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Mile 238.5 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
907 683 1656
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hurricane, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Second trip to Denali, and Black Bear is my go-to coffee and sandwich spot! Panini was excellent and burrito was very good. Ample portion,reasonable price, prompt service, high quality food. Save room for a bakery item, homemade muffins, cookies, cinnamon bun. Seating indoors and on the patio is tight but fine.

Thank Sarimento1
Los Angeles, California
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In our 2 1/2 days in the area, we stopped here twice. First it was for a snack. I got a chai (I don't drink coffee) and my husband got the best oatmeal cookie he has had in awhile. The next day, my friends and I had breakfast here. I don't remember exactly what we ordered, but I believe it... More 

Thank TravelPanda99
Chestnut Hill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All the baked goods seem t be made in-house. We all had different breakfast, I had excellent French toast, an enormous portion. All of us had an Alaskan-scale meal when I think of it.

Thank Lewis S
Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Who knew the best cappuccino I've had in a long time would be in the middle of Alaska?! My husband and I stopped into Black Bear Coffee House for an afternoon pick-me-up a few weeks ago and we were blown away with the coffee. The service was friendly, our wait time was minimal (considering the line of people), and our... More 

Thank Sarah V
Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are travelling and longing for a proper coffee, this is the place to go. Good selection of food available for breakfast lunch and dinner. Also a selection of Gluten Free bagels and very yummy slices to choice from. Not a lot of seating, so could imagine it would get busy. Just across the road from the Princess Lodge,... More 

Thank peat2013
Becker, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved the breakfast here. The food is really good; especially the biscuits. We easily found a table two days in a row in August, but the seating area is small. They also have to go food in the cooler, so it's a good place to grab picnic food for the area.

Thank Eileen P
St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our group of 5 couples grabbed a quick lunch at Black Bear Coffee House. We had pulled up the menu off their web address and decided the options looked good. As the name implies, BBCH specializes in coffee drinks and if designs are any indication, the froth patterns on the prepared coffee drinks promised satisfaction. Our group ordered salads, soups,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had breakfast and coffee, had the Denali Platter, with bacon, biscuit and sausage gravy which was interesting but tasted great, but coffee was great.

Thank AreoMedic
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for breakfast, as we were leaving Denali. Ordered an americano and the breakfast platter. My friend ordered the breakfast burrito. Order at the counter, then take a seat. The food comes out FAST. The biscuits with gravy was delicious. The breakfast burrito has a little spicy kick to it. I also like the music! Indie-rock playing in the... More 

Thank Edward Y
Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was GREAT! Frankly wasn't expecting too much, just wanted a decent cup of coffee, and it was way better than that! Great lunch too. Was so good, came back for coffee/breakfast the next day. Can't say much more than that!

Thank ktimmons001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $18
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mile 238.5 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Phone Number: 907 683 1656
We offer a full espresso bar, as well as a variety of other craft beverages, shakes and fresh fruit smoothies. In the mornings, you can come enjoy a home style breakfast, complete with scratch buttermilk biscuits, and for lunch and dinner it's southern style slow smoked BBQ with all the fixins. Our case is always full of fresh, scratch pastries from our in-house bakery. And you should come check out our deli case for fast fresh food to take on your adventures. If you're coming off a busy day, just grab a local beer or glass of wine to enjoy while you linger on our deck, breathe deep and take in the mountains. We pride ourselves in offering fresh, simple food with integrity... And are THE healthy destination in Denali, offering a wide selection of vegan and gluten free items. Also we have fast, free wifi.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?