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Cooperstown Back Alley Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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8 Hoffman Ln, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1014
+1 607-322-4048
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Schenectady, New York
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 I'm hoping I went on an off day. But it took awhile just to get... More 

Thank mdans89
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

Thank Ben S
North Plainfield, New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We met our son and his family at this restaurant for lunch when we first arrived in Cooperstown. Had a great lunch and was very reasonable for 6 of us to eat. Waitress was very friendly and accommodating to our grandchildren as well as the adults.

Thank Bogey381
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The Back Alley Grille offers a great variety of menu items that are more than just bar foods. We were looking for a good sit down dinner with more than just burgers and chicken tenders, the Back Alley Grille exceeded our expectations. Get the pork chops! They are perfectly cooked and worth every bite. The service was a bit slow,... More 

Thank Shannon308
Stuart, Florida
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99 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 449 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

After playing golf our foursome went to Back Alley for dinner. The ambience is rustic, the food hearty and the wait staff good. All four had the chicken parm and were not disappointed.

2 Thank wmccfp
Clarksburg, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

After visiting the Baseball Hall of Fame, we went across the street to the Grille. The beers were terrific, but the food - and we were HUNGRY - was awful. We tried the loaded nachos - they were passable, but it was hard to know what the meat was - it was in pretty big cubes. We ordered a jambalaya,... More 

Thank irishgirlcmk
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

After spending the better part of the day at the hall, we walked across the street to the Back Alley and had a late lunch. Place was jumping, extra help arrived just after we did, seated quickly, and waited on and drinking my beer in no time! Nice selection of craft beers, the boys had sandwiches, I had the Hot... More 

Thank Len V
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We booked last minute for our baseball team and families , 48 ppl total. Seated immediately , in a separate room on the first floor , decorated ok, basic. Wait staff were right on getting drink orders etc but with 48 ppl and only 3 staff it was Very Slow.. Meals too forever , they have a large menu and... More 

Thank griffNy
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

After touring the Hall of Fame, we were starving, tired, hot and generally miserable. Not wanting to travel far in a Friday night in this condition, we saw a lit sign down a street. It was worth a try. Funky southwestern decor, multiple levels and quirky rooms caught our attention. The menu was varied and broad. The food was AMAZING... More 

Thank Tatiana C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?