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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
Today
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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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
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    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
Good Lunch

After spending the morning in the Baseball Hall of Fame, we broke for lunch at Back Alley Grille. I enjoyed the nachos and my husband had a grilled cheese sandwich.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
Jenny W
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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Jefferson, New Jersey, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

So a group of 10 of us were in Cooperstown for the weekend. Saturday night we stopped in here for a drink and decided to stay and have dinner when it started to pour rain outside, looked like a good place. What a mistake. We all ordered and salads came out pretty quick. Salad was just a plain plate of... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

After spending the morning in the Baseball Hall of Fame, we broke for lunch at Back Alley Grille. I enjoyed the nachos and my husband had a grilled cheese sandwich.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The best thing about this place is that is across the street from the Hall of Fame. Went there with my wife and three kids ages 10, 10 and 12 for lunch. With tip lunch cost a hundred dollars. The food wasn't bad...my wife had a seasoned catfish Po' boy sandwich. The fish covered about half of the bread, pretty... More 

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Clarence, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Stopped in for lunch while visiting Baseball Hall of Fame, across the street (down an alley). Off the congestion of the Main Street. Not crowded, friendly staff, fast service. The pulled pork sandwich was delicious, like I made it at home. Grilled cheese was extra yummy ( not the average " like mom used to make"). Decor was cute. Definitely... More 

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N. Syracuse
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There were 6 of us for dinner the evening of October 8, 2014. The service was excellent. Our waitress was friendly and did an outstanding job, especially considering it was busy this evening and it appeared that she was the only one working. She kept the pace pleasant, we were not rushed nor did we have to sit waiting for... More 

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Groton, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just off Main St. If you want a quiet place to eat in a busy village try this place. Waitress was attentive.

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ny
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Just ate at Back Ally after visiting Baseball Hall of Fame. Good food. Nice selection. I had pastrami reuben that was very good. Sweet potato fries were not hot. My father had French dip sandwich. Very good. Decor was a fun western/cowboy theme. Prices were reasonable. Would definitely go back!!

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Orlando, Florida
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Just off Main Street, this restaurant offers good meals at fair prices with generous portion. The bathrooms are a bit cramped and outdated.

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Sicklerville, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Clean, nice atmosphere, the waitress was attentive and friendly...the jambalaya I had was real good and the fish and chips that my G-F had was delicious and very big, she was full after only half the portion

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Cooperstown, New York
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Really Large Menu and Beverage Choices for a Cooperstown Local restaurant. I had the Steak Fajitas and it was tasty and a well valued meal. The draft beer selections were very good as well as the wines. I recommend it for a family dinner or with friends as there is plenty of room and something for everyone.

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?