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Johnny Bear's Restaurant

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American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Family Fare
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1415 Broadway, Darien Center, NY 14040
5855472220
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7:00 am - 8:45 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 8:45 pm
Description: Johnny Bear's Restaurant (formerly Beachy's Drive-In) is located in Darien...
Johnny Bear's Restaurant (formerly Beachy's Drive-In) is located in Darien Center, New York, close to the famous Darien Lake Theme Park and the Darien Lake State Park. The restaurant is near the corner of Route 20 (Broadway) and Route 77 (Alleghany Road), making it a convenient stop for locals, long-distance travellers, and day trippers.We believe that our customers deserve a great experience at Johnny Bear's Restaurant. Whether you are a guest at our restaurant, or you choose our take-out service to enjoy your meal at home, we will do everything possible to assure that your food is served fresh, hot, and with a smile.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food

We stopped in tonight with my husband, daughter and myself. We had burgers, fingers & fries. Everything was excellent. Fresh cut fries and a whole basket of them. Yummy!!!!! We will be back....

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2014
kcummings77
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Akron, New York
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Akron, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stopped in tonight with my husband, daughter and myself. We had burgers, fingers & fries. Everything was excellent. Fresh cut fries and a whole basket of them. Yummy!!!!! We will be back....

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White Plains,New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was great get the roast beef on weck. I had the chicken ranch which was awesome and also some ice cream which I keep speaking about.......

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We stopped after a day at Darken lake amusement park .Really great food we will definitely be going again.

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New York
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137 reviews 137 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Went here after my sons baseball game and had a burger and curly fries. The burger was one of the best I have ever had. My son loved his chicken fingers, my daughter really enjoyed her chicken finger wrap. Clean restaurant, great prices and friendly staff!!

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Syracuse, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We got the name of this diner from Buttercrumb Bakery. We stopped by on the way home from Darien Lake amusement park. We were waiting for a while at a table, till we figured it out that we need to find the menu and order it. There is no waitresses to take your order at your table. So when you... More 

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Rochester, NY
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stopped here on the way home from a trip to arcade. Ice cream was the object of our stop and we were well rewarded! Warning: portions are pretty big, we were a bit overwhelmed by the size of orders so keep that in mind. The ice cream was all tasty. Service was excellent as well.

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rural NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Stopped here after reading reviews..wonderful hamburger..best I have had in years..the fries were awesome..not even greasy..great value and good service

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Florida, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Ice cream at Johnny Bear's is an experience! A single scoop is almost more than you can eat, but who could leave even one bite?? I remember this restaurant from years ago but can't remember the name. Help me anyone?

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New York
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137 reviews 137 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Stopped here with my son and he really enjoyed the curly fries and chicken fingers. He also had a great milkshake. They have many choices on the menu and the staff was very friendly. There is a large dining area and we saw many families there who had just come from baseball games. It was also very clean.

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Bath, NY
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Stopped for ice cream on the way home. Great service, great selection, good prices. My little boy asked for strawberry but when he saw his sister's cotton candy ice cream was blue and purple - he started crying about his choice. We solved the dilemma. What impressed me most though was that the manager came over and asked if he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1415 Broadway, Darien Center, NY 14040
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Darien Center
  • Phone Number: 5855472220

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Family Fare

Description

Johnny Bear's Restaurant (formerly Beachy's Drive-In) is located in Darien Center, New York, close to the famous Darien Lake Theme Park and the Darien Lake State Park. The restaurant is near the corner of Route 20 (Broadway) and Route 77 (Alleghany Road), making it a convenient stop for locals, long-distance travellers, and day trippers.We believe that our customers deserve a great experience at Johnny Bear's Restaurant. Whether you are a guest at our restaurant, or you choose our take-out service to enjoy your meal at home, we will do everything possible to assure that your food is served fresh, hot, and with a smile.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:45 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:45 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?