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Black Bear

American, Bar, Diner
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Rt 9, Pottersville, NY
+1 518-494-9972
06:30 - 22:00
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Naples, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very basic. Food is marginal and not real tasty or served well. A real local place. Resturant area is well separated from the tavern. Bit of a hangout at night. Seem to be 'liked' by locals for it's convenience.

Thank Bob B
Hudson, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The food wasn't great, but it was enough for lunch. The atmosphere seemed a bit dead and there were very few others in the restaurant. A few of the menu items were confusing as to what exactly the meal came with, but it was one of the few places around.

Thank joncwyatt
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Casual atmosphere for hanging out with friends in the evening. Breakfast is good, haven't been for lunch.

Thank Karen M
Fort Edward, New York
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after our trip to Stone Bridge. Food was fine - service was lousy. Waitress with glasses and multi-colored hair seemed put upon to have to work that day. Maybe she should have stayed home. Other wait staff very amiable.

Thank squawsquad
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Right off Northway. Typical roadhouse, fair price and good service. Local tavern has separate entrance.

Thank mraggy
Sparta, New Jersey, United States
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in because we were hungry from along drive. Have never eaten here but spent time with friends in bar area,that was on. Today we decided to try the food. Big mistake, friend ordered a grill cheese with tomato. It was served cold no tomato and only one slice cheese on large sliced bread. When asked to add tomato it... More 

Thank Deborah B
Grimsby, On, Canada
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Excellent breakfast! The service was great and the food excellent! Reasonably priced, too. Great location, close to highway, gas station and the motel that we stayed at, Lee's Corner Motel.

Thank Kelly- R
Fort Drum, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Potatoes were the frozen to fry kind. Hash reminded me of our old army breakfasts - or the gallon cans of hash you can get at Sam's. Bacon was the thinly sliced continental - breakfast kind you find at hotels (and over $3 for three slices). Overall a dissapointment. 2 adults and 2 kids for $43. Had to grab more... More 

Thank lil_sis1919
Trenton, NJ
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156 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Plain pub with great food and great service! Nice people. Good prices. Had a delicious lunch with quick service.

Thank Dawnzo
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We stopped in to the Black Bear on our way to southern Vermont and were pleasantly surprised. My standard order at diners and family restaurants is a club sandwich and the one I had at the Black Bear was the best I've had in years. Very generous portions, so much that I saved one half for later. My partner had... More 

Thank Sabahanne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rt 9, Pottersville, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Pottersville
  • Phone Number: +1 518-494-9972
breakfast lunch dinner /bar

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?