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Black Bass Hotel
Black Bass Hotel

Black Bass Hotel Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.blackbasshotel.com/
  • Phone: (215) 297-9260
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Daily: 7:30am - 9:30am
    Lunch: Daily with the execption of Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: International, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: John Barrett
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The Black Bass Hotel can accommodate private parties for 6 to 60+. Our Private Dining Room can seat 12-14. The Private Dining Room is exquisitely outfitted with custom furnishings & a spectacular view of the Delaware River. Your event is sure to be a hit when held at the internationally-renowned Black Bass Hotel!
  • Private Party Contact: Lisa Kaleda (215) 297-9260
  • Special Events & Promotions: Having a special event? Our Canal Room provides the perfect venue. With its own cozy tavern, this private space overlooks the Delaware River through a wall of glass opening on to our outdoor patio. Please call us for more information. *50-80 guests

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Greenhill Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet parking Friday, Saturday & Sunday
A word from Black Bass Hotel
The Black Bass Hotel offers a variety of delicious dining options. The Restaurant, with a breathtaking view of the Delaware River, is open Monday through Sunday. Guests can dine al fresco, weather permitting, on The River Deck, situated along the scenic Delaware River. Come enjoy everything from Breakfast to Lunch to Dinner, as well as our fabulous Sunday Brunch!



Whether you are dining in The Restaurant, outside on The River Deck, enjoying coffee or a cocktail in the comfortable Lantern Lounge, or having a relaxing meal in The Tavern, we’re confident you will find the food and the surroundings to be to your liking.



The Black Bass is the perfect charming Bucks County setting to enjoy a fine dining experience, more casual fare in our Tavern or a luxurious weekend stay in one of in our of our amazing Suites. Please call for dinner parties of 5 or larger.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Diner Reviews
  • "as always, food consistenly good, service good, atmosphere on the patio wonderful the bartender makes a great manhattan"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I booked a reservation for a nice evening out to celebrate an anniversary with my wife and was told that we could sit inside or outside on the deck. When we arrived on time and I was told that we would have to wait an additional hour or more to sit out on the deck so we opted to sit inside on a beautiful night. Our Appetizers were very good, recommend the calamari. Another round of drinks delayed the waitress joked that she keeps forgetting us. My wife ordered soft shell crabs and they were very good. I ordered a strip steak and it was just okay. We were really excited to splurge a little and enjoy a nice night out, my wife and I had a great time despite the lack of service and so-so food. Sad to say that we will not be back anytime soon."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "With its position on the Delaware River, the ambience is amazing. The service is also excellent. They accommodated my many food sensitivities with grace and imagination. I usually just take out what I can't eat. The kitchen mad substation suggestions and it was great. It was a great anniversary dinner."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Sundays champagne brunch is always great along with the service. Sitting outside with views if the river is gorgeous. They have umbrellas at every table so you're not uncomfortable sitting in the sun. They are pretty good about refilling our champagne it's part of the Sunday brunch. Will return next weekend."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Our reservation must have been lost because it took almost an hour to get our table. We spent the time at the bar which was enjoyable but it seemed lots of other diners got their table long before we did. However the wait was worth it and our dinners were wonderful! Lovely evening."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The signature dish, Charleston meeting street crabmeat has remained on the menu through thick and this at this historic venue. It gets smaller and smaller and the cognac ratio has diminished. Our server was a lovely woman. The management....not so much. Lunch for two with cocktails and tip was $170. Yet were were bum rushed out because a large group was coming in. (Not even a complimentary dessert or drink at the bar was offered). The view is bliss; it's extremely overpriced for the quality and quantity of the food. I can almost accept that, but not the bum's rush."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We arrived early so we went to the bar for a drink. Vicki, the bartender, was sweet and sociable. At dinner we were seated right along the large windows overlooking the Delaware. It was beautiful. We had empanadas and the firecracker shrimp for appetizers. They were both good, but the sauce that comes with the empanadas was RIDICULOUS. I do not know what was in it, it tasted of a guacamole/cilantro combination, and we slathered it on the empanadas. Yum. For dinner, we ordered the scallops (which were HUGE and delicious), and the Charleston Meeting Street Crab. O - M - G. We were giggling as we were eating it because it was just.so.good. Oh and a side of crispy grits! AMAZING! Best birthday dinner ever. Definitely will be back. Soon!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "We chose Black Bass for our wedding luncheon. The service was superior: our waitress, Zoe, was attentive, informed, responsive to all of our questions, and most supportive of the joyousness of our occasion. Zoe definitely added to the pleasure of our Black Bass experience. Also figuring in our choice was the need for a gluten free menu. The cake you provided was superb; the range of choices for gluten free was excellent. Our only concern was that French fries offered on gluten free were not (Zoe checked for us) Gluten free. The Black Bass setting and ambiance are, of course, extraordinary. A wonderful experience!"
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "I took my wife to celebrate our 34th anniversary and we were not disappointed. While at a window table overlooking the Delaware River we thoroughly relished the chateaubriand for two. OK the rolls were a little dry and the beer list limited but all was forgiven when we dug into the perfectly cooked beef covered with abundant chunks of crab in Bernaise sauce."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Dinner tasted wonderful: Crabcakes, excellent squid appetisers, Tuna and Barramundi main course. But we both spent the entire night getting up repeatedly to drink water to hydrate after consuming much too much salt. The view of the river is unbeatable"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "WAITRESS LEFT ALOT TO BE DESIRED, SOMETHING YOU WOULD EXPECT IN A DINNER. PORTIONS WERE VERY SMALL , SALAD AND ENTREE, FOR WHAT YOU WERE PAYING. WE PURCHASED OUR LEXUS FROM THE OWNER OF THE BLACK BASS AND HAVE RECEIVED EXCELLENT SERVICE, BUT WERE QUITE DISAPPOINTED WHEN IT CAME TO THE BLACK BASS. WE WERE ESPECIALLY DISAPPOINTED SINCE WE CHOOSE THE BLACK BASS TO CELEBRATE OUR 50 TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY ."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We went for the view but will go back for the delicious food. A well rounded, interesting menu and an accommodating talented kitchen surprised my father and I who are touring the Delaware River Restaurants. The fish was perfect. The salad was fresh and interesting without being trendy. The cold soup was refreshing and onion soup sublime. The desserts were irresistible. While we spent a pretty penny we could have managed a delightful lunch or dinner at a reasonable expense by having less. However, we would have missed the best meal we have found along the Delaware."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "The chilled cucumber soup with Cajun spices was a great way to start off a meal. I've been here many times before, but this was the first time that I had the Charlestown Meeting House crab. I'm so glad that I did; it was an excellent choice!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Food, ambience, service exceptional . When a resturant can deliver a great experience even when short handed and extremely busy the entire staff should be commended thank you"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Creative menu that changes seasonally. Outstanding food. Reasonably priced for the caliber of food, location and ambiance."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Today we went to the Tavern to try that menu and also the locals menu which is a three course menu for $32.50. From the Tavern menu I had the Rum/Molasas painted salmon with sweet potato fries. From the Locals menu we had the Butter Lettuce and avacato salad. Then we had the 10oz NY Strip Steak and finally the awesome carrot cake. Those three items were just $32.50 What a bargin. Vickie was our server and couldn't have been more helpful and a delight for us to have her take care of us."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Several great specials that night. Ceasar salad was substantial and not overpowered with dressing. View of the Delaware River was very refreshing and made for a wonderful casual evening. The upside down crab and lobster chunks with mango appetizer was delightful and filling and hit the spot on a warm summer evening. There is outside seating on the terrace but was not aware until after seated."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We had a lovely brunch on the Delaware. I had very good shrimp and grits which I would rarely have outside of the south. My partners had steak and eggs which were cooked to their specifications. The meal included appetizer, granola and yogurt, and dessert. I highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I can't begin to say how pleased I was with the Black Bass! I took the family here to celebrate my husbands bday and we loved the food, service, and had an amazing view of the Delaware. Not only did all the staff wish my hubby a Happy Bday but they gave him a card and a box of chocolates. If you are looking for a special place to go the Black Bass is perfect! The 3 course meal is so wonderful! I had steak and eggs and the scones are freshly baked! I give this experience an A+! Thank you so much."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Long story but I was given a dinner for two by my boss as an apology. It was sweet revenge, from the spinach salad to the pastrami spring rolls to the lamb in mint jalapeño sauce to the homemade cinnamon chocolate chip ice cream. Top it off with a romantic walk across the Delaware River on the pedestrian bridge."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "First time to Lumberville, PA and was not disappointed. Quite a view with the Delaware River running beside the restaurant. The indoor, historical decorations are a must see, and will leave you walking the restaurant, asking to step around people's tables to find the next treasure. The drinks were professionally made, very authentic. Paired with the fabulous food choices, it's a spot I would recommend, and if I'm back in PA in the near future, would dine at again."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated her birthday on the outdoor dining patio of the hotel. The food was excellent and the staff very capable. The view of the Delaware was relaxing and scenic. We plan to return for a cozy and romantic stay in the hotel for my birthday this winter."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The hostess was inexperienced,said flat out that we did not have reservations, lucky for us that there were still available tables. The wait staff was friendly and made up for management!Food was good!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "The Black Bass is one for the prettiest and most romanric restaurants in Bucks County. The food has really improved and the soft shell crabs that I had were excellent. My husband really liked the duck and the wine list was also very good. We will go back again soon"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Chateaubriand for two (69.00) was very chewy and fatty. Both my husband and I could not finish it. Brought it home, and can bring in the remainder to show you how fatty and grisly it was. As an amends they gave us one dessert to share. We were extremely disappointed, as it was a very special occasion, and we paid full price for the whole dinner. Certainly not worth the money, and poor response from manager. Very sad and sorry, and will not be able to recommend your restaurant to anyone."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "we took our mom out for lunch on friday afternoon. the food, service and view could not have been better. it made her day. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "My recent Sunday brunch at Black Bass seemed not on a par with prior visits. On the plus side, our server was very attentive and the view and ambience terrific as always. Our server and the kitchen also accommodated my diet with a cheese a plate rather than the high carb first course options. All very impressive. My first negative reaction came when the leg and full pastry server arrived. My friend can eat pastries and her option was either one little lemon poppy seed muffin or a scone. Not even one of each. And this is a $35 pp brunch! Next was the fruit cup w yogurt and granola. I expected fresh berries but it seemed to be canned fruit. Did I mention $35 pp?? The main course omlet was ok but not great. Is the business in trouble?"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "The Black Bass never disappoints. We've been going there for years for special occasions. Love the view, rain or shine. Our server was excellent."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We have been coming to this place for our anniversary dinner every year (minus a few where we were out of town). I would like to say that it gets better every year but not true. This year we were placed near another couple who were very loud and obviously had tipped a few before coming to the restaurant. We asked to be moved and it was complied with. The service person kept pushing us. We wanted to take our time and enjoy our one night out at a leisurely pace. The wine list could have included a couple other common varieties. The food was good, not excellent compared to previous years. Next year we may change locations for our anniversary dinner, or maybe not."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "It was a lovely day so we drove an hour to get the the Black Bass in order to sit on their deck - only to find all tables were reserved. So we sat by the window looking down on empty tables on the deck the entire time we were there. The lunch menu is limited but the food was good. When the bill came we'd been charged $12 for an apple tart so small it barely registered on the plate - instead of the 9$ menu price. Then it took them longer to fix the bill than it had to serve lunch. So, its a lovely spot with good food but the service needs to be taken up a notch or two."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "I think the Black Bass needs to decide what it is or wants to be. It opened as a fine dining place and is now a hang-out for bikers wearing biking clothing showing off their junk. If I want to eat like that I go to Dilly's and I most assuredly should have gone there on Monday. For $30.00 all of us would have had a better lunch than the $108.00 I spent. To be fair about three weeks earlier I had dinner there and it was good. The wait staff is excellent to good and the place is beautiful. I think Management wants heads at any cost and is creating lunch to match the client. The only way I will return is if I am invited."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Beautiful spot, tasty food, great service & settings! Highly recommend! "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "This is a lovely old riverside eatery. We met very critical friends for dinner there, and they were charmed by the place. The food is just about flawless--fresh and flavorful salads, calimari to die for and my seared scallops and pork belly entree was impeccably prepared and absolutely delightful. Our waitress was skilled, but she was overburdened. It was a crowded night. As a result, we had some overly long waits for drinks and again between courses. Otherwise, no complaints whatsoever."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Excellent food , great service and wonderful atmosphere . Highly recommend this resturant"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "We chose this restaurant because of the location, and its great reputation. The dinner was very good, my entrée, the lobster item on the menu, was a bit too rich and heavy for my liking. The service was fair at best. Our server took a long time to get to our table, and was not the most professional especially for a high class/pricey restaurant. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "The food was incredible. My girlfriend who usually eats half of her food and saves rest for another meal, cleaned her plate and also had bites of my meal. We plan on returning soon to the area just to dine here again. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "My girlfriends and I had a lovely time at brunch! The food was incredible!! We are looking forward to going back again soon. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "always a very pleasant experience - beautiful building in a lovely setting. Food not outstanding, but always consistently good. Our waitress was a gem. Highly recommend a drive in beautiful Bucks County along the river and a stop at Black Bass for a very satisfying meal."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Excellent dining right on the Delaware River. Built in 1700s, the ambience wreaks of history. In nice weather there is outdoor seating as well as indoor. Perfect location for special events."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "We took Mom out for Mother's Day and enjoyed the entire experience. The roasted rhubarb salad was delicious. The special, king salmon with Thai coconut curry and crabmeat, was absolutely fabulous. It was truly one of the best salmon dishes I've ever had. The view is beautiful. While we sat indoors, we had a wonderful window seat with a view of the river below and the bridge. We noticed there were tables outside below as well. Mom got the sea bass with edamame which she thoroughly enjoyed, and Dad enjoyed the Atlantic salmon which was on the menu. This is an ideal place for a special occasion. Love the old inn feel; quaint and welcoming, yet with modern amenities. I would return in a heartbeat!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014