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Black Bear Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Love this cozy little cafe. Food is delicious and service is fast and friendly. I also had their signature BearClaw. Oh my heavens, prepare your taste buds for a one way ticket to flavor town. Absolutely fantastic!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ErinLe13
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Closed (for the season) Until Spring 2019! Super Daily Specials! Family atmosphere! Quality Food at very good prices. One of Townsend’s most popular restaurants. Closes for the season every fall.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelingNapkin
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Our first visit since the fire and the dining is as good or better than before. Creative menu with a blend of fine dining and southern flare. We were with friends and kept each other entertained but it was a 2 hour + dining experience...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank harryn276
Reviewed November 16, 2018

We got a recommendation from the motel we stayed for the night and had a wonderful time. There was a short wait and while waiting, we got into a conversation with other overnight visitors and shared a table for dinner. the food was great; the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marting347
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This place was close to our cabin we had rented in the Townsend area. We had a large family party and not one person was disappointed in their food. Very good, friendly service, but limited space, so get there early. Well worth it! It became...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Beth M
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Small local restaurant. Service was great! Food was excellent! We had the daily homemade soup and a dessert. All the food coming out looked tasty.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TexanReviewer
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Stopped to have lunch after a friend recommended it. Was very good. I had a sandwich and my husband had a sandwich. They were very good but nothing special. Would like to go back and have another meal when we had more time. Desserts looked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sandidee5
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Tiny restaurant; great value and food and people! First time visiting during this trip -- and went 3 more times. Well cooked food; great pies. Had the whitefish filets and baked potatoes -- and I'm not usually a fish eater. It was great. Made the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cindy H
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We ordered the special, fish n chips. They were very good. Desserts were delicious. Service was great.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TennesseeGirl2014
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Had the beef veg. Soup with grilled cheese the trout with baked potato chopped steak with baked potato and coconut pie. It was awesome and I highly reccomend it!!!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
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December 30, 2018|
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Response from Virginia S | Reviewed this property |
I think they reopen about the middle of March. The 15th.
February 9, 2018|
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Response from TeamFight | Property representative |
Debbie, the only thing we have is a House Salad and a Veggie Burger. Not sure if you eat fish, but we do have a mild white fish and Rainbow trout also.
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