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The Black Bear

Indian Lodge, Fort Davis, TX 79734
+1 432-426-3254
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“breakfast” (65 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
“frittata” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Indian Lodge, Fort Davis, TX 79734
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you are staying in the Davis Mountains State Park at Indian Lodge, this restaurant is convenient since there is nothing close by. We ate here almost at closing one night so there wasn't much left of the buffet food. We did however like the...More

1  Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Indian Lodge is a quaint historic gem in the Davis Mountains. Sadly, the meal at the Black Bear restaurant ranks as one of the worst we've had in years. I visited the Lodge and restaurant in the early 1990s and loved it. I recall a...More

1  Thank AnnaWD5
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The restaurant is located at the Indian Lodge Hotel in the Davis Mountain State Park. We stopped for a late lunch on our way back to Alpine after visiting the McDonald Observatory. You do not have to pay the park entry fee to dine at...More

1  Thank TexasPuma
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had read bad reviews on Trip Advisor, so almost didn't stop in while at Davis Mts. Park. Had friendly, good service and tasty, generous, freshly made sandwiches for lunch. Only bad part was having to make a choice of one item.

1  Thank Janis W
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The convenience of the restaurant to the Indian Lodge is why we ate here several times on our trip. The service is slow as they are clearly under staffed. Many times the tables were not cleared of dirty dishes from the previous diner. Breakfast is...More

Thank April G
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The Black Bear is located inside of Davis Mountain State Park. Whether camping or a day visit this is a good stop. I had a 6oz cheese burger with fries and tea. The burger was a hand shaped patty and fried on a griddle. It...More

1  Thank lbhorton1953
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had low expectations for our dinner but we were pleasantly surprised. The food and service were both good and it was pretty cheap. This is not fine dining but it is pretty good for a state park restaurant.

Thank TomFromBellaire
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Dry inedible chicken, at least it may have been chicken; dry greasy shredded beef; canned pork and beans; carrots with so much brown sugar on them that they tasted like bad candy; butter left at room temp so long it was nearly melted, curdled soup...More

2  Thank Jody G
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Breakfast French Toast is amazing!!! I was really disappointed with the Surf and Turf dinner $23 steak was OK and shrimp was horrible. The salad bar hardly had any vegetables for salad and ranch dressing was empty. Dinner service and food was horrible!! We...More

1  Thank Shauna455
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ate here after we arrived at the park. The restaurant was not busy at all (two other tables were occupied). The waitress was friendly. There was a decent selection on the menu, and the prices were reasonable for being in a remote location. The...More

Thank 830Countryside
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Karen W
4 September 2017|
Response from Waxah | Reviewed this property |
Don't know...ck website or give them a call!
11 June 2017|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
Didn't attempt to use wifi...I just used my regular 4g Verizon connection which is very spotty depending on where you are in the mountains.
Lisa M
9 October 2016|
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Response from Totdoc | Reviewed this property |
I don't know,but I would eat somewhere else
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Indian Lodge, Fort Davis, TX 79734
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Davis
  • Phone Number: +1 432-426-3254
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