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Bear's Den Pizzeria

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243 E Michigan Ave, Grayling, MI 49738-1742
11:00 - 22:00
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Bay City, Michigan
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop at a local place for lunch. The server was very welcoming and did whatever she could do accommodate our Pizza questions and needs. My husband said Meat lovers pizza was sooooooo good. Lots of toppings! I opted for salad and pizza bar...homemade broccoli, tuna and potato salad...homemade Potato Augustine soup. The koala breadsticks with cheese melted... More 

Thank Jill K
Grayling, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a pizzeria with other menu options. The lasagna is delicious! They have a pizza buffet on Monday evenings with pizza, breadsticks, soup and salad bar.

Thank Kimberly N
Bloomfield Township, Michigan
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199 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We order on the phone in the car on the way from Gaylord back to our hotel in Grayling. The menu online was not the same as the lady answering the phone understood so we had to change up things on the fly. We ended up with a plain cheese pizza. In store, they were very nice....offering plates, napkins, parmasean... More 

Thank JeffB32
Riverview, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The pizza here was very good and affordable. Loved all of the Fred Bear memorabilia here. Truly a Northern Michigan gem.

Thank WKS1978
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

great food, Delivery time given to hotel accurate, friendly delivery driver on Christmas eve. Had the hundred pounder pizza and glad I didn't order extra cheese like I do most places.

Thank Daniel B
Lowell, Michigan
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139 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Staying at local hotel, didn't want to go back out. Called Bears Den, no menu just looked up and I was pleasantly surprised. I ordered a small with couple of items and it was tasty. Woman who answered phone was pleasant and helpful, delivery was fast and pizza arrived hot....plus they included paper plates and napkins. Delivery person was pleasant....next... More 

Thank cherbear6000
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you go for the buffet, it is like someone's gramma is back in the kitchen making the salads! The potato and pasta salad are excellent! There are also boiled eggs, which isn't a too common salad bar item. Usually they ask what kind of pizza we like when we order the buffet so we still get what we want.... More 

Thank Rachel M
New Baltimore, Michigan
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped there on our way down from Sault Ste Marie. The pizza was average. Nothing special about the crust or sauce. Had we known, we would have checked out the brewing company a few hundred feet down the sidewalk. It was also very strange to walk into the restaurant and see an old Ford Mustang II sitting there, in... More 

Thank Bacchus1310
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Pizza is AMAZING, but the space is far too small and now there is a car inside....A CAR! It feels far too claustrophobic and makes it hard to enjoy your meal when everyone is packed in like sardines.

Thank Sara S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This place has a nasty, yellow Ford Mustang in the seating area when you first walk in. We were told it had belonged to Fred Bear. It takes up space and so they have limited seating. The staff was busy and tried to keep up with angry customers because apparently the kitchen was slow. Our pizza was decent. Average deep... More 

Thank Rick B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 E Michigan Ave, Grayling, MI 49738-1742
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Crawford County  >  Grayling

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?