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Cooperstown Back Alley Grille

€€ - €€€American, ,
8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
+1 607-322-4048
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak salad” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“reuben” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a Friday night and there was a big party in the main restaurant. We were set up stairs in the bar, which was fine. We received very slow service with others receiving their food before our appetizer order was even submitted. The...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great prices and delicious food!!! Only thing was, we went and it wasn’t crowded at all but we still had to wait quite a bit for our food. Still really delicious though. I had their grilled cheese and loved it! Their French fries are great...More

Thank Mack R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the food scene isn’t great in Cooperstown, you should skip this place if you can. The menu is small and the food is bad. And the bartender would prefer not to wash any extra glasses, so prepare to be served the same one over...More

Thank Jennmello
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After an enjoyable time spent at the HOF Museum, we were looking for a restaurant to cap the night off when we stumbled upon the Cooperstown Back Alley Grille. Upon entering the restaurant, you will be greeted by various sorts of display of home grown...More

Thank TheBambino03
Reviewed 15 November 2017

My first afternoon in Cooperstown, I walked around the village. Located this spot, just a short jaunt away from the HOF. Had drinks and enjoyed a bowl of soup. Found the spot welcoming, good service by the bar tender. Prices were reasonable. Would recommend.

Thank WestRouge
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The food was actually pretty good for a casual dining spot. The service was great and the overall ambience was small town sweet.

Thank emgrammy
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. Ordered apps and dinner. Waitress forgot apps and salad. Steak and Prime rib was cool. Not a fan and won't go back. Guess it world be good for a sandwich maybe.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

While visiting the Baseball Hall of Fame, my wife & I ate dinner at the Back Alley Grille. I had a pulled pork sandwich & fries, while my wife had a turkey bacon wrap & fries. The pulled pork was great, & the fries were...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across the Back Alley Grille by accident and were pleasantly surprised. I'm not sure if this was a local place or tourist because there were both there. The Tuna BLT wrap was great made with Albacore tune and crispy bacon. The French Dip...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

stopped in for dinner. had 8 people so we made a reservation for after we did the HOF tour. when we stopped back, the reservation didn't mean a whole lot. the restuarant was crowded but not crazy. Being the end of the coopertown baseball tourney...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-322-4048
  • E-mail
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