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Black Bear Bistro

32/34 Main Street, Warrenton, VA 20186
+1 540-428-1005
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar, Pub, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32/34 Main Street, Warrenton, VA 20186
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

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

Thank wellschr
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 16 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 24 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 18 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 Tellus9
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

2  Thank lvmylabrador
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I was in Warrenton on business and ate dinner solo here one evening. Nothing fancy, but good food with good service. I enjoyed spaghetti and meatballs!

Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went here twice in mid March 17'. It's a neat place with two, really three bars ( one upstairs and two in basement ). Has a real hometown kind of atmosphere, located right on the main drag in old town Warrenton where people pop...More

Thank HighwayStar
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were visiting Warrenton and came upon this restaurant at lunch time. They have a nice selection of Virginia beers on tap. I had the smothered portobello on wheat with the garden salad. I had the herb vinagrette dressing. My meal was quite tasty. My...More

Thank hoosiermomma76
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent pizza and wonderful service. We came with a large group of people, which included children. The food came fast, was hot and freshly prepared. The server was friendly and upbeat. Great place for lunch and dinner.

Thank NataschaS
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Response from Wickett52 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can but I would call first.
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Response from PalomitaBlanca | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant and ask. You will prob have to visit on-site to purchase unless they can do it over the phone or via their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32/34 Main Street, Warrenton, VA 20186
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warrenton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-428-1005
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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