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Black Bear Diner

#47 of 250 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: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner

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  • 35
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  • 50
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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
Most recent review
Great place to eat if you want lots of food!

The portions here are HUGE. I could eat only 1/3 of my hamburger, which was grilled to perfection. This is a fun place if you're into gigantic meals fit for a bear coming out of hibernation. The staff is very friendly.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
Sandra F
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American Canyon, California, United States
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
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93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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American Canyon, California, United States
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97 reviews 97 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The portions here are HUGE. I could eat only 1/3 of my hamburger, which was grilled to perfection. This is a fun place if you're into gigantic meals fit for a bear coming out of hibernation. The staff is very friendly.

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Glendale, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

LOVE THIS RESTAURANT!! Great food and great service! the price and value cannot be beat! I also love the gift shop and was able to buy cool stuff for the family.

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Antioch, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a chain restaurant. The food is good, the portions big. The prices are in line with other chain restaurants. Good place to have lunch.

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Albany, NY
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156 reviews 156 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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224 reviews 224 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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
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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Senior Contributor
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26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Restaurant Details

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?