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Bear's Den

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1191 Oglethorpe St, Macon, GA 31201-1824
+1 478-745-9909
10:30 - 18:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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745 reviews
498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Was in the area for a business meeting and we wanted the local flavor- and boy was it good. The line out the door at lunch was definitely the give away. Daily lunch specials- I can't pick a favorite part because it was all so good. The brownie to finish it off was perfect. Better than I make. Thank you... More 

Thank orreo5859
Macon, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My best friend and I had an appointment in downtown Macon, and didn't have much time for a quick bite, well we stoped at Bears den and there was a line at the door and we said to ourselves that we would never get out of here in time, well thrs out we were only in line less than ten... More 

Thank Linda O
Royal Oak, Michigan
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Never been a fan of meatloaf until now. Wow... a must try. If you want great food in an unpretentious diner setting this is the place.

Thank JCL1984
Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful southern cooking. Very local feeling if that's what you want. Get the meatloaf you won't regret it!!

1 Thank darandriley
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Plentiful portion and nice staff. If you are looking for that someplace else to eat decision, this is one you have to try. They also have a take out counter 10-6 . Great food, good prices good people.

1 Thank JoeMaconGeorgia
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This place is almost always packed for lunch. I just stick to take out to avoid the crowd. Real friendly staff when I have visited. Food was real good. The catfish filet is on point! Seasoned very well. Fried chicken wings is pretty good too. I like the coleslaw, because it's got a little something different in it. Baked beans... More 

Thank Lou ONeil G
Marietta, GA
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173 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It's so southern, I tasted 100 years of heritage in every bite. It's as authentic as it gets folks. When traveling through Macon and want a taste of the south, this is it! Super close to Mercer and convenient to I-75.

1 Thank AtlFolks
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This restraurant makes me proud to be a Maconite. If you are looking for good homecooked Southern food you need to go get you a plate or two! You won't regret it.

Thank Alysha R
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Delicious homestyle, country cooking. Check out the rotating menu board for a different set of options each day. The sweet tea is true southern sweet tea, so if you can't handle that, you might better pour half unsweet!

Thank AmesyF
Macon, Georgia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

You will have to wait in line for lunch as it's often out the door at this Local's Only place very near Mercer University's main campus on College Street. Look for Alexander II school and turn down that road to get there. Fried foods are delicious, grilled fish yummy but the veggies are old school like Mama cooked them. Only... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1191 Oglethorpe St, Macon, GA 31201-1824
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-745-9909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?