Blue Mingo Grill & Sam Smith's Boatyard

We invite you to visit us at Sam Smith's Boatyard — home of The Blue Mingo Grill, Lake Classic Outfitters and the Boatyard itself — with all the marine products, rental boats, sports gear, entertainment gear and food and drink you need for that Perfect Day on Otsego Lake, a truly memorable experience.

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THE BLUE MINGO GRILL

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The Blue Mingo Grill and its creative grill cuisine came into its own in 1994, when its predecessor, Dot's Landing, could no longer keep up with the local mariners' demands for some good, wholesome, nourishing food that was representative of the forward-thinking Boatyard establishment. The Grill quickly became known, both locally and abroad, for its fresh, innovative menus, its savvy sophisticated clientele, and the breathtaking views -- both by day and by night, in the rain or under the sun -- of the Lake and surrounding hillsides.

OPENING FOR THE 2019 SEASON MAY 23rd

TO MAKE A RESERVATION, PLEASE CALL 607-547-7496


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SAM SMITH’S BOATYARD & RENTALS

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Sam Smith's Boatyard has been the heart of Otsego Lake's nautical community since 1956. The center of a busy boating community on Otsego Lake, it is here that the whole family can enjoy the sights and sounds of a bustling marine environment in full swing. The Boatyard is a full-service marine facility, with summer and winter storage, full mechanical and maintenance services, a bait and tackle shed and a fleet of rental boats, both large and small, to take you and your family and friends on a memorable adventure on our historic Lake.

BOATYARD NOW OPEN MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, 8am to 4pm

BOAT RENTALS BEGIN MAY 23rd

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL 607-547-2543


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LAKE CLASSIC OUTFITTERS

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On your way to the dining porches of The Blue Mingo Grill, you will pass through the delightful and ever-popular Lake Classic Outfitters, a boutique filled with tempting surprises for your house, your boat, your friends, your kids, and your very own self. Since its inception in 1987, Lake Classic Outfitters has been the "in" place to shop for both savvy Cooperstown residents and summer visitors, with a dazzling array of clothing designed for every occasion, from easy-going resort wear to classic casual chic. With shopping like this, you may want to come in well before your dinner reservation.

STORE OPENS MAY 23rd

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