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“Great Coffee!”
Review of The Black Bear

The Black Bear
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$2 - US$18
Cuisines: Barbecue, Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating
Description: The Black Bear is the place to go for hand crafted, delicious food. Voted BEST CAFE IN ALASKA by Food Network, we proudly stand behind all that we do. Black Bear serves brunch every day until 3pm with delicious offerings such as biscuits & gravy, benedicts and classic egg breakfasts, BBQ pulled pork sandwiches on house brioche, burgers (both beefy and vegan) and our famous smoked gouda mac & cheese. Dinner offers something for everyone, from our vegan gluten-free coconut curry to wild Copper River coho salmon, braised short ribs and fresh handmade pasta with locally foraged morels. We love to find the best local and seasonal Alaskan products and bring them to the people. We offer a full espresso bar, crafting locally roasted SteamDot coffee, as well as shakes and fresh fruit smoothies. You can expect fresh pastries coming out of our in-house bakery throughout the day (some vegan, gluten-free too). And our deli case is always full of quick grab and go items to take on your adventures. If you're coming off a busy day, just grab a local beer or glass of wine to enjoy while you linger on our deck, breathe deep and take in the mountains. Black Bear offers something for everyone, whether you are on an indulgent dream vacation, or keeping on the healthy side. Locals love us, and you will too.
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We stopped here for a quick bite and coffee and were pleasantly surprised. We had the bagels with salmon and coffee, both of which were terrific. The coffee was probably the best we had on the trip!

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Reviewed 25 August 2014

Very very rare to find excellent Capuccino in NA and these lovely guys are doing it just like in Italy. Best coffee we had so far in Alaska. The pastry are lovely as well and so is the granola.

We loved it and came back the next day before we left the area for one more coffee.

These guys are great.

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Thank iritv
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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We went in search of some good local coffee and found this place. not huge but plenty of seats outside. Good selection of coffee and baked goods. Nice atmosphere and it seems a lot of locals go there as well.

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Reviewed 24 August 2014

We loved the great breakfast, free wifi , excellent latte. Decor is great too as service. We came back everyday !

Thank anectine
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

We visited the Black Bear Coffee House 3x while in Denali. Each time, we were pleased (we own a coffee shop in Prattville, AL ([MugShots JAVA]) so I tend to be pretty critical of my coffee and experiences. The service was fine 2 of the 3x. The third and last time we were able to visit, the young man helping us remembered our order from the previous day. I really appreciated that as I, too, try to remember my guest's names & drinks. These shops in Alaska have hundreds of people through them daily so it felt terrific being remembered!

Great espresso drinks (Americano's this time). Soup & cookie were great as well.
Prices competitive. Rustic atmosphere inside (Colorado/Alaska feeling).

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