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Black Bear Cafe

7621 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-3907
+1 865-448-8887
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish sandwich” (72 reviews)
“fried okra” (59 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7621 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-3907
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Home cooking, delicious burgers, scrumptious desserts. Good prices. Highly recommended if you like good food and friendly service.

Thank MarieHardy
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This cafe was recommended by a couple of people in town. We went the first night, but they were closed for the evening. We went back the second night. The cafe is very popular and always busy. It's a small building, so it's crowded. But...More

Thank gab131vic
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Black Bear Cafe is a hidden gem. Small, local cafe--has good variety of food, great desserts, and the nicest, friendliest employees! We make it a point to eat here at least once each visit! We have loved everything we have had here! Very busy with...More

Thank Jani P
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We went to this cafe based on some great reviews I read about this restaurant and the reviews were right. A lady sitting near us said it was the least busy she had ever seen the place...it was Sunday and raining. Our server was friendly...More

Thank FLresidents
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We come to Townsend about once every 3 months or so and we go to Black Bear Cafe every time. Their fish sandwich is to die for, served with their homemade bread and great sides. I've never had a bad thing here, it is just...More

Thank Compton4879
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I eat here often. The food is great and the service is very good also. The only reason we don't frequent this restaurant more is because it stays very busy.

Thank SomeOleDude
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted the food to be better here, especially after reading the reviews. I had the rainbow trout, husband had the special (butterfly shrimp) and kiddos ate chili and chicken tenders. The trout was pretty flavorless, my husband said shrimp was "ok" and whenever he...More

Thank o_jenna
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Wonderful dessert, down-home cooking and southern hospitality. It really doesn't get much better than that.

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little restaurant decorated nice and makes it feel bigger than it is. The menu is not large but covers a good amount of options. Spouse got daily special of chicken and dumplings. He said it was good. It came with green...More

Thank roadrunner44x
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on a very rainy day. It is a small cafe. We were seated quickly though. Everyone we interacted with was very nice. Especially the sweet lady with short straight hair taking the payments while their credit card machine was down....More

Thank tmde
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Questions & Answers
9 February 2018|
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Response from Randy Tammy S | Property representative |
Debbie, the only thing we have is a House Salad and a Veggie Burger. Not sure if you eat fish, but we do have a mild white fish and Rainbow trout also.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7621 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-3907
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-8887
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