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Black Bear Diner

1809 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1543
+1 480-926-2046
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1809 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1543
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Even at 11:30 am, this restaurant was still busy with the breakfast crowd. We waited about 15 - 20 minutes, which was exactly what the hostess estimated. The service was fine, considering how busy the restaurant was, and our server was always pleasant. No mistakes...More

Thank KEspin2488
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is easy with small kids, even those in high chairs. The food is always good. The menu has lots of variety. Something for everyone.

Thank nichpr
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This diner has a variety of items on its menu. It is a great atmosphere. The food is hot and delicious.

Thank janis6west
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Good service is the only reason this gets two stars instead of zero. Nobody in our party like our food. Instead of gravy, my chicken fried steak had milk with bits of ham in it. Waitress was apologizing before she said it down, so it's...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 11 August 2018

had driven by this restaurant many times and finally stopped and ate there,Should have kept driving by, First no one was in the place should have be a clue, ordered the chicken fried steak...Horrible.. mashed potatoes from a mix and lumpy Horrible...white gravy was geez...More

Thank Jc F
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

My family visited Black Bear diner and had a great exoerience. My youngest child is known for being picky and he found multiple options he liked on the kid’s menu. Ultimately he ended up with the kids French toast and I tried the waffle. Everything...More

Thank DisneymomAz
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

A Wonderful place to have delicious food.The only thing I didn't like was their Patty Melt. It just didn't taste like beef. All of their other choices are wonderful. Their orange juice is the best. Their breakfast are Great, so is everything else so EAT...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

...and still not busy! BBD ALWAYS has a line, and hear, we walked right in and were seated immediately (and during dinner hour, too....we were HUNGRY!!!). I love the North Woods ambience, with all the bears -- not that you can eat ambience -- but...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This a lovely restaurant with a bear theme, we were there for breakfast and the place was busy with it seemed a lot of regular folk as I noticed a lot of people did not even look at the menu and just ordered what they...More

Thank aneyeforyou
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Great place- cozy and friendly. Wide variety of delicious eats. Friendly service and homey feel. Food is great, place is clean and servers friendly....A+ Prices are reasonable.

Thank Constance J C
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29 December 2017|
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Response from sallen1079 | Reviewed this property |
No idea; why don’t you call them
22 October 2016|
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Response from Patty M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! Great!
15 December 2015|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
We had 3 people go for a lite dinner - cost (with a nice tip) $42. I think that is very reasable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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As restaurants in the Valley of the Sun goes, you simply can’t beat the offerings of our Gilbert location. The first thing people often notice as they drive by is how perfectly our design fits with Arizona’s desert landscape, while still being able to stand out in a crowd. Since we’re the eastern-most Black Bear Diner in the valley, visitors from all across the U.S. and even our friends from Canada stop by for a tasty meal on their way to the Superstition Mountains, Salt River, and our innumerable off-road areas. Inside the diner, you’ll find a beautifully decorated decor that will make your dining experience extra special. Our team is the very best around and will do whatever it takes to make sure that every single customer leaves with a smile.
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