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Black Bear Bistro

32/34 Main Street, Warrenton, VA 20186
+1 540-428-1005
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Pub, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32/34 Main Street, Warrenton, VA 20186
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We met some friends there today for a pizza lunch. Service was good, as was the pizza. We were on the lower level in the back by the pizza oven, not quite the ambiance as the upper but cute never the less. 2 12" pizzas...More

Thank barry s
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Excellent sandwiches. Numerous choices of types and sizes of hamburgers, all good. Many types of pizza. The pizzas are terrific. Extensive menu though typically I've gotten sandwiches. Comfortable seating indoors and outdoors.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Enjoyed sitting with my wife near the front window and people watching. The steak & cheese sandwich was very good, the fries not so much. The sausage & chicken gumbo was good not great. The beer was cold and we enjoyed listening to Pink Floyd...More

Thank FlyinginaBlueDream
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Was looking for a half way point to meet my son and granddaughter for lunch. I searched Tripadvisor and decided to give this place a try. The menu has a burger called the Hangover which has a fried egg and habanero sauce so I knew...More

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Sitting at the bar just getting the vibe of a town the goodness of the people the happiness of the staff. BBB is a great hangout!

Thank Dirk N
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I had lunch here the other day and were very impressed. She had the Beef Au Jus and said it should have been served with a spoon because the au Jus was more like gravy than broth and was excellent. I had...More

1  Thank Speckul8r
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Chili dog was very mediocre, shame! Pizza was average, beer choices were good. Nice atmosphere, took a long time to be served (25 minutes). Shame, nice location and setting, but very average food.

Thank AJGR
Reviewed 9 January 2017

After discovering that Claire's was fully booked, my friend suggested that we give the Black Bear a try. It is a quaint restaurant on the main street on the historic downtown. They had a few tables free at about 1:20pm and we had our pick....More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The food, the service, and the atmosphere were all enjoyable. If you're visiting Warrenton (which I recommend), this is a great place for lunch or dinner.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My wife and I were out on a weekend drive and found this place on Main Street in Warrenton along with other quint little shops. The atmosphere was good and reflected the nice small town. Bar-type food was fine and more than I expected with...More

Thank CarpeDiem45
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Response from Wickett52 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they can but I would call first.
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Response from PalomitaBlanca | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant and ask. You will prob have to visit on-site to purchase unless they can do it over the phone or via their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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