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Black Bear Diner

1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
559-684-9152
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Ranked #2 of 89 Restaurants in Tulare
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

After a long day in the sun we'd saved up our appetites for this place. I read the reviews posted on TA,and let me just say Black Bear Diner was Fantastic! The portions are gigantic! The service was on point and we left absolutely stuffed! Great job guys! Keep up the good work we'll definitely be returning!

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Clovis, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

No matter where I find a Black Bear I can be sure that the food, especially breakfast will be consistent and top notch. I eat at the one in Tulare most often but all are wonderful. They grind their own sausage and shred their own hash-browns. They are the best for comfort foods as you would expect them.They manage to... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We always enjoy eating at the Black Bear dinners. The food is always excellent and the service cannot be beat. This Black Bear Dinner was one of the best ever. Melanie Mendoza, the general manager went our of her way to see that we enjoyed our visit. We will always return to this Black Bear Dinner when we come through... More

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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The dinner ordered last evening was superb! Had the bacon, lettuce, avacado, swiss cheese on toasted rye...wonderfully presented & a treat to consume! Highly recommended.

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Minden, Nevada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We love Black Bear Diner's. We always look for one wherever we are. They are consistent and this one was no different. We had a great dinner. Excellent service. We had breakfast one day. Plenty to eat and reasonably priced. We will always look for a Black Bear Diner wherever we go.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Amazing food and amazing desserts, the banana crime pie was sooooo good. Loved the baby back ribs, perfectly cooked and they just fall off the bone. The fried chicken was fantastic and they even rub seasoning under the skin, so darn good I'm gonna have to make a 4.5 hr drive again just to eat here.

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Media, PA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The bear theme is cute, although perhaps a bit overdone - still enjoyed it. The food was reasonably priced and very tasty. They stay open later than most other places in the area.

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Visalia, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I went this morning for breakfast after a medical appointment that I had. The ham steak and eggs is a good choice, but they have many breakfast items to choose from. The service was very good also.

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We ate breakfast here and were not disappointed. The applewood smoked bacon was thick and delicious. The biscuits were fluffy, the gravy flavorful. The sweet cream pancakes were delicious. I only wish this chain was close to home so we could go more often!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It was nothing really memorable. I actually prefer dennys myself. The inside has a nice charm to it but besides that the food isn't much better than another breakfast place.

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Address: 1161 E Tulare Ave, Tulare, CA 93274-4561
Phone Number: 559-684-9152
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
Cuisine: American

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