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Black Bear Diner

174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
408-946-2327
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English first
Dayton, Ohio, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Service wasn't bad, but a little slow, and it wasn't particularly crowded. They seem to pride themselves on bounteous portions, and they do deliver there. Fresh-squeezed orange juice was delicious.

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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Great place to sit and have a home-style meal (well, if chowder and fish and chips are ever homestyle). Very nice staff and lots of "bear related" stuff to see and possibly buy. The downside? Milpitas was in full stench while we were there. Apparently the nearby landfill and another plant keep the city pungent much of the time. The... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The portions are a good size. The decor and music keep the kids entertained. We were seated in the back room because we had a large party. The server did not refill the drinks unless requested. We told the hostess it was my husband's birthday but nothing special was done or said. We didn't want to ask the server who... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I went there for breakfast with my friend. It was a nice and homely place. The staff were very polite and friendly and the food was tasty - the portions were filling (was really hungry). What I noticed and really liked was that the staff were very friendly with the guests and many of them seem to be well known... More

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San Jose, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Looking for something different I found Black Bear on TA. Good appearance...cross between Cracker Barrel, Bob Evans, and a trading post. Good portions and good selection...no one is losing weight in this place. Dinner: Soup...tri tips (steak) and ribs. All very good except ribs were very fatty and not worth eating. Apple cobbler was pie in foil. Breakfast: Largest and... More

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Wokingham, Uk
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125 reviews 125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

It's not often I write a review before I even leave the restaurant, but this place is that good. Great menu with lots of variety. Well presented good, friendly staff and immaculately clean. A great find and I will come here again. Close to Cisco, SGI etc so handy for killing time ahead of a meeting.

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Bangalore, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Good food. Worth trying.Try out some conbos. They use spice very well and I like the food there. Try out meat ribs ..those are good.

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San Jose, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

It's my first time to dine here with my family to celebrate my birthday....:-) this place is awesome... have friendly staff and large and God servings.... this place is a keeper! :-)

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

It was my first time to eat at this place with my family and I was pleased with the food as well as the serving...:-) Staff were friendly and always serving with a smile.... this is a keeper... :-)

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Warsaw, Poland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was expecting at least great steaks here, but I was a bit disappointed. If you want a decent piece of raw meat, Black Angus is better place. Also service could be nicer and more responsive here. My Rib eye was big, but not tender enough, and was done medium instead of medium-rare, despite my order.

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