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Black Bear Cafe

215 Roosevelt Trl, Naples, ME 04055-5438
+1 207-693-4770
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“salmon” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
215 Roosevelt Trl, Naples, ME 04055-5438
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here based on a recommendation from a friend. The food was delicious, in an Irish pub atmosphere. I was expecting pub grub or "Irish fare". I had the baked haddock which was deliciously sweet and perfectly cooked. My friend had the baked...More

Thank flynnml
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow, we are so delighted you enjoyed your visit to the BBC. For sure we'll make sure our Chef and his crew get your feedback and we hope you visit us again. Thank you very much.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly, accommodating and the food is pub fare with a twist. My friend had the shepherd's pie that included summer squash and zucchini. He said he was skeptical but once he tried it; he declared that it was "really very good". They do know...More

Thank Harney556
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We welcome all feedback and thank you for taking the time to review the BBC. And we hope we have to opportunity to serve you again. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were excellent. Everybody seemed to be having a great time. The music was performed by Frank Ryan who kept the crowd upbeat with a great selection of Irish jigs and reels and some really fine American songs. Top night.More

Thank Gerry K
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gerry K - We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience - Frank Ryan is a favorite performer at the BBC and we love his talent and the energy he brings to the room. Thank you so much for your great review, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About twenty of us there for dinner. Friendly and efficient service. Restaurant accommodated an array of palates, even adapting menu selections. Good beers, good wines, good cocktails.More

Thank Momus60657
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, thank you for your awesome feedback as we are delighted when our customers have a great experience. Pleasing a group of 20 is a plus, and of course our staff are at the root of excellent service and good food. Thank you for choosing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, Irish-pub atmosphere. We ate in the "snug" but could still hear (and see) the Irish music in the main room. Apparently there is live Celtic music most weekends. Dinner was very good. Enjoyed the Smithwick's ale on tap. Nice, friendly place.More

Thank Jessie R
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. We are thrilled to know it was a good experience. During the summer we have life Irish folk music every night, and other times it is Friday and Saturday nights, with some additional nights thrown in. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place again with 4 other people as we knew we had good food here before. It was a friday night and it was busy, but we didn't have a long wait for a table. The service this time was a disappointment, as...More

1  Thank Goodguydoug
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Oh this is so disappointing - I am so sorry to get news of your experience. Things can get backed up when many people arrive at the same time, but it should never take that long to get a round of drinks and the entire...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We have eaten her twice in last year. The food is good for a small Maine town. I like the seafood dishes. I had Salmon on a nice Summer Salad. The beer selection was also fairly good...they had Allagash White on tap. Overall the service...More

Thank Rob L
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a kind review. We love it when our customers have the right experience and give us another shot when something 'before' didn't go as planned. We did have a problem at the beginning of the...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We always come here on our yearly Maine trip. Have been for drinks a few times, finnally had dinner and it was great. Live music is always nice. But no Irish food selections. We had 8 people and everyone loved their food. Lobster mac n...More

1  Thank 744seang
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

The customer is always right. We are delighted you enjoyed your food and had a good experience. One of the owners is from Waterford, Ireland, and our pub was created based on the pubs when he came of age and learned the business (when food...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Food was OK, but service was way too slow. It took us 2 1/2 hours to order and be served after we sat down. They were out of 4 basic things on the menu that we ordered and the server kept coming back to our...More

3  Thank Adam F
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The three of us went for dinner on a Thursday night in busy July. My Caesar salad was very good and the fish and chips were the best I have ever had. It is haddock and had a really good breading. The fries were hand...More

1  Thank Mtraidman
BBCMamaBear, Owner at Black Bear Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Wow, thank you for the great review. You made our day, and we hope you'll visit us again when you are in the neighborhood. Thank you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Roosevelt Trl, Naples, ME 04055-5438
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 207-693-4770
  • E-mail
Description
An authentic Irish pub in the heart of the Lakes Region. Created in the spirit of country pubs in southern Ireland, the owner, from Waterford, Ireland, assures us that the tradition and ambiance of a true 'public house' is presented to each guest that visits 'the Bear." The staff are each trained to pour a perfect pint, great food is delivered from the tiny kitchen, including local favorites like Fish 'n Chips, steaks, salads, seafood, burgers, and amazing desserts. Ask your server about vegetarian and gluten free options too.
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