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Black Bear Diner

237 SW 4th St, Madras, OR 97741-1311
+1 541-475-6632
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
1 week ago
“Solid food”
28 Mar 2017
“Dependable food and service”
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
237 SW 4th St, Madras, OR 97741-1311
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Reviewed yesterday

All of their food is home made and delicious. We didn't have the best waitress in the world but that was reflected in the tip we left. The food is worth it. They have everything. My husband had the chicken pot pie and I had...More

Thank mstessie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am sure there are other places for breakfast but this place was right on the main drag with good parking. We came twice while we were in the area camping. This first visit was fast and efficient. The waitress was not nice. She was...More

Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was hesitant but my wife was turning ugly... The Tri-tip sandwich was lean and the bun was tasty. Everyone seemed happy with their food. The kids loved the free scoop of ice cream.

Thank TheDJPeace
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always know you're going to get a tasty meal at one of these diners and I did. Always get a seat rather promptly and the restrooms are clean . Excellent stop while traveling.

Thank mackanna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a tourist restaurant. Lots of unhealthy options served up quickly. Good place for meateaters, not so much for vegans or folks on a diet. I stopped basically because I liked the carved bears outside and it had good parking. Ended up ordering a...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a family dinner and was disappointed at best. Salmon was over cooked and dry. Bigfoot country steak wasn't much better. Service was fair but over all the food was not right. I would go to another place to eat if I had to do...More

Thank woodog11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling from Bend to Portland and were looking for breakfast/lunch. Knowing this was a chain and preferring locally owned restaurants but also knowing there would be nothing ahead for many miles, we decided to stop and give it a try. We were happy...More

Thank Robyn Q
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My family and I are regular visitors to this restaurant. The servers always remember us and what we like, the food is served with very generous portions, and we usually have to take a to-go box for what we cannot finish. They get busy at...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The food and service was typical of this chain but there was no one but my wife and I. She enjoyed her pot roast.

Thank kctab
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This place gets a lot of passing families, as it is on one major route by Mt. Hood. It also seems to be very popular with the locals. It seems to be the lodge for the local Lion's Club. The staff are very friendly and...More

Thank Gregory R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 SW 4th St, Madras, OR 97741-1311
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Madras
  • Phone Number: +1 541-475-6632
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