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Bear Diner

American, Diner
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603 Pulaski Hwy, Route 40, Bear, DE 19701-1235
+1 302-322-6242
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My steak and cheese was not great...maybe it was just an off day but I think they can do better. Their lunch specials come with soup which was great but they really need to step up their food. It would also be nice if they had shakes.

Thank Leblancfamily
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Stopped in at Bear, DE so glad I found Bear Diner. Really terrific, friendly service, standard diner surroundings and above average food.

Thank tedhart
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We were in town for a soccer tournament and needed a quick place to eat between games. Coffee was watery to me and I don't like strong coffee. Scrambled eggs were okay but the home fries were mushy.

Thank Environeer
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

It's a diner--pretty much what you'd expect! It was clean enough; fast enough; good, basic food. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank Fred B
Cape May, New Jersey
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214 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast. All the food is homemade. We had Western omelette and eggs over easy. They were good and potatoes were very good. Service was good. Small place, old decor but will go back.

Thank Rod V
Bear, Delaware
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271 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The menu had a great variety but I would say the food was your average dinner food. Good service and cheap prices

Thank valeriecolleen
Bear, Delaware
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The place is packed if you don't get there early. Plenty of food per serving, great home cooked food.

Thank cmcglothlin
Bear, Delaware
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

My Girl and i decided to eat Breakfast this morning and went to Bear Diner where we were met with our waitress name Gail who was very friendly and nice,we order all you can eat breakfast witch was very affordable an the food was very good,The mom and pop diner was very clean and the atmosphere was great.will go there... More 

Thank Jeffrey W
Delaware City, Delaware
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

On weekends there is a great breakfast buffet with lots of good and hot items. You will find good lunches and dinners with a variety on the menu.Prices are affordable and food tasty.

Thank vernas24
Fair Hill, Maryland
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161 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Had errands to run in Bear and wanted to grab breakfast at a diner. The staff were super nice & we were seated promptly. They have a breakfast buffet & I checked it out but it was near the end of the buffet and it didn't smell or appear appetizing so we ordered from the menu. Our server was great,... More 

Thank Cindy K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Pulaski Hwy, Route 40, Bear, DE 19701-1235
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Bear
  • Phone Number: +1 302-322-6242
(302) 322-6242

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