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The Bear Bottom Inn

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Bar, Pub
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412 West Spruce Street, Mackay, ID 83251
+1 208-588-2483
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Victor, Idaho
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a little gem in Mackay. They have a set menu each night and we were there on a Friday for ribs. Delicious! Very nice people to talk to as well. Nice choice of wine, too!

1 Thank IdahoShelby
Bellevue, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Clean & quaint restaurant with great food! We've eaten here a few times and the food is always excellent. We've had the pizza a few times and it's always good. Saturday nights in the summer one of the nightly dinner special is shrimp tacos and they are yummy and fresh, and the homemade chips and salsa are my fav!

1 Thank Arleen S
Twin Falls, ID, United States
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped on way home to Twin Falls from over Trail Creek Summit because of Trip Advisor! Service was friendly and prompt by Shannon and we were there on Saturday which is Mexican food night! It was delicious and fresh!! Yes, we would stop here again!!

1 Thank Judy L B
Mesquite, Nevada
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

They don't have a menu and only offer a few items. But the food was good! I would eat here again if I find myself out here.

1 Thank little m
Marshalls Creek, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This place provides a pleasant dining experience, good food and a fair price. Friendly attentive staff who are familiar with the area and can offer suggestions to the tourist folks. Highly recommended

Thank michaelstapleton310
Nashville, Tennessee
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296 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

We ate here for dinner on a Friday night, and the special was the ribs plate. Very good! The ribs were meaty and the sauce was unique and savory. The plate came with sweet potato, casserole, biscuit and as an extra treat there was fresh honey butter for the biscuit, and cinnamon butter for the sweet potato. They have a... More 

1 Thank D B
Acworth, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

We enjoyed our visit at the Bear Bottom Inn. We spent two days here in Mackay. The staff was extremely friendly. The room was clean, cozy and very affordable. The restaurant food was homemade and fantastic. Don't pass this inn by if traveling through Mackay!!!

Thank Greg E
Taos, New Mexico
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

New owners have really put in a lot of effort. Great beer selection, great food, service, and atmosphere, They serve one meal a night. Friday was bbq. All home made and very well done. The strawberry cheesecake desert was among the best I have had. I hope they do well. They deserve it!

Thank tuckerjw
Punta Gorda, Florida
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

Margaret only provides on selection and when it's gone dinner is over so plan to dine early. Mackey is a small country town but I think half the town plus all the guests of the Inn showed up for the lasagna, salad, rolls and craft beer.

Thank jackorrcc
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

While working in Mackay Idaho we needed a room for the night and was referred to the Bear Bottom Inn. We found the owners so friendly and helpful, the room so inviting and so clean! We had not planned to stay overnight and had no amenities. What they did not have for us they helped us find and recommended a... More 

Thank Karen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 West Spruce Street, Mackay, ID 83251
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Mackay
  • Phone Number: +1 208-588-2483

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