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Black Bear Cafe

7621 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-3907
+1 865-448-8887
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish sandwich” (73 reviews)
“fried okra” (61 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7621 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-3907
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious Grouper Meal with salad, bake potato and bread. Tasty and filling with large filet. Too full for dessert but had great options. Great service and welcoming. Small family cafe but has nice variety including steak, hamburger and chicken.

Thank Evelyn K
Reviewed 3 days ago

The burger and chicken sandwich with fries were very good. Chesney provided great service. They had wifi and we would go back again.

Thank BearCoveVillage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to eat in a local restaurant if Townsend before we left and several folks we asked recommended that we eat at the Black Bear Cafe. Let me tell you, the food here was so yummy, and the downhome feel was so welcoming. The...More

Thank RKeith74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after going to the Tuckaleechee Cavern, and it was excellent. The prices were not outrageous, and the food was excellent. It is small and it does get very busy, but we came just as the lunch rush was finishing up. Two of...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is small but neat. There is no waiting space inside, so you have to wait outside. It was crowded the evening we ate there, so we did have perhaps 30 minutes of waiting time. Once inside, we were surprised at how small it...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little cafe really is a great place for lunch or dinner in Townshend! There isn't a lot of room inside but don't let that fool you, because the food was delicious. Definitely save room for some dessert.

Thank Carrie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here a couple of times while staying in Townsend. The food is good, the prices are fair, and the service is excellent. It's often crowded and rather small, so you might have to wait. Everything I had there was great.

Thank patzeric
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My third time visiting, and it was as good as ever. It was my wife’s first visit, and she loved it. The food was fresh and full of flavor, and the portions were huge! Be sure to ask about their daily specials, and do yourself...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner tonight at the Black Bear Cafe. The food was delicious, prices were very reasonable, and the service was outstanding. We both had the fried fish dinner entree. It was breaded and cooked perfectly. The garden salad was fresh and cold. Our dinners...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at a campground in the area we asked them where to eat dinner, without hesitation they said Black Bear Cafe. We set out in the rain and found it just a short drive down the road. It’s very small inside like the older...More

1  Thank cthom54
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February 9, 2018|
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Response from Randy Tammy S | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7621 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-8887
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