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Buffet At The Bear

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Carlton, MN
+1 218-878-2327
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The prices on this went up again, so it's pretty high. On their expensive days, it's about $50 for 2 people. But, there are a LOT of entrees. A ton of desert. It's pretty good food, it's worth it, but it's not cheap.

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Thank Kelly B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

For the money, this was fabulous and the big reason was the selection. Chicken a dozen ways, beef, pork, shrimp a dozen ways, other seafood like scallops and fish, prime rib, sirloin, ribeye, beef and pork ribs, numerous salad options, great deserts, all you can eat...$15.00! Can't be beat anywhere IMHO!

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Thank Todd H
Minnesota
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've been to the buffet at Blear Bear Casino twice in the past couple weeks. The first time we went later for dinner and the food was dry and not very good. The second time we went earlier for dinner. The food was better and not dried out. I suggest going earlier if you can. The waiting line is terrible... More 

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Thank LoveMaui2011
Chippewa Falls
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Food was good and well stocked. You will wait in line 30-60 minutes. When you finally get in you will find half the tables empty. A little frustrating. Servers will bring you one drink and disappear. On Saturday ours took her break and didn't come back until we were leaving. We piled our dirty plates on the table next to... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food is always good and so tasty. It is always fun to eat there. Lots of food choices. Always a pleasant experience.

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Thank barb753
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Waited over 1/2 hour to be seated when there were many open clean tables. Very dirty seating area. Booths and chairs looked dirty and floor was filled with food, napkins, and garbage. Food was mediocre at best.

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Thank ItsME43
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

No need to go anywhere else to eat. This place has it all. Food is fresh, lots of options to choose from, great price, great service.

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Thank Keena73
Buffalo, Minnesota
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I would have given this a higher review had there not been so much cigarette smoke in the buffet area! (I did see a sign stating the buffet would be smoke-free soon after our visit.) I usually despise buffets as the food gets old and rubbery....but this was very good, and constantly refreshed with many choices...both healthy and decadent. We... More 

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Thank TvlMomMN23
Austin, Minnesota
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150 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We like the seafood night on Thursday's. The crab is oh so yummy. Of course there is much more seafood to sample. The weekend breakfast buffet is all way's tasty. With bacon and ham and so much more. You can get egg's and omlet's made the way you want. There is a big fruit table to choose from along with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast around. There omlets are superb. We have found it very good. Will be back. They are now smoke free in dining area. 7-3-16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carlton, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Carlton
  • Phone Number: +1 218-878-2327

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