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Bears Den

"If The Door's Open, The Grill's On!"

About Us

Welcome to Bears Den, an elevated bar joint located in Ottawa, IL. Our establishment offers a unique and diverse menu that caters to all tastes and preferences. At Bears Den, we take pride in serving delicious sausage patties, mouthwatering burgers, satisfying breakfast sandwiches, flavorful chicken wings, and crispy corn dogs, among other delectable options. Whether you're looking for a casual breakfast, a hearty lunch, or a late-night snack, our menu has something for everyone. Our skilled chefs use only the finest ingredients to ensure each dish is prepared to perfection. With a cozy and inviting atmosphere, Bears Den is the perfect place to gather with friends, enjoy a cold drink from our well-stocked bar, and indulge in our delectable food offerings. Join us at Bears Den, where great food, friendly service, and a vibrant atmosphere come together to create an unforgettable dining experience.

Areas Served

Ottawa, IL | Utica, IL | Streator, IL | Peru, IL | La Salle, IL | Princeton, IL | Morris, IL | DeKalb, IL

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On 6/7/2024 Cristi Leibold had this to say:
Love it here it's the same owners but the food is still amazing both of the owners are amazing 😍😍 still a family atmosphere

On 5/18/2024 Darren Harvey had this to say:
Feom out of town, first time eating here. Waitress recommended the sausage sandwich and she didn't steer us wrong. Was delicious! Atmosphere was typical of an early afternoon bar/pub. A little loud, but not obnoxiously noisy. People just having a good time...

On 5/5/2024 Thomas Porter had this to say:
Best sausage sandwich on the planet!

On 4/28/2024 Sebastian Pohl had this to say:
Nice bar, did the burger challenge, quite challenging indeed but very tasty.

On 4/25/2024 Jeramie Spears had this to say:
Great place!

Contact Us

Bears Den
1607 Ottawa Ave Naplate, IL 61350
Phone: (815) 434-5168

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Our Hours

Holiday Hours May Vary. Please Call For Details.

Monday: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM


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