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Black Bear Bistro

) #4 of 72 Restaurants in Warrenton €€ - €€€ American, , Pizza
32/34 main street, Warrenton, VA 20186
+1 540-428-1005
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
32/34 main street, Warrenton, VA 20186
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped for dinner after sightseeing. This was a regular stop for our hosts. Glad we went. We went downstairs into the cellar. Great place. A bit rustic with a lot or personality. Our server was great. She didn't miss a beat when we teased...More

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for a light dinner and found it perfect for a warm summer evening. Excellent burgers and good service, too. Has a nice outdoor area which we will try next time.

Thank Betty A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is casual and fun. Had a nice lunch. Server was delightful and helpful. Had grilled cheese with vegan chili and chicken salad sandwich. Really good! Worth a visit

Thank Flashstar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered a monte cristo. Ugggh! Soggy mushy bread not grilled, piece of chicken which appeared to be boiled and tasteless some ham and I don't know what else it was the worst sandwich I have ever had I took one bite it made me half...More

Thank bjh244
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They've changed ownership a couple times over the years but I've never been disappointed. Good food, drinks, and service.

Thank wellschr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love sitting upstairs looking out on the small town main street. Fun atmosphere. Food is good. Cold slaw is amazing...sweet! Calzone is crunchy on the outside...really good. Servers are friendly. Prices are reasonable. We visited on a Thursday night and again the next week on...More

Thank JazzJoy7
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Ok, a nice enough place, friendly, and the food was good - but not so good that it is much of a memory to me now, BUT the chocolate chip bread pudding was the start. Rich, lots of chocolate chips, moist not dry and not...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went there for dinner. We were looking forward to wood fired pizza. The pizza is only 12 inch, not enough for two people. There was some kind of strange taste to the sauce, either a herb or vegetable that was added....More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 17 April 2017

service is always cheerful and good. food pretty good. nice reliable place to grab casual dinner. good artisanal pizzas. sandwiches good. a few nice draft beers.

Thank walton56
Reviewed 16 April 2017

After reading reviews on trip advisor, my husband and I decided to try this restaurant In March (I am a little behind on the review. We took another trip in April). Advice, get here early, it was packed when we got there. Luckily for us,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32/34 main street, Warrenton, VA 20186
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warrenton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-428-1005
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Combining the best of farm fresh local and organic ingredients with old-fashioned family value, Black Bear Bistro serves up generous portions of great food at very reasonable pricing. All dishes are prepared to order using the finest produce, herbs, cheeses, breads and meats. Meals are complemented by excellent Virginia wines plus on tap are a great selection of Virginia brewed draft beer selections … or try one of our signature martinis – all served by a friendly, attentive staff!Black Bear Bistro & Cellar is open daily. On Monday & Tuesday, we are open for lunch only, from 11am – 5pm. Wednesday through Sunday, lunch is served from 11am to 4pm. We serve what our patrons consider the ‘Best Lunch in Warrenton’, featuring the highest quality and tastiest food that is well worth the time it takes to prepare from scratch. Plus our Quick Lunch section satisfies our hastiest of lunch patrons who need to get in and out promptly, but still leave with a smile of satisfaction.Wednesday through Sunday, from 4pm – 9pm ( and until 10pm on Friday and Saturday ), Black Bear Bistro & Cellar shifts over to the Dinner Menu adding sumptuous entrees to our list of famous burgers and sandwiches. Chef Eisenhauer also creates a special menu each night to feature dishes he’s created for that night alone!In addition to our several indoor dining areas, Black Bear Bistro & Cellar also boasts of an outdoor patio complete with wrought iron chairs and tables covered by lovely umbrellas for shade. The patio is open seasonally and is pet friendly. Bring your furry or feathered friends to join you while you enjoy a lovely meal alfresco! While the indoor areas of Black Bear Bistro & Cellar are non-smoking, we do allow smoking outside on the patio.Whether it’s a casual lunch, a hearty dinner or a special occasion, Black Bear Bistro & Cellar has flexible dining spaces which can be combined to accommodate small to medium size receptions, parties, business lunches or meetings to suit your needs and budget.
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