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Black Bear Cafe

215 Roosevelt Trl, Naples, ME 04055-5438
+1 207-693-4770
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“black beans” (36 reviews)
“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (12 reviews)
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 Roosevelt Trl, Naples, ME 04055-5438
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food an service. A little cafe with big flavor. First time there an whenever we are back up there we will be going back for sure.

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to give this restaurant more stars the food wasn’t bad the servings were small for the price but when we first came in we were told there was a 45 minute wait for a table for five so we opted to grab...More

Thank electricite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just had a beautiful delicious filling extended family meal and can’t wait to go back. I had a full rack of baby back ribs which I begrudgingly shared with my family members! Fortunately they shared their seafood bake with fabulous lobster shrimp and nicely...More

Thank MaineGlobeTrotters
Reviewed 9 July 2018

They have an extremely limited menu, but what they do have is very good. Has an Irish pub vibe, until you get the check. :) Yes, prices are high but then the food isn't pubfare either - all good. Picky eaters may have a problem...More

Thank MurphMaine
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I went here with my wife around 4:00. The place was pretty dead which was expected for that you me. The waitress was friendly and attentive. The food was good but was a bit expensive. It looked like a nice place for a drink which...More

Thank Lealance
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Regular plates that you can get anywhere for twice the price. I really do not have much else to say.

Thank dvaughan247
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit here and have been meaning to go back since first time was just for a couple drinks. The atmosphere is real nice especially on cold winter nights and staff friendly and helpful. I had their fish and chips which might...More

Thank BP M
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Wow you made our day with your awesome review. Thank you. We are thrilled that you enjoy what we have to offer at the Bear, and of course your review will be shared with our staff who make it all happen, front of the house...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

The food is awesome! Good service but if you have a hard time hearing in noisy places, you may want to go during off hours.More

Thank Ken M
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. Indeed it can be joyfully noisy during busy times - less so in the Snug, but if it's packed, there will be the sound of high-volume activity. We open at 4 pm, and the volume is way...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had a lovely dinner tonight at the Black Bear Cafe , I needed my meal to be gluten free and there were several options , I ended up having the salmon which was delicious my husband had muscles and french fries which he polished...More

Thank Laura H
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

We are so happy you were able to find a Gluten Free option that hit the spot and thank you for sharing your feedback via this great review. We hope we have the privilege of serving you again.

Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had dinner here based on a recommendation from a friend. The food was delicious, in an Irish pub atmosphere. I was expecting pub grub or "Irish fare". I had the baked haddock which was deliciously sweet and perfectly cooked. My friend had the baked...More

Thank flynnml
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Wow, we are so delighted you enjoyed your visit to the BBC. For sure we'll make sure our Chef and his crew get your feedback and we hope you visit us again. Thank you very much.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Roosevelt Trl, Naples, ME 04055-5438
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 207-693-4770
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An authentic Irish pub in the heart of the Lakes Region. Created in the spirit of country pubs in southern Ireland, the owner, from Waterford, Ireland, assures us that the tradition and ambiance of a true ‘public house’ is presented to each guest that visits ‘the Bear.” The staff are each trained to pour a perfect pint, great food is delivered from the tiny kitchen, including local favorites like Fish ‘n Chips, steaks, salads, seafood, burgers, and amazing desserts. Ask your server about vegetarian and gluten free options too.
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