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Black Bear Casino Resort

1785 Highway 210 , Carlton, Minnesota  [view mapview map]   

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Casino opened:January 1, 1993
Table games:14
Gaming machines:1800
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Maximum Bet:$1,000
Open 24/7:Yes
Native american:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Casino sq/ft:88,000 sq/ft
Convention sq/ft:17,650 sq/ft


Hotels: Black Bear Casino Resort
Venues: Otter Creek Event Center, Cobalt Nightclub and Cabaret
Golf:Black Bear Golf Course


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Black Bear Casino Resort Review

The Black Bear Casino Resort is located on the  Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation at 1785 Highway 210, in Carlton, Minnesota. Guests who wish to play at both casinos owned and operated by the tribe can take advantage of the accommodations and shuttle service from the resort to play at the Fond-du-Luth Casino in nearby downtown Duluth.

The property includes a 408-room hotel featuring a 10,000 sq. ft. indoor pool complex with a 25x50 foot swimming pool, two hot tubs, and sauna, gift shop, arcade, 18-hole championship par-72 course with Pro Shop and full-service snack shop. Other amenities include three restaurants and a coffee shop, nightclub and cabaret and 17,650 sq ft of meeting and event space.

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Gaming at Black Bear Casino

Slots, blackjack and bingo- that's what you'll find at Black Bear Casino in Carlton.

Slot players can choose from a variety of more than 1,800 machines with denominations starting at just a penny with multi-line games going up to one dollar denominations. Video slots, video poker, and video keno are on offer.

Table players can get in on blackjack action 24 hours a day, with table limits from $3 to $1,000 on a variety of tables, 14 in total.

Bingo players can enjoy big money games nightly with special afternoon matinees Wednesday - Sunday.

The Black Bear Casino Resort no longer offers poker.

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Dining & Restaurants

The Buffet at the Bear

  • Serving: Breakfast, International

The Buffet at the Bear is open at 7am every day of the week and features a great selection of all you can eat fare. There is a breakfast buffet and an evening buffet including seafood, seafood and prime rib, and gourmet nights. Each night of the week offers something special to focus on with Sundays serving up Northland fare, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday features Asian, Italian and Mexican and Thursday nights they present a seafood spread, add prime rib Friday night and feast on gourmet delights every Saturday evening at the buffet.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (218) 878-2327
  • Kid-friendly
  • Buffet
  • Good for groups


Sunday7:00am / 9:00pm
Monday7:00am / 9:00pm
Tuesday7:00am / 9:00pm
Wednesday7:00am / 9:00pm
Thursday7:00am / 10:00pm
Friday7:00am / 11:00pm
Saturday7:00am / 11:00pm

Seven Fires Steakhouse

  • Serving: Steak, Seafood

Seven Fires Steakhouse offers fine dining in a contemporary atmosphere at Black Bear Casino Resort for those who enjoy the finer things in life. The menu runs from the traditional to the extraordinary. Seafood delicacies such as cold water Canadian Lobster Tail, Baked Stuffed Shrimp, and the freshest Catch of the Day, populate the menu along with classics like Steak Diane and contemporary favorites such as Coquilles St. Jacques (Tender Bay Scallops in Rich Cream Sauce with Crisp Pancetta and Wild Mushrooms, Covered with a Light Parmesan Crust and Baked Golden Brown). For the heartiest of appetites they also offer their signature One Pound Prime Rib Dinner prepared from certified 1881 Omaha Hereford beef.

Open for lunch daily from 11am to 3pm.

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: (218) 878-2327
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Ambience: Romantic/Fine Dining
  • Attire: Dressy
  • Good for groups
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Sunday11:00am / 9:00pm
Monday11:00am / 9:00pm
Tuesday11:00am / 9:00pm
Wednesday11:00am / 9:00pm
Thursday11:00am / 9:00pm
Friday11:00am / 10:00pm
Saturday11:00am / 10:00pm

Sage Deli

  • Serving: Breakfast, American, Snacks / Hotdogs, Pizza

Sage Deli at Black bear Casino offers a wide range of light fare twenty four hours a day. Start your day with breakfast for under $5 up until 10am, then dog into a  mouth watering burger or deli sandwich for lunch. They also offer quite a few quick and easy snacks for the times you simply want to recharge your gaming batteries. Soups, salads, and fresh pizza - by the pie or by the slice round out the offering.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (218) 878-2327


Sunday12:00am / 12:00am
Monday12:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00am / 12:00am
Thursday12:00am / 12:00am
Friday12:00am / 12:00am
Saturday12:00am / 12:00am

Black Bear Coffee Shop

  • Serving: Desserts, Coffee, Ice Cream, Snacks, Bread and Pastries

Black Bear Coffee Shop serves up a lot more than piping hot or iced Starbucks coffee! Located just off the hotel lobby near the arcade,  you'll find wraps, ice cream, muffins,  sundaes, malts, shakes, fresh baked goods, local newspapers and free high-speed internet access. Order your favorites in a casual atmosphere and enjoy Starbucks signature creations such as gourmet coffee, latte,  cappuccino, and Frappuccino blended beverages along with  others made just for you, and just the way you like them.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: (218) 878-2327


Sunday6:00am / 8:00pm
Monday6:00am / 8:00pm
Tuesday6:00am / 8:00pm
Wednesday6:00am / 8:00pm
Thursday6:00am / 8:00pm
Friday6:00am / 8:00pm
Saturday6:00am / 8:00pm

Black Bear Casino Venues & Hotspots

Otter Creek Event Center

Enjoy top name recording artists from every genre, big time comedy kings and queens, or even cage fighting (men or women) at the Otter Creek Event Center at The Bear. From country sensations like Joe Nichols to Pinnacle Fighting Systems star fighter there is never a dull moment at the state of the art Otter Creek Event Center. Rock stars and tribute bands appear often as well. The event center features state-of-the-art facilities and can accommodate groups from 10 to 1,600 people for all of your meeting and event needs.

Cobalt Nightclub and Cabaret

The Cobalt Nightclub and Cabaret at Black Bear Casino is a great place to relax with old or new friends while you enjoy your favorite beverages. Hot bands will get you up and dancing and Comedy Night comedians will keep you laughing long after the show.  The atmosphere is energized and the surroundings are stylish with super deep cobalt blue accents. enjoy local, regional and national touring acts Friday and Saturday from 9pm to 12am. The nightclub is open Mon. - Fri. from 4pm - 2am and Sat. - Sun. 9am to 2am.

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Black Bear Golf Course

The Black Bear Golf Course is an 18-hole championship par-72 course surrounded by the beautiful Minnesota woodlands with well-kept greens and fairways for your enjoyment. The course features a driving range and two practice greens, a GPS system on all electric golf carts, a clubhouse with a Pro Shop, and a full-service snack bar.

For Tee Times, call 218-722-T OFF or online at the Black Bear Golf Course Website listed above.

Black Bear Casino Casino Jobs

Steakhouse Host/Hostess at Black Bear Casino Resort

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:48:01 GMT

*PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Greets arriving guests. Inquires about the number in the party, smoking or non-smoking preferences, and shows guests to their...

Sage Deli Shift Lead at Black Bear Casino Resort

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:01:22 GMT

Second Floor, Black Bear Hotel. Maintains proper attendance in accordance with casino policy. Reports to work on time in accordance with Casino policy....

Sage Deli Shift Lead at Fond du Lac Reservation

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:16:41 GMT

Second Floor, Black Bear Hotel. Maintains proper attendance in accordance with casino policy. Reports to work on time in accordance with Casino policy....

Deli Cook at Black Bear Casino Resort

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:41:21 GMT

Second Floor, Black Bear Hotel. Provides service as a food preparer and sales person in the Deli....

Buffet Cook at Black Bear Casino Resort

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:52:29 GMT

Second floor, Black Bear Hotel. Will be coached on the quality standards set forth by the casino. Keeps the buffet clean and free of food debris....

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Contact information


Address: 1785 MN-210, Carlton, MN 55718, USA

Phone: (218) 878-2327

Toll-free: (888) 771-0777

Fax: (218) 878-2414


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Twitter: @blackbearcasino


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