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Black Bear Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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980 N Dysart Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85338-1160
(623) 932-2968
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I like the one in Chandler way better. The chorizo was not that great, but then I always tell my husband, you have to order that from mom and pop places, not a chain restaurant. People were nice and I will not give it a bad rating. I just think it could be a little more up to par. Both... More 

Thank Barbara R
Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We go here every 2-3 months. The food and service is very good and reasonably priced. The down side is that you usually have to wait for a table.

Thank Carol M
Surprise, Arizona
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88 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a favorite of mine and you will rarely see it empty for breakfast. Even so, getting seated doesn't take long and you never feel cramped. There is lots to choose from on the menu. My favorites are the shredded hash browns and for lunch the club sandwich.

Thank CaliLeo
Los Angeles, California
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've never eaten here for anything but breakfast, but why mess with success?! We love this restaurant and have visited others in Arizona. Fantastic food, reasonable prices = highly recommend!

Thank AvidTraveler507
Mountainair, New Mexico
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Wow, we were pleasantly surprised to have such a wonderful breakfast. They make their own sausage and this was the first time I had patty sausage that was juicy and properly cooked. The red potatoes were great also. Wait staff was attentive and friendly. Great spot, give it a try.

Thank Ray T
Las Cruces
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159 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

This place makes a bad first impression. As soon as you walk in the door you are confronted with a line. The problem is you do not know if it is the line to get in or the line to pay before leaving. There is a narrow bottleneck at the door and they use the same small counter both as... More 

Thank Emerald1125
Sun City, Arizona
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Yeah! The boss paid and we all ate. Service was good but food was not always up to par. We were a group of 6 or 7 so that should not be a big deal for a short order chef to accomplish that many orders post haste. OH! and get it right!

Thank j0urneyman69
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Has great food in large portions at a good price wait staff is ok but seems to be understaffed all in all I would eat here again

Thank ken s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Had salmon with hollandaise sauce, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, with a precursor of potato soup and corn bread ice tea was the beverage. I think everything was good, I just wasn't fond of whatever the breading was on the salmon.

Thank Heather A
Portland, Oregon
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152 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Most of their meals are enough for two, with just enough room to split one of their giant homemade desserts. The service is friendly and speedy and the menu has something for everyone.

Thank canmarto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $16
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 980 N Dysart Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85338-1160
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Goodyear
  • Phone Number: (623) 932-2968

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