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Black Bass Hotel

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4.7
3256 Reviews
$31 to $50
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FOR OUTDOOR RESERVATIONS OR FOR ANY SPECIAL REQUESTS, PLEASE CALL 215-297-9260.

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.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    International, Contemporary American

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sun 11:00 am–2:15 pm Lunch Mon–Sat 11:30 am–2:45 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–8:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (215) 297-9260

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    John Barrett

  • Private party facilities

    The Black Bass Hotel can accommodate private parties from 15 to 90 people. Whether a formal plated dinner, elegant buffet or more casual cocktail party, we’ll work with you to provide an experience you and your guests won’t forget. Packages are available to fit every service style.

  • Private party contact

    Fiona Ridout : (844) 263-2388

  • Neighborhood

    Lumberville

  • Parking details

    Valet parking Friday, Saturday & Sunday

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Shared Plates

  • Basket of French Fries$7.00

    Served with catsup

    • Beer Battered Onion Rings$7.00

      Served with ranch dressing

      • Spinach, Crab and Artichoke Dip*$17.00

        Served with grilled pita

        • Charcuterie Plate*$18.00

          Country pâté, speck ham and pork rillettes; served with crostini, pickled fennel and cranberry mustard

          • Mediterranean Antipasto*$18.00

            Roasted garlic hummus, baba ghanoush, tabbouleh salad and grilled pita

            • Artisanal Cheese Plate*$22.00

              Stilton with Port drizzle, cave-ripened Humboldt Fog and Grafton-smoked cheddar; served with fig jam, crostini and grapes

              Pub Fare

              • Fish & Chips$17.00

                Cod battered in American pale ale; served with French fries, coleslaw and herb tartar sauce

                • Seared Salmon Fillet with Warm Lentil Salad$19.00

                  Roasted butternut squash, arugula and an orange honey dressing

                  • Beef Bourguignon$19.00

                    With Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and vegetable du jour

                    • Bass't Cheeseburger*$16.00

                      Bacon jam, spiked pickled onion and Vermont cheddar cheese; Served with sliced tomato, lettuce and French fries

                      • Slider Trio$16.00

                        A daily selection from Chef's repertoire; served on mini Brioche rolls

                        Last updated: February 24, 2022

                        What 3,256 people are saying

                        Overall ratings and reviews

                        Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                        4.7
                        4.7 based on recent ratings
                        • 4.7Food
                        • 4.8Service
                        • 4.8Ambience
                        • 4.4Value

                        NoiseModerate

                        Loved For

                        • Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

                          Scenic View

                        • Bucks County

                          Best Ambiance

                        • Bucks County

                          Great for Brunch

                        • Bucks County

                          Outdoor Dining

                        • Bucks County

                          Scenic View

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                        1. LZ

                          LZCenter

                          Philadelphia

                          4 reviews

                          5.0

                          4 reviews

                          Dined 1 day ago

                          overall5food5service4ambience5

                          An enjoyable evening. We always have great food and service. Setting is awesome.

                        2. NL

                          NickL

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined 1 day ago

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          We were able to get an outside table in the Terrance the server was very pleasant and gave us some great options and suggestions. The meal was very good.

                        3. OT

                          OpenTable Diner

                          New York Area

                          11 reviews

                          5.0

                          11 reviews

                          Dined 3 days ago

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Wonderful as always!!

                        4. TO

                          TOTfromBucks

                          Philadelphia

                          19 reviews

                          5.0

                          19 reviews

                          Dined 4 days ago

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          A wonderful experience as always. Our absolute favorite place in Bucks County.

                        5. J

                          Josera

                          New York Area

                          9 reviews

                          5.0

                          9 reviews

                          Dined 4 days ago

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Black Bass was relaxing, romantic, unpretentious, coupled with great food and excellent service!

                        6. OT

                          OpenTable Diner

                          Philadelphia

                          1 review

                          vip
                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined 4 days ago

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Golf weekend with my son. We used to live 10 minutes away from the Bass and have had many great meals and good times there. The staff is awesome.

                        7. BA

                          BethA

                          San Francisco

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined 4 days ago

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Always a good meal and atmosphere staff is very friendly and informative.

                        8. JH

                          JonH

                          Atlantic City

                          1 review

                          2.0

                          1 review

                          Dined 6 days ago

                          overall2food2service4ambience5

                          We hadn't been to the Black Bass since the pandemic started and we were so looking forward to a wonderful dinner as has been our previous experiences What a disappointment! My wife got the hanger steak medium rare and it was over cooked, tough and gristly. Practically inedible. I had the Charleston crab which was supposed to be au gratin, but instead it was swimming in a loose butter sauce that was way too rich and buttery, overtaking the sweetness of the crab. My soup, a gumbo, had very little flavor and had less appeal than beef gravy. What happened?? Totally confused what happened to a great restaurant.

                        9. G

                          Gigi22

                          New York Area

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 9, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Food was all delicious though a bit pricey. Great seafood, tasty apps. Nice view of the river. Which I could afford to be a regular!

                        10. b

                          barbara

                          New York Area

                          1 review

                          vip
                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 9, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Wonderful, food, service and location by the river. Would recommend very highly.

                        11. L

                          Linda

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 9, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          We had an excellent meal and the waitress was wonderful, one the best meals I had in a long time . We definitely plan on returning 😊

                        12. O

                          Outdoorgirl

                          Philadelphia

                          3 reviews

                          5.0

                          3 reviews

                          Dined on May 9, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and he said it was fabulous. The food was fresh, the wine selection was nice, the desserts were refreshing. We will be back to try a meal on the deck when it’s warmer. The wait staff provided impeccable service. Thank you for the signature chocolate and birthday card!

                        13. S

                          Sherri

                          Philadelphia

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 9, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Service was good, food was excellent , and the view was beautiful. One of my favorite places to go for a great meal and a beautiful view.

                        14. JR

                          JosephR

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          best restaurant for any occasion food and cocktails were great

                        15. OT

                          OpenTable Diner

                          Portland

                          1 review

                          vip
                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 6, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Wonderful. Susan was fantastic. Thank you.

                        16. P

                          Peter

                          New York Area

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 6, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Date night for Mother’s Day!

                        17. F

                          Foodforthought

                          Philadelphia

                          48 reviews

                          3.0

                          48 reviews

                          Dined on May 6, 2022

                          overall3food3service4ambience5

                          The food is good but not great. The menu could use a refresh. Portions are very large and some items are overly rich. The sandwiches are too large to pick up to eat. The appetizers are not shareable items although the deserts are yummy. Wine pours are generous.

                        18. MK

                          MarciaK

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 6, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Wonderful atmosphere with delectable food No wait and seated promptly Knowledgeable and friendly staff

                        19. CH

                          ChuckH

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 4, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Food and service were excellent. Nice view of the river and the pedestrian bridge. We were not rushed. Waitress answered several questions patiently and honestly (indicating one dessert was not her favorite). Several people seemed to be celebrating special occasions. Very nice place to "splurge" a bit and do that.

                        20. S

                          Sean

                          Atlantic City

                          1 review

                          2.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 3, 2022

                          overall2food3service1ambience4

                          Clams aren't cockles. Your chef has misrepresented this meal before. Unethical.

                        21. A

                          Alwayshungry

                          Baltimore

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 2, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Food and service were excellent. Great views of the river!!

                        22. C

                          Cannelloni

                          Philadelphia

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 2, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Birthday lunch

                        23. OT

                          OpenTable Diner

                          Philadelphia

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 1, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          My favorite spot in Bucks County! Can't beat the view and food and service was great too. A treat for my birthday :)

                        24. LB

                          LawrenceB

                          Baltimore

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 1, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Fantastic food service and view! One of a kind bar.

                        25. M

                          Margo

                          1 review

                          4.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 1, 2022

                          overall4food3service4ambience5

                          The ambiance & service are always superb. I was a little disappointed in the selections & limited choices on the Sunday lunch menu. A few more vegetarian options would be nice, especially a soup. They could have offered the soup on the dinner menu- potato leek when I asked if there was a Vegetation soup, since the lentil soup had sausage in it. I would have liked to have more choices from the dinner menu available for lunch. The savory biscuits were very good, & The omelette was good but not great.

                        26. AA

                          AnnaA

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on May 1, 2022

                          overall5food4service4ambience5

                          Amazing views, good food, a little pricey. For 2 adults and two kids, 2 kids meals, two simple entrees, one appetizer, 2 kids drinks, and four alcoholic beverages, $200. Just a heads up. Make sure to call for reservations and ask for a table next to the window specifically.

                        27. h

                          helenie

                          New York Area

                          5 reviews

                          5.0

                          5 reviews

                          Dined on May 1, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Besides the wonderful view & food the valet service was outstanding!!! They were very friendly & most importantly very helpful. My friend had a walker & they willingly assisted taking it in & out of my car. Plus,they halted traffic so we could safely cross the busy road to the restaurant. OUTSTANDING!!!

                        28. OT

                          OpenTable Diner

                          Tampa

                          2 reviews

                          5.0

                          2 reviews

                          Dined on May 1, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Loved brunch! It was over too soon!!! So wonderful service and the food was a home run.

                        29. KM

                          KimM

                          Philadelphia

                          5 reviews

                          5.0

                          5 reviews

                          Dined on April 30, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Fantastic food, service and ambiance!!

                        30. F

                          Flavia

                          Philadelphia

                          30 reviews

                          vip
                          4.0

                          30 reviews

                          Dined on April 29, 2022

                          overall4food4service5ambience5

                          Food and service were good. Felt a little rushed. Barely got our wine and the soup came out. Would have liked to linger more over our cocktail. We went to celebrate a birthday and they presented him with a card and a lovely chocolate medallion from Pierre’ chocolates in New Hope. Nice touch.

                        31. KF

                          KathleenF

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on April 29, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Delicious food and great service. Also, lovely bucolic atmosphere

                        32. MC

                          MichaelC

                          New York Area

                          10 reviews

                          5.0

                          10 reviews

                          Dined on April 29, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Wedding anniversary

                        33. L

                          Laurie

                          New York Area

                          2 reviews

                          3.0

                          2 reviews

                          Dined on April 28, 2022

                          overall3food4service5ambience4

                          I have been dining at the Black Bass for years and go there to celebrate special occasions. I loved everything about the experience but I felt the table we were eating at could have been cleaner. There were finger prints all along the side of the table which was a real turn off. They have a beautiful restaurant just need to make sure all the tables are clean and shiny and ready for guests.

                        34. B

                          Bruno

                          Philadelphia

                          103 reviews

                          vip
                          4.0

                          103 reviews

                          Dined on April 28, 2022

                          overall4food4service4ambience4

                          Lunch date with friends. Lunch menu is somewhat limited, but very good.

                        35. EC

                          EileenC

                          Las Vegas

                          7 reviews

                          3.0

                          7 reviews

                          Dined on April 27, 2022

                          overall3food5service5ambience2

                          It was our first time there and the hostess sat us at the worst table near the kitchen door and a very noisy room with a party. When I asked if we could be moved, she only offered the table next to us with the same noise level. Every other couple or group was seated at the other end of the restaurant. Very disappointed because we were celebrating our anniversary. Our waiter was excellent and so was the food.

                        36. JR

                          JackieR

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on April 26, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Perfect romantic spot overlooking the Deleware River. Walking bridge added ambiance. Great service and food was deicious. Stop at bar and have a drink.

                        37. SF

                          SoleburyFoodie

                          Philadelphia

                          29 reviews

                          vip
                          5.0

                          29 reviews

                          Dined on April 26, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          It had been too long since we'd dined at the Black Bass Inn and we found this return visit to feel just as it always had. We were welcomed back and received wonderful and energetic service from Diane. The food was still as exceptional as always - all the way through to the coffee we had with dessert. Returning was a wonderful way to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we look forward to the next visit!

                        38. BC

                          BarbaraC

                          1 review

                          4.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on April 26, 2022

                          overall4food3service5ambience5

                          Beautiful view, but the sandwich I ordered was supposed to have avocado and it had none . Service was great.

                        39. GP

                          GeraldP

                          1 review

                          5.0

                          1 review

                          Dined on April 25, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          We were greeted by friendly staff. seated promptly at time of reservation. Had a great meal. we could watch the river from our seats by the windows. Staff helped us celebrate the birthdays of members of our group.

                        40. CN

                          CNeil

                          San Francisco

                          5 reviews

                          5.0

                          5 reviews

                          Dined on April 25, 2022

                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                          Our server Shelly and the hostess Sue were truly outstanding!!! They were both so friendly and attentive, making our dining experience (in addition to the great food and drink) that much better!!! Thanks, Black Bass.

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                        Black Bass Hotel is rated 4.7 stars by 3256 OpenTable diners.

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                        Booked 32 times today
                        Google Map for Black Bass Hotel

                        3774 River Road (Route 32) Lumberville, PA 18933

                        Additional information

                        • Neighborhood

                          Lumberville

                        • Hours of operation

                          Brunch Sun 11:00 am–2:15 pm Lunch Mon–Sat 11:30 am–2:45 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–8:30 pm

                        • Cuisines

                          International, Contemporary American

                        • Dining style

                          Casual Elegant

                        • Dress code

                          Smart Casual

                        • Parking details

                          Valet parking Friday, Saturday & Sunday

                        • Payment options

                          AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                        • Executive chef

                          John Barrett

                        • Additional

                          Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                        • Phone number

                          (215) 297-9260

                        • Private party facilities

                          The Black Bass Hotel can accommodate private parties from 15 to 90 people. Whether a formal plated dinner, elegant buffet or more casual cocktail party, we’ll work with you to provide an experience you and your guests won’t forget. Packages are available to fit every service style.

                        • Private party contact

                          Fiona Ridout : (844) 263-2388

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