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Black Bear Diner

#53 of 233 Restaurants in Napa
Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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303 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559-4005
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Good place

This is a good place to go if you what good home style cooking with plenty to eat & affordable prices

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Napa, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
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English first
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large portion sizes, food was okay, we didn't understand why this was so highly rated for breakfast. I wouldn't recommend this for breakfast

Thank kz44tz
Elk Grove,ca
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited many Black Bear Diners and this rates in the top ten for friendliness of servers and high quality tasty food servings. The juicy ham breakfast is the best.

Thank bearfoster
Napa, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good place to go if you what good home style cooking with plenty to eat & affordable prices

Thank Marv3512
San Jose, California
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This is a good restaurant known for good quality food at a reasonable price and because of that we choose Black Bear Diner when traveling. This practice has not failed us especially in unfamiliar areas. This Black Bear location met our expectations and all 6 of us enjoyed our meals. I was so happy to find this chain restaurant in... More 

Thank Ingwerson625
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

A chain restaurant that provides the basic food as a diner would. Service was good as well as the food.

Thank Rapidsman
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Great food and service, bear claw French toast was outstanding, and the biscuits that come as a side are the size of your head!

Thank Chuck H
Napa Valley
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138 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit to this popular diner but we had noticed the full parking lot most of the day when we passed by. We had a pretty standard American breakfast and we were pleased withe the quality of the food, the fast friendly service and the cleanliness of the restaurant. The portions are large and we are sure... More 

Thank winetraveler17
San Pedro, Belize
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145 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

What I was most amazed with at this restaurant was the wait staff...Just superior in every way, polite, mannerly, made me feel like they really cared that we had a good experience and a good meal. When you walk in the door beware of the delicious looking pies, I bought one and gave to the maids at the hotel where... More 

Thank maruke
Jackson, California
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The location had great service, was very clean and of course the consistently good food we find at all their locations. We like to come here with our 2 1/2 year old as she loves the atmosphere.

Thank diefishing
Clintondale, New York
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

While visiting Napa we were looking for reasonable dining that would also appeal to a teen, we stopped at the Black Bear Diner. Not fancy, but well prepared hearty portions at reasonable prices. The service was friendly and efficient. We found ourselves at the Black Bear twice in the week!

Thank HVGunks

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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: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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