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Black Bear Inn

320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
+1 608-839-5222
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good45%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was very cool and rainy this day for lunch. I had the clam chowder. It was very good and thick. Just the way I like it. My mushroom burger was very good also. I like the log cabin atmosphere. I wish I would of...More

Thank Kev521
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Black bear omelette was fabulous. Light and fluffy. Bloody mary was good and eggs were eggs. The pancakes are really flavorful.

Thank caley22
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Out for a Sunday drive on a Saturday. Got off the interstate to enjoy the rolling farmland of Wisconsin. We were looking for a place to eat and do not like fast food places. Nothing beats stopping at a local hangout for good food and...More

Thank pete6179
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Took my wife and daughter there for supper. We had eaten there a month ago to have the exact same thing happen, Again! There is a dining room with a fireplace that would add heat and atmosphere if it was utilized but apparently is rarely...More

Thank DenB B
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Great Atmosphere for hanging out with friends or having a meal with your family. Good food and good service. Easy to get to from Madison.

Thank Daphnie P
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We met our daughters and grandson here for a Friday Night Fish Fry and we're not disappointed! Staff was friendly and efficient. We all enjoyed our meals with some having the baked fish and others the deep fried fish. The salad bar was great. The...More

Thank WITraveler45
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Despite the owner's lack of attention to details such as the outdoor upkeep of the place and dismal salad bar, the burgers and french fries are good and consistently prepared. The portion of french fries has decreased and is on the skimpy side but always...More

Thank superiorland
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Quite the party place later in the evening! My friend from Pittsburg loooooves this place!!! It's hard to get her to go anywhere else! Keep up the good work, BB!

Thank Cortney K
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Met family here for lunch while passing through the area. Good pub grub. Clean non-smokey environment. Waitress was friendly and the place was but not overly so. It took a little while for the food to get to the table but we were visiting with...More

Thank dflickd
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere. Always fun and great service. Have been there on a quiet day and a wild night.

Thank William R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 W Cottage Grove Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527-9672
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Cottage Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 608-839-5222
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