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Bulls & Bears Restaurant

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American, Bar, Pub
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38 S Potomac St, Ste 1, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6499
+1 301-791-0370
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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New York City, New York
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214 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2017

i went over during a very slow time of the day, had a cup of rum and diet, ordered a crab pretzel and my life changed, the place is located in a very bohemian area of this small town and the decor is very cute also chic so it looks like a very good place to eat and have some... More 

Thank 502ericaf
BullsBearsHagerstown, Public Relations Manager at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

502ericaf, We're glad that you enjoyed your experience at Bulls and Bears and the crab pretzels (they are one of our favorites as well)! I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your soup. I will make sure to pass along this message to our chef. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Pittsburgh, PA (by way of New Jersey)
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Me and my family visited the restaurant to watch a football game. Great atmosphere! The Crab Fries are to die for. The service was second to none. You will not be disappointed. Within our party, was a 4 month old infant. The waitstaff went out of their way to accommodate us. Parking was a breeze.

Thank Happy2BNappy
BullsBearsHagerstown, Guest Relations Manager at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy2BNappy, Thank you for your review of Bulls and Bears! We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and the crab fries. We are constantly striving to meet and exceed our customer's expectations. We are glad we could do that for you and your family. Please come back and visit us again! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Our bartenders and servers, Valerie and Devan were amazing. Pleasant, cordial- thoughtful and all around fun to have as host and hostess. Valerie made the BEST Birthday shot/drinks ever! #Boom P.S. The food was awesome too.

1 Thank Dr. Kris M
BullsBearsHagerstown, Guest Relations Manager at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

Dr. Kris M- We're so glad you had a great time! We will let Valerie and Devan know how much you enjoyed them. We hope you come back soon! More 

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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a meeting with an out of town client and made reservations for lunch. It wasnt crowded at all and the waitress was on top of everything. We didnt wait too long for our food and the table was large enough for 7 of us. The salads and wraps are very good.

Thank Winchester82
1 review
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Great local place in a neat historic building. Nice selection of craft beer on draft and an eclectic food selection...very tasty and fresh. Happy hour specials can't be beat. The staff is friendly and very accommodating. We'll definitely be back!

Thank michaelstaaffe
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We come here once a year with a bunch of friends from all over the U.S. who are attending an event. This is the second year I ordered the crabcakes and the second year I had to send them back a couple of times because they were still frozen in the middle. And of course, by the time they get... More 

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Monmouth, Illinois
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

We stopped here for lunch when traveling through the area. It was after lunchtime, so they weren't terribly busy, but we found the food to be really good. My favorite was the Crab Pretzel appetizer. I could have made a meal out of that! Service was good, prices were good. The building is an interesting historical building - maybe an... More 

Thank LBB56
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85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This places goes up and down on my list. The happy hour and craft beer selection is nice. The food for dinner or lunch varies every time I visit so I'm always on the fence.

Thank WVUfan88
Wilmington, Delaware
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184 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Think modern pub crossed with board room. Food was above average for pub grub. French onion soup was very tasty, sandwiches were very generous.

Thank nskaye
Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 reviews
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Had apps with family they were great and at a great price ( 1/2 price during happy hour). Fish tacos and crab pretzel were great. will be going back again. Service was great only problem is that you have to sit in bar area to get Happy Hour specials.

Thank mlwlawrmw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 S Potomac St, Ste 1, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6499
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hagerstown
  • Phone Number: +1 301-791-0370
Formerly Tristate Electrical Supply, the building was a quintessential landmark of the Hagerstown Commercial Core Historic District. During late 19th century, Downtown Hagerstown became the leading producer of furniture, organs and other products. This economic boom was caused by total redevelopment and transformation of the downtown commercial area during that period. As a major railroad center, Hagerstown maintained a stable economic situation during the Great Depression. Bulls and Bears was opened in the fall of 2008 by Jone and Don Bowman. After purchase of the building, no stone was left unturned to return the building to it's original luster through years of labor.

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