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The Bear Bottom Inn

412 West Spruce Street, Mackay, ID 83251
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Ranked #1 of 5 restaurants in Mackay
Most recent review
- Jul 7, 2014
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English first
Beit Shemesh, Israel
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

They offer only one option of food (different one each night) but they know how to cook and it was delicious. They have a good selection of draft beers. Since we were not familiar with the beers they offered us to taste and decide which one we wanted. Also, the meal of the day included grilled shrimps which my wife... More

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Mackay, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The Bear Bottom Inn has been a great place to go to drink a variety of beers on tap. Now that Margie is serving food, it is also the best place in Mackay and surrounding area to eat. The atmosphere is very friendly and the staff (Barb, Margie, Todd & Tekkla ) make you feel at home. We residents of... More

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Mackay, Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We are locals and Bear Bottom Inn is one of our top choices for beer and now food! You cannot find a better meal. They serve a limited dinner Tuesday-Saturday where everything is homemade! They have 12 taps with some of Idaho's most popular micro brews. They also have a great wine list. You will not find better service anywhere!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Staff was very friendly and accommodating. We were recommended by a friend to stop here on our way to Sturgis and will definitely be back! Comfy bed with fridge/microwave/coffee maker. Well worth the trip!!

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Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We stayed at the Bear Bottom Inn on July 19, 2012, before a climb of Mt. Borah. The restaurant was closed, but the motel and bar were excellent. Motel is clean, quiet, air conditioned, with beautiful handmade furniture and beds. Two people, two beds, $69; clearly the best option in Mackay, but would be a good place to stay in... More

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201 reviews 201 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

i remember as a youth we would eat there as a family when we did fishing trips and i love their hamburgers.

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Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

This place was a Inn with a restaurant. I used the inn part of it as the restaurant was not open during my stay. I was in Mackay,ID to summate Borah Pk, the highest point in ID. I needed a room for the night as I wanted to simply arise in the morning and start climbing. Margie was very nice... More

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Rockton, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

Margie, the proprietor, catered our wedding and hosted the reception at the restaurant which is attached to the Inn. Many of our family members stayed in the 5 rooms available. I changed in one of the rooms... they are super cute with 2 comfortable log framed beds, AC, a TV, mini Fridge, bathrooms/showers, table and chairs, and coffee maker. The... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2008

the food is well prepared and presented. the price reflects the quality. they have the best quality food in Mackay. The bear bottom inn is also a four room motel as well. the rooms are clean and well decorated.

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