We Are Always Growing

The Black Bear Diner concept will resonate in communities and untapped markets across the country. We are continuing to expand east with a goal of being coast-to-coast. Territories are now available with plenty of room to own – and grow – your own market.

US Map showing high growth markets, open markets and existing markets

Let us create a bear that is uniquely suited to your community. It’s a great way to bond with your neighborhood and make lasting brand fans.

Flexible Footprints for lower initial costs

When it comes to your site selection, we offer wide-ranging flexibility to our Franchise Partners.  Having grown through many types of restaurant conversions, we’ve gained of a lot of experience in adapting Black Bear Diners to many different footprints. This keeps the investment low, while maximizing the Black Bear Diner concept at your location. We offer support in the selection, design, and construction processes, to help you open smoothly and quickly. 

  • Ideal site size: 5,000-6,500 sq ft
  • Existing building conversion or existing restaurant conversion – we’ve easily converted 15 different brands
  • Ground-up freestanding construction
  • Shopping centers with prominent end-caps