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The Pit under the Tunnicliff Inn

) #18 of 42 Restaurants in Cooperstown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
Tunnicliff Inn, 34-36 Pioneer Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326
+1 607-547-9611
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“elk burger” (13 reviews)
“lobster” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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Tunnicliff Inn, 34-36 Pioneer Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326
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Reviews (253)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Pit has a nice menu. Try the elk burger. Lobster and prime rib specials on weekends. Usually easy to get in, which is a big plus in Cooperstown in summer. Pleasant service. I wish Cooperstown restaurants would pay more attention to their wine offerings....More

Thank 46hazel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service and food. Did not expect this---it is a hidden place and not many people there. Would highly reccommend.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying the week for Cooperstown All-Star village tournament. Drove to Cooperstown to check out the shops and sites. Walked by this place and it looked interesting and had a good variety on the menu. For appetizers had fried pickles and mini calzones. Meal between us...More

Thank DeeO218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a bite to eat after a long day at Cooperstown All Star Village. Very happy with the quality and freshness of the food. Had the steak salad and thought it was wonderful. Loved the selection of local brews on the menu as...More

Thank Bhasen
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after visiting the Baseball Hall of Fame. It is close to the hall and when we went (mid afternoon), wasn't busy. They had plenty of food options and the root beer (on tap) is excellent. However, the prices appear elevated (perhaps due to...More

Thank FamilyFunTrips5
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Went for their Tuesday night $6 dinner deal. They were out of most of what I'd wanted and it was early in the evening yet. The food I got was ok, I'm no Gordon Ramsey, but it was lackluster and the timing was not considered....More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

After trying other places recommended, we had one of our best meals at the Pit. Very friendly staff, good food, good service. Would go back again. The desserts were also amazing. Nice cold beer too.

Thank Jerine T
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Lisa and I stopped in to have lunch and we were greeted by Alan who said he was our waiter. I ordered a Yungling Beer and Lisa had a Pepsi. While he was getting the drinks we noticed a lunch special for a prime rib...More

Thank Electorny
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Visited on Saturday night April 29th..Absolutely delicious prime rib served up with horseradish sauce, baked potato and delicious warm bread...can't go wrong here...all for 16.95...great value...servers were excellent!

Thank royalpiper
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Pit is a Cooperstown tradition. During the winter months they have a $6 dinner on Tuesdays. My favorite is the Seafood bisque.

Thank Michael M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 24
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
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: Tunnicliff Inn, 34-36 Pioneer Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cooperstown
  • Phone Number: +1 607-547-9611
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  • This restaurant is at Tunnicliff Inn
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