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Black Bear Lodge and Saloon

$$ - $$$American, ,
14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
+1 218-828-8400
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family travels to Brainerd once a year, every year for the last 10+ years. We always plan lunch here - it's one of the highlights of our trip. The Chicken Wild Rice Soup is beyond comparison! Menu has allot of options, and our kids...More

Thank LHovde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Black Bear has a nice "Up North" cabin atmosphere, and the food is delicious. The prices are a bit on the high side, but if you like steaks this is a great place to go, and the food portions are generous.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Brunch is the best I've ever had! So many choices. Wow. Best ever. 930-1pm $16.00pp great omelet, chicken, Carmel rolls, excellent cooks, omlet maker cook. Salad. Something for everyone.

Thank skygoddess1
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Food was very good. I was looking for a good steak dinner and wasn't disappointed. Very good atmosphere beautiful interior. Nice staff and knowledgeable about area.

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal. I had the chicken wild rice soup. The bowl was huge. My friend had the grilled walleye dinner. She enjoyed it very much. We would eat there again.

Thank Kimberly O
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We have been going to The Bear for several years when we come to MN and just delighted every year. The food is great as is the service. They are very conscientious about gluten free diet too.

Thank cglmd
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We stopped and had the buffet on our way out of Brainerd on a Sunday morning. The food was fabulous. They had a mixture of breakfast and lunch items to choose from. Very good food.

Thank Beckjo
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stopped in there about mid day for a snack and a bloody mary. The French fries were outstanding. We split a burger and that was good too. b.m. was pretty bland.

Thank clipper13
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had picked this restaurant because it had good reviews for the walleye they serve. We both had walleye and planned on a baked potato until our waitress, Tammy, insisted we try the au gratin potatoes... in a very firm but funny matter. She was...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

There were five of us who shared birthdays for two! Our service was excellent! Food was prepared well and served with a special flair! All of us were pleased with our food and service. We birthday gals received complimentary ice-cream/cookie treat - so very good...More

Thank MVL82837
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14819 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN 56425-8455
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Baxter
  • Phone Number: +1 218-828-8400
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