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Blue Mingo Grill

SAM SMITH’S BOAT RENTALS: Rental boats at Sam Smith's Boatyard include kayaks, canoes, fishing boats, cruisers, and large and small pontoon boats. All boats may be rented by the hour, the half-day, or for 8 hours. Credit Cards are charged at the time of reservation. Life Jackets and one full tank of gas are included with the rental. No water sport activities such as tubing or water skiing are allowed with rental boats, and no refunds are issued for early returns or poor weather.

COVID19 Update

Please check business websites for the most up-to-date information on possible limited hours, max capacities, whether reservations are necessary or not, etc.  NY Tough and united with ALL, Cooperstown is keeping everyone’s health & safety front and centerClick HERE for specific guidelines for those traveling to New York State, including a Travel Advisory  for inbound travelers. 

General Information

Season / Hours of Operation

The Thursday before Memorial Day - Labor Day:  Open Daily for Lunch 11am - 4pm & Dinner 4:30pm - 10pm. Labor Day - Columbus Day:  Open Thur-Sun, 11am - 9pm.


  • Waterfront,
  • Free, On-site parking,
  • Dock & Eat (Not a public launch),
  • Outside Seating/Patio,
  • Women's Clothing,
  • Home Decor/Furniture,
  • Jewelry
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Known as baseball’s birthplace, but home to so much more, Cooperstown is a place where legends roam hallowed halls, swing away on diamonds, and take to the stage under a canopy of stars. The historic village boasts a vibrant arts scene, excellent local food and beverage options, luxury accommodations, and, of course, more baseball than you can shake a bat at.

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