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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%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (7 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
“pot roast” (5 reviews)
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 1 week ago

Good food and you make this questionnaire to difficult don't need titles just a review would be enough because I almost didn't write this review

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is awesome! The portions are huge but they supply to go boxes..... I have never left feeling hungry and the atmosphere is great.

Thank Parrish V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time that TripAdvisor has let me down, the Black Bear Diner is listed as the 2nd best place to eat in Madras , the others must be really bad then . The serving staff were fine but they seamed to be...More

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 18 June 2017 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 14 June 2017 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 10 June 2017 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 27 May 2017

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 27 May 2017

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 23 May 2017 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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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