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All 55 Cooperstown Restaurants

The Blue Mingo Grill

6098 State Route 80, PO Box 190, Cooperstown, NY
607-547-7496
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Ranked #15 of 55 Restaurants in Cooperstown
Price range: $10 - $35
Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cherry Valley, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in the area. It is hidden away on the lake, so it has an amazing view. The food is excellent, though the vegetarian options are seriously limited. The drinks are great. This is a great place for a dinner with friends or a romantic date. This is NOT a place to bring your... More

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We dined at the Blue Mingo Grill last night while on vacation, and can only say the meal was great and was not your standard menu! Unfortunately they close for the season today, so can recommend you try them when they open again in the spring!

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Boca Grande
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Maybe part of the adventure in dining at the Blue Mingo is actually finding it. Its not really hard but you do meet to keep your eyes open. The staff fantastic and super helpful, the food out of this world...pork belly lolli pops are you kidding me? Cocktails and other dining selections were terrific. Would not ever even consider a... More

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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

we came at night and could barely find our way to it but were glad we did. Its a funky place filled with locals at the bar as well as dining area. the service and food were both good, next time I'll try to come again in the daylight too !

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Pittsford, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Heard great reviews over the years and finally had a chance to try it. This time of year, they are only open Thursday - Sunday. We were there in between lunch and dinner and ordered off the bar menu. Snacked on the flatbread pizza of the day with the local beer Rare Vos by Ommegang! The establishment is a cute... More

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Easton, Maryland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

the Blue Mingo was recommended to use by a friends sister-in-law who lives in Cooperstown. We ate lunch on warm Monday afternoon. It is kind of hidden from the road as you have to look for the "Sam Smiths Boatyard" sign. Parking is at a premium in the lot behind the boatyard, but as we left after lunch we found... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Please, and thank you. It is a really easy process, all it requires is a paring knife and a little time.

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Cooperstown, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Food was not exceptional as one would expect for the cost. Meals(dinner) ranged from $26.00 to $33.00 the night we were there. Five of us cost $184.00(tax tip incl) with no drinks, just water. Blackboard menu only. Service was good. View of the lake from seating was good. Building is a bit beaten down but acceptable for the atmosphere. Road... More

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Schoharie, New York
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98 reviews 98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We came for our annivesary on a recommendation from somebody else, and we weren't disappointed. The view was spectacular, the weather was sunny there was boats on the lake. Everything was perfect. The food was good, good beer and wine. Very relaxed atmosphere. We will definitely be back soon.

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Newport Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Make an early-evening reservation to enjoy a beautiful view of Otsega Lake. All seating is lakefront and food is delicious! Our second time there and would would easily go back. You can even rent a boat next door before settling into a peaceful dinner.

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Additional Information about The Blue Mingo Grill

Address: 6098 State Route 80, PO Box 190, Cooperstown, NY
Phone Number: 607-547-7496
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 35

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