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Black Bear Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1809 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1543
+1 480-926-2046
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a cozy, friendly place to eat, prices are great and the service was wonderful! It décor is full of bears and is so comfortable. Although in Arizona, my son said he felt like he was in the mountains or "up north".

Thank Karen J
tempe, az
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124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good service and food. Had the pancakes (sweet cream and HUGE), scrambled eggs (done perfectly), and bacon crispy (it actually WAS)! Need to go back for lunch or dinner.

Thank hummergirlTempe_Az
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food and excellent service. Had the Shasta breakfast which I love the healthy mixture. Worth the wait.

Thank Kim D
Gilbert, Arizona
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Day after Christmas we went for breakfast. I had the pancake combo: pancakes, eggs and bacon. The pancakes are sweet cream, light and fluffy...but not hot enough to melt the butter <insert disappointment face>. However I know from visiting many times before this was not an every time occurrence, it was a very busy morning. OJ is so tasty and... More 

Thank Sharkerisme
Mesa, Arizona
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Black Bear Cafe for breakfast. Staff very friendly and food as good as our first visit. This time we knew the serving sizes, not really hungry so got the little size. Ham and cheese omelet with one pancake just right. One poached egg with bacon,tomatoes and English muffin, perfect. We'll be back. (Still the best Cubano sandwich... More 

Thank rvlifeisgood
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on our Christmas vacation trip last year and enjoyed it so much that it as the first place we stopped on our return this year. I had the mushroom and Swiss burger, and my wife had the corned beef has breakfast (served all day). The food was great, except for the raw onions in my burger; I... More 

Thank Luke C
Orange, California
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We were seated right away. Great service. Chicken fried steak, mash potatoes, vegetables, minestrone soup and corn bread were very good. Chocolate shake was sooo chocolatey. Yummm....server came back several times to see if there was anything else...Wow, that's service.

Thank shubie710
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Husband hand Burger salad, he liked. I had Fish & Baked, sorry fish I wouldn't order again but, waitress (Jesie) was Sweet young lady and good waitress, we will be back! Deserts are amazing, Sugar free Peach for me, yummy Punkin for hubby, fantastic

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

we have eaten at this black bear several times over the years and I must say that usually the food is good and plentiful, but the last two out of three times we have been there the service has been lousy. it took forever to take our order and was about ready to walk out when the waitress showed up.... More 

Thank Stephen M
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

this dinner was great. good food, big servings. really nice staff. only a wait sometimes. will go back when i visit again.

Thank ssbmc4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1543
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Gilbert
  • Phone Number: +1 480-926-2046

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?