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Black Bear Inn

$$ - $$$,
320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good40%
  • Average35%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
4 weeks ago
“good burgers and french fries”
14 Oct 2016
“Good Pub Grub”
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Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite the owner's lack of attention to details such as the outdoor upkeep of the place and dismal salad bar, the burgers and french fries are good and consistently prepared. The portion of french fries has decreased and is on the skimpy side but always...More

Thank superiorland
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Quite the party place later in the evening! My friend from Pittsburg loooooves this place!!! It's hard to get her to go anywhere else! Keep up the good work, BB!

Thank Cortney K
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Met family here for lunch while passing through the area. Good pub grub. Clean non-smokey environment. Waitress was friendly and the place was but not overly so. It took a little while for the food to get to the table but we were visiting with...More

Thank dflickd
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere. Always fun and great service. Have been there on a quiet day and a wild night.

Thank William R
Reviewed 9 July 2016

hamburger was ordered medium came out bright red and raw. fries were cold. burger was listed as having 2 slices of cheese., tomatoes and lettuce. we only got one slice of cheese no lettuce or tomatoes. The food was very expensive for the quality. The...More

2  Thank dmmonfre
Reviewed 25 April 2016

There was a group of us that went there and most of us had fish. It was pretty good. The service was average.

Thank tmetz2016
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We have been dropping in at local pubs and smaller restaurants. Not all are inviting. The Black Bear is very inviting with it's log wood lodge decor and huge rock fireplace. The staff are warm and friendly. The salad bar is sad but the food...More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Been here many times! A good place to just hang out or watch a game. Friendly bartenders and wait staff. Typical pub style food.

Thank mitchell m
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The Saturday night prime rib special was awesome. Pancake breakfast was yum-my. Sundays you can make your own Bloody Mary. Love the log cabin atmosphere. Try to go here at least once every time I'm in 'the Grove.'

Thank luey410
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Did not expect good tacos in WI, let alone a average looking bar, but, for a couple bucks, you get a nice couple beef tacos and a good selection of toppings. Wash down with a $2.25 draft beer from Capitol Brewery, and all is good.

Thank Buck30
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Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Cottage Grove
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