere, high prices

This place has a great atmosphere that includes a full bar upstairs and an outdoor deck area on the rooftop. However, the food was pretty standard but paired with higher prices. A nice place, but a little expensive.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Kithcart6
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Windsor
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Windsor
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place has a great atmosphere that includes a full bar upstairs and an outdoor deck area on the rooftop. However, the food was pretty standard but paired with higher prices. A nice place, but a little expensive.

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Englewood, New Jersey
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good beer and bar food menu right down the street from the Hall of Fame. Great burgers and fries. Nice local craft beers.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had reservations for 15 at 6:00 in the evening. It took a while to get seated, maybe 15 minutes, despite what appeared to be many tables not in use. Finally be seated, we did not see out waitress for another 15 minutes. We were expecting to give our drink order, but we were told we needed to order our... More 

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Fenton, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Cooperstown Back Alley Grille is an attractive building just off the Main Street downtown. The atmosphere is casual like a sports bar and the service is very good however the food was only fair. The steaks we ordered were not done to our specifications and the ribs were barely covered with sauce. The portions were generous and the wait... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went to several places to eat in Cooperstown on a recent trip and did not have many good experiences. This restaurant was the best one we went to. We had a pretty big group so we ended up ordering a ton of appetizers and a variety of main course food for lunch. Everything was great! We were seated quickly,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Several families from our baseball team met for lunch here. We sat outside on the deck and could watching people coming and going at the Hall of Fame. The French Dip was outstanding!

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Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We have been to a number of eateries in Cooperstown, and this place has the best service and food by far. The salads are fresh and the food was hot and tasty.

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Tampa Bay
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Food was good, roof-too dining was special, and it was easy to meet up with other baseball families due to the proximity to town. Would eat here again!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stopped here for lunch. The service was great and the restaurant itself is nice. The portions were very large.

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Mohegan Lake, New York, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were in C-town for a baseball tournament and found this place by accident. Boy, am I glad we did. The lunches are very reasonably priced, most under $10. We were seated right away with a party of 10. Our server was excellent. I can't recall her name, but we left an extra tip beyond the obligatory 18% because she... More 

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Additional Information about Cooperstown Back Alley Grille

Address: 8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
Phone Number: 607-322-4048
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Southwestern, Seafood, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: 607-322-4048

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Southwestern, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?