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Black Bear Saloon in Hartford? Anyone been here?

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few Jan 27, 2012 06:46 AM

So I get a Groupon coupon offer this morning, but never have been to this place

Just wondering if its worth the drive - the deal is good - but don't want to waste my gas either,,,,

Let me know CH's!

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  1. masha bousha RE: few Jan 27, 2012 09:09 AM

    Hi-I went there when it first opened and what I remember is that it wasn't memorable. Even with a groupon I wouldn't travel far to get there (and I live one town over from it).

    1. mels RE: few Jan 27, 2012 10:13 AM

      If you closed your eyes and ate any of their dishes, you could be at any chain restaurant in America. Not terrible but not memorable.

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        Burnsey RE: few Jan 28, 2012 06:25 PM

        Don't waste your money or gas!

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          TnTinCT RE: few Jan 29, 2012 05:42 PM

          Don't bother - agree with comment of "close your eyes and you could be in any chain restaurant" - totally unmemorable food, LOUD with lots of drinkers in the bar - the restaurant was almost empty.

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            few RE: few Jan 29, 2012 06:23 PM

            OK thanks CH's

            Thats why I love all of you out there.....

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              mushroomaffairs RE: few Jan 30, 2012 08:00 AM

              I have been to the Stamford one once for lunch, once at night for drinks, and once to the White Plains for drinks. The food at the Stamford BB wasn't good and wasn't bad, typical bar/pub food and as the others have said, chainsih food. I'd rate it as not worth the drive. But if you happen to be driving by and there's no other place in the distance and if you haven't eaten since yesterday, there's always the possibility. lol

              If you're going just for late night drinks, it's the type of place that gets crowded and sticky. Sticky floors, sticky tables, sticky everything.

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