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Johnny Bear's Restaurant

1415 Broadway, Darien Center, NY 14040-9706
+1 585-547-2220
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (6 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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1415 Broadway, Darien Center, NY 14040-9706
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Basic hotdogs.and subs, etc. Kids meal is a fantastic deal at about $6. Grilled cheese, fries and milk. Good ice cream. Family friendly. Fresh hand cut.fries.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Avoid at all cost!!! If you go here you will pay more than you will at Darien Lake, get food that I'm told is not worth its weight, though I don't know how the food actually is because I spent almost 30 minutes waiting for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jason A
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Johnny Bear’s mainly due to the fact there are practically no restaurants other than this near Darien Lake. We ordered plain and bbq wings. The wings were apparently blanched first which lead to very tough, tasteless wings. Wings are pretty hard to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank seasidediva
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We stopped at Johnny Bear's (the former Beachey's) Restaurant after a day at Darien Lake amusement park. It had everything we were looking for: Delicious food, decent prices, and good service. Our group had a parmesan chicken sandwich, Sahlen's hot dog, sub sandwich, a salad,...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Inquisit1ve
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Driving back to Buffalo from Rochester, we saw the Sahlens hotdog a-frame sign and decided on a little snack. This place is super clean! And the hotdog was great. It's hard to screw up a Sahlens, but this place is as good as it gets....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 651marthak
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner. It was very good. I had the chicken parm sandwich. My hubby had the Italian sausage. We shared the fries which were fresh & homemade like fair fries. I had a delicious milkshake. My hubby had a huge ice cream...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank scp427
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stayed at Darian Lake for 3 days over Labour Day and decided to go off site for Dinner. We went on line and found Johnny Bears which is a 5 minute drive from Darian Lake. When we arrived we picked up the memu and...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Rob S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The food was tasty and hot. Family enjoyed chowing down and it cost way less than it would to eat at Darien Lake.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank brwickham
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

It was very hot today so my wife and I went to lunch at this restaurant. We have eaten there before and it was very nice. It is a quick stop burger and fries place with much more. My wife got the Italian Sausage and...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank William P
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Hamburger and fries were cooked perfectly. Hot fudge sundae with nuts and whipped cream was delicious! Staff very friendly!

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Pauline182324
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1415 Broadway, Darien Center, NY 14040-9706
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Darien Center
  • Phone Number: +1 585-547-2220
Johnny Bear's Restaurant (formerly Beachy's Drive-In) is located in Darien Center, New York, close to the famous Darien Lake Theme Park and the Darien Lake State Park. The restaurant is near the corner of Route 20 (Broadway) and Route 77 (Alleghany Road), making it a convenient stop for locals, long-distance travellers, and day trippers.We believe that our customers deserve a great experience at Johnny Bear's Restaurant. Whether you are a guest at our restaurant, or you choose our take-out service to enjoy your meal at home, we will do everything possible to assure that your food is served fresh, hot, and with a smile.
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