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Black Bear Lodge and Saloon

14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
+1 218-828-8400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined as a group of 8 on a Sunday night and it took forever to get our food. Orders were mixed up, and sides left out for some people. The food was at best average. I tried the walleye with almonds, but there was...More

Thank 967lynn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch with family. The "up north atmosphere" could use a little updating and cleaning. The prices were a little high ~ Had soup and sandwich special and though the portions were good size, the flavor was just not good ~ tasted like something...More

Thank Sherri T
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This place was so great, we stopped 3 times while on vacation! On the first visit, I had a club sandwich on a gluten free bun... best bun I’ve ever had! The veggies alongside it were delicious and flavorful. Boyfriend had liver and veggies and...More

Thank B926
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We sat in the bar area and had great service. My husband and son ordered the build your own burger special. Plenty of different toppings available. I had the pasta and would order that again. We will return here.

Thank KBernath
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This is my 2nd time working in Baxter. Here for 10 days. I don't get free before 8 PM and the Black Bear is open till 10. It has a large interior with both tables and booths to include a full bar. The decour is...More

Thank RobboJackson_tn
Reviewed 4 January 2018

awesome food. great atmosphere. great service. Prices were a little high. but totally worth it! The waitress was really nice and I had the best food and my significant other had fish and he really enjoyed it. We sat in a booth and felt a...More

Thank handystephanie04
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went there for lunch, the food was great, nice variety. In a great area with other things to see and do. Hope to get back and try other foods. Good for singles, couples, groups or families. Decent pricing.

Thank Island_Soul_Annie
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Stoped in with extended family when in town for Christmas. I ordered the ghost burger, since I like spicy. Ghost pepper cheese, jalapeños and avocado. I was told that “it would make me sweat”. Here I sit, 100% dry but it did have a pleasant...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Our family travels to Brainerd once a year, every year for the last 10+ years. We always plan lunch here - it's one of the highlights of our trip. The Chicken Wild Rice Soup is beyond comparison! Menu has allot of options, and our kids...More

Thank LHovde
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The Black Bear has a nice "Up North" cabin atmosphere, and the food is delicious. The prices are a bit on the high side, but if you like steaks this is a great place to go, and the food portions are generous.

Thank Jim B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Baxter
  • Phone Number: +1 218-828-8400
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