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 just 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... 

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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!

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Happy New Year!!

Say, "Hello!" to 2019 with Tellico's best Pizza. Want an easy night? Let us do the cooking! Call ahead for your Pizza To-Go.

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Live Music

We have live music for the family on select weekends. Family friendly bands rocking the patio! Please call for details.

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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