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Mel's at 22

22 Chestnut St, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1155
+1 607-435-7062
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Chestnut St, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1155
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited Cooperstown during the Christmas week. So, finding places open is great. We went to Mels for lunch - apparently they have a brunch that everyone orders. Well, my family and I did not. Our orders seemed to take a bit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stay795203
Reviewed 1 week ago

So I've been to Mel's twice in the past 2 weeks …….. once for a wonderful dinner with my boyfriend and kids, then today for lunch with my daughter. Both times the staff was accommodating, the food was spot on, and the atmosphere was nice....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JoBeth13439
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good menu that is reasonably priced. Speciality cocktails very good. Wait staff was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rangerbill706
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great contemporary American cuisine. Wonderful staff. Food was on point, great portions, the burgers are huge - cooked to perfection! Give it a try when in Cooperstown!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank willl776
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Went with some friends and family and the server was on top of her game. She was friendly and very polite. I had the special which was grilled chicken with habanero cheese sandwich. The others ordered tater tots which I believe were fried, too greasy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BusterBusBus
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Stopped in for a late lunch after a visit to the HOF It was recommended by a shopkeeper, we were not disappointed. Several beers from Oomegang, a Prime rib French dip, Great Burger all was well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tom P
Reviewed December 3, 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local. The scallop appetizer was vey good and the burgers were tasty. Not a fancy place, but just right after a day of touring breweries.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kmiller256
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The Innkeeper's where we were staying recommended Mel's at 22. We made reservations and walked from the inn to dinner. We were seated right away and our waiter was very nice and helpful. He offered recommendations and was knowledgeable on the dishes on the menu....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank beetrvln
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for an early lunch and were heartily welcomed. Mel's is a very hospitable establishment serving original tasty food.Their Meatloaf Club was an impressive sizable triple-decker sandwich. Not be be outdone the tender and succulent French Dip was excellent. Two of Mel's bracing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kramille
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The food was absolutely delicious. Everyone--kids included--enjoyed their meal. Also, it was within walking distance of the Landmark Inn.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Daniel R
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June 1, 2018|
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Response from Claire1955 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, have no idea, you might try calling and asking. We were there in October, not a busy season! Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Chestnut St, Cooperstown, Otsego, NY 13326-1155
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Otsego  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-435-7062
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