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Black Bear Bistro

32/34 main street, Warrenton, VA 20186
540-428-1005
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Ranked #24 of 75 Restaurants in Warrenton
Price range: $4 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Combining the best of farm fresh local and organic ingredients with old-fashioned family value, Black Bear Bistro serves up generous portions of great food at very reasonable pricing. All dishes are prepared to order using the finest produce, herbs, cheeses, breads and meats. Meals are complemented by excellent Virginia wines plus on tap are a great selection of Virginia brewed draft beer selections … or try one of our signature martinis – all served by a friendly, attentive staff!Black Bear Bistro & Cellar is open daily. On Monday & Tuesday, we are open for lunch only, from 11am – 5pm. Wednesday through Sunday, lunch is served from 11am to 4pm. We serve what our patrons consider the ‘Best Lunch in Warrenton’, featuring the highest quality and tastiest food that is well worth the time it takes to prepare from scratch. Plus our Quick Lunch section satisfies our hastiest of lunch patrons who need to get in and out promptly, but still leave with a smile of satisfaction.Wednesday through Sunday, from 4pm – 9pm ( and until 10pm on Friday and Saturday ), Black Bear Bistro & Cellar shifts over to the Dinner Menu adding sumptuous entrees to our list of famous burgers and sandwiches. Chef Eisenhauer also creates a special menu each night to feature dishes he’s created for that night alone!In addition to our several indoor dining areas, Black Bear Bistro & Cellar also boasts of an outdoor patio complete with wrought iron chairs and tables covered by lovely umbrellas for shade. The patio is open seasonally and is pet friendly. Bring your furry or feathered friends to join you while you enjoy a lovely meal alfresco! While the indoor areas of Black Bear Bistro & Cellar are non-smoking, we do allow smoking outside on the patio.Whether it’s a casual lunch, a hearty dinner or a special occasion, Black Bear Bistro & Cellar has flexible dining spaces which can be combined to accommodate small to medium size receptions, parties, business lunches or meetings to suit your needs and budget.
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English first
Amissville, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My family and I are local. We have been to the Black Bear Bistro several times. Each has been more disappointing than the last. The service is abrupt, lackadaisical and lacking knowledge of the menus. We were actually told certain things on the menu were not good. The chicken fingers we ordered for our child were fried to an inedible... More 

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Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

go downstairs to the black bear pizza oven for a nice custom hand tossed brick oven pizza. the staff could be a little more attentive but the pizza is great. nice list of fresh ingredients, interesting specials, and even gluten free crust are offered.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The lobster macaroni and cheese is fabulous! BBB carries local brews, you may taste if you wish before making a selection. Very diverse menu, locally sourced, I've seen chef Todd at the Farmers's Market on Saturday mornings.

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Adelaide
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Our group went here for dinner following a recommendation from the reception at the holiday inn. Really quite disappointed. The burgers were very plain and uninspiring, the homecut fries not nice at all. One of our party had the fried chicken - boneless thigh that was dry and chewy. The 'vegetables' amounted to 4 very small asparagus spears and 1/2... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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240 reviews 240 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We sat on the patio outside which was nice. The waiter was pleasant and efficient. We asked what the soup of the day was and he said chicken gumbo. My wife order the half ham and cheese sandwich with the gumbo. I ordered the fried meatloaf sandwich with Demi glaze and grilled onions and gumbo. The gumbo came and it... More 

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews 91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I went with family for Sunday lunch - service was very good. They kept the drink refills coming. Most everyone had burgers (they have a papa, a mama, and a baby burger so you can order the right size) with home made fries. One had pizza - a special version recommended by the waitress which was excellent. I had Mediterranean... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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154 reviews 154 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We had some great pizza in the pub. The food and drinks were good. The server was excellent and accommodating.

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Woodstock, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We came here for a nice dinner and enjoyed a pretty good meal in a relatively quiet setting. The upstairs crowd was being noisy, so we asked to be seated downstairs.....that was a good move. The decor reminds us of a colonial style inn.....and that is to be found downstairs. Enjoyed the large fireplace and intimate setting of the lower... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

So the wife and I are working our way through Best of Warrenton list for 2014 trying to find the best offerings in out adopted hometown. Claire's at the depot wAs a resounding failure for us but we are eternal optimists. We were pleasantly surprised at the Black Bear. We had heard about this place for a couple of years... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

I am seriously getting distressed about Warrentons restaurant scene. Claires at the Depot has gone seriously downhill in last year so I want so desperately to find a good (doesn't have to be inexpensive) restaurant in this adorable little old town area of Warrenton Va. We tried Black Bear a while back and while the food wasn't bad the service... More 

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Additional Information about Black Bear Bistro

Address: 32/34 main street, Warrenton, VA 20186
Phone Number: 540-428-1005
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warrenton
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 - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
Cuisine: American

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