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Johnny Bear's Restaurant

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1415 Broadway, Darien Center, NY 14040-9706
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
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Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 7:45 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 7:45 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 7:45 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner. It was very good. I had the chicken parm sandwich. My hubby had the Italian sausage. We shared the fries which were fresh & homemade like fair fries. I had a delicious milkshake. My hubby had a huge ice cream cone after dinner. We sat in a cozy both & were glad we went out... More 

Thank scp427
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We stayed at Darian Lake for 3 days over Labour Day and decided to go off site for Dinner. We went on line and found Johnny Bears which is a 5 minute drive from Darian Lake. When we arrived we picked up the memu and then went up to the counter and ordered 4 burgers, coffee, and pop. All I... More 

Thank Rob S
Watkins Glen, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

The food was tasty and hot. Family enjoyed chowing down and it cost way less than it would to eat at Darien Lake.

Thank brwickham
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

It was very hot today so my wife and I went to lunch at this restaurant. We have eaten there before and it was very nice. It is a quick stop burger and fries place with much more. My wife got the Italian Sausage and I got an assorted sub. Both were very good. The staff are very friendly and... More 

Thank William P
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Hamburger and fries were cooked perfectly. Hot fudge sundae with nuts and whipped cream was delicious! Staff very friendly!

Thank Pauline182324
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

We stopped here before a concert at the theme park. We waited about 20 minutes for our food, even though there weren't many people there. I think we were forgotten, because when we got our burgers, they were barely warm, as were the fries. Only the onion petals were still fairly hot. Several people that came in after us got... More 

Thank pegsmith59
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I stopped for what I thought would be a quick lunch on a Thursday afternoon. I ordered a Peanut Butter Milkshake and a Swiss burger to go. The milkshake was brought to me withing a few minutes and it tasted fantastic! When I ordered to go, I had figured that I would have gotten my burger a lot quicker than... More 

Thank Winry526
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Stopped here for breakfast. The waitress was swamped but was cracking jokes throughout it all. The place was very clean, food was god and service was great.

Thank Terri L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here after a long day of hiking at Letchworth State Park. I was hoping for a simple dish of chocolate ice cream and my partner wanted a milkshake. Pretty basic in terms of an ice cream order? I knew it was bad news when I walked inside and immediately noticed that these people still had a huge Christmas... More 

Thank foodieNY123
Niagara Falls, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

No veggie burgers or anything else for non-meat eaters. Place is very loud, people and kids loud... young staff are nice.. more an ice cream place then a restaurant. They have a long ways to go to improve the food. No atmosphere, the Bear gig has lived it's life and the place needs and overall if you want to attract... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $10
American, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
7:00 am - 7:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1415 Broadway, Darien Center, NY 14040-9706
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Darien Center
  • Phone Number: 5855472220
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?