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$5 - $25
Bar, Pub, American
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Reviewed August 31, 2019

I was looking for something different in Cooperstown to have dinner. In the past I tended to go to the same places, which I have reviewed in the past. So after reading many different reviews I gave this place a try. First, Kate, my server...was excellent and attentive but not overbearing. As it was a Saturday, I went with the special of prime rib with a loaded baked potato and lobster bisque appetizer. All were great. The beef was cooked the way I wanted and tender.. Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

We had a party of eleven and came around 2:00 on a Thursday afternoon. The blonde hostess was incredibly rude and said we’d have to wait at least an hour. We asked if it would be quicker if we split up the party into smaller...tables and she snapped at us and said no we’d still have to wait at least an hour. She then said there’s not enough servers and even if we wait it’s going to take a long time to get the food. W head just come from the Baseball Hall of Fame and we’re really hungry and decided not to wait. Would never go back to try the place after how rude the hostess was. I don’t understand how a business within two minutes walking distance from big attractions doesn’t have enough staff.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019

We stopped here because we were staying at a place next store. Katie our waitress suggested the ribs to my husband and he loved them. The French Onion Soup was delicious, only complaint was that it could have been a little hotter but the taste...was great. Staff was friendly, it’s hidden away, but it’s almost across from the Hall of Fame, the street name is Hoffman. Try it , it really is good.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Stopped by here during a busy Monday at the end of the Hall of Fame weekend. This place is a bit hidden and off an alley, but oddly very close to the Baseball Museum. I sat on the 2nd floor and was looking right at...the entrance for the museum. The atmosphere is old timey and cute... very cool Cheers-like bar upstairs. The prices are very reasonable, much better than the overpriced restaurants on Main St. The beer, soup and main courses we had were all excellent. Our server was totally on her A-game. This is a great place to go for eats when visiting Cooperstown. I'll come here again when I'm back!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 24, 2019

We stopped here for lunch after touring the baseball HOF. I had a Yuengling beer $6, and chicken tenders basket $13. The basket came with chips, not fries. My wife had a pulled pork sandwich which also came with chips $12. The chicken tenders were...over cooked and way too crunchy. The pulled pork was good. We could not find our server to get our bill. We had to stop another server to finally get our check.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Traveled for HOF Induction and the town was packed. Enjoyed both dinner and lunch from the Back Alley Grille with a minimum wait. Staff was trying so hard to accommodate everyone. It's sad how some people feel so entitled "we're not waiting 30 min". They...missed out on some delicious food. It was standing room only everywhere!!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 15, 2019

We had to clean our table and it took 3 hours to get the food it was awful we waited another hour for our drink

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

Decent food, decent prices. Turkey wrap was made with cold cut turkey, but was still good. House chips were a bit stale.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

The food was fair. The servers were friendly. The restaurant is close to the museum (cross at the crosswalk and walk a block down the hill). I had the shrimp wrap. It was just ok. I also ordered sweet potato waffle fries as my side...and they were very cold.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 5, 2019

Great location just steps away from the HOF. Sadly, the food was just awful. And I say that knowing full well it was going to be bar food. Best to enjoy the venue for beer, which was cold.

Date of visit: June 2019
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