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Papa Bear Family Restaurant

$$ - $$$American,
2340 N Farnsworth Ave, Aurora, IL 60502-9730
+1 630-851-1055
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“outlet mall” (5 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
2340 N Farnsworth Ave, Aurora, IL 60502-9730
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Papa Bear is a Marywood icon, as its presence pre-dates most of its immediate surroundings. It is a solid choice with its standard diner faire, and good service. It is worth the stop in if you are going to the outlet mall or just passing...More

Thank josephhW4044VI
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Stopped in to the Papa Bear when on a client trip with my partner for lunch - the service and staff were very pleasant and the restaurant was nice and clean. The restaurant had both a breakfast and lunch menu with a pretty good range...More

Thank ViktorTrue
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I have enjoyed the food there for decades, breakfast lunch or dinner, It is sad the neighborhood has gone downhill but dont let that stop you, fast friendly service and generous portions

Thank David H
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Unplanned stop. Really looking for breakfast fare in the evening. Service was friendly, quick and good. Decent food. Eggs well prepared. Bacon good. Would come again

Thank terishalo
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The food overall is alright, breakfast food is definitely what you should go for though, expecially the skillets. I wish they would update the interior design though, it makes the place look quite dated.

Thank pablo d
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went to Papa Bear for breakfast before our visit to the Premium Outlet Mall. It was our first time. Food was excellent, and served steaming hot. Service extremely good, and timely. Will definitely go there again!

Thank opal w
Reviewed 26 October 2016

So great we went back twice! Traditional,family run diner/restaurant with excellent service and superb cooks! Packed on both occasions and for good reason. Extensive menu and the choice is almost overwhelming but you arrive on empty and leave fully satisfied! It's the real deal and...More

2  Thank MSM848
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stop here before our rounds of golf. The reason being that, we get waited on quickly, The food comes out of the kitchen in a timely manner and the food & service is good, And the caveat is, you get your choice of breakfast...More

1  Thank 332Rich
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Hubby and I stopped here after shopping at the Chicago Premium Outlets which is practically across the street and it definitely hit the spot! He got the gyro sandwich, fries and a salad I had the cheese omelet with hash browns and pancakes (2). Generous...More

Thank WtrflGrl
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome pancakes and eggs. Setting is nice and quiet and will come back.this was the best breakfast I have had in a long time. Staff is very friendly here as well.

Thank bpm904218
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tango68412
7 March 2016|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! And thbreakfast specials are always top notch, and well served.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2340 N Farnsworth Ave, Aurora, IL 60502-9730
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 630-851-1055
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