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Council Rock Brewery

4861 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326-5229
+1 607-643-3016
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pesto fries” (29 reviews)
“burger” (67 reviews)
“fish fry” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4861 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326-5229
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1 - 10 of 333 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent meal. The menu has plenty to choose from. I had the pulled pork sandwich, it’s one of my favorites.

Thank madrussian1
beckydavidson13, Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you!!

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Food is good, beer is stellar. Service mostly attentive. Great option if traveling in the area but BEWARE: they (very cheaply) charge per soda. This wasn't specified on the menu or detailed by our server, so the extra charges surprised us. Especially because most places...More

1  Thank Lauri F
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Wasnt sure what expect,very small and local.Entered the bar area,felt like someones house,just a few tables and small bar,cozy gas fireplace.Warmly greeted and seated.Craft beer was excellent as was the Garlic Pesto Fries.Had a juicy steak burger also.Nice conversation with locals.Really enjoyed it.Food was good...More

Thank tojo72
beckydavidson13, Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you

Reviewed 8 November 2017

I was recently in Cooperstown and stopped at Council Rock Brewery to try their beers and have supper. The beers were excellent. The couple sitting next to us at the bar ordered pesto fries which smelled delicious. We ordered some and were not disappointed. They...More

Thank hhb133
beckydavidson13, Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 8 November 2017

My wife and I have been to Council Rock more than 10 times. It's a cozy restaurant with bar seating, a few tables in the front of the restaurant, and more tables in the back room. I enjoy Council Rock's beer but normally stick to...More

1  Thank roondog3931
beckydavidson13, Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch with friend on the way to Cooperstown - Bed and Brew weekend but I will cover in a separate review. I had been here before and knew the burgers were good and believe me, they had not lost their touch. Although the...More

Thank Marcia1009
beckydavidson13, Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

After visiting Cooperstown Brewery and Ommegang we found Council Rock on our way to our hotel. Hubby read about their Scotch Ale and we ordered it as part of our flight. This beer blew anything at the other breweries away! Had to get a growler...More

Thank JRZ_Chickieboo
beckydavidson13, Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Driving there at night, actually passed the place, not well lit. Then we ask for a table and are escorted to a chilly room off the kitchen where there were numerous tables. Waitress took our order and in about 5 minutes brought out the food....More

Thank SKJGazis
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I stopped here after a recommendation from a shop keeper in town. I had driven by on my way into town. It sits back from the road and doesn't stand out. It's extremely small sitting maybe 24 between tables and the bar. I sat down...More

Thank slugstew
beckydavidson13, Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a Friday night after reading reviews. Place is very small and busy. Beers were very good, and the food was excellent.

Thank DAVE B
beckydavidson13, Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you!!

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Questions & Answers
PhilandDani
18 July 2017|
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Response from beckydavidson13 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we have a beer garden outside. We serve drinks only out there, you are welcome to smoke out there.
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JM P
8 January 2015|
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Response from Kyle M | Property representative |
The Fish Fry does indeed starts at 5:00 pm every Friday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4861 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326-5229
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-643-3016
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Description
Open 7 days a week for Lunch and Dinner! Handcrafted Beers & Hearty Food. Enjoy a meal and a beer outside in our beer hop garden. Large parties are welcome to dine in our dining room. Be sure not to miss our Beer Battered Fish Fry, every Friday from 5:00pm-10:00pm. Calling in advance is encouraged.
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