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Black Bear Bar

Pizza, Hamburgers
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11045 Wisconsin 70, Minocqua, WI 54548
715-358-2116
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 10
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great food

stopped here after snowshoeing and before heading home after the weekend. Service was friendly and prompt. Food was great, they even switched over to lunch service for us, giant greasy burgers with really yummy french fries. Had a good Bloody Mary and a cold beer from the bar. We love places... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
Erica G
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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stopped in for lunch. My husband had the chili and bear bread--very cheesy bread sticks. Both were very delicious! We shared the Italian beef sandwich. It was fabulous! The ambiance was "cozy northwoods" with two fireplaces going. The waitress and owner were very attentive, asking several times whether everything was satisfactory. Everyone was very friendly! We would definitely return... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

stopped here after snowshoeing and before heading home after the weekend. Service was friendly and prompt. Food was great, they even switched over to lunch service for us, giant greasy burgers with really yummy french fries. Had a good Bloody Mary and a cold beer from the bar. We love places like this!

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Itasca, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Always a stop worth making to this place. Inside has the typical "Northwoods" feel & can also sit in the outdoor patio area out back. Food your typical pub selections & decent pizza. They also hold live music including a Blues fest. In fall, also a good place to catch NFL games as they have plenty of TVs thoughout, including... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped for our first visit on a Monday night and the place was packed. The special was s perch fish plate. Very good snd the service was excellent. Very fair prices. We can't wait to go back and try other entrees.

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This nostalgic feeling road side stop is easy to find and offers the friendly, inviting atmosphere you would expect from your trip to the north woods. It is great place to eat on your way in or out of town or for lunch or dinner when you just don't feel like cooking. Expect a casual, moderately priced meal, in authentic... More 

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North Freedom, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Cute rustic log cabin feel. Food was average, definitely nothing spectacular. With only one waitress taking care of several tables with no help, service was a bit slow. It's understandable that when food comes up, it needs to be delivered, but waiting for a few sodas shouldn't take 15 minutes. Thankfully we weren't in a rush. Had to ask for... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We made a special trip into 'The Bear', in fact our only venture off the lake the entire 4th weekend. We anticipated a busy place and it was pretty full. We were seated after just a short time (10-15 mins) and then were disappointed that the wait for a pizza (the main dish everyone was looking for) would be about... More 

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Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We went to the Black Bear for breakfast on Father's Day - really love their breakfast! They were packed! That being said, the staff was wonderful, just about doing back flips to make sure people were getting their drinks (bloody mary's - great) and getting their orders in and served fast. Can't tell you how many workers they had that... More 

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Friendship, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

a friend recommended black bear bar. while the interior décor was a bit dated but clean .the outside scenery was beautiful, with a small river running through property, lots of blooming flowers. There were even tables to eat outside. Now to the good part. Lots of specialty beers on tap. Tuesday is unlimited topping pizza night. One of the best... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Open for breakfast lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Great food for anytime. Pizzas are delicious as are burgers and sandwiches. Staff/owners are super welcoming and helpful. Outdoor patio seating with a water view available.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11045 Wisconsin 70, Minocqua, WI 54548
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Minocqua
  • Phone Number: 715-358-2116

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?