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Black Bear Casino

1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718-8161
+1 888-771-0777
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The buffet is excellent!

I don't think you can find a better buffet anywhere in Minnesota. The food is excellent, and there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doris D
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Barnum, Minnesota
Stop over

Decided to stay at Black Bear as a stop over on our way to Grand Marais, had to leave late... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Doug M
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Resort casino features "Blackjack Alley" with 18 tables, 1,250 video slot machines, 150 video poker machines and high-stakes bingo.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“great buffet” (6 reviews)
“prime rib” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
1785 Highway 210, Carlton, MN 55718-8161
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+1 888-771-0777
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"breakfast buffet"
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"great buffet"
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"slot machines"
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"penny machines"
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"seafood"
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"room was clean"
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"stayed here"
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"king crab legs"
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"recommend this hotel"
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"great casino"
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"average room"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think you can find a better buffet anywhere in Minnesota. The food is excellent, and there is a large variety. You can expect quite a wait on seafood night, however.

Thank Doris D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stay at Black Bear as a stop over on our way to Grand Marais, had to leave late afternoon so seemed like a good idea. We checked in, went to our room, and immediately noticed numerous pinkish colored stains on the carpet, the...More

Thank Doug M
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Stopped in for a little check around. This is a great place nice and clean and busy as can be. Lots of machines and lots of meal choices. Plus plenty of rooms. Have to stop they just employ so many from up north nice to...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Black Bear is a friendly Casino with great dining, a golf course, and concert options. I am not a big fan of slot machines, but for those who find it appealing I am sure this is the place for you. Blackjack tables were limited with...More

Thank AndersJecha
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and Black Bear Casino has the best lunch and dinner buffets. Our lunch buffet was $12 and it included breakfast items, a salad bar, chicken, beef and pork plus a salad bar and ice cream for dessert. Beverages are...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Concert venue itself was very well laid out with great sound for the venue lay out. Friendly staff with easy to find seating. Down fall; very poor set up in hallway outside of the venue for concert apparel & alcohol purchases. Very crowded and packed...More

Thank 97randyp
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My had had a great visit at this casino.We love playing the slots and were surprised by how many new slot machines they had.The staff was friendly.We were given $5 of Freeplay for signing up for a players club card.We can't wait to visit again.

Thank David S
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Reserved a suite months in advance for an event. Room was not ready when promised. I was told I could get ready for the event in a public bathroom and check my bags.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

As people who aren't really gamblers we don't go to the casinos very often. We don't like wasting money or the smoky areas. My dad likes to gamble though, so we bring him sometimes. Black bear has the worst payouts of any casino we've ever...More

1  Thank Nicole D
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We rented the King Suite. Nothing fancy but clean and nice. Wish they had a recliner in there though. I did like having two tv's. One in sitting area and one in the bed area. We did have a plumbing issue at midnight. The maintenance...More

Thank CLL1948
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that but you can always call to find out.I didn't see any while I was there.Have a great time if you visit.
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