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All 34 Townsend Restaurants

Black Bear Cafe

7621 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882
(865) 448-8887
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English first
Maryville, Tennessee
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great home cooked food! The desserts are all homemade, the food is wonderful and the staff is great. Small little place, but big on quality and taste. They are seasonal.

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is our 7th time staying in the Townsend area on vacation and each year we make sure to head to this simple little restaurant with the awesome food. This year we ate there twice in a week and brought my sister and brother in law along. Once again I had the perfectly seasoned fried chicken and a homemade vegetable... More 

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texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

No kidding! I have eaten many steaks and seriously, no doubt about it, this is the best ribeye steak ever! I picked it up and gnawed on it...it's that good! Danielle is great too. Always talking us into desserts! Great personality and great server! Thanks!

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Hilliard, FL
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70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

It was the end of the season and items were limited! I will wait for spring and return! The food we were able to order was excellent. The grilled chicken sandwich I ate was on homemade bread and it was outstanding! If desserts are your thing this will be your place! The service was outstanding!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Always good food and a great staff. Hate to see them close for the season. Best wishes to the Shulers and all of the staff.

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Colleyville, Texas
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244 reviews 244 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A chicken sandwich served on Texas Toast, fried okra, homemade chocolate spice cake - just plain old good food and service. Would happily go back again!

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Cisco, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I had seen on an app that this was on of the best places to eat in Townsend. We stopped by and my husband got the special and I got a cheese burger. They were both good. Not the best of either I have ever had but not bad either. The pie was out of this world good!

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Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

For a fairly small cafe, the welcome was warm and friendly, the menu was simple, the food was served quickly and of good quality. We like wine with our meal, which the cafe does not provide, but they were quite willing to allow us to bring our own bottle, which helped keep the price down. We had been given a... More 

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Georgia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The sandwiches are just average. We did not try one of the plate lunches as we were not that hungry. But the dessert choices are outstanding. I can't recall when I have seen so many varied choices, and all appear to be made in house. I can't get chess pie where I live, and I miss it. The crust was... More 

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

WE stopped here by chance will riding our bicycles. One customer handed us a menu which gave us a 10% discount. My wife had a fish sandwich which had two large pieces of grouper and I had a steak sandwich which tasted great. The portions were plentiful and the food very tasty. We will return on our next visit to... More 

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Additional Information about Black Bear Cafe

Address: 7621 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882
Phone Number: (865) 448-8887
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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