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Black Bear Cafe

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American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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215 Roosevelt Trl, Naples, ME 04055-5438
12076934770
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Naples, Maine
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been many times either as a couple or with family and friends. Delicious. Has entertainment and because it's small it can be loud but a lot of fun!

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Thank bren20162016
Nottingham, New Hampshire
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have pleasant service and the food was good. The fish and ships was nice. Priced fair for the market and has plenty of parking. We were early but looks to be a place that often has live music.

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Thank Kevin F
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience. Indeed, live Irish music, folk and traditional, often fills the air at the BBC. Thank you for choosing the BBC and we hope you'll visit again. More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We strolled in at 8:30 pm from a 3 hour road trip. Service was wonderful . Food was great. I had the fish and chips. Very good. My husband had a burger. He enjoyed it very much. Very clean and friendly atmosphere . Looking forward to visiting again soon .

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Thank dcappucci1
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

WOW, thank you for the great review and the awesome feedback. We love sharing this with our servers and Chef Ryan and his crew in the kitchen, who work hard to deliver a great experience to our customers. We look forward to serving you again and thank you again. It makes our day. More 

Washington DC
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Based on reviews, we decided to try Black Bear while staying on a nearby lake for a few days vacation. The baked and fried haddock dinners were wonderful, as were the collard greens and mashed potatoes. Service was great and friendly. A great find!

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Thank Famn_damily
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

WOW, what a great review - thank you so much for visiting us at the Black Bear and writing a super review. Our staff work hard to make it happen, and sharing this kind of feedback with them puts a smile on everyone's face. Thank you, and we hope you'll visit us again when you are in town. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here about a week ago while on vacation, inside has a nice Irish pub feel. Food was decent, and served hot. Many beers on draft, including Guinness. Yes I would return.

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Thank daxmmx
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us while in Naples, and taking the time to write a review. Both are greatly appreciated and we hope you will visit us again when you are in the area. More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Three of us came for the fish and chips; the batter fried fish was crispy and tender, with large steaks. The chips were really fries, but were all yummy. One of us had the Surf and Turf; 4 scallops baked in butter, and a 6 oz steak. The steak was well seasoned and tender, and not over cooked. The scallops... More 

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Thank Hopalong1956
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Indeed it can get noisy in the dining room this time of year when larger groups join us for their annual event, and everyone is just so happy to be together. We appreciate your willingness to provide feedback, which we take seriously and use the input to make the necessary corrections. We take... More 

Florida
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We travel to Naples each year and always go to the Black Bear. The food is great and consistent. I would recommend the fish and chips.

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Thank FloridaOutofhere
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much - it is great fun to see our seasonal visitors at the BBC. We look forward to seeing you again next summer. Thank you again. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We've been coming to The Black Bear Cafe for years. Open year round, its a great place to come after summertime activities at the beach, or after a day of winter skiing or snowmobiling. Don't let the name fool you, it's not as much of a cafe as it is a great Irish restaurant/Pub. located in Naples Maine on route... More 

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Thank mhdinBoston
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

Holy Cow, what a great review - thank you so much for taking the time to write this. It is so awesome for our entire staff to get feedback from our customers, because they work hard to deliver a great experience, and it is rewarding when it happens. Thank you again. You made our day. More 

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food in this very casual place, with loud but excellent live music playing. This was not a typical Maine menu, a bit more sophisticated and definitely well executed.

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Thank Sue K
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

WOW, what a great review. Thank you and we hope we'll see you again. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Great pub atmosphere, live fiddle player just sitting around playing Irish style music. Food and beer selection just what you'd expect from a small pub. Food was really good if just a tad expensive. Music did seem a little loud after a while.

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Thank Bill R
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you great review. Delighted that you enjoyed your visit. The BBC is a cozy spot, and if the music is too loud in the main dining room, the SNUG might be a better option for seating, where one is a bit more insulated, but not removed. thank you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $32
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Roosevelt Trl, Naples, ME 04055-5438
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: 12076934770

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