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Black Bear Diner

#43 of 225 Restaurants in Napa
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303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
707-255-2345
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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, Reservations

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  • 8
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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
Classic American diner fare but a very high standard

This was our second visit to Napa and we made a point of including a trip to the Black Bear Diner. The food is excellent, the portions are very generous and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Always a delight.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
ianandjake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was our second visit to Napa and we made a point of including a trip to the Black Bear Diner. The food is excellent, the portions are very generous and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Always a delight.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We came for brunch on a Sunday late-morning and we feared long lines. We did wait about 15 minutes but we were very impressed with the courteous and efficient wait process - we were greeted by a friendly gentlemen who sought out arriving diners to add to the wait list. The head-set communication device he wore seemed to work very... More 

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Suburban Wichita, KS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Napa has a lot of outstanding upscale restaurants which I love but, if you're like me, you don't want to eat EVERY meal at a gormet restaurant. I wasn't familiar with this place, but found it to be a very good break from the finer dining places. The food was quite good with generous servings. The menu was quite varied... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Have eaten here with my parents on many occasions, and every meal has been tasty. Portions are really generous, too. Our waiter was courteous and attentive, as I have come to expect at this restaurant, and I would definitely recommend it to travelers who find themselves in Napa needing a reasonably priced restaurant for a good meal.

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Claremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is a diner in true diner form. Good food, plenty of it. Good wait staff. Plenty of choices. Definitely a place for families.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

For dinner we had the "special" - a combo of Tri-trip and BBQ Chicken breast, a deal at $13. Like all dinners it came with a salad (very good) or soup, a corn muffin, and a choice of 2 sides - we had Onion Rings (first rate), mixed veggies, and green beans (both very good). Service was a bit erratic,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great food, a favorite place to visit while in the area. So much variety on the menu and it is very cozy.

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Montreal, Quebec
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Very good reakfast. Best bacon and ham I ever had ! Service was fast and great. Location was across our hotel and very convenient to get to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The title says it all. Ooops, I forgot, good prices. All of us had the prime rib special. It was just down the street from our hotel and we were beat from traveling from winery to winery all day. It was a nice change.

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Malibu, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Every time we drove by, we kept seeing lines out the door -- and now, we know why. Our group of five ordered several different breakfast entrees and shared freely with one another; everything we tried was great (and reasonably priced, to boot)!

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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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Location and Contact Information

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

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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