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Hardball Cafe

99 Main St, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1244
+1 607-282-4014
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
99 Main St, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1244
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised with lunch here today. we have been to the Coop many times and just never wandered in here (or I guess out here since it is a covered outdoor area) for one reason or another. We are a family of five...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A baseball sports bar and restaurant , of course! The seven of us each ordered something different, but all included house made chips which were great. I had the "Babe" burger, cooked medium with American cheese. A house made sauce instead of ketchup, nothing else....More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm only reviewing the service. We stopped in for a single drink. The patio was fairly empty so we seated ourselves and let the wait staff know we wanted to order a drink. We waited about 5 minutes, listening to 2 members of the wait...More

Thank SchnauzerBridget
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This location was not up to the other locations in town. To me everything was just OK. From the manager, to the staff, to the kitchen to the " outdoor seating arrangements " Please avoid.

1  Thank Jay M
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Went to hall of fame in morning and walked down to this place for quick lunch. Busy place that is like under tent feel. We sat at bar with very friendly and knowledgeable bartender. We had a beer and shared a big hamburger which was...More

Thank Funcruzer
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Asked for wait, said 10 min with half of the tables open. Was going to leave as had must eat now kids. They said no worries will seat you. Waited about five for a server then to be told she would take our drink order...More

Thank Makingcheeseandmilk
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for drinks and lunch while we were in Cooperstown. The drinks were excellent and the food was really good. It’s all outdoor seating with friendly waitstaff. TVs so you can watch sports. We will definitely go back.

1  Thank Diane123Diane
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We stopped here after going to the BHOF with our grandsons. The steak sandwiches were great as was the Chicken Ceasar salad. The kids meals came on a frisbee, which they got to keep afterwards. The atmosphere was good, the kids got to watch a...More

Thank Rich-Gail
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Don't go here between games if you are on a time crunch! Food is decent bar food, it is 100% outside seating so 1st week of June is COLD. They have heaters though so it is bearable.

Thank robert o
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Lower the music! c'mon!! No one wants to hear garbage cover bands. I'll be back next year. If they don't have a band maybe I'll change my review. HAVE MORE VEGAN OPTIONS!!!!!!!!!

Thank dapperonmylap
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know Kelly! I only ate there once.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Main St, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1244
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Otsego  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-282-4014
We are Cooperstown's only entirely outdoor dining restaurant. Our goal is to provide a friendly atmosphere in a comfortable environment. We feature top quality ingredients at a great value. Please come and visit us while you are enjoying Cooperstown! We take parties of any size, please call ahead for reservations!
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