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The Blue Mingo Grill

6098 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY
+1 607-547-7496
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (42 reviews)
“lobster roll” (15 reviews)
“trout” (5 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6098 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the course of a week in Cooperstown my wife and I visited this place on three separate days. We arrived on Friday before our house was available so we took a ride to BMG for lunch, and were charmed by the rustic atmosphere, the...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would never have found this without gps, didn't know it was there. Very nice lake side atmosphere. Service was prompt and professional the coconut shrimp were very tasty as our appetizer. My wife had the BLT and I had the buffalo chicken club and we...More

Thank whipfire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is just out of town, 5-7 minutes of driving away, but that feels great, contributing to the refreshing experience of dining on the lake. We were not disturbed by any boats, we were sitting on a large porch, enjoying a good bottle of...More

Thank LeopoldsFriend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting (right on a lake) is amazing but the service was exceedingly slow. It took 2 1/2 hours for dinner for 5 people on a Thursday evening. One ordered salmon (for $34) and got a small, thin end cut, particularly unsatisfactory! Three of us...More

Thank Pat3510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This upscale restaurant (with upscale prices) is 10 minutes from the Baseball Hall of Fame. Nice view of the lake. Great service and well prepared food. We enjoyed our dinners, but felt the prices are to similar to those in NYC!

Thank damg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the atmosphere is outstanding the lunch and dinner menus have always been great service is top notch

Thank tjod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the Blue Mingo is in a perfect setting for a summer dinner in Cooperstown, the food just isn't what it used to be. I recently ordered the shrimp and grits, something I have loved in the past. They have made it spicier and stickier,...More

Thank 46hazel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Under pressure from my wife we tried The Blue Mingo one more time and as usual the worst service ever. The owners continue to utilize the lake as an opportunity to prey on the tourist for the sake of making money with no idea of...More

Thank Poorotis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a treat for lunch or dinner, we ate in the bar with a delicious bar menu at a high top table. There are so many good things to try deciding is a challenge. Our group enjoyed a steak sandwich and the lobster roll! What...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We joined a group of families here for some after meal drinks. We didn't eat anything but our friends did and they enjoyed their food. We saw all of the desserts (brownie sundaes, mud pies, etc.) come to the table and they looked amazing! They...More

Thank CoffeeMate32
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Questions & Answers
4 June 2015|
Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
Casual attire is fine for dinner. Many guests arrive by boat in shorts.
4 June 2015|
Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
Jeans are perfectly acceptable. Many guests arrive by boat in shorts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6098 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-547-7496
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