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The Black Bear Tavern and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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102 Fort Drive, McHenry, MD 21541
+1 301-387-6800
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11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and service. Atmosphere is fun, relaxing, and appealing to a sports crowd. Nice view from deck. Wine and used book store downstairs with great prices and tastings.

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1 Thank Paige B
Towson, Maryland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the bbt on nye. It has two rooms/bars. One is a traditional bar/restaurant and the other is more like a club. The band was good and my wife liked the dj. Drinks were reasonably priced and good too. We did not eat there.

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1 Thank Matt D
Westerville, OH
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The photo for this restaurant is a bit deceiving, it gives the impression that this place is just a bar. It is also a restaurant and we went with our 9 year old son and didn't feel uncomfortable. There were many other kids there as well. The place has a nice cozy local feel with a large bar in the... More 

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1 Thank noahsmommy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Love this place. Every time I visit McHenry, it's a must go. Great life music and pool tables. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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1 Thank Margarita M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We've been to Black Bear tavern in 2008, it's a nice place to spend some time at night with friends, beer and hot wings!

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1 Thank Steh B
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We were surprised by the variety on the menu for a "tavern" and even more surprised at the excellent food. The crab cake was to die for and grilled shrimp salad just as good. Also a warm apple dumpling with ice cream topped off the meal. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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1 Thank Karen S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ordered burgers that were tasty but over cooked. Very small portion of frozen fries, would prefer hand cut fries

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1 Thank Nancy K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The food was average, but a nice little cozy restaurant. The waitress seemed very new, and awkward while serving. But overall was a nice time.

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Frostburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The staff at the Black Bear are great. Very friendly and great service. We really enjoyed our night here especially since our bartender was such a nice guy. We had already eaten and stopped for drinks. Stayed longer than we anticipated on a Tuesday night. Drinks were good and crowd was fun.

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Thank mdmbfly
Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Good selection of food. Good prices. Nice selection of beer. Very friendly staff. Outdoor seating is available. Can get noisy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Fort Drive, McHenry, MD 21541
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Garrett County  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: +1 301-387-6800

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