Bears Den Front View

The Restaurant

Rich Leudemann, Owner of The Bears Den and Tellicafe, located in Tellico Plains, TN, grew up in the restaurant business. His father was a restaurant owner and passed his love of the business on to Rich. Over the years Rich has been around the business in almost every aspect.

Rich's latest endeavor, The Bears Den, a pizza restaurant heavily influenced by his Italian heritage, is now open and already hosting live music and other wonderful events. With seating for over 80 people you are sure to find your place.

Our History

Our Featured Dessert Menu

We love Pizza so much we even feature Pizza Desserts! Check out these sweet twists on an ever popular dish!


Come join us for any of our upcoming events. Grab a beer and some wings, sit back and enjoy the entertainment. We will have events regularly on the weekends, so check back to stay up to date with what is going on!! See you soon... 

Starting 06/01/19

Live Music

Live music on the weekends. Join us on Friday and Saturday from 6pm till 9pm! Family friendly bands rocking the patio!

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Come join us for a game of Darts! Bring the family for a good time or gather up the friends for a friendly competition!


Tom Cordle · Tony Housley

Live on Saturday from 6pm to 9pm at The Bear's Den. Classic Country, Rock, and Blues. Join us for some pizza and dancing!

Come Join Us!

Take Out or Eat in, The Bears Den offers the best Pizza in the county as well as the friendliest service. Whether you are a resident, or a visitor passing through, be sure to stop in for a great Pizza Experience!

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