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Black Bear Inn

320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
+1 608-839-5222
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good41%
  • Average34%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Cold in there.”
7 Dec 2017
“Great Local Pub”
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All hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my wife and daughter there for supper. We had eaten there a month ago to have the exact same thing happen, Again! There is a dining room with a fireplace that would add heat and atmosphere if it was utilized but apparently is rarely...More

Thank DenB B
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Great Atmosphere for hanging out with friends or having a meal with your family. Good food and good service. Easy to get to from Madison.

Thank Daphnie P
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We met our daughters and grandson here for a Friday Night Fish Fry and we're not disappointed! Staff was friendly and efficient. We all enjoyed our meals with some having the baked fish and others the deep fried fish. The salad bar was great. The...More

Thank WITraveler45
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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 8 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 10 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 26 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
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
8:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Cottage Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 608-839-5222
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