We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Black Bear Lodge and Saloon

) #4 of 25 Restaurants in Baxter $$ - $$$, American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
+1 218-828-8400
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Overview
  • Reviews
  • Menu
  • Location
  • Q&A
  • Details
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
Write a Review
Reviews (122)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The "legendary" chicken and rice soup was excellent. The rest of the food was average. I had prime rib and it wasn't anything to write home about. The potatoes were very good. My colleague had the shrimp and he didn't care for it. The server...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The service and food at Black Bear is always suburb! Their Sunday buffet is to die for! You won't be disappointed!

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Last minute dinner search resulted in us finding this unique restaurant. Ordered the lobster mac and cheese and liver and onions and both were fantastic. Strawberry chicken salad was also very good. Would definitely visit again the next time we are in town. Miss Halee...More

Thank Proudmanxman1970
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Super-friendly bar staff. Meal was tasty. Even with two kids' hockey teams being served at the same time of my visit, it wasn't chaotic. They even had a pinball and Ms. Pac Man machine! They could use a coat rack or hooks under the bar....More

Thank gforcetravel
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Food is very good. The place is north on hwy. 371(frontage rood, on west side of 371). Usually pretty busy.

Thank Wayne O
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Let me preface this review by saying I am a huge foodie, from the cities, and have high standards for dining out. LOVED this place! Atmosphere and service: We went around 5 for an early dinner, and it was surprisingly fairly hoppin, for a weeknight...More

Thank Nicole J
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Eat here on a regular basis. Moderately priced, exceptional food, friendly service. Dave and his crew are always welcoming. This is one of our favorite eating establishments in the lakes area

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We are always pleased with our food and service at Black Bear - one of our favorites! This has been a favorite of ours for many years - they have had a very good brunch on Sundays which our family enjoyed!

Thank MVL82837
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Service is on par with A little beyond entry-level servers. I ate ribs although I was tempted to have a steak. They were tasty and tender. My business partner ordered a steak and gave me a taste. It was well prepared and tasty. The server...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Both the bar and dining areas of this restaurant have an "up north" log cabin look. The service is pleasant and the good is good, but not cheap. I had a large walleye sandwich ($13.99). I asked for fruit instead of chips and this cost...More

Thank Seniordad
Nearby Restaurants
Prairie Bay Grill
209 reviews
.42 km away
Christmas Point Wild Rice Company
91 reviews
.09 km away
Boomer Pizza
76 reviews
1.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Jack Pine Brewery
27 reviews
2.55 km away
Three Bear Waterpark & Craguns Laser Tag
8 reviews
1.51 km away
Brainerd International Raceway
31 reviews
6.39 km away
Roundhouse Brewery
8 reviews
4.59 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Black Bear Lodge and Saloon staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Baxter
  • Phone Number: +1 218-828-8400
  • E-mail