Black Bear Diner

10 ratings $$
42% of 7 votes say it's celiac friendly

1245 South Main Street, St. George, UT 84770 Directions

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They've came a long way! I tried an omelette (w/o milk or cheese as I don't do dairy). As soon as the order hit the kitchen, the manager came out and greeted me. He explained to me how the food was prepared and protected from cross contamination by using separate pans and utensils. I was impressed. He again came out with my safe food. Restaurant is focused on creating safe conditions for those with gluten allergies and celiac disease. He also said that most foods are made fresh and you can customize what you want. I'm doing four stars because they don't have a plethora of naturally gluten-free products, but there are possibilities!

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I used to be able to eat here and they would modify things so it was safe to eat. They must have changed managers though because I recently went here and ordered my usual omelet with the modifications and informed the waiter of my gluten issue. Halfway through my meal I had a big reaction and they were very reluctant to ameliorate the problem. Never eating here again!

Updated 4 years ago read full review

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Went fine! They have some dressings and a molten cake labeled as gluten free, but that's all. Waitress did inform the kitchen when prepping the meal. My husband is Celiac and breakfast food is usually a safe bet - the omelette and French fries worked out and he didn't get sick!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten Free Features

  • None Listed

Categories

  • Diner
  • Late Night

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They don't have anything gluten free. Went there and the waiter had no clue what I was even taking about when I asked for an allergy menu so he had to ask the manager. Turns out they don't even have one. Don't know why this restaurant is even on here

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I called and was told that their only gluten free menu item was the "Garden Harvest Salad".

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Went for breakfast and had a excellent scramble with fresh fruit and cottage cheese on the side. My waiter knew all about celiac and cross contamination, and was very helpful. I'd go again, though it did make me a little sad to see all those delicious-looking baked goods.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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There was nothing on the menu that was gluten-free unless the standby of iceberg lettuce and lemon wedges. I can get that at home. The waiter didn't have any suggestions.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Meet the owner and he is so friendly and helpful!

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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There was only ONE gluten free item on the menu. They said if I knew what I could eat the could fix me like grilled chicken. Duh I know that if I want to eat an animal how to order. I can even order a hamburger and not eat the bun. My husband is happy with his food but this shouldn't be listed on a gluten free restaurant finder.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Randy explained what was available an that there were strict policies in place to make sure there was no contamination.

Updated 8 years ago read full review

Reviews of this Chain

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Sat down and got the menu. They did not have any GF options marked. When the waitress came to the table, I asked her if they had a list of gluten free foods and her reply was that they didn’t have anything gluten free except potatoes. She was very rude and unwilling to help navigate the menu. With the orange juice sitting on the table. We got up and walked out. I would not eat at this black bear. I’ve had much better experiences at other locations

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Poor

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Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout

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Before I had to cut gluten, my husband and I would eat here a good bit. I love their salmon, and he loves their pancakes and breakfast options.

The gluten-free options are buns for the burgers and balsamic vinaigrette. To err on the safe side, I ordered the pesto salmon with green beans, mashed potatoes (no gravy), and the balsamic vinaigrette dressing for my salad (GF indicated on the menu). They brought the cornbread on a separate plate, and my husband ate it (the waitress said they did not have a GF roll as an option). All of the burgers have a GF bun option for $1. Our dinner tasted excellent (as always). I wouldn’t mind coming back for a burger sometime.

As far as breakfast items go, I wouldn’t feel confident dining here. My takeaway from this restaurant is they aren’t as cautious with cross-contamination in regard to gluten.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Not very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for breakfast/brunch
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Good selection of healthy options
  • Offers online ordering
Celiac

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My wife has celiac and is very sensitive. There is one item on the menu that's gluten free and server was not helpful at all. My wife had omelette and it was nothing to write home about. The only reason I'm giving it 2 stars as because she did not get sick at all from this. We were both really surprised by it.

Celiac friendly?

No

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A lot of things are meat and eggs there are sandwiches that have a bun but you can remove it. Many other options that taste great.

Good restraint with gluten free food. YOU just need to know if the thing has bread or can ask. You can easily determine what would be gluten free just by reading the menu.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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I’d give them zero stars if I could. They show on their website that they have GF buns and 2 GF desserts. Went with a group of 6 people today, 2 of us are GF. When we asked the hostess she said they don’t have GF food just a bun. We thought it was odd but sat down anyway. Waitress tells us it’s not a GF restaurant and the only thing GF was the bun for a hamburger but that the hamburgers weren’t GF. We asked some additional questions about breakfast tacos and eggs. Waitress went to the back and asked someone and would come back with vague answers. The manager never came to our table to talk to us. We left without ordering anything. I would def avoid this place.

Celiac friendly?

No

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