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Black Bear Inn - CLOSED

42 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
+1 303-823-6812
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
22 Apr 2015
“The Black Bear is in Hibernation”
3 Jan 2015
“Legendary Family Restaurant, The BEST!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, German
$$ - $$$
42 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

While this has historically been one of the Counties fine dining locations the owners sold the building. The new owners are putting their Quilting store in the building. The wonderful world class homemade food will be missed! We had our last Dinner here for New...More

Thank mahalo2015
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I love this Restaurant! Hans and Annalies Wyppler have been hosting fabulous friendly service, and serving great food since 1977. I have know this family since 2000. There is no restaurant like this within 130 miles. Chef Hans has handed the kitchen over to daughter...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We had the pleasure of a fantastic meal this evening at the Black Bear Inn! My wife and I got engaged at the Black Bear in 1993. Since then we have frequented this restaurant at least once a month. We then moved out of state...More

Thank Randy730
Reviewed 5 March 2014

It was great to drive by and see that this Iconic Lyons Restaurant advertising for a "Soft Opening" after all the flooding in this area. We stopped in on a Sunday afternoon for an early lunch and although the menu is limited at this time,...More

1  Thank GraceMountain
Reviewed 25 January 2014

My family has been dining at the Black Bear Inn my whole life. We were very sad to see it closed down due to the September 2013 Flood. It has now reopened. We made sure to stop in on their opening weekend. I highly recommend...More

Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 12 January 2014

In response to a 9News segment announcing the soft reopening of the restaurant following the September flood, I chose to include the Black Bear Inn on a return trip from Aurora to Ft. Collins and Loveland. The route to Lyons from I-25 is very easy,...More

Thank Thom S
Reviewed 26 August 2013

A party of 8 and we enjoyed a wonderful 3 hour meal. The service was great and Friendly. Everyone in the party was very pleased with their meal. Very professional and pleasant. Beautiful setting. We will visit again - more than once again.

Thank Denny P
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We stopped at this intriguing inn for lunch on the way to the mountains. It looked quaint, if a bit worn around the edges, and we were enthusiastic about trying the Bavarian cuisine. The a/c was not on, but it was not unpleasantly hot. There...More

2  Thank janels
Reviewed 5 February 2013

My husband and I were in Raymond Colorado for our honeymoon during the holiday season. It was New Year’s Eve and we decided to go out for dinner. I thumbed through the yellow pages and found the Black Bear Inn. It looked like a good...More

1  Thank cassidy t
Reviewed 10 December 2012

I terribly miss that the Black Bear is no longer open for Thanksgiving. I truly understand though. I have spent many times there, over 30+ years. The food has always been absolutely wonderful. I definitely recommend the Chateau Bri and.....(sp) We have spent family days...More

Thank Bonnie J
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-6812
Since 1977 it has been our pleasure serving you and we look forward to continuing to provide the excellence in both our cuisine and our service that you have come to expect from The Black Bear Inn in Lyons, Colorado. We would like to thank our guests for their years of support and patronage and welcome new ones to our Black Bear Family. Old World charm our pleasure and a priceless combination of food, wine, cocktails and imported beers make dining at this European-American style restaurant and on the east edge of Lyons and unforgettable experience. Dining only 20 minutes from either Boulder, Longmont, or Estes Park
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