Beaverton Black Bear Diner

★★★★☆
  • 13435 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy

    Beaverton, OR 97005

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  • 503-646-4507

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Daily 6am-9pm
3.8333 12
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I had driven past the Black Bear Diner, but finally went and had breakfast there! They make the best cinnamon rolls that I've had in a very long time! It's such a fun atmosphere, and worth any kind of wait on the weekend.

5
★★★★★

I had driven past the Black Bear Diner, but finally went and had breakfast there! They make the best cinnamon rolls that I've had in a very long time! It's such a fun atmosphere, and worth any kind of wait on the weekend.

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I love the Black Bear Diner! Food is delicious and reasonable priced. Service is always excellent, even on holidays. Menus look like a newspaper -- so cute. Good variety, though maybe not for a vegetarian. But breakfast all day, a variety of sandwiches and entrees. Check it out!

5
★★★★★

I love the Black Bear Diner! Food is delicious and reasonable priced. Service is always excellent, even on holidays. Menus look like a newspaper -- so cute. Good variety, though maybe not for a vegetarian. But breakfast all day, a variety of sandwiches and entrees. Check it out!

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Great food!! Their portions are huge! Service is always great and there's never a long wait. We're usually seated in less than 5 minutes. We go here every chance we get.

5
★★★★★

Great food!! Their portions are huge! Service is always great and there's never a long wait. We're usually seated in less than 5 minutes. We go here every chance we get.

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The only good thing about our experience at this diner was the waitress. She was attentive and friendly, and when we complained about the pancakes, she immediately took them off our table and off our bill. I wish I had gotten her name!

Every other aspect of that meal was a bust. The beef in my tri-tip scramble was tough (did they cook it by boiling it?!), the country gravy was bland and flavorless, and the pancakes were undercooked. To top it all off, the manager wouldn??t honor the coupon our realtor had given us. He came to our table and claimed that they had been ??getting a flood? of these coupons lately and that they were only distributed to one real estate agent 4 years ago when the diner first opened. Never mind that the coupon had NO EXPIRATION DATE and was even signed by the owner! He then went on to demean our realtor, insinuating that she must have grabbed the coupons off the desk of this agent after he left the company and started distributing them willy-nilly. We were blown away by his unprofessionalism! Even if what he said was true, he should have honored the coupon and taken up this issue with the real estate company that received these coupons. Both our realtor and other customers of hers have recently used these coupons without any complaint or comment from the diner. Even our wonderful waitress agreed that the diner should have honored our coupon. Maybe the owner should make her the manager and fire the idiot who??s currently running the place! Obviously, we won??t be back, and we??ll be warning our friends away from this diner, too.

0
★☆☆☆☆

The only good thing about our experience at this diner was the waitress. She was attentive and friendly, and when we complained about the pancakes, she immediately took them off our table and off our bill. I wish I had gotten her name!

Every other aspect of that meal was a bust. The beef in my tri-tip scramble was tough (did they cook it by boiling it?!), the country gravy was bland and flavorless, and the pancakes were undercooked. To top it all off, the manager wouldn??t honor the coupon our realtor had given us. He came to our table and claimed that they had been ??getting a flood? of these coupons lately and that they were only distributed to one real estate agent 4 years ago when the diner first opened. Never mind that the coupon had NO EXPIRATION DATE and was even signed by the owner! He then went on to demean our realtor, insinuating that she must have grabbed the coupons off the desk of this agent after he left the company and started distributing them willy-nilly. We were blown away by his unprofessionalism! Even if what he said was true, he should have honored the coupon and taken up this issue with the real estate company that received these coupons. Both our realtor and other customers of hers have recently used these coupons without any complaint or comment from the diner. Even our wonderful waitress agreed that the diner should have honored our coupon. Maybe the owner should make her the manager and fire the idiot who??s currently running the place! Obviously, we won??t be back, and we??ll be warning our friends away from this diner, too.

Pros: Awesome waitress

Cons: Everything else (see below)

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I have been going to there for breakfast for a while and didnt ever think to go there for a later meal but when it was my birthday i went there and was very impressed. The food was amazing and everyone tried to help you out. They also have an amazing size plate that they actually fill up and send out. Fun place to take the family and the people there are amazing.

2
★★★★★

I have been going to there for breakfast for a while and didnt ever think to go there for a later meal but when it was my birthday i went there and was very impressed. The food was amazing and everyone tried to help you out. They also have an amazing size plate that they actually fill up and send out. Fun place to take the family and the people there are amazing.

Pros: Quick friendly Great family place

Cons: can get very busy

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I have been to this place a couple of times. The first time I ordered breakfast - SUCESS! The following two times, I ordered lunch - EW. I actually ventured to tell the waitress that I did not like the beef dip. She asked me why I hadn't told her when she asked earlier. That was unexpected. I let her know that I was still figuring out whether I liked it or not. While I thought I was being helpful, I was made a public example; she was overly assertive and informed the whole restaurant as to what she could have done, if she knew I was unhappy - earlier. Guess what - you can still discount my meal, or give me some incentive to come back! Maybe consider that option next time....only there will not be a next time. Good breakfast.

1
★★☆☆☆

I have been to this place a couple of times. The first time I ordered breakfast - SUCESS! The following two times, I ordered lunch - EW. I actually ventured to tell the waitress that I did not like the beef dip. She asked me why I hadn't told her when she asked earlier. That was unexpected. I let her know that I was still figuring out whether I liked it or not. While I thought I was being helpful, I was made a public example; she was overly assertive and informed the whole restaurant as to what she could have done, if she knew I was unhappy - earlier. Guess what - you can still discount my meal, or give me some incentive to come back! Maybe consider that option next time....only there will not be a next time. Good breakfast.

Pros: Convenient location, good sized portions

Cons: Food wasn't great

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Wow, I was impressed. I thought I'd try the place becasue of all the adorable black bears theme. I figured that even if they served a cardboard tasting burger I wanted to try it for the atmosphere. It was real beef though, and very fresh lettus and such. The waitresses were so very sweet, and there's so much to look at, Bear carvings hang on posts carved to look like bear cubs on trees. There were murals too. All around it reminded me of a really great diner from my childhood and was a wonderful place to relax and enjoy conversation. I didn't mind sitting through the whole meal knowing the rest of my errands could wait. We also bought some of the habenero sauce. YUMMY! I'll be going there more often.

2
★★★★☆

Wow, I was impressed. I thought I'd try the place becasue of all the adorable black bears theme. I figured that even if they served a cardboard tasting burger I wanted to try it for the atmosphere. It was real beef though, and very fresh lettus and such. The waitresses were so very sweet, and there's so much to look at, Bear carvings hang on posts carved to look like bear cubs on trees. There were murals too. All around it reminded me of a really great diner from my childhood and was a wonderful place to relax and enjoy conversation. I didn't mind sitting through the whole meal knowing the rest of my errands could wait. We also bought some of the habenero sauce. YUMMY! I'll be going there more often.

Pros: Wonderful food and atmosphere.

Cons: If you have arthritic hips, ask them to seat you in one of the softer booths.

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Whenever I am in the neighborhood, I like to eat at the Black Bear Diner. A business associate was staying at the Comfort Inn next door and I had a few meals with him there. The service is friendly and the food is good. The portions are huge, so be prepared to take some home with you!

2
★★★★★

Whenever I am in the neighborhood, I like to eat at the Black Bear Diner. A business associate was staying at the Comfort Inn next door and I had a few meals with him there. The service is friendly and the food is good. The portions are huge, so be prepared to take some home with you!

Pros: Great Casual Dining, Friendly

Cons: can't think of one

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Black Bear has a neat atmosphere for a diner with log furniture decor and a mountain theme.

Their menu selection is huge - enough to please everyone. Their lunch and dinner entrees actually aren't bad but this place stands out a as a breakfast restaurant. The portion sizes are also huge.

Healthier choices such as fresh squeezed orange juice, 7 grain pancakes and fruit are a big plus.

Service is short but courteous as is typical for a busy diner.

Be prepared for a 15-20 minute wait on weekend mornings.

2
★★★★☆

Black Bear has a neat atmosphere for a diner with log furniture decor and a mountain theme.

Their menu selection is huge - enough to please everyone. Their lunch and dinner entrees actually aren't bad but this place stands out a as a breakfast restaurant. The portion sizes are also huge.

Healthier choices such as fresh squeezed orange juice, 7 grain pancakes and fruit are a big plus.

Service is short but courteous as is typical for a busy diner.

Be prepared for a 15-20 minute wait on weekend mornings.

Pros: Huge menu selection, good breakfast food

Cons: Busy on weekends

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I called in a take-out order of pancakes and a bear claw. The phones were manned by a giggly, dumb, unprofessional girl who didn't even know that her work served breakfast all day, and didn't seem to care that she didn't know, and her faithful counterpart. I had my bf pick the order up for me. What I got were some lonely pancakes, no bear claw, and an unitemized receipt. I always check my orders before I leave, but the bear claw was to be a tasty surprise for the bf, so he hadn't been missing it.

I called the diner to politely inform them that they messed up my order. I asked them how much the granola pancakes were that I had ordered. They told me they were "kinda busy." I heard snide comments by Dumb Girl in the background saying, "Come in and look at a menu yourself" and "kinda annoying." I was told to look online for the prices. I told them I looked at the menus there, but there were no prices. Then they tell me to look at THEIR website (oh, my bad). Finally, DG's male half had magically found menu prices for their restaurant (I don't even care). When he realized I'd been overcharged, I asked if they could credit my card or something. He said he'd have to talk to his manager. Then he said ,"Just bring in the receipt." I paused while I wondered whether my bf wants to come back to this, and I live 30+ away and it wouldn't be pretty, so then he said, "Bye", and hung up. Nice folks.

0
★☆☆☆☆

I called in a take-out order of pancakes and a bear claw. The phones were manned by a giggly, dumb, unprofessional girl who didn't even know that her work served breakfast all day, and didn't seem to care that she didn't know, and her faithful counterpart. I had my bf pick the order up for me. What I got were some lonely pancakes, no bear claw, and an unitemized receipt. I always check my orders before I leave, but the bear claw was to be a tasty surprise for the bf, so he hadn't been missing it.

I called the diner to politely inform them that they messed up my order. I asked them how much the granola pancakes were that I had ordered. They told me they were "kinda busy." I heard snide comments by Dumb Girl in the background saying, "Come in and look at a menu yourself" and "kinda annoying." I was told to look online for the prices. I told them I looked at the menus there, but there were no prices. Then they tell me to look at THEIR website (oh, my bad). Finally, DG's male half had magically found menu prices for their restaurant (I don't even care). When he realized I'd been overcharged, I asked if they could credit my card or something. He said he'd have to talk to his manager. Then he said ,"Just bring in the receipt." I paused while I wondered whether my bf wants to come back to this, and I live 30+ away and it wouldn't be pretty, so then he said, "Bye", and hung up. Nice folks.

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Black Bear Diner is a great place to not only great breakfast but it's also a good place to get lunch or dinner. Black Bear's service is sometimes a little slow but the service staff will do anything to make your meal better. The last time we were there I ordered a ceasar salad with salmon. The salmon wasn't as good as I thought it would be, our waitress brought me a plate to put the salmon on and also brought me some grilled chicken and didn't charge me extra for the chicken. She also offered to get me something else. Black Bear's portions are HUGE as well, so if you're a big eater its a great place.

2
★★★★☆

Black Bear Diner is a great place to not only great breakfast but it's also a good place to get lunch or dinner. Black Bear's service is sometimes a little slow but the service staff will do anything to make your meal better. The last time we were there I ordered a ceasar salad with salmon. The salmon wasn't as good as I thought it would be, our waitress brought me a plate to put the salmon on and also brought me some grilled chicken and didn't charge me extra for the chicken. She also offered to get me something else. Black Bear's portions are HUGE as well, so if you're a big eater its a great place.

Pros: Great food, they will do anything to make your meal better,location

Cons: sometimes the service is slow

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My husband and I love this place...but we've learned to share entrees since they are soo big. We are from the East and the South, and we miss Cracker Barrel country food. However, we have discovered the country breakfasts here, big services of omlettes, biscuits and gravy and other wonderful items!

PROS: Large amounts of country goodness!
CONS: Long lines, they don't take reservations.

5
★★★★★

My husband and I love this place...but we've learned to share entrees since they are soo big. We are from the East and the South, and we miss Cracker Barrel country food. However, we have discovered the country breakfasts here, big services of omlettes, biscuits and gravy and other wonderful items!

PROS: Large amounts of country goodness!
CONS: Long lines, they don't take reservations.

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Black Bear Diner provides families with delicious American food in a rustic, cabin-inspired dining room. Black Bear serves breakfast, lunch and dinner...

 

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