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Black Bear Diner

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174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
408-946-2327
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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 10
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Just a local SJ guy

Very pleasant, attentive, and quick service. Food is very tasty and the portions are huge at resonable prices. You will not leave hungry. Highly recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Very pleasant, attentive, and quick service. Food is very tasty and the portions are huge at resonable prices. You will not leave hungry. Highly recommend.

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Surrey, B.C.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We ate brunch at this restaurant recently during a trip to San Jose. We were impressed with the menu selection, service and food quality. The bear theme is fun. Portions are large and the coffee keeps coming. Great place for the whole family.

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Fremont, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We've eaten here many times, and a few other Black Bear Diners around the west. The quality is very consistent and the quantity of food is huge. I've always been there at dinner time, but I love that you can have breakfast all day. Sometimes I'll have pancakes for dinner. I recently discovered the chicken and waffles -- great combo!... More 

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Highland Village, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Family friendly with a nice touch of having carved wooden bears out front. The 10oz prime rib was juicy, flavorful, and priced very well: Less than $23 with tax for dinner, before tip.

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New Jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I loved the food I got the avacado, mushroom and cheese omelet and added bacon with some country potatoes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Super portions of food. Made 2 meals out of 2 meals and had food for 4 days for lunch. Good prices. Interesting environment inside and nice exterior. Service was good and food was tasty.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Good family restaurant with a menu for all appetites. I had breakfast at dinner time, which was great!!!

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I've been coming to this restaurant for approximately a year. I've always had good breakfasts here. The breakfast servings are large and well worth it's price. So I do recommend coming here for breakfast. Now their dinners are hit or miss. I decided to test their fried chicken dinner. When its done right its very good. The problem is its... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If you are a bear lover. You'll love Black Bear Diner. Kids would love this place. The service was excellent from the time I walked through the door until the time I walked out. The food arrived quickly, hot and yummy. I ordered a coconut cream pie to go. Oh my heavens! It was beautiful and delicious!!! I would recommend... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Black Bear Diner is a better version of Denny’s. Every time I have eaten at Black Bear the portions are so huge I must take it home. The prices are very very reasonable for what you get. Usually, each meal comes with a bread, salad/soup/muffin. The interior decoration is all bear related. Bring out your cell phones and take those... More 

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Additional Information about Black Bear Diner

Address: 174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
Phone Number: 408-946-2327
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
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: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 174 W Calaveras Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035-5202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Milpitas
  • Phone Number: 408-946-2327

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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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