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$8 - $33
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is awesome! It reminded us of places on the north shore of Lake Superior back home in MN and actually two workers were from MN! Biscuits and gravy were delicious as were the homemade coconut bread and raspberry/lemon scone, not to mention the...coffee. Such a welcome respite from the Princess resort places across the street. Only wished we had discovered it sooner during our two-day stay!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited twice in the short time we were there. Excellent coffee, pastries outstanding. Also had the BLT and avocado toast. Both delicious. Staff very friendly and they work hard!

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 23 September 2023

This little restaurant serves very good meals and has very good pastries. I enjoyed their salmon dinner, their marinated portabella mushroom sandwich, their sweet potato bread/cake and their blueberry muffin. They have indoor and outdoor seating. Their prices are better than most of the other...restaurants in the town of Denali.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 3 September 2023

This is one of the better places for breakfast and you know it because there is a line out the door. The food is very good. We went for breakfast twice. They do have take away so I suggest ordering food early and then going...to pick it up.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 1 September 2023 via mobile

Good for breakfast but very busy. Sitting inside and out, but with rain of the area limited seating. Good food for breakfast, and for dinner on days open in evening. People nice. Sorry I still do not like being asked to tip on takeout!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 27 August 2023

Lovely meal, we both had the miso salmon which was very tasty and good value. Excellent service and a pleasant view.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 11 August 2023 via mobile

We had two meals and breakfast there. The food was good and very reasonably priced which is unusual for a Denali. We recommend it

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 3 August 2023 via mobile

Great breakfast options and good coffee. Food is prepared to order, and hot when served. The staff are very friendly and gave smiles on their faces.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 1 August 2023

The Black Bear Coffee House was incredible. Get away from the $30 breakfast buffet at you hotel and go here. They had incredible fresh baked goods and regular breakfast items. The cinnamon rolls were incredible. The coffee was great. The service was awesome. If it...appears to be busy, it is not. They service people fairly quickly. This was the best breakfast I had on my two week cruise and land vacation. Do not miss!!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 31 July 2023

Cute shop with friendly employees. Had the BLT with avocado and it was delicious! Quick service also.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 28 July 2023 via mobile

I would rate this place above excellent! All the homemade bakery items were amazing and the breakfast was delicious! Cinnamon rolls are next level good. All the young ladies working up front had great customer service skills and all the guys in the back were...working hard to get the delicious food out quickly. If you are staying nearby you must stop in try this place.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 25 July 2023 via mobile

Went for coffee and breakfast. They were incredibly busy but handled the surge well. Our coffee was the best we’ve had on the whole trip. Breakfast was also good enough for us to try to figure out how to go back each morning before departing...Denali.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 22 July 2023 via mobile

This is a great place to grab a tasty bite! We went both days for breakfast that we were here and would’ve done lunch but came back from an activity MUCH later than anticipated. I got the breakfast bear-ito with sausage both times. It was...the best breakfast burrito I’ve ever had, very flavorful, hearty, not dry, great balance of ingredients, and perfectly seasoned. The sourdough pancakes were great and the rest of the family loved the bacon and great biscuits (we’re from Oklahoma so we recognize good biscuits)! I had a breve the first day and a latte with honey the next, and both were excellent! Everyone enjoyed their coffee. The staff was very friendly and got the food out quickly. We’ve been to all 50 states, and this is some of the best breakfast food and drinks we’ve had! I highly recommend this place for good food and coffee!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023

Great casual food (chili & salads were excellent). Went back the next morning to pick up some bakery for the road - also excellent. Busy place - order at the counter and then food is delivered to your table. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 5 July 2023 via mobile

This was highly recommended by one of the places we visited so decided to stop in for coffee & breakfast. Not sure what the hype was all about! You form a line & order at counter (no problem) I had a breakfast sandwich with egg/cheese/bacon...& hubs ordered omelette. Zero flavor on either! Kept adding salt & pepper so could taste something-anything!! Too bad, it is cute & a good locationMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Hello! We are nine miles north of the Village. The Princess is right across the street from us. Hope to see you soon!
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THE BLACK BEAR, Denali National Park and Preserve - 238.5 George Parks Hwy - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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Yes, The Black Bear offers takeaway services.

The Black Bear is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5