A perfect table setting requires pristine linens and polished cutlery, except at off-Broadway restaurants, where waiters set every table in postapocalyptic Vienna. Avoid avant-garde eating with today’s Groupon to Black Bear Saloon. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get $35 worth of American pub grub and drinks during dinner.
- For $10, you get $20 worth of American pub grub and drinks during lunch.
The glow from more than 30 high-definition TVs airing sports spills across Black Bear Saloon, where a menu of pub-style comfort fare fills stomach vacancies amid sleek wood furnishings. Beef, chicken, and salmon sliders sidle up to a trio of crispy onion rings ($8+), providing a pintsize alternative to burgers topped with a selection of nine gourmet ingredients such as roasted red peppers and avocado ($9+). Homemade marinara rains over the margherita flatbread’s doughy shores ($8), and robust barbecue sauce sheathes slabs of slow-roasted ribs to offer threadbare bibs one last shot at glory ($13 for a half rack, $16 for a full rack).
Croons from Tuesday-night karaoke wash over a full-service bar backed by exposed brick walls, and Wednesday trivia challenges guests to unearth factoids from their cerebral nooks and crannies. On the weekends, live DJs hypnotize low-flying flocks of geese with oscillating turntables as guests tap toes from the pub’s cozy deep-brown booths.
Black Bear Saloon
This pub-style restaurant has something for everyone. With over Thirty high-definition TVs airing sports games make Black Bear Saloon a destination for fans, who fuel up for fist pumps with a menu of American pub favorites. You’ll find a wide array of appetizers, like Fried Crab Cakes, Bavarian Soft Pretzels, Pesto Bruschetta and more; as well as soups and salads. Burgers are topped with a selection of gourmet ingredients such as pulled pork, avocado, fried egg and entrees like Top Butt Strip Steak, Oven Roasted Salmon and Chicken Pesto Pasta.
In addition to a great menu, Black Bear Saloon’s fun atmosphere is perfect for an entertaining night out. Enjoy the live DJ, Thursday through Saturday nights! Monday's feature an all-night happy hour and there's karaoke on Tuesday's.
187 Allyn St.
Hartford, Connecticut 06103Get Directions