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Black Bear Diner

303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
707-255-2345
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Ranked #37 of 247 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
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English first
United States
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116 reviews 116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

When we go on vacation we try to visit non-chain restaurants. We found a fun one in Napa, CA. The restaurant is large, the restrooms are clean and the menu is what you'd expect. Breakfast, lunch and dinner with good prices. I had the Little Less tuna fish sandwich with fries. I'd hate to see what a Little More sandwich... More

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Chicago
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our first night in Napa and we had no idea where to eat. We drove around the "downtown" Napa area and didn't know what we had a taste for so ended up driving back towards our hotel and came across Black Bear Diner...so glad we did. It has a family restaurant feel but the food was so much better than... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The breakfast was excellent and the service prompt. Good environment for families. Went on two separate occasions and was pleased both times.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I were visiting Napa and decided to stop here for breakfast based on internet reviews. We were both impressed with the cleanliness, friendliness, quantity and quality of the meal. I had ordered eggs benedict and my wife had eggs and potatoes. We both left full. In looking at some of the other items going by the table... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Wasn't quite sure what to expect when visiting this diner, but have to say was pleasantly surprised! The welcome and waitress service was excellent, with our waitress helping with the menu, recommendations and generally making us feel welcome. The food portions were huge! The meatloaf was excellent, as was the huckleberry ice cream!

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San Antonio, Texas
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109 reviews 109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We always stop here when we find one, never had a bad meal, service always excellent huge portions if you have a small appetite consider sharing the portions even challenge those with the hardiest of appetites.

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Tigard, Oregon
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275 reviews 275 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Although our hotel offered a free breakfast, we always enjoy the options at Black Bear. Had the ham & cheese omlet as well as oatmeal and the fresh fruit bowl and the servings were very generaous. Service was very personable and attentive. Atmosphere is typical "Black Bear". Good food & good service.

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We selected this restaurant for breakfast based on tripadvisor reviews. Great choice! This is the best breakfast we have ever had. Incredibly generous servings of excellently cooked food. The scrambled eggs were perfect. The sausage patties were the size of hamburgers. The veggie omelette was to die for! Hash browns perfectly cooked. Did I mention the servings were huge? We... More

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