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Hawkeye Bar & Grill

60 Lake St, Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1042
+1 607-547-9931
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“meatloaf” (29 reviews)
“salad” (51 reviews)
“prime rib” (27 reviews)
Closed today
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Lake St, Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1042
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We, two couples, hoped to sit at outside fire bar. Understandably closed due to snow. Asked hostess if we could order food if sat at bar. Answer “of course”. Bar had many open seats. When we sat down and asked for menus, Christine the bartender...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Curious51440161954
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

If you want a small tasty burger this is not the spot if you want a large sumptuous burger this is it. Their burgers are towering and the butcher beef is phenomenal. The chocolate cake is enormous fit for two people. The fish fry is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank originalbriandeyoung
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We stopped in the Hawkeye Bar and Grill for lunch after visiting the Fenimore Museum (highly recommend). Great lunch menu. We decided to eat light. My wife had the mushroom soup which was excellent and I had the chili. Really good. We liked the food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank William B
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We were only in Cooperstown for two days, so stayed in town at a B & B. If we had more time, this would have been a lovely place to stay, especially since it was off season and not crowded. The steak frites was delicious,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dolores C
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious ! I highly recommend the butchers grind meatloaf. We had a great seat looking out at the lake. Our server was great. We enjoyed celebrating our anniversary over cocktails dinner and dessert.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank danelle68
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We got the early, as we were hiking all day. We got menus and water, but didn't see a server for 15 mins. I asked the hostess, who promptly went to the kitchen and got ALL the servers, who apparently weren't aware they were open,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

during my visit to cooperstown i ate dinner here and really enjoyed myself. i arrived a little early for my reservation, but they were able to seat me right away. the salad was cold and crisp and the strip steak was prepared a perfect medium...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We live near the Otesaga Hotel and have frequently eaten over the years at the Hawkeye Bar & Grill. Last year, 2017, they decided to hire chefs from the Caribbean and since that time, I have noticed a distinct difference. The food is extremely spicy....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mobile562245
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Food was good. Server was either overwhelmed with too many tables or just disorganized. So many server etiquette things that he didn't do... for being in a nice resort, expected a bit more from the service. Just had the filet and salads which were good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kjminnick
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We arrived a bit early for our reservation so that we could enjoy the view and so glad we did. The area around the outdoor fire bar was warm and cozy. Swordfish was excellent, although a very small portion. Everyone else had a steak dish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dltg331
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from UMichAlum | Reviewed this property |
A good idea!
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November 9, 2017|
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Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure.
April 4, 2017|
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No it is not, closed to the general public due to the fact that we house the hall of famers, families, and media
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Lake St, Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1042
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Otsego  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-547-9931
  • This restaurant is at The Otesaga Resort Hotel
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