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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
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun City, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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143 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meals big enough to split with someone. Original location started at Mount Shasta CA and they grew from there. Food is Great! Must try this homespun restaurant with a unique flair. Country Fried Steak is the best. Great Chile! Perfect Pancakes. Fast and Friendly!

Thank G-Travelin-at-52
Buckeye, Arizona
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The places very popular. The food comes in abundance. We had prime rib. Though not really seasoned, it was tender and portion large. Very noisy and caters to families. Very affordable. Wait staff was friendly and eager to please.

Thank Deborah M
Surprise, Arizona
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My new favorite place to eat especially for breakfast. I am not a big pancake person but theirs are to die for. My omelette was stuffed with meat. The wife's country fried steak meal fantastic. We had a short wait but very reasonable. Service so nice, friendly just a great experience!

Thank Marty R
New Braunfels, Texas
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155 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We eat at a Black Bear whenever we can because we really enjoy the food and haven't been disappointed. We even ate at the Black Bear on Thanksgiving in 2010 in Redding CA because it was the only restaurant open. Always good food, fast friendly service and reasonably priced.

Thank marksw12
Phoenix, Arizona
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My family and I eat here whenever we are in the mood for a great breakfast. There is usually a line on weekends but it moves pretty quick. The interior was recently remodeled, and is rustic in design and comfortable. The food is always excellent, and they give you a lot of it. Servers are friendly and attentive. This is... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My wife and I had several meals here all excellent. Service good, dessert well above average. You will gain weight. Only issue we had was we wanted to have lunch on our last day and the place was packed. We had to elsewhere. Generally a little expensive, but I suspect one could share a meal and get full. Did not... More 

Thank Ray S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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, 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?