Poke the Bear
Restaurant in Green Bay
Welcome to Poke the Bear, a bold, flavorful restaurant highlighting Green Bays’ sports heritage. Located in the heart of the Entertainment District you will experience locally sourced cuisine. Inside the Historic Hotel Northland in Downtown and just a short drive to Lambeau Field, this fan-focused restaurant combines a warm, welcoming atmosphere with fresh, full-flavored food in a sports history environment. Whether you’re a Hotel Northland guest, a football fan, or a food-lover looking for a new favorite spot to dine, Poke the Bear offers everything friends and family need for a great, casual dining experience.
Generations of Fans
Here at Poke the Bear we focus on your past, present and future sports experiences. From your grandparents’ stories sitting on metal benches in the rain and snow to the first time you took your children to a game our hope is to make your dining experience something memorable. As longtime residents of this great little city, we take pride in our history and take our time to honor our fans. Visit us and soak up our energy and enthusiasm.
Not a football fan? Not a problem. All are welcome, Hotel Northland guests, walk-ins, or just hungry folks.
Be sure to visit our Poke the Bear bar.
Local & Sustainable
Interested in Poke the Bear lunch or dinner options at our bar and restaurant? We’re more than a place to enjoy history and fan heritage. Here, we believe in supporting and uplifting our community in every way possible, from fan appreciation and collaboration to locally sourced foods and beverages.
A visit to Poke the Bear’s Bar will delight your senses with hand-crafted cocktails made with fresh, hand-squeezed juices and homemade syrups. Sixteen local beers are on tap and Wisconsin Old Fashioned are muddled. An extensive wine list is available with by the glass or full bottle selections.
The restaurant menu consists of high quality, fresh, local, sustainable ingredients. We strive to support Green Bay’s economy and further our local farmers and growers to give you, the customer, the best nutritional and flavorful dining experience possible. Menu includes American food, snacks, shareables, soup & salad, hand helds and Green Bay specialties.
Come out to Poke the Bear at the Hotel Northland. Great food and great company await you. Come and experience Green Bay culture.