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Bulls & Bears Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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38 S Potomac St, Ste 1, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6499
+1 301-791-0370
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Gaithersburg, MD
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was pretty good but the service was really slow. We arrived at 1:45 PM on a Sunday afternoon and ordered lunch. There were plenty of tables but none were cleaned. We waited for one to be wiped down and took our seats. Our order was taken promptly enough and our drinks came....but the food did not....for a long... More 

Thank Darduggle
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You sit in this charming old building that has obviously been lovingly restored and watch the people walk by...and the happenings of downtown Hagerstown. The food is great, service is timely and efficient as well as friendly, and you leave feeling like you have had an experience...not just a meal.

1 Thank Kim O
BullsBearsHagerstown, Director of Sales at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

Kim, Thank you so much for your review! You definitely captured the feeling that we want our guests to feel when they dine with us. We are so glad that we could give you that experience and we hope that you join us again soon. More 

Morgantown, West Virginia
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Half priced appetizers on Sunday was nice. The crab dip was on the salty side, and didn't see much crab. Chicken lettuce wraps were fresh. MD crab soup was really good. First Mimosa was on the warm side, next one was colder. Somewhat lacking in staff. Bartender was very nice, and had a good beer selection on tap.

Thank AllyJoy123
BullsBearsHagerstown, Director of Sales at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

Jmam13, Thank you for your review on Bulls and Bears! We're glad you enjoyed our Happy Hour Specials, we have those same specials Monday-Friday 4pm-7pm as well! I will mention your comments about the crab dip to my kitchen staff. We hope that you join us again soon! More 

Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a relaxing dinner with my husband. Service is excellent. The food is even better. Try the chicken liver appetizer or the grilled romaine salad. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank O4005AIjennyb
BullsBearsHagerstown, Director of Sales at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you had such a good experience with us. We hope that you join us again soon! More 

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at the bar, Valerie was great. Appetizers half off on Sundays, we shared a variety and they were outstanding. The crab pretzel is the best we've had. Floor seemed a bit unorganized, patrons were getting up to get own menus, service just wasn't on point. Will sit at bar next time for this reason. Looked like Valerie had to... More 

Thank SullivanGirls
BullsBearsHagerstown, Director of Sales at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

SullivanGirls, Thank you for your review of Bulls and Bears. We are so glad that you enjoyed the appetizers and crab pretzel! We also appreciate your honest feedback of the service and what you witnessed, we will be sure to look into this issue. We hope that you join us again soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Went with a a couple friends last night and started out with a specialty drink. It was very good. We asked for an order of onion rings as an appetizer and they literally brought 4 out in a basket. That was the only disappointing part . I ordered the sirloin with hotel butter with red mashed potatoes and house salad.... More 

Thank Sammie259
New York City, New York
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147 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

i went over during a very slow time of the day, had a cup of rum and diet, ordered a crab pretzel and my life changed, the place is located in a very bohemian area of this small town and the decor is very cute also chic so it looks like a very good place to eat and have some... More 

Thank 502ericaf
BullsBearsHagerstown, Public Relations Manager at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

502ericaf, We're glad that you enjoyed your experience at Bulls and Bears and the crab pretzels (they are one of our favorites as well)! I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your soup. I will make sure to pass along this message to our chef. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Pittsburgh, PA (by way of New Jersey)
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Me and my family visited the restaurant to watch a football game. Great atmosphere! The Crab Fries are to die for. The service was second to none. You will not be disappointed. Within our party, was a 4 month old infant. The waitstaff went out of their way to accommodate us. Parking was a breeze.

Thank Happy2BNappy
BullsBearsHagerstown, Guest Relations Manager at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy2BNappy, Thank you for your review of Bulls and Bears! We are glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and the crab fries. We are constantly striving to meet and exceed our customer's expectations. We are glad we could do that for you and your family. Please come back and visit us again! More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Our bartenders and servers, Valerie and Devan were amazing. Pleasant, cordial- thoughtful and all around fun to have as host and hostess. Valerie made the BEST Birthday shot/drinks ever! #Boom P.S. The food was awesome too.

1 Thank Dr. Kris M
BullsBearsHagerstown, Guest Relations Manager at Bulls & Bears Restaurant, responded to this review

Dr. Kris M- We're so glad you had a great time! We will let Valerie and Devan know how much you enjoyed them. We hope you come back soon! More 

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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We had a meeting with an out of town client and made reservations for lunch. It wasnt crowded at all and the waitress was on top of everything. We didnt wait too long for our food and the table was large enough for 7 of us. The salads and wraps are very good.

Thank Winchester82

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 S Potomac St, Ste 1, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6499
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hagerstown
  • Phone Number: +1 301-791-0370
Formerly Tristate Electrical Supply, the building was a quintessential landmark of the Hagerstown Commercial Core Historic District. During late 19th century, Downtown Hagerstown became the leading producer of furniture, organs and other products. This economic boom was caused by total redevelopment and transformation of the downtown commercial area during that period. As a major railroad center, Hagerstown maintained a stable economic situation during the Great Depression. Bulls and Bears was opened in the fall of 2008 by Jone and Don Bowman. After purchase of the building, no stone was left unturned to return the building to it's original luster through years of labor.

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