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Black Bear Diner

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255 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616-4635
530-756-4190
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The Black Bear Diner

Great meal (Breakfast at Lunch) and huge portions. Ate with a women's college golf team and their meals looked good. Fun environment and friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Tom F
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Los Angeles, California
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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I got the Black Bear Burger for my appetite and it very much satisfied me. A Huge burger with french fries and a very refreshing Raspberry Iced Tea

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Great meal (Breakfast at Lunch) and huge portions. Ate with a women's college golf team and their meals looked good. Fun environment and friendly staff.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Large portions for lunch but not especially flavorful. Service is excellent Breakfasts are outstanding and highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Food was fresh and good quality; diner variety; friendly staff and decor; service a little slow. Location was easy to access and center town.

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Davis, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I decided to have breakfast here because there was no line and it had been a while since my last visit. The interior is unique. A stuffed bear greets you at the entrance, and a colorful jukebox provides the music. I decided on coffee and the Bear’s Choice: pancakes, eggs, and bacon and sausage. The portions are very generous, and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Thankfully, I've been to the Black Bear Diner more than a couple of times because if I had to rate it for this experience alone, it would not have done well at all. The Black Bear Diner in Davis is always busy as it was today except that my son and I hit it right after the lunch rush, so... More 

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Devils Tower, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Black Bear Diner is located in downtown Davis. IT IS "God's Own Family Place"!!! Broad range of "American CHow" on the menu, Fine Friendly Folks working there, Good Service and VERY GENEROUS Portions !!! What more can You ask for???!!! Yes, You can "Eat Your Way Around the World" in the exotic restaurants of Davis, but if "Squid & Tofu"... More 

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chicago, il
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

When i first walked in i wasn't expecting a lot but the food was great and the service was ok. They have a large menu in what looks like a newspaper. i had the french dip which was very good. I ordered the split pea soup but they were out so they offered the chili instead and it was good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This place is better than what I was expecting... Definitely true that they have ginormous servings!!! I had the chicken fried steak which was pretty good, the hash browns were ok, and the eggs were eggs. I have had gravy that is way better than this place so I can't give it five stars, but so far, in Davis, this... More 

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Davis, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Hadn't been here for quite awhile and decided to revise my review based on 2 recent visits. You get a lot of food for a fairly reasonable price, but I think the quality has gone down since I first started eating there (that's why I deleted by original "4-dot" review and am reducing it to 3). On my 2 most... More 

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Additional Information about Black Bear Diner

Address: 255 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616-4635
Phone Number: 530-756-4190
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 255 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616-4635
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis
  • Phone Number: 530-756-4190

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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