Our seasonal menus are based on the highest quality ingredients from local farms, dairy producers, a…


Retail Coffee, Espresso

Retail Coffee: Lacau $15 This coffee is from East Timor, the first new sovereign state of the 21st …

Patio Evening


DC’s Best Outdoor Patio July 6th, 2015 …


“an impossibly small kitchen [that] produces magical things“  MidCity, March, 2015 …


“best new sandwiches in DC”  Zagat, March, 2015 …

Little Bear with Number

James Bear[d] Nominated Chef at Big Bear

“Big Bear Café has been the Bloomingdale neighborhood spot for one of the area’s best cups of coffee or tea; breakfast or a homemade lunch, all served in a comfortable, welcoming environment or on the restaurant’s cobblestone patio surrounded by herb and flower gardens. Truly a ‘neighborhood’ spot, it has been involved in the founding […]


Zagat – Best New Sandwiches in DC

Pressed Kimchi Reuben Sandwich at Big Bear Cafe Newly installed chef Quinten Frye created this stack of beef pastrami, housemade kimchi, a “secret sauce” and Gruyère on Lyon Bakery rye bread for the lunch menu. Price: $12 Insider Tip: The sandwich can be found selling for $9 during happy hour, and all sandwiches can be complemented by market greens or potato […]