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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 0
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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
Another great Black Bear location.

As for all the Black Bear Diners where I've eaten, the food is excellent and portions are generous. Prices have risen quite a bit since I first ate at Black Bear, but they are still quite reasonable for the quality and amount of food delivered to your table. This is a good place for families or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Shelley H
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Reno, Nevada
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Milpitas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We ate there shortly after they opened. The service was friendly, but ineffective. The kitchen was slow and the food was mediocre. We figured it was just opened jitters. So we came back a couple of weeks later. Nothing had improved. We tried it again and even a 4th time. The service seemed to have slipped and the food didn't... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

As for all the Black Bear Diners where I've eaten, the food is excellent and portions are generous. Prices have risen quite a bit since I first ate at Black Bear, but they are still quite reasonable for the quality and amount of food delivered to your table. This is a good place for families or couples. The service is... More 

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Milpitas
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Always good food and BIG portions! Great staff! Always "goodies" to look at in the Bear Store too-it brings out the child in you!

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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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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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