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Black Bear Saloon

Allyn Street, Hartford, CT
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Ranked #62 of 402 restaurants in Hartford
Price range: $10 - $15
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Chantilly, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

By far the best prices, portions and pours I've ever seen at an airport pub! Great staff and made waiting for my (late) flight a good time!

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Ottawa, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

First night in town and wanted a bite for dinner. This fit the bill. Food was typical pub and was decent. Service was get and friendly. Nice spot to grab a simple meal. Recommend.

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Longwood, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I had 3 hours to kill at Bradley and didn't want to be rushed. I sat down at 4PM and ordered a burger with bleu cheese. The hamburger was perfectly cooked to order with just the right amount of cheese crumbles. French fries were very tasty and hot. One of the best burgers I ever had. Service at this slow... More

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

One of the few restaurants open in Hartford on Sundays. Good sports bar with plenty of TV's. Sat at the bar and the first bartender was fairly inattentive and unhelpful. However, before our meal was delivered another bartender came on who was very attentive. We ordered the Turkey Avocado Wrap and when it came the avocados were rock hard. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Food was good service and the atmosphere were great!!! Hot a drink of their new drink menu and absolutley loved it and are server was very friendly as well! Great experience will definitly go back next time were in Hartford

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Emporia, KS
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal here. Had potato skins, chili, and French onion soup. All were tasty and the service was very good too. Glad we came!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere is boring sports bar and the food was poor to average. The veggie burger tasted decent but there was a bug in my salad which made me lose my appetite. The server was ok and the timing was fine.

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Somers, Connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The ambiance and numerous TV's, including a TV screen at each booth are clearly geared towards a sports bar atmosphere. Service was exceptionally good considering the saloon was packed and there was a line out the door waiting for a table. Ribs were awful. Drinks were delicious. I would go back here for cocktails and appetizers, and perhaps a burger.

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new brunswick canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Stopped here to grab something to eat before going to a concert at the nearby XL center. Waitress was very poor and spent more time talking to her friends in the bar than waiting on tables. Food was prepared pretty quick but was not that good. Wife had nachos which she said were ok and i had ribs which were... More

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Newington, Connecticut
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I enjoy Black Bear. They have great beer and burger specials. I even went there on a Sunday early afternoon with friends and a boatload of small kids. THe kids meals were great and the staff was extremely accommodating. They even gave us a whole section to ourselves. The only down side I have seen at Black Bear was some... More

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