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Black Bear Diner

975 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-8313
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (24 reviews)
“pot roast” (6 reviews)
“taco salad” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
975 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-8313
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

55 minutes to receive an over cooked piece of salmon that was so dry it was close to not being edible. My daughters chicken strips were cooked to the point that she could even bite into one of them. Only shining star was our waitress...More

Thank Jeffrey F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge portions. Apparently good comfort food, we've only had breakfast, which has always been excellent. Benedict, huevos rancheros, and of course pancakes, all top notch. Very busy during brunch hours, line out the door post-church on Sundays, time it right if you don't want a...More

Thank 403nateh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meat lovers omelet was great. Server was freindy and attentive with a reasonable price. Clean facilities with plunty of parking.

Thank Rocky K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten at the diner quite a few times. Every single meal has been very good. All the employees are super friendly, it's like going to a friends house for a meal. One thing is to make sure you go hungry, the portions are plentiful....More

Thank kploucks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place had some of the best meatloaf I have ever had... also great deserts! The atmosphere was really fun with black bear art everywhere. The overall feel was a bit like Denny's. But better.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I have been here twice, with family members, and we have all enjoyed the food. The first time, I ordered an Asian Chicken Cabbage Salad, which I was unable to finish, but I certainly wanted to eat it all in one try. The second time,...More

Thank Jacquline A
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We had a great waiter he made the visit he was very personable and talked to us at length- made us feel very welcome. It was kind of a latte dinner so they had the personable pies half price my coworker got a chocolate Creme...More

Thank Duchess3167
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We really enjoy eating breakfast here when we visit our mom in Colorado Springs. The staff seems friendly each and every time we drop in. Servings are big enough we share one without a splitting charge. Open 6am-10pm seven days a week.

Thank Rocky K
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Our family came here for dinner. The menu offered many options. Reasonable pricing and very generous portions. The food was very good. And our service was very good. I highly recommend it!

Thank Carolinas704
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I love blackbear diner. Priced like an IHOP, but the portions and quality are so much better. I would highly recommend this place!!

Thank Luke H
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Nora Z
18 July 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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: 975 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-8313
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: 719-314-3616
Originally out of California and has expanded to other states including location in Colorado Springs, CO. Family dining, home style selections, very generous portions.
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