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Black Bear Diner

303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
707-255-2345
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Ranked #42 of 249 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
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Albany, NY
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140 reviews 140 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visiting Napa this weekend, I drove into town hungry. I'd heard about BBDers but had never tried one. Well, I think I was the only one gathering at this Sunday noon for a seat that hadn't. What I saw was a mix of breakfasts and lunches being served to folks who filled the restaurant. All looked great and the portions... More 

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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178 reviews 178 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Love this place for a big breakfast. The plate sizes are huge and the food good. The prices are very reasonable as well. Good place to eat

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I visited this restaurant as near our motel, it's a classic American dinner/restaurant. We were lucky to visit on Halloween and all the staff were dressed up in costume, made the evening more fun. Staff were very friendly and welcoming, food was home made and fresh, the portions enormous and delicious! Shame though that the desserts looked... More 

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TCI
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went here on our 2nd day in Napa to avoid the overpriced breakfast our hotel offered. Enjoyed it very much! Service was pleasant, food prepared as requested and all was very tasty! The biscuits and gravy that came with my husbands eggs were HUGE and could probably have fed 4 people! We're still laughing about how huge they were! Coffee... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

To be honest we wanted to dine at those diner we usually watch in the movies......extensively search and finally landed here the Black Bear Diner....we were so happy indeed......very large portion.....the pie is very delicious and the special cordon blue chicken is excellent......and most importantly the shake.....we must taste all the shake we able to taste.....cause we LOVE them....

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

There's nothing better than a good breakfast to set you up for a days wine tasting and exploring in Napa. This place situated about 10 mins from American where I stayed fitted that bill perfectly, Fun setting (Loved the bear stuff), Great selection of diner classics, friendly staff and very good value for money. I'm a big lad but breakfast... More 

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Sullivan, Illinois, United States
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I went there with high hopes, but the food was just average. My huckleberry milkshake was rather flavorless, and the service was not that great. It was not awful, but I doubt that I'll go back.

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Pasadena, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is another great Black Bear Diner like the one in Sonoma. You get friendly service, a pleasant wood-themed interior, and great comfort food. Most popular are the breakfasts and my favorite is the Shasta Scramble, a two-egg omelette with vegetables. These breakfasts cost about $12 per person with coffee.

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United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We loved the breakfast choices here. It was great food at good prices and the service was friendly! Take a look at my pictures ---doesn't everything look soooo good! The pancakes had a heavenly slight vanilla-y flavor and scent --omg --SO incredibly good ----you didn't even need syrup or butter!! The décor of this place was cool, too --kind of... More 

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Niagara
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Our hotel recommend the Black Bear Diner for a good meal - they were right. The diner has a character all of it's own and is frequented by local, I can see why. The servers are clad in country suspenders and they all make you feel at home. I must warn you, the servings are large, more then I could... More 

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Additional Information about Black Bear Diner

Address: 303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
Phone Number: 707-255-2345
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
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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