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Cooperstown Back Alley Grille

) #19 of 42 Restaurants in Cooperstown $$ - $$$ American,
8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
+1 607-322-4048
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (6 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (3 reviews)
“po boy” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
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Reviews (188)
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This on a backstreet. I found the service was very good and my dinner very tasty. I had onion rings and a grilled cheese sandwich a lot of food.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating our anniversary in Cooperstown. The Cooperstown Back Alley Grille made for a wonderful experience and kept my wife and I coming back for more. The menu was comprehensive, the food was wonderful, the service was top-notch and the local craft beer selection rounded out...More

Thank Frank_and_Joanna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked this place, servers were good, helpful, prompt. food was good, fish and chips, bartender did a nice job with my specific drink mix. very good. nice décor, ate at bar upstairs food served very fast. close to Hall of Fame and all downtown....More

Thank fivwood03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So good with excellent service! Dinner was wonderful. Highly recommend when visiting Cooperstown! Short walk from hall of fame. can be crowded but it was a very enjoyable meal. My wife loved the strip steak and i really enjoyed the prime rib.

Thank gary w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the lunch menu. Plenty to choose from. The soup and sandwich specials were great. A good selection of beer and wines to pick from as well.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch and it was just about 1:30pm. It wasn't crowded from what I could tell but I immediately realized that service was slow. We waited about 5 minutes before anyone even greeted us & then once seated, the waitress was around...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recently in Cooperstown for the Legends game and like every year after the game, we decided to eat here. They did not disappoint!! Our server was super sweet and when I asked her if she liked the taco salad or the nachos better,...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 25 February 2017

When I went to the Back Alley Grille they were very short staffed, and it seemed to be all the staff could complain about. It's the first place you'll see when walking out of the baseball hall of fame and it's a cute place, and...More

Thank mdans89
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went on an eight day trip and the Back Alley Grille was the best for taste,service, and price. Great steak and soup. Thanks

1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Had a great meal! Staff there is friendly and the food delicious! There is a bar upstairs and outside eating is available.

Thank ILove2Cats
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, 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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