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Black Bear

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Rt 9, Pottersville, NY
+1 518-494-9972
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good44%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
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6:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Diner
Rt 9, Pottersville, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch on our way back from Vermont about 2:00 on a Sunday and the place was full. Service was fast and the food was excellent. I like hot meatloaf sandwiches and was not disappointed with their offering. They had raspberry pie for...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our way to Canada we stopped off to fill the tank and look for a place to eat. Another customer recommended going to Black Bear just off exit 26. Turns out to be a longtime restaurant, part diner, part 70's leftovers, but the food...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Bear for breakfast. It's hard to describe because it felt like you stepped into a place you belonged. There were 4 local older gentlemen drinking their coffee and talking about normal daily life. The waitress was very friendly. The group conversed with me...More

Thank Sinthea S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Get some real local flavor by visiting the Black Bear Inn. It's been around for 70+ years and it show a little age, but atmosphere is worth it. Beer is cold and burger good.

Thank TeddyDean
Reviewed June 27, 2017

After passing by this place (they moved across the road) for 30 years I finally gave it a chance. Husbands western omelet was excellent. My breakfast came with what I call fake bacon which was a totally turn off, in the middle of the Adirondacks....More

Thank NYSusan1
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Very basic. Food is marginal and not real tasty or served well. A real local place. Resturant area is well separated from the tavern. Bit of a hangout at night. Seem to be 'liked' by locals for it's convenience.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed February 4, 2017

The food wasn't great, but it was enough for lunch. The atmosphere seemed a bit dead and there were very few others in the restaurant. A few of the menu items were confusing as to what exactly the meal came with, but it was one...More

Thank joncwyatt
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Casual atmosphere for hanging out with friends in the evening. Breakfast is good, haven't been for lunch.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after our trip to Stone Bridge. Food was fine - service was lousy. Waitress with glasses and multi-colored hair seemed put upon to have to work that day. Maybe she should have stayed home. Other wait staff very amiable.

Thank squawsquad
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Right off Northway. Typical roadhouse, fair price and good service. Local tavern has separate entrance.

Thank mraggy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rt 9, Pottersville, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Pottersville
  • Phone Number: +1 518-494-9972
breakfast lunch dinner /bar
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