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32/34 main street, Warrenton, VA 20186
+1 540-428-1005
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

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

Thank wellschr
Warrenton, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 a Saturday night around 8pm. Will be back! We easily found parking nearby on both... More 

Thank JazzJoy7
Benedict, Maryland, United States
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 overly sweet.

Thank Frank R
Mission, Texas, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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. I ordered the garlic knots which was delicious but they serve them in a scorching... More 

Thank Kathy D
Washington, D.C.
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280 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
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 walton56
Tampa, Florida
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164 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
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, some folks were leaving and we were able to get a table. I was really... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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277 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
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
northern VA
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
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 in and out pretty regularly. Everything is very moderately priced, even the dynamite Rib Eye... More 

Thank HighwayStar
Columbia, Maryland
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108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
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 husband had the oyster Po Boy which was very well stuffed and also very tasty.... More 

Thank hoosiermomma76
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
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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