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“Great Coffee”
Review of The Black Bear

The Black Bear
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $18
Cuisines: Barbecue, Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: The Black Bear is the place to go for hand crafted, delicious food. Voted BEST CAFE IN ALASKA by Food Network, we proudly stand behind all that we do. Black Bear serves brunch every day until 3pm with delicious offerings such as biscuits & gravy, benedicts and classic egg breakfasts, BBQ pulled pork sandwiches on house brioche, burgers (both beefy and vegan) and our famous smoked gouda mac & cheese. Dinner offers something for everyone, from our vegan gluten-free coconut curry to wild Copper River coho salmon, braised short ribs and fresh handmade pasta with locally foraged morels. We love to find the best local and seasonal Alaskan products and bring them to the people. We offer a full espresso bar, crafting locally roasted SteamDot coffee, as well as shakes and fresh fruit smoothies. You can expect fresh pastries coming out of our in-house bakery throughout the day (some vegan, gluten-free too). And our deli case is always full of quick grab and go items to take on your adventures. If you're coming off a busy day, just grab a local beer or glass of wine to enjoy while you linger on our deck, breathe deep and take in the mountains. Black Bear offers something for everyone, whether you are on an indulgent dream vacation, or keeping on the healthy side. Locals love us, and you will too.
Tucson, Arizona
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Coffee”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

We just stopped by fro breakfast and were pleasantly surprised. The coffee was excellent and the breakfast sandwich was tasty. There were only sandwiches for breakfast, but they were very good. The eggs were scrambled and baked in a pan. They then cut a generous portion of eggs and added a nice slab of cheese and sausage as well. There was also free Wi-Fi.

  • Visited June 2013
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Connecticut
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Friendliness and Customoer service served here!”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

Stop by for a cup of coffee and talk. Its all welcome here. Great coffee and great people!

They serve food and pastries too....

  • Visited June 2013
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“New updates look great. Same great drinks and friendly people.”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

If you want McD's food go somewhere else. If you want great food, drink, friendliness and atmosphere then Black Bear is where it's at.

  • Visited May 2013
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Anchorage, Alaska
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best coffee in the area”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Neat little place. The deck is a great place to hang out in the sun. Free wifi. Good food. Breakfast is a must.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Brett H
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Coolangatta, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
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“A stand-out near Denali NP”
Reviewed January 26, 2013

Atmosphere is cozy (it's a small building) and welcoming, with friendly staff who appeared to enjoy their work and got the orders up quickly. We really enjoyed their coffee drinks, which were well made. The baked goods were also yummy, homemade items with a variety of selection including vegan options. I ate the bacon and egg sandwich, which was tasty and well priced. We enjoyed Black Bear enough to return the next day.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank KJ O
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